Eldorado, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 4,534. Estimated population in 2021: 4,416 (-2.6% change)
Males: 2,079 (45.9%), Females: 2,455 (54.1%)

Saline County

Zip code: 62930

Median resident age: 42.1 years
Median household income: $22,500
Median house value: $36,700

Races in Eldorado:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (15.3%), United States (13.7%), German (13.4%), English (8.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), French (2.1%).

Elevation: 389 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Eldorado

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eldorado city

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

0.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -271 (-5.6%).

Hospital/medical center in Eldorado:

  • FERRELL HOSPITAL INC (1201 PINE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Eldorado:

  • HARRISBURG MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • HAMILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE OF IL INC (about 28 miles; CARMI, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Eldorado:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 39 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 45 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 57 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Eldorado:

  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 7 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)
  • CARMI MUNI (about 30 miles; CARMI, IL; Abbreviation: CUL)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 37 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eldorado:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 45 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 53 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 57 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 64 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,986)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
Public primary/middle schools in Eldorado:

  • ELDORADO ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 593; Location: 1100 ALEXANDER ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ELDORADO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 2200 ILLINOIS AVE; Grades: 05 – 12)
  • ELDORADO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 1907 1ST ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Eldorado:

  • ELDORADO MEM. P.L.D. (Operating income: $206,923; Location: 1001 GRANT STREET; 29,252 books; 243 audio materials; 369 video materials; 46 serial subscriptions)

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