El Dorado, KS

Population: 13,102

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  • El Dorado has a Livability Score of 67/100, which is considered average
  • El Dorado crime rates are 8% higher than the Kansas average
  • Cost of living in El Dorado is 4% lower than the Kansas average
  • El Dorado real estate prices are 34% lower than the Kansas average
  • Rental prices in El Dorado are 13% lower than the Kansas average

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      Top Rated Schools in El Dorado

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Grandview ElementaryPK - 525255%
      Circle Oil Hill ElementaryPK - 627450%
      Lincoln Elementary3 - 513137%
      Skelly Elementary SchoolPK - 539132%
      El Dorado Middle School6 - 838622%
      El Dorado High9 - 1258320%
      Jefferson ElementaryPK - 2195n/a
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      Lake Living in El Dorado, Kansas

      Attractions6/10
      Community7/10
      Nightlife3/10
      Dining3/10
      Shopping3/10
      Life in El Dorado, Kansas is slow and easy, ideal for growing families and those looking for a quieter pace of life. Located on the banks of the Walnut River, the town is best known for its recreational water and camping opportunities. The town boasts a vibrant spirit of community and exemplifies all that is best about small-town Kansas living. The nearby metropolitan area of Wichita offers vast job options in many careers, especially in the aviation and oil industries. I love living in El Dorado for the opportunity to boat and camp at beautiful El Dorado Lake.

      The best area of El Dorado is El Dorado State Park, with its vast lake and network of hiking and horseback riding trails. The city is known for its many parks, featuring two full-size municipal pools, an 18-hole golf course, a baseball stadium, tennis courts, picnic shelters, and more. There is no shortage of outdoor fun in El Dorado, especially in the summer months.
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      Source: The El Dorado, KS data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).