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Population in 2012: 18,491 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 

Males: 8,701  (47.1%)
Females: 9,790  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  37.7 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71730.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,032 (it was $27,045 in 2000)
El Dorado:

$32,032
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,580

El Dorado city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,362 (it was $52,800 in 2000)
El Dorado:

$71,362
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,883; Detached houses: $93,190; Townhouses or other attached units: $233,377; In 2-unit structures: $44,118; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $69,351; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $31,362; Mobile homes: $35,787

Median gross rent in 2012: $607.

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  • Black alone - 9,692 (51.3%)
  • White alone - 8,169 (43.3%)
  • Hispanic - 675 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 180 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 155 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in El Dorado: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (13.7%), English (5.3%), German (4.4%), Irish (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/05/1870

Elevation: 269 feet

Land area: 16.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,137 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in El Dorado:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Dorado city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

558 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia).

This city:  3.0%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 46 registered sex offenders living in El Dorado, Arkansas as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in El Dorado to the number of sex offenders is 402 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $486 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $382 (0.7%)

El Dorado satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (58.8 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (82.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (240.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Norphlet, AR (2.7 miles ), Calion, AR (3.3 miles ), Smackover, AR (3.3 miles ), Junction City, AR (3.7 miles ), Junction City, LA (3.8 miles ), Louann, AR (3.8 miles) , Strong, AR (4.4 miles ), Spearsville, LA (4.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $242,400
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $242,400
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $48,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $202,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.21 N, Longitude: 92.66 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Arkansas' Original Boomtown

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,519 (+29.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,546 (77.0%)

Area code: 870

El Dorado household income distribution El Dorado home values distribution


 

Crime rates in El Dorado by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 411352322121
per 100,000 17.74.64.614.223.99.714.910.110.15.110.55.3
Rapes 10159461132312
per 100,000 44.369.241.219.028.74.85.015.210.115.45.310.6
Robberies 403241313734463838393729
per 100,000 177.2147.6187.8147.2177.2164.2227.7192.8192.5200.6194.5153.8
Assaults 245230125127114145157165172114191165
per 100,000 1085.31060.8572.7603.2546.0700.4777.2837.3871.3586.41003.8874.9
Burglaries 414423439581569518504572731526555430
per 100,000 1833.91951.02011.42759.42725.02502.32495.02902.73703.02705.62916.92280.0
Thefts 805749791798717714711712598559545545
per 100,000 3565.93454.63624.13790.13433.73449.13519.83613.13029.22875.42864.42889.7
Auto thefts 9183111637745617465383834
per 100,000 403.1382.8508.6299.2368.8217.4302.0375.5329.3195.5199.7180.3
Arson N/A112611610422137
per 100,000 N/A50.79.228.552.729.049.520.310.110.368.337.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.4) 639.3621.5535.3572.7586.2538.8592.4630.6661.9516.1614.2525.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in El Dorado detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 68 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Arkansas average:

1.98

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El Dorado, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,692 (-7.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

El Dorado-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the El Dorado city center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

El Dorado-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 13.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 1.6 miles away from El Dorado center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 7.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from El Dorado center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
El Dorado topographic map

Birthplace of: Lamar Hunt - Sports executive, Lou Brock - Baseball player, Ron Ponder - Business executive, Beryl Anthony, Jr. - Politician, Charles Portis - Writer, George W. Shannon - Journalist, James Anderson (basketball) - Basketball player, Josh Wilson (musician) - Musician, Nelson Bunker Hunt - Oil industrialist, Tommy Thigpen - Football player and coach.

Main business address for: MURPHY OIL CORP /DE (PETROLEUM REFINING), DELTIC TIMBER CORP (SAWMILLS, PLANNING MILLS, GENERAL).


