El Dorado County CA Information


El Dorado County Subdivisions

El Dorado County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 189,725
Population in Households 188,035
Population in Familes 155,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,690
Population Density1 111
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 73,212
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 51,858
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 92,586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52,483 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,729 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 19,374 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $441,751
Average Home Value $493,272


Median Household Income $71,365
Average Household Income $97,442
Per Capita Income $37,979
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.72%
Households 0.67% 0.68%
Families 0.68% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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 County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Dorado County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 29 52nd
Population Density1 # 28 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 49 17th
Median Household Income # 10 84th
Per Capita Income # 7 90th

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