Eldorado, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 4,127 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 1,778  (43.1%)
Females: 2,349  (56.9%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62930.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,727 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Eldorado:

$25,727
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,773 (it was $12,980 in 2000)

Eldorado city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,984 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Eldorado:

$38,984
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $77,147; Detached houses: $94,916; Mobile homes: $17,453

Median gross rent in 2012: $534.

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Eldorado races chart
  • White alone - 3,982 (96.6%)
  • Hispanic - 52 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 33 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Eldorado: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.0%), United States (16.1%), German (14.2%), English (8.2%), Dutch (2.8%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/29/1894

Elevation: 389 feet

Land area: 2.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,791 people per square mile   (low).

Eldorado,IL real estate house value index trend

Eldorado, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Eldorado:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eldorado city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

26 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Eldorado, Illinois as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Eldorado to the number of sex offenders is 294 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $932 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $364 (1.1%)

Eldorado satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (49.9 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (112.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (281.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Raleigh, IL (2.3 miles ), Muddy, IL (2.3 miles) , Equality, IL (2.7 miles ), Harrisburg, IL (2.8 miles ), Broughton, IL (2.9 miles) , Omaha, IL (3.0 miles ), Galatia, IL (3.1 miles ), Ridgway, IL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 88.44 W

Area code: 618

Eldorado household income distribution Eldorado home values distribution

Crime rates in Eldorado by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.022.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0011772102000
per 100,000 0.00.022.122.6157.9157.245.322.70.045.50.00.00.0
Robberies 010010000012140
per 100,000 0.022.10.00.022.60.00.00.00.00.0278.8338.70.0
Assaults 20163232181313111060116
per 100,000 441.1352.9705.8723.3406.0291.9294.4249.3226.2136.60.024.2386.9
Burglaries 60955454334216261822194440
per 100,000 1323.32095.31191.01220.6744.2943.2362.3589.2407.2500.9441.41064.3967.4
Thefts 175257142142929883103575887130123
per 100,000 3859.75668.33131.93209.82074.92200.81879.52334.01289.61320.62021.43144.72974.6
Auto thefts 518161636017211914
per 100,000 110.3397.0352.9361.767.7134.70.022.7158.445.5255.6217.7338.6
Arson 0000101100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.022.60.022.622.70.00.023.20.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 358.1502.1411.9422.1416.2363.2203.7212.8143.7161.6224.7337.4303.1

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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 Eldorado detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.0%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -271 (-5.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Eldorado, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eldorado-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Eldorado city center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eldorado-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.0 miles away from Eldorado center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.0 miles away from Eldorado center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Saline County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: David D. Phelps - Politician, George Barker (Virginia politician) - Politician, Jeanette Mott Oxford - Politician, William David Sanders - Schoolteacher.

Hospitals and medical centers in Eldorado:

  • BROOKE HILL ("R.R.#3, UPCHURCH STREET")
  • FERRELL HOSPITAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1201 PINE STREET)
  • PEARCE HOSPITAL FOUNDATION INC (1901 ORGAN STREET)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION-HOSPICE (1300 U S 45 NORTH)
  • EGYPTIAN HEALTH DEPARTMENT (1412 U.S. 45 N)
  • ELDORADO CARE CENTER (THIRD RAILROAD STREETS)
  • FOUNTAINVIEW (1001 A JEFFERSON STREET)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF ELDORADO (1700 JASPER ST)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eldorado:

  • Rend Lake College (about 35 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • John A Logan College (about 36 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 43 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 44 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 51 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 56 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)

Public high school in Eldorado:

Public elementary/middle schools in Eldorado:

See full list of schools located in Eldorado

Library in Eldorado:

  • ELDORADO MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $247,358; Location: 1001 GRANT STREET; 35,443 books; 1,204 audio materials; 1,030 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Wolf Creek Primitive Baptist Church
  • Eldorado Lions Club, 4th Street

