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Eldorado is a city in Schleicher County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Spanish for "place of gold"

The latitude of Eldorado is 30.86N. The longitude is -100.6W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,438 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,871.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,682
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Eldorado demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • All the King's Clones Festival - Jan. 27-28, 2007
  • Running of the Bull Festival - July 28-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Eldorado web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Schleicher County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Eldorado demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schleicher County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76936 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Eldorado residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eldorado ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eldorado was $12,994, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Eldorado residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Eldorado, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $204.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $606.


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Libraries in Eldorado include Schleicher County Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Schleicher County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eldorado political report.

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The average commute time for Eldorado workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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