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Eureka is a town in Wayne County, in the Goldsboro metro area.

The community name derives from Greek for "I have found it"

The latitude of Eureka is 35.542N. The longitude is -77.876W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 239.


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$29,545
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Eureka demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Saul's Cross Roads

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2% of Eureka residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eureka ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eureka was $14,396, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Eureka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Eureka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $690.


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Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eureka political report.

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The average commute time for Eureka workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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