Eureka Humboldt County, California

Eureka: City in and county seat of Humboldt County, California, United States

About

Eureka is a city located in the county of Humboldt in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 27,191. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 26,652 inhabitants.

The city was created 172 years ago in 1850.

Eureka Quick Facts

Population : 26,652 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Humboldt County
Different from : Yreka
Postal code : 95501–95503, 95534
Phone Area Codes : 707
Water as percent of area : 35.07%
Land as percent of area : 64.93%
Altitude : 128 feet / 39 meters
Capital city : Eureka is capital of Humboldt County
Establishment : May 05, 1850 (172 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 09:05:22 (30th September 2022)
Population growth : -2.02% (2010-2020)
Eureka locator map
Location of Eureka on California map.
Humboldt Bay and Eureka aerial view image
Humboldt Bay and Eureka aerial view
Humboldt Bay and Eureka aerial view image

Geography

Eureka is located at 40°48'7"N 124°9'49"W (40.8020700, -124.1636700).

Eureka map

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Eureka decreased by 2.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,191 - census
2011 27,161 -0.11% estimation process
2012 26,931 -0.85% estimation process
2013 26,895 -0.13% estimation process
2014 26,874 -0.08% estimation process
2015 26,902 0.1% estimation process
2016 27,153 0.92% estimation process
2017 27,126 -0.1% estimation process
2018 26,968 -0.59% estimation process
2019 26,710 -0.97% estimation process
2020 26,652 -0.22% estimation process

Eureka zip code is 95501. County name: Humboldt, County fips: 06023

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People born in Eureka (48)

People born in Eureka, including recording artist; pop rock singer-songwriter and pianist Sara Bareilles, singer and songwriter Mike Patton, bassist and composer Trevor Dunn, .

List

  • Minerva Urecal (actress (1894-1966)) she was born in 22/09/1894
  • Robert Hale Merriman (American academic; republican volunteer killed during Spanish Civil War) he was born in 17/11/1908
  • Steve Cochran (American actor) he was born in 25/05/1917
  • Trey Spruance (American musician and composer) he was born in 14/08/1969
  • Walter Ray Williams (American bowling player) he was born in 06/10/1959
  • Jezebelle Bond (American movie actress) she was born in 27/05/1979
  • Jimmy Swinnerton (American cartoonist and painter (1875-1974)) he was born in 13/11/1875
  • Lester Steers (American high jumper) he was born in 16/06/1917
  • Ned Yost (American baseball player and manager) he was born in 19/08/1955
  • Al Brightman (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 22/09/1923
  • Mo Charlo (American basketball player) he was born in 22/07/1983
  • Sarah Brown (American actress) she was born in 18/02/1975
  • Alexander McCurdy (organist and educator) he was born in 18/08/1905
  • Charles Noski (American businessman) he was born in 23/08/1952
  • Dane Iorg (American baseball player) he was born in 11/05/1950
  • Darrel Brown (American basketball player) he was born in 14/03/1923
  • Dave Harper (American football player) he was born in 05/05/1966
  • Dennis Silk (English cricketer and educator (1931-2019)) he was born in 08/10/1931

Schools in Eureka

College & universities near Eureka, CA

Code Name City ZIP
114761 Fredrick and Charles Beauty College Eureka (CA) 95501
115755 Humboldt State University Arcata (CA) 95521-8299
121707 College of the Redwoods Eureka (CA) 95501-9300
113537 Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre Blue Lake (CA) 95525-0816

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Eureka, CA

Code Name Address Type
EKA Eureka, California Sixth and C Sts. BUS
ARC Arcata (Transit Center), California 925 E Street BUS
MKV McKinleyville (Arcata Airport), California 3561 Boeing Ave BUS
FTA Fortuna, California 719 South Fortuna Blvd BUS
RDS Rio Dell-Scotia, California 100 Main Street BUS

Post offices near Eureka

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Eureka Post Office Eureka (CA) 95501
Eureka Post Office Eureka (CA) 95501
Henderson Post Office Eureka (CA) 95501
Samoa Post Office Samoa (CA) 95564
Cutten Post Office Eureka (CA) 95503

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Other cities in Humboldt County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Humboldt County , CA.

City Name Population Title
Murray Field 27,191 City in and county seat of Humboldt County, California, United States
Arcata 18,044 City in California
McKinleyville 15,177 Census-designated place in Humboldt County, California
Fortuna 12,107 City in the United States of America
Myrtletown 4,675 Census-designated place in Humboldt County, California
Humboldt Hill 3,414 Census-designated place in Humboldt County, California
Rio Dell 3,363 City in Humboldt County, California, United States of America
Cutten 3,108 Census-designated place in Humboldt County, California
Bayview 2,510 Census-designated place in Humboldt County, California
Willow Creek 1,710 Census-designated place in Humboldt County, California
Ferndale 1,362 Town in Humboldt County, California, United States
Blue Lake 1,244 City in California
Hydesville 1,237 Census-designated place in Humboldt County, California
Redway 1,225 Census-designated place in Humboldt County, California
Trinidad 358 Seaside city in Humboldt County, California, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Eureka distances to largest California cities