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Rancho Palos Verdes, California - Basic Facts

The City of Rancho Palos Verdes had a population of 43,191 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Rancho Palos Verdes is located at latitude 33.7445 and longitude -118.387 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes encompass a land area of 13.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 220 feet.

The City of Rancho Palos Verdes (GNIS ID: 2411516) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is located within Palos Verdes CCD of Los Angeles County.


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Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Housing Affordability Index is 60
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Wealth Index is 311
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 43,191
Population in Households 42,867
Population in Familes 38,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 324
Population Density 3,206
Diversity Index1 64
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $139,922
Average Household Income $192,398
Per Capita Income $71,545
Wealth Index3 311

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,580 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,431 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 520 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $1,179,402
Housing Affordability Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,011
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 12,509
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.4% 0.29%
Households 0.31% 0.2%
Families 0.32% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rancho Palos Verdes to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 213 86th
Population Density # 431 72nd
Diversity Index # 763 50th
Median Household Income # 82 95th
Per Capita Income # 99 94th

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