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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A+
  12. Commute
    B
Redondo Beach is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 67,950. Redondo Beach is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Redondo Beach offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Redondo Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Redondo Beach and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Redondo Beach are highly rated.
About Redondo Beach...
Population
67,950

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$817,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,878
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Redondo Beach 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
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    141.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    26.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    91.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    526.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,531.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    249.8
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Redondo Beach

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$104,548
National
$55,322
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Redondo Beach Reviews

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I really love my community and my city. However, it is not perfect. The biggest problem to me is the homeless people. There are two churches where many homeless people and drug addicts flock to, and they can cause disturbances. One other thing I would change is the pier. I feel as though it is the reason the nightlife is worse than that of Hermosa Beach or Manhattan. However, the Riviera is always super fun to visit at night. Overall, though, I love my city!
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I moved to Redondo Beach in 2006. I like that we have our own school district, RBUSD. The school grants have been utilized in a very productive manner. They have enhanced our music programs, provided renovated interiors/exteriors from elementary thru high school campuses. Adding more classrooms, and making the overall environment very pleasant. I especially like the coastline area of Redondo Beach and all of the unique shops and eateries. The beach community is friendly and you cannot beat the beautiful coastal view.
I love the community here and the sea breeze is a nice touch! I am a high school student who loves to be involved with in the schools and here, you are presented with opportunities that help you build an awesome resume. Redondo has set me up for success!