Rolling Hills Estates is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 8,258 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 95.72% 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 (24.32%), sales jobs (13.41%), and business and financial occupations (10.73%).
A relatively large number of people in Rolling Hills Estates telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.67% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
If knowledge is power, Rolling Hills Estates is a pretty powerful place. 66.10% of the adults in Rolling Hills Estates 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 Rolling Hills Estates in 2010 was $67,548, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $270,192 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. Important ancestries of people in Rolling Hills Estates include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Rolling Hills Estates's cultural character, accounting for 27.22% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Rolling Hills Estates is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.