El Dorado, AR

Population: 18,393 livability score shield

Key findings

  • El Dorado has a Livability Score of 60/100, which is considered below average
  • El Dorado crime rates are 45% higher than the Arkansas average
  • Cost of living in El Dorado is 9% lower than the Arkansas average
  • El Dorado real estate prices are 28% lower than the Arkansas average
  • Rental prices in El Dorado are 12% lower than the Arkansas average

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      Top Rated Schools in El Dorado

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Yocum Elementary SchoolKG - 4607n/a
      Washington Middle School5 - 6670n/a
      Barton Jr. High School7 - 8697n/a
      Southark Career Center9 - 12n/an/a
      Elementary School9 - 121,308n/a
      Maranatha Baptist Christian SchoolPK - 1227n/a
      Retta Brown Elementary SchoolPK - 4169n/a
      West Side Christian SchoolPK - 12133n/a
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      Things to Do in El Dorado, AR
      If you want to take a vacation to a sunny city with historical significance and family-friendly attractions, consider taking a trip to El Dorado. If you're looking for a new place to live, it's not a bad choice either.

      There are many attractions for visitors or residents of El Dorado; including the South Arkansas Arboretum which is a beautiful attraction and features stunning trees and plants that grow well in the area. There's also wildlife on site so you can learn more about the animals that live in El Dorado. If you want to spend even more time outdoors, Mystic Creek Golf Club is one of the best places to visit to enjoy a few rounds of golf with loved ones.

      If you want to see a play or musical performance while you're in El Dorado, check out the performance schedule for Murphy Arts District. The Pottery House makes for a relaxing afternoon, and you'll see lots of beautiful pottery and artwork that you can add to your home decor. The John Newton House is another great place to go if you want to learn the history of El Dorado and take a look at the architecture that the area is known for.
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      Source: The El Dorado, AR data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).