El Dorado, Kansas Population 2021

12,948
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El Dorado is a city located in Butler County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Butler County. With a 2020 population of 12,948, it is the 28th largest city in Kansas and the 2569th largest city in the United States . El Dorado is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -0.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,021 in 2010. El Dorado reached it's highest population of 13,228 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, El Dorado has a population density of 1,414 people per square mile.

The average household income in El Dorado is $57,906 with a poverty rate of 15.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $88,500. The median age in El Dorado is 36 years, 33.8 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

El Dorado Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of El Dorado was:

  • White: 95.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Black or African American: 1.37%
  • Native American: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of El Dorado, Kansas is 12,948 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,957.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,021.

El Dorado, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,37495.27%
Two or More Races2652.04%
Black or African American1781.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1321.02%
Asian230.18%
Some Other Race160.12%
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El Dorado Population by Race

El Dorado Population Pyramid $2021

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El Dorado Median Age

36


Total

33.8


Male

37.8


Female

El Dorado Adults

There are 9,940 adults, (2,064 of whom are seniors) in El Dorado.

El Dorado Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

El Dorado Sex Ratio

Female

6,723

51.76%

Male

6,265

48.24%

El Dorado Population by Age

El Dorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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El Dorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All62.1%37.9%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female42.5%57.5%
Male27.3%72.7%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Dorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5532.2362.1
Married2,4582.9776.4
Non Family2,1271.1856.4
Female6972.3542.5
Male2713.4527.3

2.82

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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El Dorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1631.96%
9th to 12th Grade5306.38%
High School Graduate2,34628.23%
Some College2,18126.25%
Associates Degree1,03512.46%
Bachelors Degree1,25715.13%
Graduate Degree7979.59%
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El Dorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Dorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,6447,0781,882
Hispanic30924941
2+ Races19515879
Black826652
Native American735911
Asian1717
Other Race1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 63.41%.

El Dorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,869$46,069$29,228
Less Than 9th Grade$31,382$60,417$13,750
High School Graduate$26,316$33,083$20,550
Some College$36,857$47,344$24,890
Bachelors Degree$44,353$46,111$43,167
Graduate Degree$50,815$68,235$46,330

$37,869

Average Earnings

$46,069

Average Male

$29,228

Average Female

El Dorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Dorado Language by Age

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El Dorado Language

96.22% of El Dorado residents speak only English, while 3.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

El Dorado Language

El Dorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,5691,77915.38%
Hispanic4158520.48%
Multiple2322711.64%
Native1232217.89%
Black951313.68%

15.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.33%

Male Poverty Rate

15.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Dorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Dorado is Hispanic, with 20.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Dorado is Multiple, with 11.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.92%.

El Dorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.15%
Less Than 9th Grade11.86%
Some College10.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%

El Dorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.75%
Male Unemployed11.05%
Male Employed9.62%
Female Employed8.79%

El Dorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Dorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,314$57,906
Families$65,354$71,898
Married Families$73,830-
Non Families$27,869$33,139
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Income by Household Type

El Dorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

El Dorado Married by Age and Sex

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El Dorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

El Dorado Marital Status by Race

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El Dorado Marital Status

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909

Number of Veterans

822

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam434
Second Gulf War183
First Gulf War167
Korea80
World War II21

El Dorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64283
65 to 74249
75+157
35 to 54117
18 to 34103

El Dorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8799.41%
Hispanic245.83%
Other Race16100.00%
Black147.87%

El Dorado Veterans by Race

El Dorado Veterans by Education

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9.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Dorado Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

El Dorado Employment by Age

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El Dorado Employment by Race

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El Dorado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.20%

Born in El Dorado

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of El Dorado residents were born in the United States, with 72.20% having been born in Kansas. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

El Dorado Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,948-3-0.02%
202012,951-3-0.02%
201912,954-3-0.02%
201812,957-42-0.32%
201712,999-22-0.17%
201613,021190.15%
201513,002190.15%
201412,983-28-0.22%
201313,011-62-0.47%
201213,073-97-0.74%
201113,170-58-0.44%
201013,2281,1710.93%
200012,0575530.47%
199011,5049940.91%
198010,510-1,798-1.57%
197012,308-215-0.17%
196012,5231,4861.27%
195011,0379920.95%
194010,045-266-0.26%
193010,311-684-0.64%
192010,9957,86613.39%
19103,129-337-1.02%
19003,4661270.37%
18903,3390.00%

El Dorado Population by Year