El Dorado Hills CA

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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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

El Dorado Hills Housing Market Information

With 42,598 people, 15,180 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $741,935, 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 87.49% of El Dorado Hills's homes, and 73.42% 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 ( 45.27%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 4.33%).

El Dorado Hills Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, El Dorado Hills has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. El Dorado Hills real estate appreciated 65.06% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 5.14%, putting El Dorado Hills in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, El Dorado Hills definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, El Dorado Hills's appreciation rate, at 3.90%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, El Dorado Hills's appreciation rate has been 1.66%, which annualizes to a rate of 6.81%.

Relative to California, our data show that El Dorado Hills's latest annual appreciation rate is lower 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
> $1,213,000 7.1
$909,001 - $1,213,000 12.5
$606,001 - $909,000 52.5
$485,001 - $606,000 16.3
$364,001 - $485,000 7.4
$242,001 - $364,000 1.6
$121,001 - $242,000 0.9
$61,001 - $121,000 0.9
$0 - $61,000 0.8

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
3.03649635036496 25.1638269986894

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

El Dorado Hills Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
102.71% 3.46%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,638 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 87.49
Renters 12.51
Vacant 2.57

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF El Dorado Hills HOMES
2000 or Newer 45.3
1970 - 1999 50.4
1940 - 1969 4.3
1939 or Older 0.0

Types of Homes

TYPE OF El Dorado Hills HOMES
Single-Family 90.2
Townhomes 1.6
Small Apt. Buildings 1.1
Apt. Complexes 5.8
Mobile Homes 1.2
Other 0.1

Home Size

SIZE OF El Dorado Hills HOMES
No Bedroom 0.23
1 Bedroom 2.16
2 Bedrooms 9.65
3 Bedrooms 29.28
4 Bedrooms 44.14
5 or more bedrooms 14.54