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Population (year 2000): 21,530. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,467 (-4.9% change)
Males: 9,937 (46.2%), Females: 11,593 (53.8%)

Union County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $27,045 (year 2000)
Median house value: $55,400 (year 2000)

El Dorado, AR residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in El Dorado:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.1%)
  • Black (44.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (11.9%), Irish (6.4%), English (6.3%), German (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), French (1.1%).Dorado, Arkansas

Elevation: 269 feet

Land area: 16.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in El Dorado

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Dorado city

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,692 (-7.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA Monroe, (62.3 miles pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (92.0 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (284.8 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: AR (7.2 miles Norphlet, AR (11.2 miles Smackover, AR (11.5 miles Calion, City, AR (14.1 miles Junction City, LA (14.6 miles Junction Louann, AR (15.2 miles) , Spearsville, LA (19.7 miles) , Lillie, LA (20.3 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $140,100

Latitude: 33.21 N, Longitude: 92.66 W

Area code: 870

El Dorado, Arkansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.7%), Educational,health and social services (23.3%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,408 (+25.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,243 (76.9%)

Crime in El Dorado by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004
Murders 7 4 1 1 3
    per 100,000 32.5 18.6 4.6 4.6 13.9
Rapes 7 10 15 9 4
    per 100,000 32.5 46.4 69.7 41.8 18.6
Robberies 49 40 32 41 31
    per 100,000 227.6 185.8 148.6 190.4 144.0
Assaults 232 245 230 125 127
    per 100,000 1077.6 1137.9 1068.3 580.6 589.9
Burglaries 450 414 423 439 581
    per 100,000 2090.1 1922.9 1964.7 2039.0 2698.6
Thefts 889 805 749 791 798
    per 100,000 4129.1 3739.0 3478.9 3673.9 3706.5
Auto thefts 103 91 83 111 63
    per 100,000 478.4 422.7 385.5 515.6 292.6
679.1 638.5 598.3 525.5 543.1

Average climate in El Dorado, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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El Dorado-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the El Dorado city center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1972, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Main business address for: MURPHY OIL CORP /DE (PETROLEUM REFINING), DELTIC TIMBER CORP (SAWMILLS, PLANNING MILLS, GENERAL).


Hospital/medical center in El Dorado:
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTH ARKANSAS (700 WEST GROVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near El Dorado:
  • TRI WARD GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; BERNICE, LA)
  • OUACHITA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; CAMDEN, AR)
  • UNION GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; FARMERVILLE, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in El Dorado, AR

