El Dorado Hills, California offers spectacular views of the Sacramento Valley and Folsom Lake, along with the Sierra Nevada Mountains. This charming town has many local restaurants and shops to make for a nice day out with your family. With a population of 42,108, El Dorado Hills offers 9 schools with a very low crime rate. The area also offers a vast number of wineries in its backyard, located in Amador County and is also right around the corner from Apple Hill, a great place to take the family when the weather starts to cool down.


  • Crime: low

  • Schools: 9 (Best schools: Oak Meadow Elementary School, Silva Valley Elementary School, William Brooks Elementary School, Rolling Hills Middle School, Marina Village Middle School, Oak Ridge High School, Lake Forest Elementary & Lakeview Elementary)

  • Average price for a home: $569,500

  • Median rent per month: $2,500

Cost of Living: Rent vs Buy

Mortgage based on average home price: $569,500 (0% down payment)