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 91.71% 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 (18.02%), sales jobs (13.55%), and business and financial occupations (9.26%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.37% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Because of many things, El Dorado Hills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making El Dorado Hills a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, El Dorado Hills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, El Dorado Hills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, El Dorado Hills is a pretty powerful place. 55.06% of the adults in El Dorado Hills have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in El Dorado Hills in 2018 was $59,933, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $239,732 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in El Dorado Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.