Eldorado is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,064 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eldorado is the 370th largest community in Illinois.
Eldorado is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Eldorado is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eldorado who work in sales jobs (11.07%), office and administrative support (10.76%), and food service (9.98%).
In Eldorado, just 10.96% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Eldorado in 2010 was $15,240, which is low income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,960 for a family of four. Eldorado also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.22% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Eldorado home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eldorado residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Eldorado include German, English, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Eldorado is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.