El Dorado, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 12,852 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.6%
 
Males: 6,605  (51.4%)
Females: 6,247  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67042.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,787 (it was $33,098 in 2000)
El Dorado:

$42,787
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,845 (it was $18,458 in 2000)

El Dorado city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,628 (it was $61,000 in 2000)
El Dorado:

$95,628
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,251; Detached houses: $109,344; In 2-unit structures: $144,758; Mobile homes: $22,194

Median gross rent in 2012: $639.

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  • White alone - 11,721 (90.2%)
  • Hispanic - 683 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 212 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 200 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 152 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.05%)

Races in El Dorado detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in El Dorado: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.0%), Irish (13.2%), English (11.5%), United States (7.7%), Scottish (2.8%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/12/1871

Elevation: 1344 feet

Land area: 6.37 square miles.

Population density: 2,019 people per square mile   (low).

El Dorado,KS real estate house value index trend

El Dorado, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in El Dorado:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Dorado city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

161 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in El Dorado, Kansas as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in El Dorado to the number of sex offenders is 358 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,452 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,486 (1.7%)

El Dorado satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (27.7 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (347.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Towanda, KS (2.8 miles ), Leon, KS (3.2 miles ), Augusta, KS (3.3 miles ), Potwin, KS (3.5 miles ), Rosalia, KS (3.6 miles) , Benton, KS (3.7 miles ), Andover, KS (4.2 miles ), Whitewater, KS (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $12,000
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $133,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.82 N, Longitude: 96.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +737 (+5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,691 (47.1%)

Area code: 316

El Dorado household income distribution El Dorado home values distribution

Crime rates in El Dorado by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000000000
per 100,000 8.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 710344371057
per 100,000 57.578.723.531.331.423.655.778.738.253.5
Robberies 1041243463
per 100,000 8.20.031.47.815.731.523.931.545.822.9
Assaults 11194225284179316647
per 100,000 90.3149.5329.6195.9219.6323.0628.5243.9503.7359.5
Burglaries 10072110731231211209075127
per 100,000 821.0566.7863.3572.1964.9953.3954.7708.0572.3971.4
Thefts 420451596519491453332311324302
per 100,000 3448.33549.84677.44067.43851.63568.92641.42446.52472.52309.9
Auto thefts 20283226344744332329
per 100,000 164.2220.4251.1203.8266.7370.3350.1259.6175.5221.8
Arson 1432344122
per 100,000 8.231.523.515.723.531.531.87.915.315.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 303.2304.0376.4297.2329.5345.5393.2301.0310.0311.9

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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: 31 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +482 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

Work and jobs in El Dorado: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in El Dorado, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

El Dorado-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the El Dorado city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/10/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the city center killed 15 people and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

El Dorado-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 230.3 miles away from El Dorado center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.7 miles away from El Dorado center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
El Dorado topographic map

Birthplace of: Daniel Biles - Judge, Beals Becker - Major League Baseball outfielder, Maude Fulton - Actor, Mort Walker - (born 1923), cartoonist, Steve Brodie (actor) - Stevenson, Clarence Beers - Baseball player, Jack Marshall (composer) - Musician, Larry Hartshorn - Player of and football, Tom Borland - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in El Dorado:

  • SUSAN B ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 720 W CENTRAL ST)
  • SUSAN B. ALLEN DIALYSIS CENTER (701 W. CENTRAL)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - EL DORADO (900 COUNTRY CLUB LN)
  • LAKEPOINT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER OF EL DORADO (1313 S HIGH ST)

Airports located in El Dorado:

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College/University in El Dorado:

  • Butler Community College (Full-time enrollment: 6,676; Location: 901 S Haverhill Rd; Public; Website: www.butlercc.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near El Dorado:

  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 21 miles; Wichita, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 26 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 30 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 31 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 31 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 54 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Emporia State University (about 56 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)

Public high schools in El Dorado:

Public elementary/middle schools in El Dorado:

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Library in El Dorado:

