City Labor Force Availability

Unemployment Rate , State of Kansas 4.5%

Butler County 4.5%

City of El Dorado 4.8%

Source: Kansas Labor Information Center

Educational Attainment

City of El Dorado 

Population 25 years and over 7,867
Less than 9th grade 1,764 1.4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,668 6.3%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,043 29.4%
Some college, no degree 18,070 31.4%
Associate's degree 6,090 11.7%
Bachelor's degree 23,107 13.5%
Graduate or professional degree 11,343 6.3%

Butler County

Population 23 years and over 42,155
Less than 9th grade 6,078 1.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma  5.4%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 27.7%
Some college, no degree  29.4%
Associate's degree 9.%
Bachelor's degree 18.1%
Graduate or professional degree 8.6%
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

El Dorado's Largest Employers

Holly Frontier Refinery 

BG Products

Pioneer Balloon Company 

Wal- Mart

Susan B Allen Memorial Hospital

Butler County’s Largest Employers

Holly Frontier Refinery 

Sherwin Williams Mfg. 

Dustrol Inc. 

BG Products