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Rolling Hills Estates, CA
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Living in Rolling Hills Estates


Rolling Hills Estates is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 8,280 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rolling Hills Estates is the 439th 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 91.46% 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 (26.95%), sales jobs (11.15%), and healthcare (8.47%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Rolling Hills Estates telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.45% 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.

Because of many things, Rolling Hills Estates is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Rolling Hills Estates really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Rolling Hills Estates perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Rolling Hills Estates, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.72 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Rolling Hills Estates. 70.97% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Rolling Hills Estates in 2018 was $73,781, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $295,124 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

Rolling Hills Estates also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.71%.

The most common language spoken in Rolling Hills Estates is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.


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