Palos Verdes Estates, California

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Population in 2013: 13,623 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 6,684  (49.1%)
Females: 6,939  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  48.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 90274.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $159,844 (it was $123,534 in 2000)
Palos Verdes Estates:

$159,844
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $88,511 (it was $69,040 in 2000)

Palos Verdes Estates city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: over $1,000,000 (it was $789,400 in 2000)
Palos Verdes Estates:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $551,439; Detached houses: $586,622; Townhouses or other attached units: $430,826; In 2-unit structures: $538,009; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $423,149; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $428,884; Mobile homes: $89,129; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,622

Median gross rent in 2013: $2,002.

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  • Races in Palos Verdes Estates, CA (2013)

    Palos Verdes Estates races chart
    • 9,47269.3%White alone
    • 2,59018.9%Asian alone
    • 5784.2%Hispanic
    • 5474.0%Two or more races
    • 3372.5%Black alone
    • 90.07%American Indian alone
    • 90.07%Other race alone

Races in Palos Verdes Estates detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Palos Verdes Estates: 134.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (10.5%), German (10.0%), Irish (8.0%), United States (5.6%), Italian (5.4%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 217 feet

Land area: 4.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,844 people per square mile   (average).

Palos Verdes Estates,CA real estate house value index trend

Palos Verdes Estates, California map

For population 25 years and over in Palos Verdes Estates:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 77.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palos Verdes Estates city:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

2,345 residents are foreign born (11.8% Asia, 3.5% Europe).

This city:

17.2%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Palos Verdes Estates, California as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Palos Verdes Estates to the number of sex offenders is 4,535 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $10,153 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,789 (0.7%)

Palos Verdes Estates satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Torrance, CA (4.6 miles , pop. 137,946).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (13.8 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (20.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Rolling Hills Estates, CA (1.5 miles ), Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (1.7 miles ), Rolling Hills, CA (1.9 miles ), Torrance, CA (2.1 miles ), Lomita, CA (2.2 miles ), Redondo Beach, CA (2.2 miles ), Hermosa Beach, CA (2.3 miles ), Palos Verdes, CA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $608,300
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $599,100
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $741,200
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $577,000
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $699,900
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $693,000
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $735,700
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $812,900
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $623,900
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $642,300
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $742,400
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $715,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $715,100
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $715,100
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $715,100
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $850,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.79 N, Longitude: 118.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,350 (-17.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 923 (16.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 310

Palos Verdes Estates household income distribution Palos Verdes Estates home values distribution

Property values in Palos Verdes Estates, CA


Crime rates in Palos Verdes Estates by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1000110000111
per 100,000 7.40.00.00.07.27.20.00.00.00.07.47.37.3
Robberies 3101100021100
per 100,000 22.17.20.07.17.20.00.00.014.77.47.40.00.0
Assaults 3319754254355
per 100,000 22.121.77.264.350.135.928.914.636.729.522.136.636.6
Burglaries 51434544363847654344404854
per 100,000 375.3310.9323.9314.6257.9272.7339.9475.7315.9324.7294.2351.4395.4
Thefts 686584766466108764969718089
per 100,000 500.4470.0604.6543.4458.5473.6781.0556.2360.0509.1522.2585.6651.6
Auto thefts 11777338543784
per 100,000 81.050.650.450.021.521.557.936.629.422.151.558.629.3
Arson 2100016102012
per 100,000 14.77.20.00.00.07.243.47.30.014.80.07.314.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 74.354.555.866.959.756.169.865.454.056.561.970.273.8

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Crime rate in Palos Verdes Estates detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 36 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -267 (-2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Palos Verdes Estates: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Palos Verdes Estates, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Palos Verdes Estates-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 696% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 110.4 miles away from Palos Verdes Estates center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 123.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 27.5 miles away from Palos Verdes Estates center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palos Verdes Estates topographic map

Birthplace of: Chris Smith (racing driver) - Racing driver, Kurt Graeber - College basketball player (Arizona State Sun Devils).

Hospitals and medical centers near Palos Verdes Estates:

  • CANTERBURY,THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA)
  • SKYPARK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY SUB-ACUTE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • DEL AMO GARDENS CONVALESCENT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • SUNCREST HOSPITAL OF SOUTH BAY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • TORRANCE MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • TORRANCE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)

Amtrak stations near Palos Verdes Estates:

  • 8 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.
  • 12 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palos Verdes Estates:

  • Los Angeles Harbor College (about 7 miles; Wilmington, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,285)
  • El Camino Community College District (about 8 miles; Torrance, CA; FT enrollment: 13,952)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 10 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 9,862)
  • Wyotech-Long Beach (about 11 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 2,453)
  • Los Angeles Southwest College (about 12 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,247)
  • El Camino College-Compton Center (about 13 miles; Compton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Loyola Marymount University (about 13 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 7,720)

