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Eldorado, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Eldorado is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Schleicher County at latitude 30.8617 and longitude -100.5979. Schleicher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,438 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Eldorado, but most people and references simply refer to it as Eldorado, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Eldorado indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Eldorado (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eldorado: Verand.

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Eldorado, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,014
Population in Households 2,014
Population in Familes 1,763
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,446
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 735
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 545
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 553 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 183 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $83,430
Average Home Value $110,289


Median Household Income $39,800
Average Household Income $58,907
Per Capita Income $21,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.75% 0.13%
Households 0.82% 0.11%
Families 1.07% 0.04%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Eldorado, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eldorado to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 703 60th
Population Density1 # 455 74th
Diversity Index2 # 193 89th
Median Household Income # 1012 42nd
Per Capita Income # 854 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.