Community oriented neighborhoods set in the beauty of nature

Welcome to Eldorado 

Eldorado is a vibrant area with a focus on community. As a suburb of the Santa Fe metropolitan region, Eldorado offers several excellent subdivisions with easy access to big-city amenities. With stunning views of the natural landscape and easy walkability, there's an air of welcome tranquility. 

What to Love

  • Multiple mountain range views 
  • Strong sense of community
  • Shopping and amenities

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Eldorado enjoy quiet neighborhoods where the feeling of community and togetherness is evident. You'll also quickly realize that the area is replete with natural beauty and opportunities to explore your surroundings. Eldorado has what you need to live the lifestyle you love, from great restaurants to shopping to outdoor recreation. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

When looking for good food and a good time, Eldorado has fantastic establishments. For a casual experience, visit the local favorite Cafe Fina, which serves up favorite New American fare dishes like stew and sandwiches. Legal Tender Saloon & Eating House in the historic town of Lamy, is a seasonal restaurant with a menu that brings a fresh approach to classic recipes using the highest-quality ingredients. 

The Agora is a shopping center that features an art gallery and unique restaurants. Also, be sure to check out La Tienda, which is full of locally owned shops, eateries, professional services, a fitness center, creative venues, and live performances. 

Things to Do

There's always something exciting to do or see in Eldorado. For instance, the Sky Railway is a historic rail that will transport you between Santa Fe and the historic town of Lamy. You can experience music, entertainment, and good food, through fun themed rides. Experience art through the annual Eldorado Studio Tour, hosted by the Eldorado Arts and Crafts Association, where local artists open their home studios to display and sell their work. 

For those that love outdoor recreation, there are ample opportunities to explore or relax in nature. From the 4000-acre nature preserve to the many hiking trails, you can hike or ride. The Eldorado Community Stables is where barn owners can utilize the different amenities and participate in varied disciplines such as barrel racing, dressage, jumping, or trail riding. Community Day allows owners to share their beloved animals with visitors, with pony rides being a huge hit. 


The Santa Fe Public School system serves the students of Eldorado. Schools include:
  • Eldorado Community School, Grades K-8
  • Santa Fe High School, Grades 9-12


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Overview for Eldorado, NM

5,419 people live in Eldorado, where the median age is 62.7 and the average individual income is $56,433. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

62.7 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Eldorado, NM

Eldorado has 2,647 households, with an average household size of 2.05. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Eldorado do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,419 people call Eldorado home. The population density is 260.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.83 / 51.17%

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Schools in Eldorado, NM

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The following schools are within or nearby Eldorado. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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El Dorado Community School
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