El Dorado Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of El Dorado?

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There are 17,826 residents in El Dorado, with a median age of 35.9. Of this, 46.82% are males and 53.18% are females. US-born citizens make up 96.53% of the resident pool in El Dorado, while non-US-born citizens account for 1.28%. Additionally, 2.18% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 15,616 people in El Dorado currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 17,826 -0.9%
Male Population 8,347 -2.7%
Female Population 9,479 0.8%
Male population 46.82%
Female population 53.18%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.9 -1.4%
Citizen US Born 17,208 -1.4%
Citizen not US Born 229 55.8%
Not Citizen 389 1.3%
Citizen US Born 96.53%
Citizen not US Born 1.28%
Not Citizen 2.18%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 63 53.7%
Moved from Same County 1,211 15.3%
Moved from Same State 448 -8.8%
Moved from Different State 307 -46.8%
Same House as Last Year 15,616 -0.1%
Moved from Abroad 0.36%
Moved from Same County 6.86%
Moved from Same State 2.54%
Moved from Different State 1.74%
Same House as Last Year 88.5%

What are the employment statistics in El Dorado?

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White-collar workers make up 75.87% of the working population in El Dorado, while blue-collar employees account for 24.13%. There are also 434 entrepreneurs in El Dorado (6.11% of the workforce); 5,136 workers employed in private companies (72.32%); and 1,217 people working in governmental institutions (17.14%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 5,388 0.4%
Blue Collar 1,714 3.3%
White Collar 75.87%
Blue Collar 24.13%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 434 -8.6%
Private Companies 5,136 3.2%
Governmental Workers 1,217 -3.5%
Not for Profit Companies 315 1.6%
Self Employees 6.11%
Private Companies 72.32%
Governmental Workers 17.14%
Not for Profit Companies 4.44%

How many households are there in El Dorado?

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There are a total of 7,065 households in El Dorado, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 62.22% of these El Dorado households, while non-family units account for the remaining 37.78%. Additionally, 31.59% of households have children and 68.41% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 7,065 -1.4%
Average People Per Household 2 0.4%
Family Households 4,396 -1.6%
Non-family Households 2,669 -1.1%
Family Households 62.22%
Non-family Households 37.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,232 -0.3%
Households without Children 4,833 -1.9%
Households with Children 31.59%
Households without Children 68.41%

What are the median and average incomes in El Dorado?

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The average annual household income in El Dorado is $59,721, while the median household income sits at $43,409 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $59,721 2.2%
Median Household Income $43,409 1.9%
People below Poverty Level 4,405 6.5%
People above Poverty Level 13,057 -3.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in El Dorado?

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There are 8,802 housing units in El Dorado, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1968. Of the 7,065 occupied housing units in El Dorado, 59.62% are owner-occupied, while 40.38% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 46.42% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $95,400. In general, housing costs reach $645 per month in El Dorado.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 8,802 -1.7%
Median Year Built 1968 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 501 -8.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 736 10.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,505 -12.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,012 9.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,655 11.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,199 -15.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 642 -11.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 285 -26.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 267 36.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 7,065 -1.4%
Owner Occupied 4,212 -4.3%
Renter Occupied 2,853 3.2%
Owner Occupied 59.62%
Renter Occupied 40.38%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,955 -11.2%
Without Mortgage 2,257 2.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $95,400 -14.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $90,900 18.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $645 -0.2%
With Mortgage 46.42%
Without Mortgage 53.58%

What is the level of education in El Dorado?

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Approximately 45.7% of the population in El Dorado holds a high school degree (that's 6,015 residents), while 19.76% have attained a college certificate (3,426 locals) and 13.38% have a bachelor's degree (1,761 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 470 -1.3%
Some High School 6,015 -3.9%
Some College 3,426 12.1%
Associate Degree 1,391 41.8%
Bachelor's Degree 1,761 -13.0%
Graduate Degree 924 7.6%
No High School 3.57%
Some High School 45.7%
Some College 19.76%
Associate Degree 10.57%
Bachelor's Degree 13.38%
Graduate Degree 7.02%

What is the marital status of El Dorado residents?

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A total of 4,620 people in El Dorado have never been married (which represents 33.78% of the total population), while 5,853 of them are wedded (42.8%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 331 (2.42%) and 2,124 (15.53%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 4,620 0.7%
Married 5,853 -2.6%
Separated 331 -32.3%
Widowed 1,078 1.5%
Divorced 2,124 -4.2%
Never Married 33.78%
Married 42.8%
Separated 2.42%
Widowed 7.88%
Divorced 15.53%

What are the most common means of transportation in El Dorado?

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The top three means of transportation people in El Dorado use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 6,471 residents commute by car, 165 prefer going to work by walking and 27 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,471 -1.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 27 -6.9%
Motorcycle 4 -33.3%
Walk 165 -14.1%

What is the median and average household income in El Dorado by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
71730 29,320 11,816 $46,724.00 $67,376.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 71730

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