Many families continue to relocate to El Dorado Hills from Sacramento, Southern California and primarily the Bay Area.The housing prices for El Dorado Hills typically range from the low 0,000's to million range.The original master plan, prepared by architect Victor Gruen, covered the area generally north of U. Highway 50, and part of the area south of US 50 now considered to be part of the community.
Development began in its Town Center Zone to form a true downtown business area, and its Business Park experienced increasing rates of construction and occupancy.
The new El Dorado Hills Town Center is located just south of Hwy 50.
US 50 is the major east-west highway running through El Dorado Hills.
The portion of EDH north of US 50 is mainly residential.
The population density was 866.3 people per square mile (334.5/km²).
The racial makeup of El Dorado Hills was 35,089 (83.3%) White, 615 (1.5%) African American, 196 (0.5%) Native American, 3,563 (8.5%) Asian, 71 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 681 (1.6%) from other races, and 1,893 (4.5%) from two or more races.
El Dorado Hills (EDH) is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) located in El Dorado County, California, 22 miles (35 km) east of the state capital of Sacramento.
The population was 42,108 at the 2010 census, up from 18,016 at the 2000 census.
East of Latrobe Road the south edge follows topography running roughly east/west.
The 2010 CDP has a land area of 48.606 square miles (125.89 km).
The northern limits of the CDP are Folsom and the South Fork of the American River, where river rafters use Skunk Hollow and Salmon Falls as takeout landings.