Rancho Palos Verdes INFORMATION

Population: 42,141

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 69%
Single 31%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Rancho Palos Verdes has a very low population density. Rancho Palos Verdes is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

3,084 Rancho Palos Verdes
27,441 New York

City Info

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Rancho Palos Verdes has a population density of 3,084, with 42,141 current residents.

Out of the 42,141 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 69% of the residents are married and 31% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 76% Sun
  • 12% Rain
  • 0% Snow


61°F average temperature

  • 41 years Median home age
  • $847,640 Median home price
  • -10.37% Home appreciation rate
  • 7.73% Annual property tax
  • 79.5%
    Homes owned
  • 18%
    Homes rented
  • 2.5%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Rancho Palos Verdes, the air quality is 1% and the weather, on average, is 76% sunny, 12% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 61°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Rancho Palos Verdes, you should know that 79.5% of homes are owned while 18% of homes are rented, and 2.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $847,640, the median age of homes is 41 years, the annual home appreciation is -10.37% and the annual property tax is 7.73%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Rancho Palos Verdes, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Rancho Palos Verdes’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Rancho Palos Verdes is 49 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 69.19% Democratic, 28.82% Republican, and 1.99% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:22


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 96%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 32%
    Bachelors degree
  • 26%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Rancho Palos Verdes, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 4.40% of residents are unemployed in Rancho Palos Verdes (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Rancho Palos Verdes residents: 29.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 33.60% are in the arts and sciences field, 5.2% are in the customer service field, 24% are in the sales field, 0.15% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 4.7% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:22. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 95.81%, 6.93% of residents have an associate’s degree, 31.71% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 26.42% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Rancho Palos Verdes, you should be aware that the average commute time is 36 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Rancho Palos Verdes have a few different options. 84% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 7% of residents work from home.

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