El Dorado, Kansas Population 2022

12,840
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El Dorado is a city located in Butler County Kansas. El Dorado has a 2020 population of 12,840. It is also the county seat of Butler County. El Dorado is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -0.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,870 in 2010.

The average household income in El Dorado is $57,906 with a poverty rate of 17.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $735 per month, and the median house value is $86,900. 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 Doradowas:

  • White: 93.52%
  • Two or more races: 4.31%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.89%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of El Dorado, Kansas is 12,840 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,870.

El Dorado, Kansas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,13593.52%
Black or African American1150.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native1290.99%
Asian210.16%
Some Other Race170.13%
Two or More Races5594.31%
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El Dorado Population by Race

El Dorado Population Pyramid 2022

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El Dorado Median Age

37.9


Total

34.3


Male

42.2


Female

El Dorado Adults

There are 10,016 adults, (2,687 of whom are seniors) in El Dorado.

El Dorado Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

El Dorado Sex Ratio

Female

6,818

52.54%

Male

6,158

47.46%

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
Married73.6%26.4%
All57.7%42.3%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
Male43.9%56.1%
Female43.3%56.7%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Dorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7572.1557.7
Married2,5042.9273.6
Male1483.6443.9
Female6072.6443.3
Non Family2,4981.1846.2

2.82

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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El Dorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade730.86%
9th to 12th Grade4865.70%
High School Graduate2,77332.53%
Some College2,10424.68%
Associates Degree92210.82%
Bachelors Degree1,36616.03%
Graduate Degree8009.39%
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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
2+ Races392339213
Black1455
White7,8217,3591,921
Native American503412
Hispanic30125859
Asian1414
Other Race1717

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 2+ races people with a rate of 54.34%.

El Dorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,355$44,554$32,625
Less Than 9th Grade$26,484$$
High School Graduate$25,527$33,043$15,074
Some College$37,611$43,636$33,193
Bachelors Degree$45,820$50,548$42,225
Graduate Degree$45,821$44,602$46,213

$39,355

Average Earnings

$44,554

Average Male

$32,625

Average Female

El Dorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Dorado Language by Age

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El Dorado Language

98.13% of El Dorado residents speak only English, while 1.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

El Dorado Language

El Dorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14964.29%
Hispanic39416842.64%
Multiple51412624.51%
White11,4791,97117.17%
Native1181512.71%
OtherNaN%

17.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.96%

Male Poverty Rate

17.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Dorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Dorado is Black, with 64.29% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.21%.

El Dorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.67%
High School30.52%
Some College6.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.22%

El Dorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.94%
Male Unemployed9.89%
Female Employed10.24%
Female Unemployed64.73%

El Dorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Dorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,467$54,589
Families$70,552$73,904
Married Families$78,196-
Non Families$18,783$27,541
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Income by Household Type

El Dorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

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 45-54, 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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970

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War153
First Gulf War126
Vietnam596
Korea44
World War II22

El Dorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3488
35 to 5445
55 to 64263
65 to 74247
75+327

El Dorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White95310.28%
Other Race17100.00%
Hispanic329.14%

El Dorado Veterans by Race

El Dorado Veterans by Education

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24.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Dorado Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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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70.71%

Born in El Dorado

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of El Dorado residents were born in the United States, with 70.71% having been born in Kansas. 0.52% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18903,3390.00%
19003,4661270.37%
19103,129-337-1.02%
192010,9957,86613.39%
193010,311-684-0.64%
194010,045-266-0.26%
195011,0379920.95%
196012,5231,4861.27%
197012,308-215-0.17%
198010,510-1,798-1.57%
199011,5049940.91%
200012,0575530.47%
201013,0219640.77%
201113,006-15-0.12%
201212,991-15-0.12%
201312,976-15-0.12%
201412,961-15-0.12%
201512,946-15-0.12%
201612,931-15-0.12%
201712,916-15-0.12%
201812,901-15-0.12%
201912,886-15-0.12%
202012,870-16-0.12%
202112,855-15-0.12%
202212,840-15-0.12%

El Dorado Population by Year