Rancho Palos Verdes, California

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Population in 2017: 42,364 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 20,069  (47.4%)
Females: 22,295  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

50.2 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90275.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $132,699 (it was $95,503 in 2000)
Rancho Palos Verdes:

$132,699
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $64,210 (it was $46,250 in 2000)

Rancho Palos Verdes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $547,100 in 2000)
Rancho Palos Verdes:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $750,873; detached houses: $796,920; townhouses or other attached units: $571,960; in 2-unit structures: $959,245; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $711,635; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $587,289; mobile homes: $142,109; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $156,334

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rancho Palos Verdes: 148.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.5%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Black residents, 3.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.7% for other race residents, 4.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (2017)
    • 22,21352.0%White alone
    • 12,43529.1%Asian alone
    • 4,58310.7%Hispanic
    • 2,1835.1%Two or more races
    • 8231.9%Black alone
    • 2890.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 700.2%Other race alone
    • 200.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Rancho Palos Verdes, California as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rancho Palos Verdes is 7,125 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Rancho Palos Verdes by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(7.0)
4
(9.5)
3
(7.2)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.9)
8
(19.6)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
5
(11.7)
4
(9.3)
7
(16.3)
5
(11.7)
6
(14.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(9.4)
10
(23.6)
8
(19.1)
13
(31.4)
8
(19.5)
5
(12.2)
11
(26.1)
6
(14.2)
7
(16.5)
8
(18.8)
12
(27.9)
6
(14.0)
7
(16.4)
5
(11.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(84.5)
26
(61.4)
29
(69.3)
26
(62.8)
32
(77.9)
29
(70.9)
23
(54.6)
28
(66.1)
22
(51.7)
11
(25.8)
24
(55.8)
14
(32.6)
21
(49.3)
21
(49.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
116
(272.4)
133
(314.2)
153
(365.6)
145
(350.2)
115
(279.9)
160
(391.2)
182
(432.0)
167
(394.5)
175
(411.4)
181
(424.4)
207
(481.5)
118
(274.8)
152
(357.1)
120
(282.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
247
(579.9)
295
(697.0)
347
(829.3)
311
(751.0)
247
(601.1)
244
(596.5)
342
(811.7)
306
(722.8)
369
(867.4)
262
(614.4)
305
(709.4)
266
(619.4)
259
(608.5)
240
(565.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(56.3)
36
(85.1)
37
(88.4)
23
(55.5)
24
(58.4)
18
(44.0)
26
(61.7)
25
(59.1)
36
(84.6)
29
(68.0)
39
(90.7)
33
(76.8)
35
(82.2)
29
(68.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(11.7)
10
(23.6)
7
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.7)
4
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.0)
2
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)81.583.695.982.973.688.393.080.687.479.9101.073.980.172.6

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Crime rate in Rancho Palos Verdes detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: German (4.9%), American (4.3%), Iranian (3.9%), Italian (3.8%), English (3.4%), Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 653 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 3,100 people per square mile   (average).

Rancho Palos Verdes, California map

11,779 residents are foreign born (18.3% Asia, 4.1% Europe).

This city:

27.6%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,130 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,114 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palos Verdes, CA (2.9 miles , pop. 89,786).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (12.3 miles , pop. 461,522).

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

Nearest cities:

Rolling Hills Estates, CA (1.0 miles ),
Rolling Hills, CA (1.1 miles ),
Palos Verdes Estates, CA (1.7 miles ),
Palos Verdes, CA (1.7 miles ),
Lomita, CA (1.9 miles ),
Torrance, CA (2.3 miles ),
West Carson, CA (2.5 miles ),
Redondo Beach, CA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.76 N, Longitude: 118.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,353 (-24.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,896 (15.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 310

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

Property values in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Rancho Palos Verdes satellite photo by USGS

Rancho Palos Verdes tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.4%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Top executives (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Engineers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (11.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Engineers (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)

Average climate in Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rancho Palos Verdes, 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 118. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

118
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.382. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.382
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.625. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.625
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00829. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00829
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Rancho Palos Verdes-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 695% 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 93.2 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 109.1 miles away from Rancho Palos Verdes 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 122.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Rancho Palos Verdes 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 30.1 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 53.3 miles away from Rancho Palos Verdes 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).
Rancho Palos Verdes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rancho Palos Verdes:

  • CANTERBURY,THE (5801 WEST CRESTRIDGE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Rancho Palos Verdes:

  • PECK HOUSE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • TRINITYCARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • LOS PALOS CONVALESCENT HOSP (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SAN PEDRO, CA)
  • SEACREST CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SAN PEDRO, CA)
  • PALOS VERDES HEALTH CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LOMITA, CA)
  • JUST RIGHT HELP, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • PROVIDENCE LITTLE CO OF MARY MED CTR SAN PEDRO Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SAN PEDRO, CA)

Amtrak stations near Rancho Palos Verdes:

  • 6 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.
  • 11 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.