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to El Dorado:
  • MONROE REGIONAL (about 66 miles; MONROE, LA; ID: MLU)
  • BARKSDALE AFB (about 85 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; ID: BAD)
  • MEMORIAL FIELD (about 91 miles; HOT SPRINGS, AR; ID: HOT)
Other public-use airports nearest to El Dorado:
  • DOWNTOWN (about 3 miles; EL DORADO, AR; ID: F43)
  • SOUTH ARKANSAS REGIONAL AT GOODWIN FIELD (about 10 miles; EL DORADO, AR; ID: ELD)
  • HAMPTON MUNI (about 26 miles; HAMPTON, AR; ID: 0R6)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 47 $146,480 $37,399 0 $0
Other Government Administration 21 $38,814 $22,179 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,877 $22,524 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 48 $126,256 $31,564 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $26,382 $18,622 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $7,001 $28,004 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $10,036 $24,086 14 $7,875
Water Supply 26 $50,909 $23,496 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $9,002 $18,004 0 $0
Sewerage 21 $57,380 $32,788 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 36 $63,949 $21,316 0 $0
Health 1 $2,889 $34,668 0 $0
Airports 2 $3,064 $18,384 0 $0
Streets and Highways 19 $35,101 $22,169 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,722 $20,664 0 $0
Totals for Government 254 $580,863 $27,442 14 $7,875
College/University in El Dorado:
  • SOUTH ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 619; Location: 300 S WEST AVE; Public; Website: www.southark.cc.ar.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Dorado:
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 38 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,646)
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; RUSTON, LA; FT enrollment: 9,013)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; FT enrollment: 4,299)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE (about 63 miles; MONROE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,116)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 65 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,048)
  • HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; ARKADELPHIA, AR; FT enrollment: 3,109)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; FT enrollment: 2,743)
Public high schools in El Dorado:
  • EL DORADO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,306; Location: 501 TIMBERLANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARKERS CHAPEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 357; Location: 401 PARKERS CHAPEL ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • UNION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 6049 MORO BAY HWY.; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • SOUTHARK CAREER CENTER (Location: 3696 E. MAIN ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in El Dorado:
  • WEST SIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 2400 WEST HILLSBORO; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MARANATHA BAPTIST CHRISTIAN (Students: 43; Location: 2103 SMACKOVER HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in El Dorado:
  • BARTON JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 678; Location: 400 W FAULKNER; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 601 S QUAKER; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • YOCUM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: 308 SOUTH COLLEGE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 1600 N COLLEGE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • HUGH GOODWIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 364; Location: 201 EAST 5TH; Grades: KG - 04)
  • PARKERS CHAPEL ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 401 PARKERS CHAPEL ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • RETTA BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 505 DIXIE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MURMIL HEIGHTS ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 2000 RIPLEY AVENUE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 6049 MORO BAY HWY.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST WOODS ELEMENTARY CHARTER (Students: 69; Location: 1500 N BRADFORD; Grades: 01 - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in El Dorado:
  • HOLY REDEEMER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 1103 W CEDAR STREET; Grades: PK - 7)
  • FIRST UNITED METHODIST (Students: 67; Location: 201 S. HILL STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PARKVIEW BAPTIST DAY CARE KIND (Students: 51; Location: 608 W 8TH; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in El Dorado:
  • BARTON LIBRARY (Operating income: $397,986; Location: 200 EAST 5TH STREET; 69,698 books; 959 audio materials; 319 video materials; 147 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in El Dorado: El Dorado Country Club (A), Barton Library (B), South Arkansas Arts Center (C), El Dorado Municipal Auditorium (D), El Dorado City Hall (E), Union County Courthouse (F).

Shopping Centers: Madison Square Shopping Center (1), Mellor Park Mall Shopping Center (2), Northwest Village Shopping Center (3), El Do Shopping Center (4), El Dorado Shopping Center (5).

Churches in El Dorado include: Bethlehem Healing Temple (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Bouldware Temple (C), Westside Assembly of God Church (D), Westminister Presbyterian Church (E), Victory Church (F), Union Mission Baptist Church (G), Union Heights Church of Christ (H).

Cemeteries: Hammond Cemetery (1), Arlington Cemetery (2), Presbyterian Cemetery (3), Morning Star Cemetery (4), Ingram-Reeves Cemetery (5).

Parks in El Dorado include: Mattocks Park (1), Mellor Park (2), Memorial Stadium (3), Mitchell Park (4), Bodenhamer Park (5), Mosby Park (6), Bozeman Park (7), Neel Park (8), South Side Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


El Dorado compared to Arkansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in El Dorado:
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELD (1400 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in El Dorado:
  • KLBQ (98.7 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSA (90.9 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: BD OF SUP OF LA STATE U & A&M COLLGE)
  • KXZX (96.1 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIXB (103.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGL (93.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMLK (101.5 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K209DT (88.5 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KCXY (95.3 FM; EAST CAMDEN, AR; Owner: GARY D. TERRELL D/B/A Y95 RADIO)
  • KAMD-FM (97.1 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: CHARLES R. SHINN)
  • KMGC (104.5 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: JADE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KELD-FM (107.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBPW (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around El Dorado:
  • K18AB (Channel 18; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOE CORP. L.L.C.)
  • KLMB-LP (Channel 23; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • K05KG (Channel 5; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYPX (Channel 49; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • K48EP (Channel 48; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FJ (Channel 59; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K29DC (Channel 29; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40EF (Channel 40; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K50EK (Channel 50; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GF (Channel 57; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FX (Channel 63; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K66EX (Channel 66; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)

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