Eldorado, TX Community Profile: Data

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Eldorado: Basic Info

Eldorado is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the City of Eldorado is the formal official name. It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Schleicher County at latitude 30.8602 and longitude -100.6009. The elevation is 2,438 feet.

The City of Eldorado has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eldorado: Verand.

Schleicher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

Also See: Eldorado, TX ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Eldorado: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data


The Eldorado Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Eldorado (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Eldorado ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the City of Eldorado with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, Texas Congressional District Maps and a Map of Schleicher County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Eldorado Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Eldorado Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all Texas Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Eldorado Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Eldorado. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Eldorado area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.

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 Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Eldorado to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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

The Demographic Data for the 4,699 Texas cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

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