College/University in Rancho Palos Verdes:

  • Marymount California University (Full-time enrollment: 932; Location: 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.MarymountCalifornia.edu; Offers Master's degree)

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

  • Los Angeles Harbor College (about 6 miles; Wilmington, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,285)
  • Wyotech-Long Beach (about 9 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 2,453)
  • El Camino Community College District (about 10 miles; Torrance, CA; FT enrollment: 13,952)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 10 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 9,862)
  • El Camino College-Compton Center (about 13 miles; Compton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Los Angeles Southwest College (about 13 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,247)
  • Long Beach City College (about 15 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 15,602)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Rancho Palos Verdes:

Private elementary/middle schools in Rancho Palos Verdes:

  • ST JOHN FISHER SCHOOL (Students: 291, Location: 5446 CREST RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • PENINSULA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 231, Location: 31100 HAWTHORNE BLVD, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Rancho Palos Verdes

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rancho Palos Verdes: Portuguese Bend Riding Club (A), Los Verdes Golf Course (B), Point Vicente Lighthouse (C), Point Vicente Fishing Access (D), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 83 (E), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 53 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Golden Cove Shopping Center (1), Westmont Plaza Shopping Center (2), Terrace at South Bay Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Rancho Palos Verdes: Wayfarers Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Green Hills Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Rancho Palos Verdes include: Los Verdes Park (1), Point Vicente County Park (2), Palos Verdes Peninsular Park (3), Abalone Cove Ecological Reserve (4), Friendship Park (5), Point Vicente Park (6), Del Cerro Park (7), Martingale Trailhead Park (8), Hesse Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Robbie Rogers - Soccer player.

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:

78.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.5%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Rancho Palos Verdes in 2010:

  • 126 people in college/university student housing
  • 112 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Rancho Palos Verdes in 2000:

  • 185 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 166 people in nursing homes
  • 90 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 33 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Rancho Palos Verdes at 29000 South Western Ave, branch established on 1954/05/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Rancho Palos Verdes Branch at 28350 South Western Avenue, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Citibank, National Association: Rancho Palos Verdes- Golden Cove Bra at 31242 Palos Verdes Dr W, branch established on 2006/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Miraleste Plaza Branch at 20 Miraleste Plaza, branch established on 1968/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • OneWest Bank, FSB: 30019 Hawthorne Blvd. at 30019 Hawthorne Blvd., branch established on 2006/03/13. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $26,181.3 mil, Deposits: $15,408.4 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, 79 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Rancho Palos Verdes:

Marital status in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Rancho Palos Verdes:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
California average:

15.0

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

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Neighborhoods in Rancho Palos Verdes:

(Rancho Palos Verdes, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Rancho Palos Verdes, 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
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Los Angeles County:

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
This 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:
Los Angeles County:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rancho Palos Verdes:

57.9%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.1%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Rancho Palos Verdes:

27.4
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.4%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rancho Palos Verdes:

13.0%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rancho Palos Verdes:

32.5%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

60.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Rancho Palos Verdes:

79.8%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rancho Palos Verdes, 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
Other and Unallocable 17$113,583$80,1761$1,260
Streets and Highways 8$56,753$85,1301$1,377
Financial Administration 8$51,886$77,8290$0
Parks and Recreation 7$49,046$84,07940$74,554
Other Government Administration 7$70,628$121,0770$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,971$47,6520$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 48$345,867$86,46742$77,191

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,517,000 ($59.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000 ($2.57)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,411,000 ($222.15)
    Regular Highways: $3,613,000 ($85.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,180,000 ($75.06)
    Financial Administration: $1,341,000 ($31.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,179,000 ($27.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,057,000 ($24.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $462,000 ($10.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $259,000 ($6.11)
    Health - Other: $196,000 ($4.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,040,000 ($24.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $3,982,000 ($93.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $77,000 ($1.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $76,000 ($1.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,491,000 ($129.61)

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

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,322,000 ($31.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $515,000 ($12.16)
    Other: $475,000 ($11.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($1.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $173,000 ($4.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $483,000 ($11.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $159,000 ($3.75)
    Interest Earnings: $124,000 ($2.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $52,000 ($1.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,207,000 ($28.49)
    Other: $122,000 ($2.88)
    General Local Government Support: $56,000 ($1.32)
  • Tax - Property: $11,942,000 ($281.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,077,000 ($96.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,349,000 ($79.05)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,984,000 ($70.44)
    Other License: $1,345,000 ($31.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $700,000 ($16.52)
    Other: $36,000 ($0.85)

Rancho Palos Verdes government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,354,000 ($574.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,192,000 ($571.05)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $262,000 ($6.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($2.36)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,395,000 ($457.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,590,000 ($556.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $625,000 ($14.75)

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 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2H&R Block1
Bally Total Fitness1IHOP1
Baskin-Robbins1Kroger1
Carl\s Jr.1LA Fitness1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Discount Tire1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza2Trader Joe's2
El Pollo Loco1UPS1
FedEx3

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)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Rancho Palos Verdes fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 5 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 ORIGINATED24$559,424283$571,6771,634$423,52185$329,17371$370,399
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$023$552,923185$467,5507$488,0236$326,923
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$345,15058$611,487392$515,86517$342,74126$520,335
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$525,98546$624,243299$468,51420$326,57721$433,593
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$012$619,72679$496,0248$259,3349$544,650

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$300,1840$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$332,4731$581,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$551,0931$306,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$414,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 56 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.4%), and Outside Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
    • 16941.4%Structure Fires
    • 11728.7%Outside Fires
    • 7919.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4310.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Most common first names in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11279.6 years
Mary9184.0 years
William8680.0 years
Robert8575.6 years
James5977.0 years
Richard4678.0 years
Charles4479.2 years
Margaret4385.3 years
Helen4285.3 years
George4079.6 years
Most common last names in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2683.3 years
Lee2382.2 years
Miller1980.3 years
Johnson1883.7 years
Brown1678.5 years
Williams1573.3 years
Anderson1382.5 years
Jones1379.9 years
Kim1280.4 years
Peterson1283.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • 83.0%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • 50.8%Electricity
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Coal or coke


Rancho Palos Verdes compared to California state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Rancho Palos Verdes on our top lists:

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  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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