  • BRADFORD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $416,130; Location: 611 S. WASHINGTON; 61,762 books; 3,491 audio materials; 4,919 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in El Dorado: American Legion Golf Course (A), Prairie Trails Golf and Country Club (B), El Dorado Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), McDonald Baseball Stadium (D), El Dorado Business Park (E), Fifth and Main Plaza (F), El Dorado Plaza (G), Butler County Community Building (H), Butler County Sheriff's Office (I), El Dorado Police Department (J), Butler County Judicial Center (K), Bradford Memorial Library (L), Butler County Emergency Medical Services (M), Butler County Courthouse (N), Butler County Health Department (O), Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum (P), Rolla A Clymer Research Facility (Q), Playhouse Doll Museum (R), Coutts Memorial Museum of Art (S), El Dorado City Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: North Main Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in El Dorado include: Seventh Day Adventist Church of El Dorado (A), Family Worship Center Assembly of God Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Salvation Army (D), Pentecostal Lighthouse Church (E), Antioch Baptist Church (F), Calvary Tabernacle First United Pentecostal Church (G), Church of Christ (H), Church of God in Prophecy (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Walnut Valley Memorial Park (1), Belle Vista Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in El Dorado include: Summit Park (1), Southwest Park (2), Rice Park (3), Main Park (4), Knutson Park (5), Central Park (6), Gordy Park (7), Graham Park (8), Forest Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Butler County Historical Society Museum (383 East Central Avenue), Coutts Memorial Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 110 N Main Street), Flint Hills Overland Trips (Recreational Trips & Guides; P O Box 1076).

Hotels: Sunset Inn (1901 West Central Avenue), Heritage Inn (2515 West Central Avenue), Super 8 Motel of El Dorado (2530 West Central Avenue), Country Cottage Square (115 West Kansas Avenue), Red Coach Inns - El Dorado (2525 West Central Avenue), Free & Easy Travel (212 East Central Avenue), El Dorado Motel El Sarape Restaurant (1111 West Central Avenue), Patel I C (1111 West Central Avenue), Stardust Motel (1127 North Main Street).

Courts: Kansas State - El Dorado- District Court Offices- Highway Commission- District (205 Oil Hill Road), Butler-County - Court Services (201 West Pine Avenue), Butler-County - District Court- Clerk Of District Court (201 West Pine Avenue), Kansas State - El Dorado- Materials Dept- District Court Offices- Highway Commis (205 Oil Hill Road), Butler County - Court Services- Adult Probation (121 South Gordy Street), Kansas State - El Dorado- District Court Offices- Highway Commission- Resident Engi (205 Oil Hill Road).

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

EL DORADO, CITY OF (Population served: 12,900, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2006)
  • One other older monitoring violation
BUTLER CO RWD 6 (Population served: 2,586, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-15-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2014)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BUTLER CO RWD 2 (Population served: 1,775, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
BUTLER CO RWD 1 (Population served: 726, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.2%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.8% for other race residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in El Dorado in 2010:

  • 368 people in college/university student housing
  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in El Dorado in 2000:

  • 205 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

El Dorado, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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El Dorado compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in El Dorado (2011 data):

  • Intrust Bank, National Association: El Dorado Branch at 100 South Main Street, branch established on 1985/07/25; El Dorado West Branch at 2723 West Central, branch established on 2005/08/08. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $4,066.0 mil, Deposits: $3,310.3 mil, headquarters in Wichita, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Intrust Financial Corporation
  • Verus Bank: Downtown Branch at 640 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/02/26; West Central Branch at 225 Village Road, branch established on 1995/04/24. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $115.8 mil, Deposits: $103.9 mil, headquarters in Derby, KS, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Team Resources Corporation
  • Community National Bank & Trust: El Dorado Branch at 2815 West Central, branch established on 2001/10/22; El Dorado Branch at 301 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/04/10. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $766.3 mil, Deposits: $636.2 mil, headquarters in Chanute, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Emprise Bank: El Dorado Branch at 200 North Main, branch established on 2002/08/19. Info updated 2011/04/13: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,282.4 mil, headquarters in Wichita, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Emprise Financial Corporation
  • Commerce Bank: El Dorado Branch at 625 W Central, branch established on 1923/05/16. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: El Dorado West Central Branch at 2314 West Central, branch established on 1974/12/26. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Bank of the West: El Dorado - Butler at 405 North Main, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

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

  • El Dorado Motel & Restaurant, 1111 E Central, El Dorado, KS 67042 , Phone: (316) 321-3610
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 3100 W El Dorado Ave, El Dorado, KS 67042 , Phone: (316) 322-7275, Fax: (316) 321-0580
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in El Dorado, Kansas

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 (82%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.82%
Here: 48.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents22.7%15.2%14.5%14.0%8.9%
Congregations3.7%17.3%9.9%12.3%6.2%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.2%2.8%2.4%2.3%13.9%
Congregations2.5%6.2%3.7%4.9%33.3%
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: 7
Butler County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Butler County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Butler County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