Hospitals/medical centers in El Dorado:

  • SOUTH ARKANSAS KIDNEY CTR-EL DORADO (Dialysis Facility, 620 W GROVE ST)
  • SOUTH ARKANSAS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 431 WEST OAK)
  • UNION COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, 301 AMERICAN ROAD)
  • LIFE TOUCH HOSPICE (Hospital, 2301 CHAMPAGNOLLE)
  • MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH ARKANSAS (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 700 WEST GROVE STREET)
  • COURTYARD REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, 2415 W HILLSBORO)
  • EAST MANOR NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, 100 HARGETT DR)
  • HILLSBORO MANOR LIFE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1700 SHORT EAST HILLSBORO)
  • HILLSBORO NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1700 SHORT EAST HILLSBORO)
  • HUDSON MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 700 N. COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • OAK RIDGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 501 HUDSON ST)
  • TIMBERLANE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 2002 TIMBERWOOD ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in El Dorado, AR

Airports and heliports located in El Dorado:


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Local government website: www.eldoradoar.org/intro.html

Colleges/Universities in El Dorado:

  • South Arkansas Community College (Full-time enrollment: 815; Location: 300 S West Ave; Public; Website: www.southark.edu)
  • Professional Cosmetology Education Center (FT enrollment: 43; Location: 460 North Washington; Private, for-profit; Website: www.professionalcosmetologyeducation.com/)
  • Lynndale Fundamentals of Beauty LLC (FT enrollment: 16; Location: 1729 Champagnolle Rd; Public)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Dorado:

  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 34 miles; Magnolia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,501)
  • Grambling State University (about 48 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 48 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 57 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,521)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 59 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Henderson State University (about 68 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 75 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)

Public high schools in El Dorado:

  • EL DORADO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,368; Location: 501 TIMBERLANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARKERS CHAPEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 401 PARKERS CHAPEL RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • SOUTHARK CAREER CENTER (Location: 3696 EAST MAIN RD; Grades: 09 - 12)

Private high school in El Dorado:

  • MARANATHA BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 2103 SMACKOVER HWY; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in El Dorado:

  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 686; Location: 601 SOUTH QUAKER; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • BARTON JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 662; Location: 400 WEST FAULKNER; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • YOCUM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 642; Location: 308 SOUTH COLLEGE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • HUGH GOODWIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 435; Location: 201 EAST 5TH; Grades: KG - 04)
  • NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 1600 NORTH COLLEGE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • PARKERS CHAPEL ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 401 PARKERS CHAPEL RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • RETTA BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 505 DIXIE DR; Grades: KG - 04)
  • UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 6049 MORO BAY HWY; Grades: PK - 06)

Private elementary/middle school in El Dorado:

  • WEST SIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 2400 W HILLSBORO ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in El Dorado:

  • BARTON LIBRARY (Operating income: $568,739; Location: 200 EAST 5TH STREET; 75,872 books; 2,016 audio materials; 1,613 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 107 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in El Dorado: El Dorado Country Club (A), Union County Courthouse (B), South Arkansas Arts Center (C), El Dorado Municipal Auditorium (D), El Dorado City Hall (E), Barton Library (F), El Dorado Police Department (G), Federal Bureau of Investigation El Dorado Office (H), El Dorado Fire Department / Advanced Life Support (I), El Dorado Fire Station 2 (J), El Dorado Fire Station 3 (K), El Dorado Fire Station 4 (L), El Dorado Fire Department / Advanced Life Support (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Mellor Park Mall Shopping Center (1), Northwest Village Shopping Center (2), Madison Square Shopping Center (3), El Dorado Shopping Center (4), El Do Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in El Dorado include: Apostolic Gospel Church (A), Bethlehem Healing Temple (B), Bouldware Temple (C), Christian Fellowship Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Church of God (F), Church of God in Christ (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), College Avenue Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Presbyterian Cemetery (1), Arlington Cemetery (2), Morning Star Cemetery (3), Hammond Cemetery (4), Ingram-Reeves Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in El Dorado include: South Side Park (1), Mattocks Park (2), Mellor Park (3), South Arkansas Arboretum (4), Lions Club Park (5), Bozeman Park (6), Bodenhamer Park (7), Neel Park (8), Mosby Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Megatron (Arcades & Amusements; 415 North West Avenue).

Hotels: Comfort Suites City Road (2309 Junction City Road), Comfort Suites El Dorado (2309 Junction City Road), Hampton Inn (2312 Junction City Road), Mini Inn Motel (518 Russell Ave), Union Square Guest Quarters (234 East Main Street), Comfort Inn (2303 Junction City Rd), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1819 Junction City Road), The Party Car (220 East Main Street), Best Western TLC Secretaries Club (1920 Junction City Road).

Courts: Union-County - Juvenile Court Probation Officer (530 East Hillsboro Street), United States Government - Judicial Branch- District Court U S- Clerk U S District C (U S Post).

