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El Dorado Springs, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of El Dorado Springs is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cedar County at latitude 37.8697 and longitude -94.02. Cedar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

The formal official name is the City of El Dorado Springs, but most people and references simply refer to it as El Dorado Springs, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for El Dorado Springs indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of El Dorado Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for El Dorado Springs: Eldorado Springs.

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El Dorado Springs, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,556
Population in Households 3,508
Population in Familes 2,692
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 1,154
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,578
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 952
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,933 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 966 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 612 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $167,113
Average Home Value $201,503


Median Household Income $26,510
Average Household Income $34,955
Per Capita Income $15,387
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.24% 0.07%
Households -0.19% 0.05%
Families 1.12% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


El Dorado Springs, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Dorado Springs to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 182 82nd
Population Density1 # 287 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 552 47th
Median Household Income # 976 6th
Per Capita Income # 935 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.