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Notable locations in Eldorado: Eldorado City Hall (A), Eldorado Fire Department (B), Miller Emergency Medical Services (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eldorado include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Church of God of Eldorado (B), College Heights Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Church of Christ (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Free Methodist Church (H), Gospel Assembly Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Eldorado: Mahoney Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Gold Post's Motel (1226 USHighway 45 North).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

9.14

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

USFS GARDEN OF THE GODS CAMPGD (Population served: 25, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2007)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • ELDORADO (Address: 903 FOURTH STREET , Population served: 5,152, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.8%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

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 Eldorado in 2010:

  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
233 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

Eldorado, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Eldorado compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Eldorado (2011 data):

  • Legence Bank: at 946 Fourth Street, branch established on 1906/01/01; Highway Facility at U.S. Highway 45 & State Highway 142, branch established on 1985/04/29. Info updated 2011/08/12: Bank assets: $227.3 mil, Deposits: $189.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Eldorado Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Bank of Marion: C.P. Burnett & Sons, Bankers Bank Branch at 1023 Fourth Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/08: Bank assets: $330.2 mil, Deposits: $261.5 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Banterra Bank: U.S. Route 45 South Branch at 1501 U.S. Route 45 South, branch established on 1947/03/04. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $1,103.3 mil, Deposits: $959.2 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Banterra Corp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Eldorado travel time to work - commute Eldorado mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eldorado city (based on Saline County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.89%
Here: 58.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents69.8%7.4%7.4%2.7%2.4%
Congregations44.6%10.8%2.7%5.4%2.7%
NameCumberland Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%2.0%1.3%1.0%3.7%
Congregations6.8%2.7%4.1%1.4%18.9%
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
Saline County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Saline County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Saline County:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Saline County:

27.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.2%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,188$38,2560$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,498$41,9766$1,697
Police Protection - Officers 7$23,440$40,1830$0
Police - Other 4$11,978$35,9341$412
Firefighters 1$3,651$43,81226$1,594
Streets and Highways 4$11,836$35,5080$0
Sewerage 4$13,392$40,1760$0
Water Supply 5$15,620$37,4880$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$299
Totals for Government 27$86,603$38,49034$4,002

Eldorado government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $175,000 ($42.40)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $537,000 ($130.12)
    Police Protection: $531,000 ($128.66)
    Central Staff Services: $346,000 ($83.84)
    Regular Highways: $288,000 ($69.78)
    Sewerage: $210,000 ($50.88)
    Fire Protection: $185,000 ($44.83)
    Housing & Community Development: $22,000 ($5.33)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($4.12)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($4.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $144,000 ($34.89)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($14.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($13.33)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($10.90)
    Central Staff: $24,000 ($5.82)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($4.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $871,000 ($211.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($15.27)

Eldorado government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $326,000 ($78.99)
    All Other: $37,000 ($8.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $186,000 ($45.07)
    All Other: $149,000 ($36.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $98,000 ($23.75)
    Interest Earnings: $92,000 ($22.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $830,000 ($201.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $685,000 ($165.98)
    Highways: $154,000 ($37.32)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($2.42)
  • Tax - Property: $212,000 ($51.37)
    Public Utilities: $209,000 ($50.64)
    NEC: $27,000 ($6.54)

Eldorado government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,050,000 ($254.42)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $310,000 ($75.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $990,000 ($239.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $255,000 ($61.79)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($14.54)
    Other, NEC: $55,000 ($13.33)

Eldorado government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,955,000 ($716.02)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Williamson County, IL  0.67% ($32,443 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, IL  0.52% ($34,723)
from Franklin County, IL  0.25% ($28,565)


4.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Illinois average:

4.96%

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 Williamson County, IL  0.73% ($35,970 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.37% ($29,000)
to Gallatin County, IL  0.32% ($44,034)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eldorado:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eldorado:

  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eldorado:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Eldorado, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 313
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Eldorado fatal accident list:

Mar 18, 1980 09:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 26,825
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,789
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 27,334

