|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Eldorado is 3,690. Eldorado, Illinois is the 5,650th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Eldorado was in 1990, when its population was 4,818. In 1990, Eldorado was the 4,169th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,650th largest city in the US. Eldorado is currently 23.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Eldorado has shrunk 18.3% since the year 2000. Eldorado, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5644||Sidney, New York||3,698||-8.7%|
|5645||Long Prairie, Minnesota||3,697||22.0%|
|5646||South Toms River, New Jersey||3,694||1.6%|
|5652||San Joaquin, California||3,689||12.0%|
The total voting age population of Eldorado, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,335. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.3% of the residents of Eldorado are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Eldorado are 94.0% White, 2.8% Two or more races, 2.0% Other and 1.2% Black. Additionally, 4.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Eldorado, 27.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.4%. On a per-household basis, 26.4% of families are below the poverty line in Eldorado.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.3% of Eldorado residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.8% of Eldorado residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.5% have a bachelor's degree and 5.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Eldorado residents aged 5 and older, 4.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Eldorado is 9.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Eldorado, 12.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Eldorado is $38,721.
In Eldorado, 72.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.5% of housing units in Eldorado.
Of all the housing units in Eldorado, 26.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Eldorado, 2.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Eldorado is $642.
In Eldorado, 66.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.