28.5%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.3%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$40,667$44,3641$1,299
Other Government Administration 3$17,875$71,5001$2,900
Judicial and Legal 3$8,255$33,0200$0
Police Protection - Officers 24$98,181$49,0910$0
Police - Other 2$5,266$31,5960$0
Firefighters 17$69,125$48,7940$0
Streets and Highways 11$34,573$37,7160$0
Airports 1$2,997$35,9640$0
Welfare 1$1,472$17,6641$769
Health 2$4,643$27,8581$631
Solid Waste Management 14$33,002$28,2870$0
Sewerage 7$25,967$44,5151$694
Parks and Recreation 6$21,032$42,06427$16,002
Water Supply 15$43,720$34,9761$1,297
Local Libraries 2$6,243$37,45819$20,226
Other and Unallocable 8$28,586$42,8796$3,290
Totals for Government 127$441,604$41,72658$47,108

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,411,000 ($187.60)
    Water Utilities: $2,061,000 ($160.36)
    Police Protection: $1,487,000 ($115.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,199,000 ($93.29)
    Sewerage: $796,000 ($61.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $752,000 ($58.51)
    Regular Highways: $743,000 ($57.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $679,000 ($52.83)
    Central Staff Services: $415,000 ($32.29)
    Libraries: $281,000 ($21.86)
    Financial Administration: $255,000 ($19.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $128,000 ($9.96)
    Air Transportation: $123,000 ($9.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $110,000 ($8.56)
    Health - Other: $98,000 ($7.63)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($0.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000 ($52.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($6.38)
    Regular Highways: $76,000 ($5.91)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($4.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($1.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,351,000 ($494.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($4.12)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,311,000 ($102.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,282,000 ($99.75)
    All Other: $566,000 ($44.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000 ($10.04)
    Air Transportation: $113,000 ($8.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $77,000 ($5.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($3.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $96,000 ($7.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,078,000 ($83.88)
    Interest Earnings: $756,000 ($58.82)
    Special Assessments: $490,000 ($38.13)
    Rents: $421,000 ($32.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $145,000 ($11.28)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($0.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,013,000 ($234.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $559,000 ($43.50)
    General Local Government Support: $54,000 ($4.20)
    All Other: $19,000 ($1.48)
  • Tax - Property: $3,387,000 ($263.54)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,056,000 ($159.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $809,000 ($62.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $101,000 ($7.86)
    Other License: $90,000 ($7.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,026,000 ($2025.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,796,000 ($1306.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,500,000 ($894.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,270,000 ($176.63)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,789,000 ($372.63)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,992,000 ($699.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,642,000 ($750.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,000 ($20.39)

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.06%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  3.60% ($47,043 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.15% ($41,382)
from Greenwood County, KS  0.14% ($24,290)


7.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sedgwick County, KS  3.64% ($42,933 average AGI)
to Cowley County, KS  0.17% ($32,000)
to Greenwood County, KS  0.11% ($24,120)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Dorado:

  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Dorado:

  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBTL (88.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around El Dorado:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

El Dorado fatal accident list:

Mar 9, 2009 08:53 PM, Us-77, Mccollum, Lat: 37.84294, Lon: -96.84989, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 2008 10:02 PM, Sr-254, Summit St, Lat: 37.81711, Lon: -96.86388, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 11, 1990 10:10 PM, Gordy, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 16, 1983 03:17 PM, 77, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 1979 03:42 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 1975 02:38 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1975 12:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 44 meters (144ft)
Total costs: $1,551,000
Total average daily traffic: 72,310
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,994

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for El Dorado, KS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in El Dorado)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in El Dorado, KS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (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: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in El Dorado)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in El Dorado)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$80,49427$56,47178$80,53239$19,4982$99,04029$57,0361$38,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$76,1971$75,57010$119,2013$8,4270$01$353,7000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$68,3847$52,47432$84,81317$36,4960$04$30,0900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$74,8282$37,88521$71,9186$22,9530$01$35,1802$32,795
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$91,2100$04$100,2830$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.01, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$100,8635$75,854
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$96,8400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.01, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 268
  • Hazardous Condition: 50
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - El Dorado

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for El Dorado, KS
Most common first names in El Dorado, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13279.8 years
William11476.4 years
John11076.8 years
James9872.8 years
Charles9279.1 years
Robert9169.3 years
George6778.4 years
Dorothy5377.8 years
Anna4886.9 years
Ruth4680.8 years
Most common last names in El Dorado, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8679.5 years
Jones4975.4 years
Wilson4172.7 years
Miller3875.9 years
Johnson3578.8 years
Brown3276.7 years
Thompson3277.6 years
Anderson3076.2 years
Williams2975.2 years
Baker2681.7 years
Businesses in El Dorado, KS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike2
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
FedEx1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1

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  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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