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Overview

Introduction to Rolling Hills Estates, California

Rolling Hills Estates, California is 3 miles S of Torrance, California and 9 miles W of Long Beach, California. The city has a population of 7,676. s

Rolling Hills Estates History

Rolling Hills Estates is located in Los Angeles County. The county was founded in 1850. The city was a part of the first Spanish rancho land grant in the state of California. The City of Rolling Hills Estates was incorporated on September 18, 1957.

Rolling Hills Estates and nearby Attractions

  • Long Beach Museum of Art
  • Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
  • Will Rogers State Historic Park
  • Topanga State Park
  • Cerritos Regional County Park
  • Dockweiler Beach State Park

Things To Do In Rolling Hills Estates

Local parks include the Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park, the Silver Spur Park, Rockbluff Park and the Cerritos Regional County Park. The Los Angeles Maritime Museum, the Banning Residence Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art are the local museums. The Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park, Rancho Los Cerritos and the Pío Pico State Historic Park are all accessible from Rolling Hills as well.

Rolling Hills Estates Transportation

Los Angeles International Airport is nearby.

Rolling Hills Estates Higher Education

The University of La Verne, City University-Los Angeles and the University of Southern California are some of the local universities.

People

Total Population 8,184
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 24.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,313
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 66.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 68.3%
Median Earnings25+ $74,444
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,145
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,524

Wealth

Median Family Income $154,043
% Above Poverty Level 96%
% Below Poverty Level 4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 9.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.3%
Median Gross Rent $2
Median House Value $1

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.1%
US/American 1.3%
English 13.5%
Irish 9.2%

Rolling Hills Estates Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles S of Torrance, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 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 33.787
Longitude -118.357

Rolling Hills 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 1.6 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 12.1 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 15.1 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, Rolling Hills 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 20,539 $66,541
Palos Verdes Estates 13,568 $203,241
Rancho Palos Verdes 42,282 $137,506
Redondo Beach 67,511 $123,561
Rolling Hills 1,689 $227,250
Torrance 147,181 $94,077

Rolling Hills Estates Public Libraries

Library
Palos Verdes Library District
701 SILVER SPUR RD.
Rolling Hills Estates, California
(310) 377-9584
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Rolling Hills Estates High Schools

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PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH
27118 SILVER SPUR ROAD
310-377-4888
Serves 2,819 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.4

RANCHO DEL MAR HIGH (CONT.)
38 CREST ROAD WEST
310-377-6691
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 49 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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