Eldora, Iowa Population 2021

2,578
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Eldora is a city located in Hardin County Iowa. It is also the county seat of Hardin County. With a 2020 population of 2,578, it is the 130th largest city in Iowa and the 6740th largest city in the United States . Eldora is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -5.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,732 in 2010. Eldora reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Eldora has a population density of 602 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eldora is $55,381 with a poverty rate of 10.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $632 per month, and the median house value is $80,600. The median age in Eldora is 42.6 years, 37.8 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.

Eldora Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Eldorawas:

  • White: 87.90%
  • Native American: 6.62%
  • Black or African American: 3.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.85%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Eldora, Iowa is 2,578 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,612.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,732.

Eldora, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32587.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native1756.62%
Black or African American833.14%
Two or More Races491.85%
Asian130.49%
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Eldora Population by Race

Eldora Population Pyramid $2021

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Eldora Median Age

42.6


Total

37.8


Male

48.5


Female

Eldora Adults

There are 1,990 adults, (542 of whom are seniors) in Eldora.

Eldora Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Eldora Sex Ratio

Female

1,284

48.54%

Male

1,361

51.46%

Eldora Population by Age

Eldora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Eldora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female65.7%34.3%
All70%30%
Married80.7%19.3%
Male81.5%18.5%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Eldora Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0012.3470
Non Family4251.1760.2
Married4153.0580.7
Female1343.6965.7
Male273.0481.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Eldora Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade563.10%
9th to 12th Grade1367.54%
High School Graduate74941.52%
Some College36320.12%
Associates Degree21812.08%
Bachelors Degree1598.81%
Graduate Degree1236.82%
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Eldora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eldora Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6371,493274
Native American11883
2+ Races1912
Asian1313
Hispanic11118
Black6

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 hispanic people with a rate of 72.73%.

Eldora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,360$36,845$31,856
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$17,000$27,292
High School Graduate$32,422$31,705$35,625
Some College$34,653$40,147$31,058
Bachelors Degree$39,219$60,938$25,417
Graduate Degree$51,184$65,938$50,329

$35,360

Average Earnings

$36,845

Average Male

$31,856

Average Female

Eldora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eldora Language by Age

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Eldora Language

95.79% of Eldora residents speak only English, while 4.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Eldora Language

Eldora Poverty by Race

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10.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.86%

Male Poverty Rate

10.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eldora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eldora is White, with 12.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eldora is White, with 12.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.89%.

Eldora Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.41%
Less Than 9th Grade12.26%
Some College6.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%

Eldora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.32%
Female Employed3.62%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Eldora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eldora Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,938$55,381
Families$60,192$67,355
Married Families$68,875-
Non Families$25,417$32,613
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Income by Household Type

Eldora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Eldora Married by Age and Sex

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Eldora Marriage

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

Eldora Marital Status by Race

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Eldora Marital Status

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216

Number of Veterans

189

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam67
First Gulf War36
Second Gulf War30
Korea25
World War II15

Eldora Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+69
55 to 6444
35 to 5442
65 to 7439
18 to 3422

Eldora Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21611.78%
Hispanic316.67%

Eldora Veterans by Race

Eldora Veterans by Education

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14.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eldora Veterans by Education

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53%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Eldora Employment by Age

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Eldora Employment by Race

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Eldora 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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79.43%

Born in Eldora

97.32%

Native Born

2.68%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.32% of Eldora residents were born in the United States, with 79.43% having been born in Iowa. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Eldora Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,578-17-0.66%
20202,595-17-0.65%
20192,612-17-0.65%
20182,629-15-0.57%
20172,644-24-0.90%
20162,668-20-0.74%
20152,688-3-0.11%
20142,691-15-0.55%
20132,7060.00%
20122,706-9-0.33%
20112,715-15-0.55%
20102,730-305-1.05%
20003,035-3-0.01%
19903,038-25-0.08%
19803,063-160-0.51%
19703,223-2-0.01%
19603,2251180.37%
19503,107-446-1.33%
19403,5533531.05%
19303,200110.03%
19203,1890.00%

Eldora Population by Year