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grade B+
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  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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El Dorado is a town in Arkansas with a population of 17,982. El Dorado is in Union County. Living in El Dorado offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in El Dorado and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in El Dorado are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$88,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$680
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,105.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    16.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    89.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    129.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    2,940.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,418.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    230.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  12%

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