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Population (year 2000): 41,145. Estimated population in July 2005: 41,949 (+2.0% change)
Males: 19,903 (48.4%), Females: 21,242 (51.6%)

Los Angeles County

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Median resident age: 44.7 years
Median household income: $95,503 (year 2000)
Median house value: $560,500 (year 2000)

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Rancho Palos Verdes:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.1%)
  • Chinese (8.5%)
  • Japanese (7.9%)
  • Hispanic (5.7%)
  • Korean (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.6%)
  • Filipino (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (12.1%), German (11.6%), Irish (9.2%), Italian (6.8%), United States (4.3%), French (2.8%).

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Elevation: 653 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Rancho Palos Verdes

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rancho Palos Verdes city

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

26.9% Foreign born (19.0% Asia, 5.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -745 (-1.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CA Torrance, (5.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Beach, CA Long (14.5 miles www.info.com/LosAngelesRealEstate )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (22.7 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hills Estates, CA (1.1 miles Rolling Hills, CA (1.6 miles Rolling Verdes Estates, CA Palos (3.0 miles CA (4.1 miles Lomita, CA Torrance, (5.5 miles Carson, CA (6.8 miles West Beach, CA Redondo (6.9 miles Beach, CA (7.9 miles Hermosa


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 19 buildings, average cost: $451,200
  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $382,800
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $422,300
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $536,700
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $647,200
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $453,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $530,900
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $578,300
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $576,300

Latitude: 33.76 N, Longitude: 118.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 310


Rancho Palos Verdes, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.4%), Manufacturing (14.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -12,683 (-30.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,076 (11.4%)


 

Crime in Rancho Palos Verdes by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 4 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 2.4 9.7 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 2 0 5 1 3
    per 100,000 2.4 4.9 0.0 12.2 2.4 7.3
Robberies 11 11 11 13 8 10
    per 100,000 26.7 26.7 26.7 31.6 19.4 24.3
Assaults 45 58 30 54 37 43
    per 100,000 109.4 141.0 72.9 131.2 89.9 104.5
Burglaries 124 143 145 181 162 163
    per 100,000 301.4 347.6 352.4 439.9 393.7 396.2
Thefts 201 227 279 290 276 266
    per 100,000 488.5 551.7 678.1 704.8 670.8 646.5
Auto thefts 50 43 32 29 36 41
    per 100,000 121.5 104.5 77.8 70.5 87.5 99.6
83.7 102.6 83.0 105.2 86.2 92.7


Average climate in Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rancho Palos Verdes-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Rancho Palos Verdes city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • DEL AMO HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; TORRANCE, CA)
  • SAN PEDRO PENINSULA HOSP (about 4 miles; SAN PEDRO, CA)
  • BROTMAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; CULVER CITY, CA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • LOS ANGELES INTL (about 13 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; ID: LAX)
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 16 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 22 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • ZAMPERINI FIELD (about 4 miles; TORRANCE, CA; ID: TOA)
  • JACK NORTHROP FIELD/HAWTHORNE MUNICIPAL (about 12 miles; HAWTHORNE, CA; ID: HHR)
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 13 miles; COMPTON, CA; ID: CPM)

Amtrak stations near Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • 7 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station. Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8 $36,079 $54,118 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $26,612 $63,868 17 $15,520
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,650 $31,800 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $32,834 $56,286 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $7,964 $31,856 0 $0
Other Government Administration 19 $101,871 $64,339 0 $0
Police - Other 0 $0   1 $1,406
Totals for Government 43 $208,010 $58,049 18 $16,926


Colleges/Universities in Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • MARYMOUNT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 808; Location: 30800 PALOS VERDES DR E; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.marymountpv.edu)
  • THE SALVATION ARMY COLLEGE FOR OFFICERS TRAINING (Location: 30840 HAWTHORNE BLVD; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • CITY UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES (about 5 miles; INGLEWOOD, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,342)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (about 5 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; FT enrollment: 26,718)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-NORTHRIDGE (about 5 miles; NORTHRIDGE, CA; FT enrollment: 23,133)
  • EL CAMINO COLLEGE (about 5 miles; TORRANCE, CA; FT enrollment: 12,627)
  • LOS ANGELES PIERCE COLLEGE (about 5 miles; WOODLAND HILLS, CA; FT enrollment: 8,497)
  • LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE (about 8 miles; WILMINGTON, CA; FT enrollment: 4,574)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-DOMINGUEZ HILLS (about 11 miles; CARSON, CA; FT enrollment: 8,672)
Public primary/middle schools in Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • MIRALESTE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 1,034; Location: 29323 PALOS VERDES DR. EAST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RIDGECREST INTERMEDIATE (Students: 928; Location: 28915 NORTHBAY RD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SILVER SPUR ELEMENTARY (Students: 550; Location: 5500 IRONWOOD ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • VISTA GRANDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 534; Location: 7032 PURPLERIDGE DR.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOLEADO ELEMENTARY (Students: 475; Location: 27800 LONGHILL DR.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MIRA CATALINA ELEMENTARY (Students: 428; Location: 30511 LUCANIA DR.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CORNERSTONE AT PEDREGAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 400; Location: 6069 GROVE OAK PLACE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • POINT VICENTE ELEMENTARY (Students: 360; Location: 30540 RUE DE LA PIERRE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MIRALESTE KINDERGARTEN (Students: 55; Location: 6245 VIA CANADA; Grades: KG - 05)

Notable locations in Rancho Palos Verdes: Portuguese Bend Riding Club (A), Point Vicente Lighthouse (B), Point Vicente Fishing Access (C), Los Verdes Golf Course (D).

Shopping Centers: Golden Cove Shopping Center (1), Westmont Plaza Shopping Center (2), Terrace at South Bay Shopping Center (3).

Church in Rancho Palos Verdes: Wayfarers Chapel (A).

Cemetery: Green Hills Memorial Park (1).

Parks in Rancho Palos Verdes include: Abalone Cove Ecological Reserve (1), Hesse Park (2), Los Verdes Park (3), Palos Verdes Peninsular Park (4), Martingale Trailhead Park (5), Del Cerro Park (6), Ladera Linda Park (7), Friendship Park (8), Point Vicente Park (9).

Beach: Upper Beach (A).


Rancho Palos Verdes compared to California state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • KZAB (93.5 FM; REDONDO BEACH, CA; Owner: KZAB LICENSING, INC.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Rancho Palos Verdes:
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)

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