 
Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  SO2 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.3. This is about average.
City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.66. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.66
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in El Dorado and their reported violations in the past:

EL DORADO WATERWORKS (Population served: 25464, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
NEW HOPE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1161, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-25-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-25-1999)
FAIRCREST WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 994, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-12-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-12-2006)
  • MCL, Average - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-12-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-12-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JOHNSON TOWNSHIP WATER ASSOC (Population served: 801, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2005 and OCT-03-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2005)
MOUNT HOLLY WATERWORKS (Population served: 397, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
HARMONY WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 357, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2002 and JAN-23-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2003)
LOUANN WATERWORKS (Population served: 218, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-1999), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In MAR-02-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-1994)
HWY 82 WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in El Dorado that have no violations reported:

  • LISBON WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 399, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.7%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.8% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.1%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in El Dorado, AR

People in group quarters in El Dorado in 2010:

  • 268 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in El Dorado in 2000:

  • 542 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

El Dorado compared to Arkansas state average:

El Dorado, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in El Dorado (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank: Washington Street Branch, East Main Branch, 318 Griffith Street Branch, Timberlane Branch, at 214 North Washington Street, El Dorado Branch. Info updated 2006/05/23: Bank assets: $791.3 mil, Deposits: $601.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Banc Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: El Dorado West Branch, El Dorado North Branch, El Dorado Branch, Wal-Mart Branch, El Dorado Main. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Southern Bancorp Bank: El Dorado Branch, North Jefferson Branch, Timberland Branch. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,146.8 mil, Deposits: $966.8 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancorp, Inc
  • Simmons First Bank of Eldorado: Simmons First Bank Of Eldorado, South East Branch, Timberlane Branch. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $232.0 mil, Deposits: $195.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Simmons First National Corporation
  • Smackover State Bank: 125 West 5th Branch at 125 West 5th, branch established on 1986/12/05; El Dorado Branch at 602 South Timberlane Drive, branch established on 2004/09/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.1 mil, Deposits: $164.7 mil, headquarters in Smackover, AR, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Smackover Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: El Dorado Main Office at 100 East Peach Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in El Dorado, Arkansas:

  • La Quinta Inn-El Dorado, 2303 Jct City Rd, El Dorado, AR 71730 , Phone: (870) 863-6677, Fax: (870) 863-6677
  • Super 8-el Dorado, 1925 JCT City Rd, El Dorado, AR 71730 , Phone: (870) 862-1000
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1819 Jct City Rd, El Dorado, AR 71730 , Phone: (870) 881-8900, Fax: (870) 881-8618
  • Best Western Kings Inn, 1920 Jct City Rd, El Dorado, AR 71730 , Phone: (870) 862-5191, Fax: (870) 863-7511
  • Hampton Inn Of El Dorado, 2312 Jct City Rd, El Dorado, AR 71730 , Phone: (870) 862-1800, Fax: (870) 862-9797
  • Comfort Suites, 2309 Jct City Rd, El Dorado, AR 71730 , Phone: (870) 863-4300, Fax: (870) 863-4343
  • Country Inn & Suites, 2413 W Hillsboro St, El Dorado, AR 71730 , Phone: (870) 881-0455, Fax: (870) 881-9905
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in El Dorado, Arkansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


El Dorado travel time to work - commute


El Dorado mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for El Dorado city (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.44%
Here67.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents58.8%13.0%8.6%3.9%3.6%
Congregations28.2%16.1%9.7%8.1%11.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist AssociationCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%2.0%1.7%4.1%
Congregations3.2%10.5%0.8%0.8%11.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Union County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Union County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Here:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

10.4%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

28.7%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,162$24,9720$0
Other Government Administration 15$23,079$18,4630$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,116$13,3920$0
Police Protection - Officers 50$154,150$36,9960$0
Police - Other 18$30,938$20,6250$0
Firefighters 54$166,747$37,0550$0
Streets and Highways 22$42,465$23,1630$0
Airports 2$3,168$19,0080$0
Health 1$2,725$32,7000$0
Solid Waste Management 38$71,313$22,5200$0
Sewerage 21$54,287$31,0210$0
Parks and Recreation 6$9,356$18,7120$0
Water Supply 26$59,979$27,6830$0
Local Libraries 9$15,680$20,90715$7,782
Totals for Government 265$639,165$28,94315$7,782