Public high school in Palos Verdes Estates:

Public elementary/middle schools in Palos Verdes Estates:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Palos Verdes Estates: Palos Verdes Country Club (A), Roessler Memorial Swimming Pool (B), Palos Verdes Public Library (C), Palos Verdes Estates City Hall (D), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Malaga Cove Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Palos Verdes Estates: Neighborhood Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Palos Verdes Estates include: Coronel Plaza (1), Plaza Andres (2), Plaza Blanca (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Rat Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 132. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

132
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.438. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.438
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.446. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.446
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00441. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00441
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.2%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.5% for Black residents, 0.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
3 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
5 people in nursing homes in 2000

Palos Verdes Estates, California environmental map by EPA

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Palos Verdes Estates compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Palos Verdes Estates (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Palos Verdes Estates Branch at 22 Malaga Cove Plaza, branch established on 1957/05/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
California average:

15.4

Palos Verdes Estates travel time to work - commute Palos Verdes Estates mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Palos Verdes Estates city (based on Los Angeles County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$14,679$58,7161$306
Other Government Administration 3$26,227$104,9080$0
Police Protection - Officers 24$210,370$105,1851$279
Police - Other 13$58,082$53,6144$1,944
Streets and Highways 4$22,122$66,3660$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$4,714
Other and Unallocable 2$10,687$64,1224$8,055
Totals for Government 49$342,167$83,79613$15,298

Palos Verdes Estates government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,343,000 ($245.39)
    Police Protection: $66,000 ($4.84)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,459,000 ($253.91)
    Health Services - Other: $808,000 ($59.31)
    Financial Administration: $760,000 ($55.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $725,000 ($53.22)
    Regular Highways: $648,000 ($47.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $560,000 ($41.11)
    Transit Utilities: $334,000 ($24.52)
    Central Staff Services: $328,000 ($24.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $148,000 ($10.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $1,861,000 ($136.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,335,000 ($244.81)

Palos Verdes Estates government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $638,000 ($46.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,689,000 ($197.39)
    Rents: $717,000 ($52.63)
    Interest Earnings: $505,000 ($37.07)
    General Revenue, NEC: $424,000 ($31.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $889,000 ($65.26)
    General Support: $809,000 ($59.38)
    Highways: $229,000 ($16.81)
    Health & Hospitals: $57,000 ($4.18)
  • Tax - Property: $3,434,000 ($252.07)
    Public Utilities: $2,964,000 ($217.57)
    NEC: $1,025,000 ($75.24)
    Total General Sales: $555,000 ($40.74)

Palos Verdes Estates government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,974,000 ($1172.58)

3.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.18%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,133 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($47,619 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.34% ($34,625)
from Riverside County, CA  0.19% ($37,493)


3.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
California average:

5.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($921 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, CA  0.54% ($53,226 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.50% ($38,459)
to Riverside County, CA  0.28% ($43,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palos Verdes Estates:

  • 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 Palos Verdes Estates:

  • 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)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 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 Palos Verdes Estates:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 1,100Total average daily traffic
  • 11Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,365Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Palos Verdes Estates)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Palos Verdes Estates, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 5741 W Crestridge Rd (Lat: 33.770000 Lon: -118.376167), Overall height: 29 m, Call Sign: KNA65
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 6855.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 04/11/2022
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • STATION, 1750 Punta Place (Lat: 33.789167 Lon: -118.401722), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WBM581
    Assigned Frequencies: 2146.80 MHz, 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2000, Expiration Date: 12/06/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2010
    Registrant: Southbay Regional Public Communications Authority, 4440 Broadway Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250, Phone: (310) 973-1802, Fax: (310) 978-0892, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Via Visalia And Punta Place (Lat: 33.789167 Lon: -118.400833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPOJ563
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.012 MHz, 470.037 MHz, 506.012 MHz, 506.037 MHz, 473.012 MHz, 473.037 MHz, 509.012 MHz, 509.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/25/1999, Expiration Date: 05/25/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2004, Certifier: Dennis Warren
    Registrant: South Bay Regional Public Communications Authority, 4440 W Broadway, Hawthorne, CA 90250, Phone: (310) 973-1802, Fax: (310) 978-0892, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • San Pedro Hill (Lat: 33.747528 Lon: -118.336194), Type: Tower, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KMA372
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.725 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/2011, Expiration Date: 05/06/2021
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5536, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palos Verdes Estates)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$827,51098$937,686539$586,18034$664,74720$709,968
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$09$1,147,45750$575,8914$347,0930$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$021$1,230,597114$879,0223$303,5107$803,407
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$024$1,248,61480$543,2394$534,0502$392,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$2,543,72726$736,9621$739,2701$246,420

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6703.01 , 6703.21, 6703.22

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$207,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2005 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6703.01 , 6703.21, 6703.22

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

  • UPS: 1

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