El Dorado Hills, CA
El Dorado Hills is an unincorporated census-designated place with a total population of 42,108 in the 2010 Census.
The El Dorado Hills Census Designated Place (CDP) was redefined in the 2010 Census, but available information on the new CDP currently is limited to redistricting data. Other geographic data on this page refers to the 2000 CDP, which was approximately half the size of the 2010 CDP. Between 2000 and 2010 the population within the new CDP area grew by 77%. The population attributed to El Dorado Hills grew by 134% through the combination of actual population increase within in the 2000 CDP boundaries and expansion of the boundaries. The 2000 CDP encompassed 17.9 square miles (46 km2) of land along the western boundary of El Dorado County, California. El Dorado Hills (EDH) is located in El Dorado County 22 miles (35 km) east of California's State Capitol, Sacramento.
El Dorado Hills residents and businesses are most closely affiliated with El Dorado County, a generally rural area. However, El Dorado County is part of the Sacramento Metropolitan Area because it is socially and economically integrated with the much larger Sacramento County and especially the City of Folsom. El Dorado Hills, or EDH as it is otherwise known, is recognized nationally for its high median household income, ranking 77th in CNN Money Magazine's best places to live in 2007.