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Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Suburb of Los Angeles, CA

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Rancho Palos Verdes is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 42,030. Rancho Palos Verdes is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Rancho Palos Verdes offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Rancho Palos Verdes there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Rancho Palos Verdes and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Rancho Palos Verdes are highly rated.

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About Rancho Palos Verdes...
Population
42,030

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,156,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,643
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Rancho Palos Verdes Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    52.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    7.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    243.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    474.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    28.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Rancho Palos Verdes

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$138,557
National
$62,843

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