El Dorado County, California Population 2019

El Dorado County, California's estimated population is 188,722 with a growth rate of 1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. El Dorado County, California is the 29th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018190,6781,9561.04%
2017188,7222,6401.42%
2016186,0821,4220.77%
2015184,6601,4990.82%
2014183,1611,6640.92%
2013181,4979190.51%
2012180,578-340-0.19%
2011180,918-215-0.12%
2010181,13355,13843.76%
1990125,99540,18346.83%
198085,81241,97995.77%
197043,83314,44349.14%
196029,39013,18381.34%
195016,2072,97822.51%
194013,2294,90458.91%
19308,3251,89929.55%
19206,426-1,066-14.23%
19107,492-1,494-16.63%
19008,986-246-2.66%
18909,232-1,451-13.58%
188010,6833743.63%
187010,309-10,253-49.86%
186020,5625052.52%
185020,0570.00%

How Many People Live in El Dorado County, California?

188,722

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White161,88187.50%
Asian7,8644.25%
Two or More Races6,7753.66%
Some Other Race5,0262.72%
Black or African American1,7890.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3470.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3330.18%

El Dorado County, California Population Pyramid 2019

El Dorado County, California Median Age

45.5


Total

44.6


Male

46.3


Female

El Dorado County, California Adults

There are 146,852 adults, (34,950 of whom are seniors) in El Dorado County, California.

El Dorado County, California Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

El Dorado County, California Sex Ratio

Female

92,711

50.11%

Male

92,304

49.89%

El Dorado County, California Households and Families

El Dorado County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

El Dorado County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Male60.1%39.9%
Female58.6%41.4%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,0842.6976.3
Married40,5203.1685.9
Non Family19,9091.3763.5
Female5,3283.5458.6
Male2,3273.9160.1

3.15

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

El Dorado County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0952.33%
9th to 12th Grade6,3304.77%
High School Graduate28,48121.46%
Some College36,29927.35%
Associates Degree14,29110.77%
Bachelors Degree28,34821.36%
Graduate Degree15,90011.98%

El Dorado County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White109,337103,74936,819
Hispanic12,98010,1582,610
Asian5,4684,9803,245
Multiple Races3,5173,2951,073
Other Race2,9051,987436
Black1,1531,008325
Native American848759198
Islander24812639

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,205$51,983$36,720
Less Than High School$21,618$23,654$19,104
High School Grad$31,739$35,381$28,186
Some College$36,966$45,712$31,397
Bachelors Degree$65,951$86,742$49,940
Graduate Degree$80,717$99,443$66,592

$44,205

Average Earnings

$51,983

Average Male

$36,720

Average Female

El Dorado County, California Language

El Dorado County, California Language by Age

El Dorado County, California Language

87.62% of El Dorado County, California residents speak only English, while 12.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.64% of the population.

El Dorado County, California Poverty

El Dorado County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White144,19012,0818.38%
Hispanic22,9594,34818.94%
Other4,9501,02020.61%
Multiple6,55897914.93%
Asian7,8174265.45%
Black1,65439824.06%
Native1,31914811.22%
Islander3128627.56%

9.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.93%

Male Poverty Rate

10.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Dorado County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Dorado County, California is Islander, with 27.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Dorado County, California is Asian, with 5.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.28%
High School12.27%
Some College8.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.25%
Male Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed5.03%
Male Employed4.95%

El Dorado County, California Income

El Dorado County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,885$99,817
Families$93,154$116,303
Married Families$102,591$125,875
Non Families$36,923$56,048

El Dorado County, California Marital Status

El Dorado County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

El Dorado County, California Married by Age and Sex

El Dorado County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

El Dorado County, California Marital Status by Race

El Dorado County, California Veterans

14,309

Number of Veterans

13,362

Male Veterans

947

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,743
First Gulf War1,967
Korea1,730
Second Gulf War1,139
World War II696
Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,501
75+3,833
55 to 642,695
35 to 542,535
18 to 34745

El Dorado County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,38310.28%
Hispanic9906.33%
2 or More2866.81%
Asian2023.31%
Other1504.27%
Black14811.32%
Indian14014.10%

El Dorado County, California Veterans by Education

5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Dorado County, California Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

El Dorado County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

63.64%

Born in California

90.78%

Native Born

9.22%

Foreign Born

4.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.78% of El Dorado County, California residents were born in the United States, with 63.64% having been born in California. 4.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in El Dorado County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
South Lake Tahoe21401217173161.48%
Placerville10389106812922.81%
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