El Dorado government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,794,000 ($97.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,101,000 ($59.54)
    General Public Buildings: $146,000 ($7.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($0.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,702,000 ($146.13)
    Water Utilities: $2,638,000 ($142.66)
    Sewerage: $2,629,000 ($142.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,463,000 ($133.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,905,000 ($103.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,045,000 ($56.51)
    Financial Administration: $570,000 ($30.83)
    Libraries: $380,000 ($20.55)
    Central Staff Services: $359,000 ($19.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $239,000 ($12.93)
    Air Transportation: $95,000 ($5.14)
    Health - Other: $46,000 ($2.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $574,000 ($31.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $194,000 ($10.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $191,000 ($10.33)
    Libraries: $179,000 ($9.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($2.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($0.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $674,000 ($36.45)
    Regular Highways: $265,000 ($14.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $146,000 ($7.90)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($4.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($2.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($1.57)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($1.19)
    Air Transportation: $21,000 ($1.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,489,000 ($350.93)

El Dorado government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,918,000 ($157.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $827,000 ($44.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $234,000 ($12.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $202,000 ($10.92)
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000 ($3.62)
    Air Transportation: $49,000 ($2.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,584,000 ($85.66)
    Public Welfare: $114,000 ($6.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($0.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,762,000 ($149.37)
    Public Welfare: $8,000 ($0.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $390,000 ($21.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $169,000 ($9.14)
    Interest Earnings: $121,000 ($6.54)
    Donations From Private Sources: $116,000 ($6.27)
    Rents: $16,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,366,000 ($182.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,204,000 ($119.19)
    Highways: $1,438,000 ($77.77)
    Public Welfare: $106,000 ($5.73)
    All Other: $100,000 ($5.41)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,180,000 ($226.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,039,000 ($56.19)
    Property: $978,000 ($52.89)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $80,000 ($4.33)
    Public Utility License: $57,000 ($3.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $41,000 ($2.22)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($0.05)

El Dorado government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,359,000 ($776.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,387,000 ($723.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $972,000 ($52.57)

El Dorado government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,380,000 ($561.35)

4.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ouachita County, AR  0.41% ($28,541 average AGI)
from Columbia County, AR  0.27% ($47,250)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.26% ($22,974)


5.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pulaski County, AR  0.47% ($24,620 average AGI)
to Ouachita County, AR  0.47% ($25,014)
to Columbia County, AR  0.23% ($23,886)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Dorado:

  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELD (1400 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Dorado:

  • KLBQ (98.7 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSA (90.9 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: BD OF SUP OF LA STATE U & A&M COLLGE)
  • KIXB (103.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGL (93.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXZX (96.1 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K209DT (88.5 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KMLK (101.5 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCXY (95.3 FM; EAST CAMDEN, AR; Owner: GARY D. TERRELL D/B/A Y95 RADIO)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAMD-FM (97.1 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: CHARLES R. SHINN)
  • KMGC (104.5 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: JADE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KELD-FM (107.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBPW (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around El Dorado:

  • KLMB-LP (Channel 23; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • K18AB (Channel 18; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOE CORP. L.L.C.)
  • K05KG (Channel 5; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYPX (Channel 49; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • K48EP (Channel 48; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FJ (Channel 59; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K29DC (Channel 29; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40EF (Channel 40; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K50EK (Channel 50; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GF (Channel 57; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FX (Channel 63; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K66EX (Channel 66; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of El Dorado fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in El Dorado)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 223 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in El Dorado, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in El Dorado)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in El Dorado)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 210
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - El Dorado


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for El Dorado, AR

Most common first names in El Dorado, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James40371.8 years
John34975.0 years
Mary32377.2 years
William29174.8 years
Robert19171.6 years
Willie18574.9 years
George14275.9 years
Charles13669.7 years
Henry10377.0 years
Thomas9772.1 years
Most common last names in El Dorado, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21373.1 years
Williams20772.8 years
Johnson14174.9 years
Davis13174.9 years
Jones12975.9 years
Brown11475.6 years
Moore11076.3 years
Jackson9571.5 years
Goodwin7878.3 years
Wilson7878.6 years
Businesses in El Dorado, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2New Balance4
Ace Hardware1Nike4
Applebee's1Office Depot1
Arby's1Payless1
Ashley Furniture1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Popeyes1
Baskin-Robbins1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx10Subway2
GNC1Super 81
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
Home Depot1UPS5
JCPenney1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
La Quinta1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
McDonald's2
Browse common businesses in El Dorado, AR


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  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
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  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
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