El Dorado, KS

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Population

13,003

0.756% decline

Median Age

35.9


Median Household Income

$42,661

0% growth

Poverty Rate

20.5%


Number of Employees

6,353

1% growth

Median Property Value

$89,900

1.12% growth

About

In 2017, El Dorado, KS had a population of 13k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $42,661. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of El Dorado, KS declined from 13,102 to 13,003, a -0.756% decrease and its median household income stayed from $42,661 to $42,661, a 0% change.

The population of El Dorado, KS is 91.1% White Alone, 3.96% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.88% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in El Dorado, KS speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in El Dorado, KS are Butler Community College (1,436 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in El Dorado, KS is $89,900, and the homeownership rate is 60.4%. Most people in El Dorado, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in El Dorado, KS is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of El Dorado, KS employs 6.35k people. The largest industries in El Dorado, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,034 people), Educational Services (850 people), and Manufacturing (818 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,959), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,125), and Transportation & Warehousing ($54,875).

Median household income in El Dorado, KS is $42,661. Males in El Dorado, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in El Dorado, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,661

2017 value

± $3,633

0%

1 Year Growth

± 12.9%

Households in El Dorado, KS have a median annual income of $42,661, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,661 in 2016, which represents a 0% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for El Dorado, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 202.01

  2. Census Tract 201

  3. Census Tract 203

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in El Dorado, KS was Census Tract 202.01 with a value of $73,089, followed by Census Tract 201 and Census Tract 203, with respective values of $62,690 and $56,507.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in El Dorado, KS (2.54k out of 12.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,454 ± 395

  2. Hispanic

    116 ± 97

  3. Two Or More

    57 ± 99

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in El Dorado, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.35k

2017 Value

± 583

1%

1 Year growth

± 12.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in El Dorado, KS grew at a rate of 1%, from 6.29k employees to 6.35k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in El Dorado, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (864 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (660 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (561 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of El Dorado, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of El Dorado, KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (864 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (660 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (561 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, El Dorado, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.48 times higher than expected), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.72 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of El Dorado, KS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($123,260), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($92,396), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($70,833).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.35k

2017 Value

± 583

1%

1 Year growth

± 12.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in El Dorado, KS grew at a rate of 1%, from 6.29k employees to 6.35k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in El Dorado, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,034 people), Educational Services (850 people), and Manufacturing (818 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of El Dorado, KS, though some of these residents may live in El Dorado, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in El Dorado, KS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,034 people), Educational Services (850 people), and Manufacturing (818 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, El Dorado, KS has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.39 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.84 times), and Educational Services (1.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in El Dorado, KS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($77,959), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,125), and Transportation & Warehousing ($54,875).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30B

  2. $25B

  3. $23.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $30B, followed by Cereal grains ($25B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($23.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$265B

2020 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

35% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $265B. This is expected to increase 35% to $357B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $27.7B

  2. $19.5B

  3. $18.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $27.7B, followed by Texas with $19.5B and Nebraska and $18.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

88.7% of the population of El Dorado, KS has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 2.78% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of El Dorado, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in El Dorado, KS see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,320 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1,333 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.3%

Uninsured

45.3%

Employer Coverage

15.5%

Medicaid

10.8%

Medicare

14.3%

Non-Group

2.78%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in El Dorado, KS grew by 3.9% from 10.9% to 11.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in El Dorado, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

El Dorado, KS is home to a population of 13k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.93% of El Dorado, KS residents were born outside of the country (251 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of El Dorado, KS is composed of 11.8k White Alone residents (91.1%), 515 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.96%), 244 Two or More Races residents (1.88%), 214 Black or African American Alone residents (1.65%), 116 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.892%), 58 Asian Alone residents (0.446%), 12 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0923%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.6

30

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in El Dorado, KS was 35.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 30. But people in El Dorado, KS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all El Dorado, KS residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.93%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

251 people

1.47%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

192 people

As of 2017, 1.93% of El Dorado, KS residents (251 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in El Dorado, KS was 1.47%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Kansas residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of El Dorado, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in El Dorado, KS was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.8k ± 284

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    515 ± 258

  3. Two or More Races

    244 ± 123

In 2017, there were 23 times more White Alone residents (11.8k people) in El Dorado, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 515 Hispanic or Latino and 244 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in El Dorado, KS as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    409 ± 123

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    160 ± 83

  3. Korea

    83 ± 49

El Dorado, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in El Dorado, KS awarded 1,436 degrees. The student population of El Dorado, KS is skewed towards women, with 3,599 male students and 5,229 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in El Dorado, KS are White (1,053 and 74.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (122 and 8.63%), Black or African American (89 and 6.29%), and Unknown (89 and 6.29%).

The largest universities in El Dorado, KS by number of degrees awarded are Butler Community College (1,436 and 100%).

The most popular majors in El Dorado, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (618 and 43%), Registered Nursing (361 and 25.1%), and General Education (39 and 2.72%).

The median tuition costs in El Dorado, KS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 618 degrees awarded

  2. 122 degrees awarded

  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in El Dorado, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 618 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in El Dorado, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,436 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the El Dorado, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Butler Community College with 1,436 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

505

Degrees Awarded to Men

931

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 505 men were awarded degrees from institutions in El Dorado, KS, which is 0.542 times less than the 931 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,053 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    122 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    89 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in El Dorado, KS were to White students. These 1,053 degrees mean that there were 8.63 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 122 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in El Dorado, KS was $89,900 in 2017, which is 0.391 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $88,900 to $89,900, a 1.12% increase. The homeownership rate in El Dorado, KS is 60.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in El Dorado, KS have an average commute time of 15.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in El Dorado, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$89,900

2017 Median

± $5,547

$88,900

2016 Median

± $3,583

In 2017, the median property value in El Dorado, KS grew to to $89,900 from the previous year's value of $88,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in El Dorado, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In El Dorado, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Household Income

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$42,661

Median Household Income

± $3,633

5.45k

Number of Households

± 516

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.45k households in El Dorado, KS stayed at $42,661 from the previous year's value of $42,661.

The following chart displays the households in El Dorado, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in El Dorado, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In El Dorado, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

60.4%

2017 Homeownership

59.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.4% of the housing units in El Dorado, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in El Dorado, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in El Dorado, KS have a shorter commute time (15.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.994% of the workforce in El Dorado, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.1%

  2. Carpooled

    6.91%

  3. Walked

    2.91%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in El Dorado, KS was Drove Alone (87.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.91%) and those who Walked (2.91%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in El Dorado, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in El Dorado, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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