El Dorado has the 2184th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. El Dorado is part of the Wichita metro area. Unemployment in the Wichita area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Wichita has the 81st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in El Dorado is below average at $42,400, and the median cost of a home in El Dorado is $89,200, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in El Dorado hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in El Dorado. 87% of El Dorado workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 4% walk. People in El Dorado spend an average of 15 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.