Rolling Hills Estates is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 8,058 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rolling Hills Estates is the 440th largest community in California.
Rolling Hills Estates home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Rolling Hills Estates real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Rolling Hills Estates is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 95.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rolling Hills Estates is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rolling Hills Estates who work in management occupations (27.08%), sales jobs (11.91%), and healthcare (10.42%).
Of important note, Rolling Hills Estates is also a city of artists. Rolling Hills Estates has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rolling Hills Estates’s character.
Also of interest is that Rolling Hills Estates 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: 8.93% 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.
Rolling Hills Estates 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 city’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, Rolling Hills Estates’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Rolling Hills Estates is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rolling Hills Estates, the average commute to work is 32.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Rolling Hills Estates, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Rolling Hills Estates is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.18% 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 Rolling Hills Estates in 2018 was $75,038, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $300,152 for a family of four.
Rolling Hills Estates is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rolling Hills Estates home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rolling Hills Estates residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Rolling Hills Estates also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rolling Hills Estates include German, English, Italian, Irish, and French.
In addition, Rolling Hills Estates has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (25.79%).
The most common language spoken in Rolling Hills Estates is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.