El Dorado County, California Population 2021

El Dorado County, California's estimated population is 197,037 with a growth rate of 1.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. El Dorado County, California is the 30th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 181,136 and has seen a growth of 8.78% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021197,0372,0971.08%
2020194,9402,0971.09%
2019192,8432,0971.10%
2018190,7462,0671.10%
2017188,6792,7031.45%
2016185,9761,4070.76%
2015184,5691,4610.80%
2014183,1081,6270.90%
2013181,4819060.50%
2012180,575-361-0.20%
2011180,936-200-0.11%
2010181,13655,14143.76%
1990125,99540,18346.83%
198085,81241,97995.77%
197043,83314,44349.14%
196029,39013,18381.34%
195016,2072,97822.51%
194013,2294,90458.91%
19308,3251,89929.55%
19206,426-1,066-14.23%
19107,492-1,494-16.63%
19008,986-246-2.66%
18909,232-1,451-13.58%
188010,6833743.63%
187010,309-10,253-49.86%
186020,5625052.52%
185020,0570.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.08%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
181,136
Growth (since 2010)
8.78%
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El Dorado County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White165,23487.63%
Asian8,5404.53%
Two or More Races7,2633.85%
Some Other Race3,9922.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5320.81%
Black or African American1,5160.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4860.26%
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El Dorado County, California Population by Race

El Dorado County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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El Dorado County, California Median Age

45.9


Total

45.1


Male

47


Female

El Dorado County, California Adults

There are 150,641 adults, (38,570 of whom are seniors) in El Dorado County, California.

El Dorado County, California Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

El Dorado County, California Sex Ratio

Female

94,641

50.19%

Male

93,922

49.81%

El Dorado County, California Population by Age

El Dorado County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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El Dorado County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Male62.7%37.3%
Female54.6%45.4%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Dorado County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All70,9742.6375.7
Married41,6163.1286
Non Family21,2251.3362.7
Female5,5823.4954.6
Male2,5513.5862.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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El Dorado County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0202.20%
9th to 12th Grade6,0094.39%
High School Graduate29,13721.26%
Some College36,55626.68%
Associates Degree15,31111.17%
Bachelors Degree31,01422.63%
Graduate Degree15,98111.66%
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El Dorado County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Dorado County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White111,745106,72339,053
Hispanic13,80110,8612,794
Asian6,1405,5583,442
Multiple Races3,7103,4921,201
Other Race2,2981,597374
Native American1,060942188
Black1,058921336
Islander39227679

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.06%.

El Dorado County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,053$55,563$41,365
Less Than High School$26,359$28,974$19,978
High School Grad$35,614$41,423$30,150
Some College$43,874$51,823$36,513
Bachelors Degree$67,004$89,338$53,176
Graduate Degree$86,003$105,903$73,575

$49,053

Average Earnings

$55,563

Average Male

$41,365

Average Female

El Dorado County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Dorado County, California Language by Age

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El Dorado County, California Language

87.82% of El Dorado County, California residents speak only English, while 12.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.35% of the population.

El Dorado County, California Language

El Dorado County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White145,72010,9157.49%
Hispanic23,6403,04712.89%
Multiple7,04894413.39%
Other3,87347612.29%
Asian8,4834665.49%
Black1,36325218.49%
Native1,50824316.11%
Islander48612124.90%

8.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.40%

Male Poverty Rate

9.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Dorado County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Dorado County, California is Islander, with 24.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Dorado County, California is Asian, with 5.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

El Dorado County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.73%
High School10.23%
Some College8.20%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%

El Dorado County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.51%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed4.63%
Male Employed3.80%

El Dorado County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Dorado County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,377$110,041
Families$102,777$128,708
Married Families$111,197$138,850
Non Families$42,025$61,968
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Income by Household Type

El Dorado County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

El Dorado County, California Married by Age and Sex

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El Dorado County, California 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 45-54.

El Dorado County, California Marital Status by Race

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El Dorado County, California Marital Status

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13,604

Number of Veterans

12,743

Male Veterans

861

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,875
First Gulf War2,027
Korea1,432
Second Gulf War1,183
World War II510

El Dorado County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,626
75+3,840
55 to 642,299
35 to 542,242
18 to 34597

El Dorado County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,6379.46%
Hispanic9936.03%
2 or More2265.30%
Asian1952.87%
Indian19315.86%
Black18714.78%
Other1665.85%

El Dorado County, California Veterans by Race

El Dorado County, California Veterans by Education

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5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Dorado County, California Veterans by Education

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

El Dorado County, California Employment by Age

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El Dorado County, California Employment by Race

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El Dorado County, California 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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64.16%

Born in California

90.77%

Native Born

9.23%

Foreign Born

3.71%

Non Citizen

5.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.77% of El Dorado County, California residents were born in the United States, with 64.16% having been born in California. 3.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

El Dorado County, California Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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