Eldorado, Illinois Population 2024

3,559

Eldorado is a city located in Saline County Illinois. Eldorado has a 2024 population of 3,559. Eldorado is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,735 in 2020.

The average household income in Eldorado is $70,088 with a poverty rate of 27.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Eldorado is 47.4 years, 43.3 years for males, and 56.2 years for females.

Eldorado Demographics

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

  • White: 94.79%
  • Two or more races: 2.69%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,421.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.71% (-176)
The current population of Eldorado, Illinois is 3,559 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,735.

Eldorado, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,59994.79%
Two or more races1022.69%
Asian411.08%
Other race320.84%
Black or African American180.47%
Native American50.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Eldorado Population by Race

Eldorado Population Pyramid 2024

Eldorado Median Age

47.4

Total

43.3

Male

56.2

Female

Eldorado Adults

There are 3,171 adults, (901 of whom are seniors) in Eldorado.

Eldorado Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Eldorado Sex Ratio

Female1,98652.3%
Male1,81147.7%

Eldorado Population by Age

Eldorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7752.0768.831.2
Non Family8501.0651.848.2
Married6353.0189.910.1
Female1712.8164.935.1
Male1193.188416
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2.84

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eldorado Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eldorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eldorado Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Eldorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,417

Average Earnings

$37,232

Average Male

$32,896

Average Female

Eldorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eldorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eldorado Language

98.37% of Eldorado residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Eldorado Language

Eldorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,50795227.15%
Asian412868.29%
Multiple1021716.67%
Other321237.5%
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27.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.52%

Male Poverty Rate

28.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eldorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eldorado is Asian, with 68.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eldorado is Multiple, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.1%.

Eldorado Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.5%
High School35.14%
Some College15.28%
Bachelors or Greater10%
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Eldorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed14.34%
Male Employed4.53%
Female Unemployed
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Eldorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eldorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eldorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Eldorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eldorado 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.

Eldorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eldorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

196

Number of Veterans

185

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Eldorado Veterans by War

count

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Eldorado Veterans by Age

count

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Eldorado Veterans by Race

Eldorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eldorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Eldorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eldorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eldorado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.74%

Born in Eldorado

97.92%

Native Born

2.08%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.92% of Eldorado residents were born in the United States, with 67.74% having been born in Illinois. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Eldorado Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,354-41-1.21%
20283,395-41-1.19%
20273,436-41-1.18%
20263,477-41-1.17%
20253,518-41-1.15%
20243,559-41-1.14%
20233,600-41-1.13%
20223,641-41-1.11%
20213,682-53-1.42%
20203,735-162-4.16%
20193,897-39-0.99%
20183,936-34-0.86%
20173,970-42-1.05%
20164,012-46-1.13%
20154,058-1-0.02%
20144,059-51-1.24%
20134,110-19-0.46%
20124,129
20114,12910.02%
20104,128-406-8.95%
20004,534-2-0.04%
19904,536-662-12.74%
19805,1981,32234.11%
19703,8763038.48%
19603,573-927-20.6%
19504,500-391-7.99%
19404,8914099.13%
19304,482-522-10.43%
19205,0041,63848.66%
19103,366
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Eldorado Population by Year