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El Dorado city, Arkansas

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El Dorado city, Arkansas
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 17,651
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 17,651
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 18,895
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -6.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 18,884
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,144
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 61.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $88,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $958
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $378
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $680
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 7,164
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 87.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 5.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 71.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 61.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 81.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 23.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 11.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 55.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 52.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 41,614
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 206,022
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 421,808
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $22,812
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 16.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,595
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $24,370
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 1,810
Men-owned firms, 2012 870
Women-owned firms, 2012 697
Minority-owned firms, 2012 439
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,241
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 205
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,417
Population per square mile, 2010 1,160.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 16.27
FIPS Code 0521070
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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