Eldorado, Illinois Population 2021

3,812
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Eldorado is a city located in Saline County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 3,812, it is the 376th largest city in Illinois and the 5536th largest city in the United States . Eldorado is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -7.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,122 in 2010. Eldorado reached it's highest population of 5,198 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Eldorado has a population density of 1,522 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eldorado is $48,243 with a poverty rate of 27.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $44,000. The median age in Eldorado is 38.4 years, 33.6 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.

Eldorado Demographics

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

  • White: 93.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Other race: 2.02%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Eldorado, Illinois is 3,812 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,959.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,122.

Eldorado, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,89993.97%
Two or More Races1182.84%
Some Other Race842.02%
Black or African American481.16%
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Eldorado Population by Race

Eldorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Eldorado Median Age

38.4


Total

33.6


Male

47.7


Female

Eldorado Adults

There are 3,342 adults, (885 of whom are seniors) in Eldorado.

Eldorado Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Eldorado Sex Ratio

Female

2,052

49.46%

Male

2,097

50.54%

Eldorado Population by Age

Eldorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Eldorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female85.3%14.7%
Married78.4%21.6%
All72.5%27.5%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Male36.7%63.3%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Eldorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7442.3172.5
Married7223.1678.4
Non Family6921.1265.9
Female2512.8985.3
Male793.1136.7

2.95

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Eldorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1866.19%
9th to 12th Grade36112.01%
High School Graduate87829.20%
Some College82727.50%
Associates Degree32010.64%
Bachelors Degree2839.41%
Graduate Degree1525.05%
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Eldorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eldorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7522,274414
2+ Races1186221
Hispanic116109
Other Race4336
Black2115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 93.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 17.80%.

Eldorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,221$44,000$26,027
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,905$37,738$11,413
Some College$32,477$45,972$25,000
Bachelors Degree$49,904$47,933$57,813
Graduate Degree$49,556$108,594$48,468

$38,221

Average Earnings

$44,000

Average Male

$26,027

Average Female

Eldorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eldorado Language by Age

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Eldorado Language

95.75% of Eldorado residents speak only English, while 4.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.74% of the population.

Eldorado Language

Eldorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,6841,01827.63%
Multiple1185950.00%
Black453066.67%

27.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.32%

Male Poverty Rate

26.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eldorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eldorado is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eldorado is White, with 27.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.14%.

Eldorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.85%
High School23.25%
Some College21.14%
Bachelors or Greater9.89%

Eldorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed80.73%
Female Employed14.40%
Male Employed5.94%

Eldorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eldorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,721$48,243
Families$40,444$51,221
Married Families$51,000-
Non Families$19,695$38,618
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Income by Household Type

Eldorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Eldorado Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Eldorado Marital Status by Race

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Eldorado Marital Status

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193

Number of Veterans

193

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
Korea35
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War18
World War II11

Eldorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+64
35 to 5454
55 to 6443
65 to 7432
18 to 34

Eldorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1815.76%
Black1230.77%

Eldorado Veterans by Race

Eldorado Veterans by Education

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20.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eldorado Veterans by Education

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Eldorado Employment by Age

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Eldorado Employment by Race

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Eldorado 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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76.79%

Born in Eldorado

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Eldorado residents were born in the United States, with 76.79% having been born in Illinois. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Eldorado Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,812-49-1.27%
20203,861-49-1.25%
20193,910-49-1.24%
20183,959-28-0.70%
20173,987-45-1.12%
20164,032-45-1.10%
20154,07710.02%
20144,076-52-1.26%
20134,128-19-0.46%
20124,14710.02%
20114,146-1-0.02%
20104,147-387-0.89%
20004,534-2-0.00%
19904,536-662-1.35%
19805,1981,3222.98%
19703,8763030.82%
19603,573-927-2.28%
19504,500-391-0.83%
19404,8914090.88%
19304,482-522-1.10%
19205,0041,6384.04%
19103,3660.00%

Eldorado Population by Year