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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,187
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens26.1%
Employed Population 16+3,267
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married66.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher60.5%
Median Earnings25+$81,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,021

Wealth

Median Family Income$185,521
% Above Poverty Level96.3%
% Below Poverty Level3.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone19.7%
Median Gross Rent$3,382
Median House Value$1,229,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.5%
English11.1%
German11%
Irish8.6%
Italian7.6%
Swedish2.5%
French Except Basque2.4%
Polish2.2%
Scottish2.2%
Iranian2.1%
Russian2%
Dutch1.8%
Norwegian1.6%
Greek1.4%
West Indian1%
Austrian1%
Hungarian0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Jamaican0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Czech0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Bulgarian0.5%
Arab0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Macedonian0.4%
US/American0.4%
Egyptian0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Latvian0.1%
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Rolling Hills Estates Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes90274, 90275
Phone Area Codes310
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.77
Approximate Longitude-118.34

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)

StationTORRANCE
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp46 to 66 F
Apr Temp51 to 71 F
Jul Temp61 to 78 F
Oct Temp57 to 75 F
Annual Precip14.7 inches
StationLONG BEACH AP
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp46 to 68 F
Apr Temp53 to 73 F
Jul Temp65 to 83 F
Oct Temp58 to 79 F
Annual Precip12.9 inches
StationCULVER CITY
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp46 to 67 F
Apr Temp52 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 80 F
Oct Temp57 to 77 F
Annual Precip13.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Lomita20,628$89,000
Palos Verdes Estates13,523$209,671
Rancho Palos Verdes42,271$154,138
Redondo Beach67,700$135,580
Rolling Hills1,630$250
Torrance146,392$108,467

Rolling Hills Estates Public Schools

Dapplegray Elementary
3011 Palos Verdes Dr. N.
ZIP: 90274
Primary
Total Enrollment 603
Palos Verdes Peninsula High
27118 Silver Spur Rd.
ZIP: 90274
High
Total Enrollment 2574
Rancho Vista Elementary
4323 Palos Verdes Dr. N.
ZIP: 90274
Primary
Total Enrollment 435

Rolling Hills Estates Private Schools

New Horizons Child Devmnt Center
26945 Rolling Hills Rd
ZIP: 90274
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
Peninsula Heritage School
26944 Rolling Hills Rd
ZIP: 90274
Elementary
Total Enrollment 109
Rolling Hills Country Day School
26444 Crenshaw Blvd
ZIP: 90274
Elementary
Total Enrollment 370
Rolling Hills Montessori
26825 Rolling Hills Rd
ZIP: 90274
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
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