Starting a Business in Eureka

Starting a business may feel overwhelming but there are a number of resources to help you get started. This directory provides you with the resources you’ll need to get your business up and running. From real estate and financial institutions, from licensing and permits this page will direct you to the information you need.

Fast Facts:

  • Population: 26,128 (City Limits) 45,000 (Urban Area)
  • Median Household Income: $25,849 (US Census Bureau 2000)
  • Per Capita Money Income: $16,174 (US Census Bureau 2000)
  • Households: 10,957 (US Census Bureau 2000)
  • City Property Tax Rate: 1.040% of full market value as determined by purchase price
  • Sales Tax: Businesses within the City limits must impose the statewide sales tax of 8.25% plus the City's use tax of .25%, for a total of 8.5%
  • Average Temperatures: Winter 40-55   Summer 52-65  
  • Average Rainfall: 40”

Business Licensing & Permits:

City of Eureka Business License Information

Retail Sellers Permit

CalGold Comprehensive Permit Listing

Real Estate:

Humboldt Association of Realtors
527 W. Wabash, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 442-2978
Dorn & Company
1738 Myrtle Ave., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-1846
Benchmark Realty Group
818 6th St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 476-020
Ennis Realty & Investment Co.
P.O. Box 792, Bayside, CA 95524
(707) 407-5411
Bindel, Inc.
3857 Walnut Dr., Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 445-317
Four Star Realty
331 Harris St., Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 444-9234
California Real Estate
2137 3rd St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 444-3005
Jill Macdonald, Coldwell Banker Cutten Realty
2120 Campton Rd., Suite C, Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 445-8811
Carrington Company
627 H St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-9601
Ming Tree-GMAC Real Estate
963 Myrtle Ave., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 269-4341
Champion Real Estate
1775 Harrison Ave., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 444-0900
Murrish & Associates
925 6th St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-2001
Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate
9 5th St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 442-2222
RMK Realty
537 7th St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 441-1765
Coldwell Banker Cutten Realty
2120 Campton Rd, Suite C, Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 445-8811
Rupp & Associates
1010 7th St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-7091
Community Realty
2850 E St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 292-240
Wells Commercial
PO Box 783, Bayside, CA 95524
(707) 832-9121

Financial Institutions:

North Valley Bank
402 F St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 268-1063

Wells Fargo Bank
605 G St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-4545

Redwood Capital Bank
402 G St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 444-9800

Coast Central Credit Union
2650 Harrison Ave., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-8801

U.S. Bank
735 5th St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 441-8200

Patelco Credit Union
3233 Harrison Ave., Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 442-3771

Umpqua Bank
701 5th St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-3233

Provident Credit Union
2916 Central Ave., Suite B, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-9870

Business Equipment:

Capital Business Machines
1336 4th St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-9301

Docustation
3034 H St., Suite C, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-1598

Coastal Business Systems
336 1st St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-3095

Imagistics
1651 Myrtle Ave., Suite C, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 442-9396

Color Impressions
1010 Main St., Fortuna, CA 95540
(707) 725-4880

North Valley Business Systems
3295 Veda St., Redding, CA 96001
(530) 242-1000

Employment Services:

Express Employment Professionals
14 W. Wabash, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 268-1866

Sequoia Personnel Services
2930 E St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-9641 

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Resources:

Northern California SBDC Lead Center
209 Siemens Hall
Humboldt State University
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 826-3919 

Redwood Region Economic Development Coalition
520 E Street
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-9651

Humboldt Economic & Land Plan
P.O. Box 168, Eureka, CA 95502
(707) 834-8006

Redwood Technology Consortium
520 E St., Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 269-0400

Arcata Economic Development Corporation
100 Ericson Ct., Arcata, CA 95521
(707)822-4616

State Tax Guide