El Dorado Hills, CA
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El Dorado Hills is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 42,598 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, El Dorado Hills is the 197th largest community in California.

Housing costs in El Dorado Hills are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

El Dorado Hills is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, El Dorado Hills is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in El Dorado Hills who work in management occupations (16.62%), sales jobs (14.95%), and office and administrative support (8.97%).

Also of interest is that El Dorado Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.96% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

El Dorado Hills is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, El Dorado Hills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to El Dorado Hills, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. El Dorado Hills is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.43% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in El Dorado Hills in 2010 was $48,269, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,076 for a family of four.

El Dorado Hills is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call El Dorado Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of El Dorado Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in El Dorado Hills include English, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in El Dorado Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.