El Dorado County, California Population 2020

El Dorado County, California's estimated population is 188,722 with a growth rate of 1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. El Dorado County, California is the 29th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018190,6781,9561.04%
2017188,7222,6401.42%
2016186,0821,4220.77%
2015184,6601,4990.82%
2014183,1611,6640.92%
2013181,4979190.51%
2012180,578-340-0.19%
2011180,918-215-0.12%
2010181,13355,13843.76%
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%

El Dorado County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White164,20287.97%
Asian8,2914.44%
Two or More Races6,9493.72%
Some Other Race4,0512.17%
Black or African American1,4940.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2680.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4060.22%

El Dorado County, California Population Pyramid 2020

El Dorado County, California Median Age

45.8


Total

44.9


Male

46.7


Female

El Dorado County, California Adults

There are 148,645 adults, (36,751 of whom are seniors) in El Dorado County, California.

El Dorado County, California Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

El Dorado County, California Sex Ratio

Female

93,621

50.16%

Male

93,040

49.84%

El Dorado County, California Households and Families

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

El Dorado County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All76.6%23.4%
Non Family64%36%
Male61.6%38.4%
Female57.8%42.2%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All69,1722.6776.6
Married40,6043.1686.5
Non Family20,6371.3764
Female5,4333.5157.8
Male2,4983.6661.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

El Dorado County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1342.33%
9th to 12th Grade6,1654.58%
High School Graduate28,62121.25%
Some College36,55227.13%
Associates Degree14,84711.02%
Bachelors Degree29,22221.69%
Graduate Degree16,17512.01%

El Dorado County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White110,583105,24537,689
Hispanic13,30910,4832,817
Asian5,8945,2503,359
Multiple Races3,4473,2511,090
Other Race2,5521,899462
Black988808315
Native American815741140
Islander29220639

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,050$55,021$38,076
Less Than High School$25,405$28,958$18,622
High School Grad$33,597$37,308$29,667
Some College$40,251$51,333$32,113
Bachelors Degree$68,195$87,997$51,985
Graduate Degree$82,342$105,405$68,839

$47,050

Average Earnings

$55,021

Average Male

$38,076

Average Female

El Dorado County, California Language

El Dorado County, California Language by Age

El Dorado County, California Language

87.61% of El Dorado County, California residents speak only English, while 12.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.55% of the population.

El Dorado County, California Poverty

El Dorado County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White145,09611,8668.18%
Hispanic23,2813,13013.44%
Multiple6,74091413.56%
Asian8,2364735.74%
Other3,97745711.49%
Black1,34525318.81%
Native1,24624319.50%
Islander406389.36%

8.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.18%

Male Poverty Rate

9.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Dorado County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Dorado County, California is Native, with 19.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Dorado County, California is Asian, with 5.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.24%
High School11.60%
Some College8.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%

El Dorado County, California Income

El Dorado County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,582$104,895
Families$99,248$122,118
Married Families$107,169$131,748
Non Families$40,833$60,556

El Dorado County, California Marital Status

El Dorado County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

El Dorado County, California Married by Age and Sex

El Dorado County, California 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.

El Dorado County, California Marital Status by Race

El Dorado County, California Veterans

13,997

Number of Veterans

13,177

Male Veterans

820

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,811
First Gulf War2,001
Korea1,692
Second Gulf War1,196
World War II623
Name Veterans % of Total
White13,0439.87%
Hispanic1,0176.36%
2 or More2506.05%
Asian2023.12%
Other1856.01%
Indian17417.47%
Black14312.20%

$El Dorado County, California Veterans by Education

5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Dorado County, California Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

El Dorado County, California 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

63.85%

Born in California

90.41%

Native Born

9.59%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.41% of El Dorado County, California residents were born in the United States, with 63.85% having been born in California. 4.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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