Some facts about El Dorado Hills, CA, for prospective buyers
As you've been looking at the homes for sale in El Dorado Hills, CA, you've probably been curious to learn more about this thriving community. It is a primarily residential area, featuring some of the Sacramento metropolitan area's most palatial luxury homes.
Technically, El Dorado Hills is not a city or a town, but rather an unincorporated census-designated place. Even so, it has a fairly substantial population for its size, with 42,108 residents as of the 2010 U.S. Census. Those aged between 45 and 49 years old constitute the greatest share of its population, followed closely by children between 10 and 14 - in other words, it's quite family-friendly.
Based on the costs of some of its more expensive houses, you could correctly assume that residents of El Dorado Hills have fairly high average incomes. Census data confirms that as of 2010, the median income for all households was estimated at $113,522. To put that in perspective, Sacramento's median between 2005 and 2009 was about $50,000.
In 2005, El Dorado earned the distinction of being ranked at #77 on the CNN Money list of the top 100 places to live in the United States. While the general economic downturn of the mid-2000s has hit the area to some extent, it still remains an ideal and upscale place to live in the Sacramento vicinity.