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The El Dorado Hills CDP(1) had a population of 52,300 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for El Dorado Hills is located at latitude 38.6857 and longitude -121.0822 in El Dorado County. The formal boundaries for the El Dorado Hills Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 48.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 768 feet.

The El Dorado Hills Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The El Dorado Hills Census Designated Place is located within South El Dorado CCD of El Dorado County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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El Dorado Hills, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 52,300 (100%)
Population in Households 52,117 (99.7%)
Population in Families 47,319 (90.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 183 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 1,079
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $154,165
Average Household Income $198,049
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $69,994
Wealth Index5 253


Total HU (Housing Units) 19,169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,761 (82.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,670 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 738 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $663,362
Average Home Value $735,154
Housing Affordability Index3 106


Total Households 18,431
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 15,138
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 1.53% 0.49%
Households 1.74% 0.59%
Families   0.52%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
Owner Occupied HU   0.54%

El Dorado Hills, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Dorado Hills to the other 1,611 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 179 89th
Population Density # 786 51st
Median Household Income # 110 93rd
Housing Affordability Index # 1331 83rd
Per Capita Income # 176 89th
Diversity Index # 1112 31st

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