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Eldorado is a township in Clay County, in the Hastings metro area.
The community name derives from Spanish term for golden
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Eldorado. For links to other places called Eldorado, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Eldorado is 40.684N. The longitude is -97.995W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,765 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 147.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eldorado demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay 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 68975 ZIP code.
50% of Eldorado residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eldorado ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eldorado was $12,708, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Eldorado residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Eldorado, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eldorado political report.
The average commute time for Eldorado workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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