El Dorado County Information

El Dorado in California occupies 1,788 square miles and has a 2006 population of 178,066, a change from a 2000 population of 156,299 and 125,995 in 1990. 14% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.9% percent is 25-35, and 14.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 467 acts of violent crime reported in El Dorado in 2004, a change from 702 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 4,292 people: 4.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.1%.

Read more about El Dorado, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyEl Dorado 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area1,788 sq. milesRanked 371 of 3,140
Population 2006178,066Ranked 332 of 3,140
Population 2005176,319 
Population 2000156,299Ranked 342 of 3,140
Population 1990125,995Ranked 368 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion92.5% 
African American.9% 
Asian American3% 
Native American1% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.1% 
Population 5 to 1413% 
Population 15 to 2414% 
Population 25 to 3411.9% 
Population 35 to 4414.4% 
Population 45 to 5417.6% 
Population 55 to 6412.3% 
Population 65 to 746.4% 
Population 75 and up5.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes467702
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes45 
Robberies59 
Aggravated Assaults361 
Total Property Crimes4,1062,858
Burglaries1,149 
Larceny Thefts2,441 
Motor Vehicle Thefts516 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population93,57081,741
Unemployed Population4,2923,390
Unemployment Rate4.6%4.1%

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