Eldorado, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Eldorado, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Eldorado had a population of 1,937 as of July 1, 2016. Eldorado ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eldorado is located at latitude 30.8617 and longitude -100.5979 in Schleicher County. 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. Schleicher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,438 feet.

The City of Eldorado (GNIS ID: 2410418) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Eldorado is located within Eldorado West Division of Schleicher County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eldorado population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eldorado: Verand.

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Eldorado, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,937
Population in Households 1,937
Population in Familes 1,697
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,391
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 702
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 521
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 521 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $75,735
Average Home Value $83,445


Median Household Income $50,515
Average Household Income $61,347
Per Capita Income $22,317
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.26%
Households -0.18% -0.37%
Families 0.0% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   0.86%
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 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 727 58th
Population Density1 # 494 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 226 87th
Median Household Income # 640 63rd
Per Capita Income # 895 49th

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