El Dorado Hills

The community has preserved its small-town feel even as it has grown in recent years.

Welcome to El Dorado Hills

A charming and historic community nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
 
El Dorado Hills is a vibrant community in California's Gold Country. The town is situated on the edge of the Sierra Nevada foothills and offers stunning views of the mountains and valleys below. El Dorado Hills is known for its rolling hills, award-winning schools, and upscale shops and restaurants. With a rich history dating back to the Gold Rush, the community has preserved its small-town feel even as it has grown in recent years. 

El Dorado Hills Real Estate Market

The real estate market in El Dorado Hills is thriving, with buyers eager to take advantage of the area's booming economy and fabulous weather. Whether you're looking for a luxurious estate nestled in the hills or a cozy bungalow close to downtown, El Dorado Hills has something to offer every buyer. Contact the El Dorado Hills real estate agents & realtors at Haus, Charles & Co Realty to find condos, houses, property & homes for sale in El Dorado Hills, CA.
 

What to Love

  • Rich cultural history
  • Abundant outdoor amenities
  • Excellent schools
  • Gorgeous views of the mountains and valleys
  • Local wineries and breweries

Local Lifestyle

The community is known for its tree-lined streets, spacious parks, and top-rated schools. Families enjoy a high quality of life in El Dorado Hills, with plenty of outdoor recreation, shopping, and dining opportunities. The local lifestyle is casual and relaxed, yet still active and engaged. Residents take pride in their homes and yards, and there is a strong sense of community spirit. If you're looking for a welcoming place to live or raise a family, El Dorado Hills is the perfect choice.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

El Dorado Hills residents are spoiled for choice regarding shopping and dining options. The El Dorado Hills Town Center is home to various boutiques, salons, and restaurants. The shopping center also hosts a variety of community events—including a Sunday Farmer’s Market and a Thursday night concert series. 
 
Friends with Benedicts Mimosa House is another local favorite, where they serve delicious breakfast fares, like eggs Benedict and pancakes. For a modern take on traditional Japanese fair, Aji Japanese Bistro is a local favorite. This popular restaurant has an extensive menu of Japanese classics, Ramen, and raw bar. Whatever your tastes are, you're sure to find something to your liking in El Dorado Hills.
 

Things to Do

The El Dorado Hills neighborhood is perfect for those who want to be close to nature and have plenty of activities to keep them busy. Promontory Community Park is a great place to start exploring El Dorado Hills. The park has plenty of space to picnic, hike, and take in the area's stunning views.
 
Brown's Ravine is one of the best spots to boat launch into Folsom Lake. An excellent spot for outdoor lover to enjoy fishing, watersports and swimming. The Serrano Country Club annual Chamber Golf Tournament is a must-attend event for those who enjoy golf.
 

Schools

El Dorado Hills is served by the highly-rated El Dorado Union High School District and Latrobe School District. Students in the area enjoy access to top-notch educational opportunities from early childhood programs through high school and beyond. The schools in El Dorado Hills place a strong emphasis on academics, arts, and athletics, preparing students for success in all areas of their lives. In addition, the community is supportive of its schools, ensuring that students have all the resources they need to thrive. Families searching for an excellent place to live and learn will be well-served by the schools in El Dorado Hills.
 

For a more comprehensive list, please visit the El Dorado County Office of Education.

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Overview for El Dorado Hills, CA

48,612 people live in El Dorado Hills, where the median age is 44.6 and the average individual income is $63,902. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,612

Total Population

44.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$63,902

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for El Dorado Hills, CA

El Dorado Hills has 16,848 households, with an average household size of 2.88. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in El Dorado Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 48,612 people call El Dorado Hills home. The population density is 1,003.14 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,612

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.6

Median Age

48.12 / 51.88%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
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16,848

Total Households

2.88

Average Household Size

$63,902

Average individual Income

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Around El Dorado Hills, CA

There's plenty to do around El Dorado Hills, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

9
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
22
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cloud Bar, Impact Nutrition , and The Bookhouse.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.16 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.25 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.96 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.62 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.27 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.48 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in El Dorado Hills, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby El Dorado Hills. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Ghs Academy- Golden Hills School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Buckeye Union Mandarin Immersion Charter
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
John Adams Academy - El Dorado Hills
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Kindercare Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Charter Montessori Valley View Campus
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
William Brooks Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

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