El Dorado Hills, CA


Highest Appreciating El Dorado Hills Neighborhoods Since 2000

El Dorado Hills, CA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

El Dorado Hills Housing Market Information

With 42,598 people, 14,286 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $637,062, real estate costs in El Dorado Hills are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive California communities.

El Dorado Hills is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in El Dorado Hills than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in El Dorado Hills. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 86.39% of El Dorado Hills's homes, and 75.15% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in El Dorado Hills built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in El Dorado Hills built between 2000 and later ( 45.32%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 4.86%).

El Dorado Hills Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in El Dorado Hills's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.36% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in El Dorado Hills that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, El Dorado Hills real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, El Dorado Hills appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.84%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 85.96% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in El Dorado Hills. El Dorado Hills appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.60%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.82%.

Importantly, this makes El Dorado Hills one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to California, our data show that El Dorado Hills's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in California.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within El Dorado Hills differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in El Dorado Hills - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best El Dorado Hills real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

El Dorado Hills, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,285,000 4.9
$964,001 - $1,285,000 7.6
$643,001 - $964,000 33.1
$514,001 - $643,000 25.8
$386,001 - $514,000 17.1
$257,001 - $386,000 7.2
$128,001 - $257,000 1.4
$64,001 - $128,000 0.6
$0 - $64,000 2.3

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
3.36927223719677 27.2486772486773

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

El Dorado Hills Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
72.01% 3.19% 3 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,030 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 86.39
Renters 13.61
Vacant 3.09

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF El Dorado Hills HOMES
2000 or Newer 45.3
1970 - 1999 49.7
1940 - 1969 4.9
1939 or Older 0.1

Types of Homes

TYPE OF El Dorado Hills HOMES
Single-Family 91.8
Townhomes 1.2
Small Apt. Buildings 1.4
Apt. Complexes 4.8
Mobile Homes 0.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF El Dorado Hills HOMES
No Bedroom 0.31
1 Bedroom 1.78
2 Bedrooms 7.84
3 Bedrooms 29.91
4 Bedrooms 45.24
5 or more bedrooms 14.92