Eldorado, Oklahoma

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Eldorado, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Eldorado, Oklahoma
Location of Eldorado, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°28′21″N 99°38′58″W / 34.47250°N 99.64944°W / 34.47250; -99.64944Coordinates: 34°28′21″N 99°38′58″W / 34.47250°N 99.64944°W / 34.47250; -99.64944
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Jackson
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,453 ft (443 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 446
 • Density 560/sq mi (220/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73537
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-23350[1]
GNIS feature ID 1092519[2]

Eldorado is a town in Jackson County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 446 at the 2010 census.

The Southern Baptist pastor, W. A. Criswell, was born in Eldorado in 1909. He was the long-term pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas.

Geography[edit]

Eldorado is located at 34°28′21″N 99°38′58″W / 34.47250°N 99.64944°W / 34.47250; -99.64944 (34.472560, -99.649330)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 926
1930 1,183
2000 527
2010 446 −15.4%

As of the census of 2010, there were 446 people residing in the town.[4] The population density was 560 people per square mile (220/km²). There were 274 housing units at an average density of 389.9 per square mile (150.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.70% White, 1.14% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 6.83% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.35% of the population.

There were 234 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 28.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 84.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,806, and the median income for a family was $26,354. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,003. About 20.3% of families and 23.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.8% of those under age 18 and 25.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 

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