Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

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2021 Population
42,316
1.64% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
49.7
0.201% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
3.94%
7.76% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$158,996
8.78% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$1.25M
3.18% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
18,323
0.0981% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA had a population of 42.3k people with a median age of 49.7 and a median household income of $158,996. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA grew from 41,635 to 42,316, a 1.64% increase and its median household income grew from $146,163 to $158,996, a 8.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (30.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.25%), White (Hispanic) (3.94%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.41%).

None of the households in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.3% of the residents in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA are Marymount California University (262 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was $1.25M, and the homeownership rate was 78.9%.

Most people in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is home to a population of 42.3k people, from which 92.3% are citizens. As of 2021, 26.4% of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA residents were born outside of the country (11.2k people).

In 2021, there were 1.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.8k people) in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.07k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.3%
2021 Citizenship
91.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 92.3% of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.8k ± 1.22k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    13.1k ± 1.16k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.07k ± 759
10.4%
Hispanic Population
4.4k people

In 2021, there were 1.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.8k people) in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.07k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.4% of the people in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA are hispanic (4.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,959,545 ± 46,338 people
  2. Philippines
    828,655 ± 22,113 people
  3. China
    680,942 ± 20,084 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,959,545 California residents, followed by Philippines with 828,655 and China with 680,942.

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Foreign-Born Population

26.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.2k people
27.7%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.5k people

As of 2021, 26.4% of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA residents (11.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was 27.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    7,739 ± 647
  2. Korea
    4,756 ± 429
  3. World War II
    3,096 ± 354

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA employs 18.3k people. The largest industries in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,039 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,544 people), and Manufacturing (2,052 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($181,875), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($130,859), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($130,781).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,050. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.497, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

18.3k
2021 Value
± 1,046
−0.0981%
1 Year decline
± 8.07%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA declined at a rate of −0.0981%, from 18.3k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, are Management Occupations (3,838 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,947 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,867 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.3k
2021 Value
± 1,046
−0.0981%
1 Year decline
± 8.07%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA declined at a rate of −0.0981%, from 18.3k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,039 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,544 people), and Manufacturing (2,052 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, though some of these residents may live in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$114,940
Median earning men ± $14,889
$64,211
Median earning women ± $8,738

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Manufacturing ($158,409), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($158,247), and Public Administration ($152,800).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Information ($110,667), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($96,625), and Public Administration ($96,228).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in California. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $405B
  2. $159B
  3. $155B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $405B, followed by Mixed freight ($159B) and Pharmaceuticals ($155B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.21T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
109% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.21T. This is expected to increase 109% to $4.61T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $84.4B
  2. $44.8B
  3. $40.6B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $84.4B, followed by Arizona with $44.8B and Ohio and $40.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 18, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA awarded 262 degrees. The student population of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 246 male students and 268 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA are Hispanic or Latino (117 and 49.4%), followed by White (60 and 25.3%), Asian (20 and 8.44%), and Two or More Races (17 and 7.17%).

The largest universities in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA by number of degrees awarded are Marymount California University (262 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (87 and 33.2%), General Business Administration & Management (42 and 16%), and General Psychology (33 and 12.6%).

The median tuition cost in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA for private four year colleges is $35,158.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 514 students enrolled in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, 47.9% men and 52.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 237 records, of which 53.6% were women and 46.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 42 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was General Business Administration & Management with 42 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
262 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Marymount California University with 262 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 121 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, which is 0.858 times less than the 141 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 117 degrees mean that there were 1.95 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 60 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($35,158) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,750) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,828) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.89% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.12% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were Some college (7.01M), High School or Equivalent (6.74M), and Bachelors Degree (6.25M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was $1.25M in 2021, which is 5.09 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $1.21M to $1.25M, a 3.18% increase. The homeownership rate in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is 78.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA have an average commute time of 34.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is $158,996. In 2021, the place with the highest median household income in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was Census Tract 6705 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 6707.02 and Census Tract 6704.13, with respective values of $205,673 and $164,659.

Property

$1.25M
Median Property Value 2021
±$38,489
$12,113
Median Property Taxes
±$722

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rancho Palos Verdes, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%
Homeownership
2021
73.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 78.9% of the housing units in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 6705
  2. Census Tract 6707.02
  3. Census Tract 6704.13

In 2021, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was Census Tract 6705 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 6707.02 and Census Tract 6704.13, with respective values of $205,673 and $164,659.

The following map shows all of the places in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$158,996
Median Household Income
± $7,039
15.4k
Number of Households
± 895

In 2021, the median household income of the 15.4k households in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA grew to $158,996 from the previous year's value of $146,163.

The following chart displays the households in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is from California.
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California

In 2021, the income inequality in California was 0.497 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.12% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (74.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (17.7%)
  3. Carpooled (5.76%)

In 2021, 74.2% of workers in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17.7%) and those who carpooled to work (5.76%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

34.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA have a longer commute time (34.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 4.47% of the workforce in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.94% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (1.66k out of 42.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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97.8% of the population of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA has health coverage, with 56.4% on employee plans, 5.12% on Medicaid, 20% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 0.798% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see 1354 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1363 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1097 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 245 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,354 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Los Angeles County, CA

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see an average of 1,354 patients per year. This represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1,363 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Los Angeles County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 10.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

2.19%
Uninsured
56.4%
Employer Coverage
5.12%
Medicaid
20%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
0.798%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA declined by 5.93% from 2.32% to 2.19%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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