Eureka, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,594 housing units in Eureka. This represents a 1.6% decline from 11,781 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,594 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Eureka is about 46.9%. Eureka's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.6%. Average household size is 2.24 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Eureka were built after 1951.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6.10%
One Bedroom21%
Two Bedrooms34.20%
Three Bedrooms28.60%
Four Bedrooms8.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.28
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$114,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$112,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.21
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$480

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage8.90%
Home Equity Loan6.30%
Simple Mortgage45.30%
Debt Free39.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.1%