Eldorado, Oklahoma

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Eldorado, Oklahoma

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Eldorado strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oklahoma):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 4% trophy Eldorado Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Eldorado, Oklahoma

Comparing Eldorado to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oklahoma (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Racial Diversity 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 3
People Above Poverty 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 6
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Housing Recently Built 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Eldorado Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles W of Lawton, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 73537
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.471
Longitude -99.647

Eldorado Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station QUANAH 5 SE
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 97 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches
Station HOLLIS 5 E
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 97 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 29.2 inches
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Eldorado Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 527 100%
Male 241 45.7%
Female 286 54.3%
Under 18 125 23.7%
18+ 402 76.3%
65+ 152 28.8%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 2.9
White 478 90.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 1.1%
Other 36 6.8%
Mixed Race 6 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 44 8.3%

Estimated Eldorado Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 498
Growth -29
Growth % -5.5%

Eldorado Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 26%
US/American 18.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.6%
English 16.3%
German 13%
Italian 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Scottish 1.1%
Polish 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Dutch West Indian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Eldorado 527 $26,354
Altus 21,447 $38,400
Gould 206 $28,750
Hollis 2,264 $23,103
Martha 205 $30,000
Olustee 680 $28,375
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Eldorado High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 35 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.3

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