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Overview

Introduction to Palos Verdes Estates, California

Palos Verdes Estates, California, in Los Angeles county, is 3 miles S of Redondo Beach, California (center to center) and 11 miles W of Long Beach, California. The city is within the Los Angeles-Long Beach metropolitan area.

Palos Verdes Estates History

Palos Verdes Estates was initially developed by Frank Vanderlip, who at that time was the president of the City National Bank, New York. He took great care in planning the city and hired The Olmsted Brothers, a prominent architectural firm. The area was incorporated as a city in 1939.

Palos Verdes Estates and Nearby Attractions

  • Malaga Cove Plaza.
  • Redondo Beach.
  • Ocean Trails Golf Course.
  • Lomita Railroad Museum.
  • Aquarium of the Pacific.
  • Memory Lanes Antique Mall.

Things To Do In Palos Verdes Estates

Palos Verdes Estates is noted as a very affluent community. It is a mostly residential city which does not have any traffic lights and has restricted commercial activity. Since the city faces the Pacific Ocean, it has several beaches which attract people. Guided tours of the Ocean Trails Project, which is dedicated to habitat restoration, are available, where the participants learn about marine ecology, geology, history and the details of the work done by the project.

Palos Verdes Estates Transportation

Los Angeles International Airport is quite near.

Palos Verdes Estates Higher Education

The area is served by the City University-Los Angeles.

People

Total Population 13,614
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 25.1%
Employed Population 16+ 5,394
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 69.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 75.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $206,083
% Above Poverty Level 96.4%
% Below Poverty Level 3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 11.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 13.5%
Median Gross Rent $2,498
Median House Value $1,531,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.2%
US/American 2.1%
English 14.9%
Irish 11.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Palos Verdes Estates Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles S of Redondo Beach, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles W of Long Beach, California
County Los Angeles
Standard Zip Codes 90274, 90275
Phone Area Codes 310
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.389

Palos Verdes Estates Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TORRANCE
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 66 F
Apr Temp 51 to 71 F
Jul Temp 61 to 78 F
Oct Temp 57 to 75 F
Annual Precip 14.7 inches
Station LONG BEACH AP
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 68 F
Apr Temp 53 to 73 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 12.9 inches
Station CULVER CITY
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 67 F
Apr Temp 52 to 73 F
Jul Temp 62 to 80 F
Oct Temp 57 to 77 F
Annual Precip 13.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Palos Verdes Estates, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Palos Verdes Peninsula (90274, 90275)

Portuguese Bend (90274)

Rolling Hills General Store (90274)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lomita 20,622 $66,774
Rancho Palos Verdes 42,464 $138,652
Redondo Beach 67,695 $122,895
Rolling Hills 1,820 $222,115
Rolling Hills Estates 8,188 $157,784
Torrance 147,589 $94,806

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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