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Eldorado)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1604 Locust St (Lat: 37.811722 Lon: -88.441722), Call Sign: WNCD360
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHz, 154.265 MHz, 154.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2005, Expiration Date: 06/04/2015
    Registrant: Roy Walker Communications, Inc., 441 Church Camp Road, Makanda, IL 62958, Phone: (618) 529-3301, Fax: (618) 457-4985, Email:
  • 1201 Pine St (Lat: 37.816167 Lon: -88.447833), Call Sign: KNEN564, Licensee ID: L00024016
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/2003, Expiration Date: 03/10/2013
    Registrant: Southern Illinois Hospital Services Dba Ferrel Hospital, 608 College St, Carbondale, IL 62902, Phone: (618) 457-5200
  • On Rt 45 1 Mi Sw Int Of Rt 45 & 142 (Lat: 37.802000 Lon: -88.457000), Call Sign: KNGW257
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/1998, Expiration Date: 06/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003
    Registrant: Donco Inc, Eldorado, IL 62930
  • Mahoney Park Eldorado Water Tower (Lat: 37.816167 Lon: -88.447278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 22 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: KNDY771
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2003, Expiration Date: 09/21/2013
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • 903 4th St (Lat: 37.814778 Lon: -88.447556), Call Sign: KSC237, Licensee ID: L00013548
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/1997, Expiration Date: 11/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2002
    Registrant: Illinois Power Company, 500 South 27th St, Decatur, IL 62525, Phone: (217) 424-6730

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Eldorado, Route 142 0.5 Mi Se Of (Lat: 37.803639 Lon: -88.430583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WNTP394
    Assigned Frequencies: 934.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2002, Expiration Date: 07/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2012
    Registrant: Novacom Inc., 100 South 13th Street, Herrin, IL 62948, Phone: (618) 988-1661, Fax: (618) 942-5354, Email:
  • Eldorado, IL, Various Locations (Lat: 37.814750 Lon: -88.447528), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTW422, Licensee ID: L00838286
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2009, Expiration Date: 10/18/2019, Certifier: Gerald Bednar
    Registrant: Ameren Services Company
  • ELDORADO, 1600 Benton Street (Lat: 37.816444 Lon: -88.443944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WPQT459
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2000, Expiration Date: 10/05/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2010, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Eldorado IL, State Route 142 At East Edge Of (Lat: 37.803528 Lon: -88.430500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQCC349
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6695.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2005, Expiration Date: 01/27/2015, Certifier: Larry Burns
    Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Fax: (303) 840-1028, Email:
  • ELDORADO, Lat: 37.814806 Lon: -88.441389, Call Sign: WQHJ768
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2007, Expiration Date: 08/16/2017, Certifier: Larry Phelps
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • STATION, St. Rt. 142 At E Edge Of (Lat: 37.803639 Lon: -88.430583), Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WAQ700
    Assigned Frequencies: 2138.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2002, Expiration Date: 10/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2007
    Registrant: Phone: (618) 964-1448

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eldorado)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEAVER ROBBIE L BEAVER 162F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RI 162F (150 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 730RB , Serial Number: 02, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Robbie L Beaver, Po Box 58, Eldorado, IL 62930
  • Aircraft: BEAVER ROBBIE EXEC 90 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RI 162F (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 731RB , Serial Number: 01, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Robbie Beaver, 100 Dodd Cemetery Rd # 58, Eldorado, IL 62930

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Eldorado, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11675.7 years
James10774.6 years
Mary10780.1 years
John10475.5 years
Charles8473.7 years
George6077.7 years
Robert5670.6 years
Helen4880.3 years
Joseph3873.9 years
Dorothy2973.4 years
Most common last names in Eldorado, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5479.1 years
Williams4375.8 years
Brown3981.1 years
Jones3880.6 years
Davis3875.5 years
Johnson3678.3 years
Watson3674.8 years
Miller3071.1 years
Cox2577.6 years
Moore2378.0 years
Businesses in Eldorado, IL
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1La-Z-Boy1
Hardee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
KFC1McDonald's1

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  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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