Income/capita 42%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 129%
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Income per capita$17,387$31,502$29,829
Median household income$32,917$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,816$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$13,696$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,163$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$14,167$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate10.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Eldorado is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Eldorado is 40% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Eldorado is 129% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Eldorado is 96% higher than the national average

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      Eldorado employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.6%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector24.1%5.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%6.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.7%21.2%
      Public administration2.3%0.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.6%1.6%
      Education, health & social services16.2%43.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Junction, IL114$57,5003.9%
      Ridgway, IL809$39,85028.0%
      Norris City, IL1,301$39,76228.1%
      Raleigh, IL308$38,75030.0%
      Stonefort, IL420$37,50032.2%
      Eldorado, IL4,134$32,91740.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wayland, MI4,134$50,7878.2%
      Grant, MN4,134$108,94096.9%
      Cortland, IL4,135$75,27236.1%
      Wolfforth, TX4,135$75,68236.8%
      Dutton/Dunwich, ON4,136n/a 
      Eldorado, IL4,134$32,91740.5%
      Source: The Eldorado, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).