Palos Verdes Estates, California

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Population in 2017: 13,544 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 6,499  (48.0%)
Females: 7,045  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

51.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90274.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $192,642 (it was $123,534 in 2000)
Palos Verdes Estates:

$192,642
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $87,861 (it was $69,040 in 2000)

Palos Verdes Estates city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $789,400 in 2000)
Palos Verdes Estates:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $984,577; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $646,862

Median gross rent in 2017: $3,022.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palos Verdes Estates: 152.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.5% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.7% for other race residents, 6.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palos Verdes Estates, CA (2017)
    • 8,80064.4%White alone
    • 2,85220.9%Asian alone
    • 1,2409.1%Hispanic
    • 5133.8%Two or more races
    • 880.6%Black alone
    • 610.4%Other race alone
    • 220.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Palos Verdes Estates, California as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palos Verdes Estates is 4,564 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Palos Verdes Estates by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.7)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(29.1)
1
(7.3)
2
(14.7)
4
(29.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(50.1)
5
(35.9)
4
(28.9)
2
(14.6)
5
(36.7)
4
(29.5)
3
(22.1)
5
(36.6)
5
(36.6)
5
(36.6)
2
(14.6)
3
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(257.9)
38
(272.7)
47
(339.9)
65
(475.7)
43
(315.9)
44
(324.7)
40
(294.2)
48
(351.4)
54
(395.4)
52
(380.5)
82
(596.8)
28
(203.9)
43
(315.9)
33
(243.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(458.5)
66
(473.6)
108
(781.0)
76
(556.2)
49
(360.0)
69
(509.1)
71
(522.2)
80
(585.6)
89
(651.6)
64
(468.2)
78
(567.7)
76
(553.5)
77
(565.7)
69
(508.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(21.5)
3
(21.5)
8
(57.9)
5
(36.6)
4
(29.4)
3
(22.1)
7
(51.5)
8
(58.6)
4
(29.3)
5
(36.6)
9
(65.5)
7
(51.0)
5
(36.7)
2
(14.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
6
(43.4)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
2
(14.6)
1
(7.3)
2
(14.6)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)56.052.765.461.450.653.058.165.969.355.687.247.158.054.8

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City-data.com crime index in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Crime rate in Palos Verdes Estates detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: German (9.4%), American (5.9%), Irish (5.8%), English (5.3%), Italian (4.7%), European (4.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 217 feet

Land area: 4.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,828 people per square mile   (average).

Palos Verdes Estates, California map

2,513 residents are foreign born (11.8% Asia, 2.3% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This city:

18.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,951 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,070 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.79 N, Longitude: 118.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,719 (-19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 895 (16.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 310

Distribution of median household income in Palos Verdes Estates, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Palos Verdes Estates, CA in 2017

Property values in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Palos Verdes Estates satellite photo by USGS

Palos Verdes Estates tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Historical housing units in Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Most common industries in Palos Verdes Estates, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.1%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
  • Public administration (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.4%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Palos Verdes Estates, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Top executives (9.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.2%)
  • Lawyers (4.7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (13.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7.0%)
  • Lawyers (6.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Engineers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Art and design workers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Palos Verdes Estates, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Palos Verdes Estates, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.376. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.376
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.600. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.600
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 31.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00829. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00829
U.S.:

0.00984

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 the city 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 Palos Verdes Estates center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from Palos Verdes Estates 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 the city 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 Palos Verdes Estates 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 (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, 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

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 schools in Palos Verdes Estates:

  • PALOS VERDES HIGH (Students: 1,338, Location: 600 CLOYDEN RD., Grades: 9-12)
  • MALAGA COVE SCHOOL - SUCCESS LEARNING CENTER (Location: 300 PASEO DEL MAR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Palos Verdes Estates:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • pro tennis champ Pete Sampras and ice skating champ Michelle Kwan are from pv

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Palos Verdes Estates:

Marital status in Palos Verdes Estates, CA
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Palos Verdes Estates:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Palos Verdes Estates
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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.
California:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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:
Here:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palos Verdes Estates:

57.7%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Palos Verdes Estates:

54.9%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Palos Verdes Estates:

27.6
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palos Verdes Estates:

17.2%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.7%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palos Verdes Estates:

33.8%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Palos Verdes Estates:

60.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palos Verdes Estates, CA Residents
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
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
Other Government Administration 3$26,227$104,9080$0
Financial Administration 3$14,679$58,7161$306
Other and Unallocable 2$10,687$64,1224$8,055
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$4,714
Totals for Government 49$342,167$83,79613$15,298

Palos Verdes Estates government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,741,000 ($202.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,166,000 ($455.26)
    Central Staff Services: $1,529,000 ($112.89)
    Regular Highways: $970,000 ($71.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $903,000 ($66.67)
    Financial Administration: $651,000 ($48.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $520,000 ($38.39)
    Transit Utilities: $386,000 ($28.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000 ($12.48)
    Natural Resources - Other: $96,000 ($7.09)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($1.03)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $3,974,000 ($293.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($2.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,922,000 ($289.57)

Palos Verdes Estates government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $363,000 ($26.80)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,332,000 ($393.68)
    Rents: $1,061,000 ($78.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $212,000 ($15.65)
    Interest Earnings: $207,000 ($15.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $398,000 ($29.39)
    Other: $265,000 ($19.57)
    General Local Government Support: $57,000 ($4.21)
  • Tax - Property: $6,927,000 ($511.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $645,000 ($47.62)
    Other License: $598,000 ($44.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $537,000 ($39.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $209,000 ($15.43)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $151,000 ($11.15)

Palos Verdes Estates government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,871,000 ($1171.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,535,000 ($777.84)

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)

Businesses in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

  • UPS: 1

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
  • 10ft / 3.4mTotal length
  • 1,122Total average daily traffic
  • 11Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,234Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • PUNTA, 1700 Punta Pl (Lat: 33.789194 Lon: -118.401750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQTZ899,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2014, Expiration Date: 05/15/2024, Certifier: Ralph Mailloux, Registrant: Sun Wireless, 4440 Broadway Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250, Phone: (310) 973-1802, Fax: (858) 560-0409, Email:
  • Punta, 1700 Punta Pl (Lat: 33.789194 Lon: -118.401750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WRDH284,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2019, Expiration Date: 04/29/2029, Certifier: Laurie Koike, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • 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) 657-9437, Fax: (916) 657-9233, 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: 156.450 MHz, 156.350 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:

116 (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 in Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palos Verdes Estates, CA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palos Verdes Estates, CA
  • 89.6%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palos Verdes Estates, CA
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used


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

Palos Verdes Estates on our top lists:

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  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Japan (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
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  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #47 (90274) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #60 (90274) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (90274) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #81 (90274) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 (90274) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
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