Eldorado, Maryland

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Eldorado, Maryland
Town
Location of Eldorado, Maryland
Location of Eldorado, Maryland
Coordinates: 38°35′6″N 75°47′15″W / 38.58500°N 75.78750°W / 38.58500; -75.78750Coordinates: 38°35′6″N 75°47′15″W / 38.58500°N 75.78750°W / 38.58500; -75.78750
Country United States
State Maryland
County Dorchester
Area[1]
 • Total 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
 • Land 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 59
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 58
 • Density 740/sq mi (280/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 21659
Area code(s) 410, 443, and 667
FIPS code 24-25600
GNIS feature ID 0584269

Eldorado Listeni/ˌɛldˈrd/ EL-də-RAY-doh is a town in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States. The population was 59 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Rehoboth was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[4] The Willin Village Archeological Site was listed in 1975.[4]

Geography[edit]

Eldorado is located at 38°35′6″N 75°47′15″W / 38.58500°N 75.78750°W / 38.58500; -75.78750 (38.584874, -75.787617).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 79
1960 80 1.3%
1970 99 23.8%
1980 93 −6.1%
1990 49 −47.3%
2000 60 22.4%
2010 59 −1.7%
Est. 2016 58 [3] −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 59 people, 23 households, and 17 families residing in the town. The population density was 737.5 inhabitants per square mile (284.8/km2). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 325.0 per square mile (125.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 81.4% White, 10.2% African American, 1.7% Asian, and 6.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 23 households of which 43.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 26.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.1% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the town was 37.3 years. 28.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 60 people, 26 households, and 15 families residing in the town. The population density was 762.6 people per square mile (289.6/km²). There were 29 housing units at an average density of 368.6 per square mile (140.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.67% White, 1.67% African American, and 1.67% from two or more races.

There were 26 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.6% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.3% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 76.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $22,321 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,494. There were 6.7% of families and 17.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 25.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.