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People

Total Population 4,103
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,483
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 43.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,690
% Above Poverty Level 69.3%
% Below Poverty Level 30.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $659
Median House Value $49,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 16.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Eldorado Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles W of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Saline
Standard Zip Codes 62930
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.813
Longitude -88.438

Eldorado Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HARRISBURG
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station MCLEANSBORO
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station CARMI 3
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Eldorado, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Beulah Heights (62930)

College Heights (62930)

Cottagegrove (62930)

East Eldorado (62930)

Rector (62930)

Texas City (62930)

Wasson (62930)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Broughton 218 $16,250
Equality 551 $53,750
Galatia 941 $51,250
Harrisburg 9,247 $45,735

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Eldorado Public Libraries

Library
Eldorado Memorial P.l.d..
1001 GRANT STREET
Eldorado, Illinois
(618) 273-7922
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Eldorado Hospitals

FERRELL HOSPITAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS
(Government - State)
1201 PINE STREET
(618) 273-3361
Emergency Service: Yes

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Eldorado High Schools

ELDORADO HIGH SCHOOL
2200 ILLINOIS AVE
618-273-2881
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 369 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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