Regional Data

City of Eldorado
Population in 2005– 6,568
Banks – 4
Other businesses – 480
Physicians – 9
Chiropractors – 2
Dentist – 1
Optometrists - 1
Hospitals – 1
Mental Health Facilities - 2
High School – 1
Middle School – 1
Elementary School - 1
Assisted Living for the Developmentally Disabled – 4
Churches – 16
Recent job growth – 3.99%
Future job growth – 6.36%

Saline County
(Count excludes Eldorado)
Total Population as of 2005 – 19504
Cities – 2 – Eldorado/Harrisburg
Townships - 13
Villages – 4
Banks – 13
Manufacturing - 760
Wholesale – 380
Retail Trade – 1,321
Finance and Insurance – 368
Professional, scientific and technical services - 257
Hospitals – 4
Mental Health Facilities – 1
High Schools – 3
Middle Schools – 4
Elementary Schools – 3
Colleges – 1 (Southeastern Illinois College)
Assisted Living for the Developmentally Disabled - 7
Churches – 34
Job growth – 2.2%

Jobs in 2003 – 10,032

 

Nearby Metropolitan Cities
Carbondale, Illinois
Evansville, Indiana
Paducah, Kentucky

 

 

Universities & Colleges

Southern Illinois Univerity - Carbondale

University of Southern Indiana

Southeast Missouri State University

Murray State University

University of Evansville

Southeastern Illinois College

John A. Logan College

Rend Lake College

 

Lodging
Inns-Motels-lodging – 9

Events
Town and Country Days, September
Past and Present Festival, September
Blue Grass Festival – October
Authentic Native American Pow-Wow – October
Heritage Crafts Festival – November

Tourist Attractions  
Shawnee National Forest One Horse Gap
Garden Of The Gods High Knob
Dixon Springs Glen O. Jones Lake
Rim Rock/Pounds Hollow Williams Hill
Statue of Tecumseh Lusk Creek Wilderness Area
The Old Iron Furnace Cave-in-Rock
Tower Rock Eddyville
Elizabethtown Jackson Hollow
Hicks Dome Burden Falls
Sand Cave Bell Smith Springs
Trigg Tower Millstone Bluff
Shawnee Mountain Bike Association Tunnel Hill
River To River Trail Lake Glendale Stables
Nine Day Trail Ride Rend Lake