El Dorado, Kansas Population 2020

12,895

El Dorado is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 12,895, it is the 28th largest city in Kansas and the 2579th largest city in the United States. El Dorado is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -0.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,021 in 2010. El Dorado reached it's highest population of 13,226 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, El Dorado has a population density of 1,408 people per square mile.

The average household income in El Dorado is $57,424 with a poverty rate of 16.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $88,200. The median age in El Dorado is 37.2 years, 36.2 years for males, and 37.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.5 males.

El Dorado Demographics

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

  • White: 94.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.03%
  • Black or African American: 1.63%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of El Dorado, Kansas is 12,895, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,935.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,021.

El Dorado, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,26494.43%
Two or More Races2642.03%
Black or African American2121.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native1401.08%
Some Other Race650.50%
Asian430.33%

El Dorado Population Pyramid 2020

El Dorado Median Age

37.2


Total

36.2


Male

37.9


Female

El Dorado Adults

There are 9,995 adults, (2,120 of whom are seniors) in El Dorado.

El Dorado Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

El Dorado Sex Ratio

Female

6,927

53.33%

Male

6,061

46.67%

El Dorado Households and Families

El Dorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

El Dorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female46.8%53.2%
Male38.1%61.9%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4872.2661.6
Married2,3443.0675.6
Non Family2,2071.1754.2
Female6182.4746.8
Male3183.4738.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

El Dorado Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2112.49%
9th to 12th Grade5035.93%
High School Graduate2,42428.55%
Some College2,32427.38%
Associates Degree1,10413.01%
Bachelors Degree1,28915.18%
Graduate Degree6347.47%

El Dorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7537,2141,756
Hispanic30523651
Multiple Races21418486
Black926230
Native American897011
Asian3710
Other Race2828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 40.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,451$44,813$26,880
Less Than High School$$63,684$13,787
High School Grad$22,339$31,000$20,807
Some College$36,296$44,167$24,659
Bachelors Degree$43,346$48,646$41,690
Graduate Degree$52,917$75,769$47,188

$36,451

Average Earnings

$44,813

Average Male

$26,880

Average Female

El Dorado Language

El Dorado Language by Age

El Dorado Language

97.07% of El Dorado residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

El Dorado Poverty

El Dorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4471,87716.40%
Hispanic50314428.63%
Multiple2433916.05%
Native1342619.40%
Black8966.74%

16.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.34%

Male Poverty Rate

18.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Dorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Dorado is Hispanic, with 28.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Dorado is Black, with 6.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.14%
High School16.27%
Some College13.32%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.97%
Male Unemployed30.85%
Female Employed8.84%
Male Employed7.74%

El Dorado Income

El Dorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,331$57,424
Families$61,836$72,005
Married Families$73,171-
Non Families$25,906$33,619

El Dorado Marital Status

El Dorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

El Dorado Married by Age and Sex

El Dorado 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 Marital Status by Race

El Dorado Veterans

909

Number of Veterans

810

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam455
First Gulf War216
Second Gulf War176
Korea64
World War II9
Name Veterans % of Total
White8829.49%
Hispanic256.10%
Other1840.00%
Black94.25%

$El Dorado Veterans by Education

9.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Dorado Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

El Dorado 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

71.95%

Born in Kansas

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.97% of El Dorado residents were born in the United States, with 71.95% having been born in Kansas. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,895-20-0.15%
201912,915-20-0.15%
201812,935-54-0.42%
201712,989-20-0.15%
201613,009130.10%
201512,996140.11%
201412,982-25-0.19%
201313,007-63-0.48%
201213,070-99-0.75%
201113,169-57-0.43%
201013,2261,1690.93%
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%