Eldorado, Texas

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Population in 2013: 1,809 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 837  (46.3%)
Females: 972  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76936.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,947 (it was $27,682 in 2000)
Eldorado:

$46,947
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,515 (it was $12,994 in 2000)

Eldorado city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,032 (it was $34,100 in 2000)
Eldorado:

$68,032
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $60,540; Detached houses: $69,618; Townhouses or other attached units: $23,189; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $39,678; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,071; Mobile homes: $32,964

Median gross rent in 2012: $512.

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Eldorado races chart
  • Hispanic - 1,195 (61.3%)
  • White alone - 722 (37.0%)
  • Black alone - 19 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Eldorado: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.1%), Irish (8.5%), English (6.3%), United States (3.2%), Swedish (1.1%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2439 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,305 people per square mile   (low).

Eldorado,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Eldorado:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eldorado city:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

242 residents are foreign born

This city:  10.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Eldorado, Texas as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Eldorado to the number of sex offenders is 131 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,611 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $602 (1.0%)

Eldorado satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Angelo, TX (41.9 miles , pop. 88,439).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (158.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Sonora, TX (4.5 miles ), Christoval, TX (4.9 miles ), Sonora Rural, TX (5.2 miles ), Mertzon, TX (5.5 miles ), Ozona, TX (6.1 miles ), East Crockett, TX (6.2 miles ), West Tom Green, TX (6.2 miles ), San Angelo, TX (6.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $58,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $38,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.86 N, Longitude: 100.60 W

Area code: 325

Eldorado household income distribution Eldorado home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -102 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (37%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Extraction workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Eldorado, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Eldorado-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.3 miles away from the Eldorado city center killed 13 people and injured 159 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center caused $10,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eldorado-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 169.7 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) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from Eldorado center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 167.4 miles away from Eldorado center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 259.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schleicher County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eldorado topographic map

Birthplace of: Alvin Luedecke - Air Force general.

Hospitals and medical centers in Eldorado:

  • SCHLEICHER COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (400 W MURCHISON AVE)

Airports located in Eldorado:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eldorado:

  • Angelo State University (about 41 miles; San Angelo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,019)
  • Howard College (about 109 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Midland College (about 121 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 123 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 125 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 125 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 3,569)
  • Odessa College (about 127 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public high school in Eldorado:

Public elementary/middle schools in Eldorado:

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Library in Eldorado:

  • SCHLEICHER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,881; Location: 201 SW MAIN ST; 13,994 books; 370 audio materials; 860 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Eldorado: Eldorado Volunteer Fire Department (A), Schleicher County Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Schleicher County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for other race residents, 40.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
32 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Eldorado, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Eldorado compared to Texas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Eldorado (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Eldorado: The First National Bank Of Eldorado at 100 Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $62.3 mil, Deposits: $54.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Eldorado Bancshares, Inc.

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 (55%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.91%
Here: 61.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents42.3%23.7%16.5%7.2%10.3%
Congregations30.0%10.0%10.0%10.0%40.0%
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: 1
Schleicher County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Schleicher County:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Schleicher County:

27.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

15.7%
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 2$7,706$46,2360$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,852$27,4080$0
Solid Waste Management 6$13,066$26,1320$0
Sewerage 1$5,031$60,3720$0
Water Supply 3$6,759$27,0360$0
Gas Supply 2$5,142$30,8520$0
Totals for Government 17$44,556$31,4510$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $151,000 ($83.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($29.85)
    Water Utilities: $54,000 ($29.85)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $536,000 ($296.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $293,000 ($161.97)
    Water Utilities: $196,000 ($108.35)
    Sewerage: $191,000 ($105.58)
    Financial Administration: $169,000 ($93.42)
    Regular Highways: $82,000 ($45.33)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($4.42)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($3.87)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($1.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($1.11)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($23.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $382,000 ($211.17)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $355,000 ($196.24)
    Sewerage: $167,000 ($92.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $58,000 ($32.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($8.84)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $603,000 ($333.33)
    Water Utilities: $190,000 ($105.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $109,000 ($60.25)
  • Tax - Property: $200,000 ($110.56)
    Total General Sales: $87,000 ($48.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $60,000 ($33.17)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $705,000 ($389.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $625,000 ($345.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $80,000 ($44.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $725,000 ($400.77)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $134,000 ($74.07)

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 Tom Green County, TX  1.67% ($38,688 average AGI)


11.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

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 Tom Green County, TX  3.38% ($25,088 average AGI)
to Mohave County, AZ  1.79% ($16,056)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eldorado:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHOS (980 AM; 1 kW; SONORA, TX; Owner: ZACARIAS SERRATO)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eldorado:

  • KELI (98.7 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KHOS-FM (92.1 FM; SONORA, TX; Owner: SONORA BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Eldorado:

  • KLST (Channel 8; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: JEWELL TELEVISION CORPORATION)

Eldorado fatal accident list:

Jun 9, 2011 09:57 PM, Us-277, Dixie Rd, Lat: 30.86911, Lon: -100.59088, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 2007 10:55 PM, Rabbit, Lat: 30.86952, Lon: -100.60926, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Feb 8, 1997 08:15 PM, Fm915, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 28, 1981 10:35 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 28, 1978 04:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 22, 1977 02:05 AM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Eldorado)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Eldorado, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K5HMD, Licensee ID: L00734196
    Grant Date: 10/07/2003, Expiration Date: 12/28/2013, Certifier: Joe C Christian
    Registrant: Joe C Christian, Eldorado, TX 76936
  • Call Sign: WA5IYI
    Grant Date: 01/25/1994, Expiration Date: 01/25/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2006
    Registrant: Joe M Christian, Eldorado, TX 76936
  • Call Sign: WM5L, Previous Call Sign: N5QHO, Licensee ID: L00195947
    Grant Date: 10/27/2012, Expiration Date: 10/18/2022, Certifier: James T Clark
    Registrant: James T Clark, 104 W Live Oak, Eldorado, TX 76936
  • Call Sign: KE5IPH, Licensee ID: L01153650
    Grant Date: 05/19/2006, Expiration Date: 05/19/2016, Certifier: Jennie N Wipff
    Registrant: Jennie N Wipff, Eldorado, TX 76936
  • Call Sign: KF5FUB, Licensee ID: L01557235
    Grant Date: 03/25/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Wade R Shirley
    Registrant: Wade R Shirley, Eldorado, TX 76936


FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Eldorado)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Eldorado, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3277.5 years
Mary2775.3 years
John1279.3 years
James1163.9 years
George1081.0 years
Robert1072.7 years
Ruth984.9 years
Fred876.4 years
Ruby889.2 years
Jessie774.4 years
Most common last names in Eldorado, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2078.7 years
Edmiston1281.6 years
Arispe967.6 years
Martinez961.0 years
Griffin869.8 years
Davis883.7 years
Baker878.0 years
Enochs883.9 years
Nixon873.2 years
Johnson787.0 years
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