Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Population: 42,412

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  • Rancho Palos Verdes has a Livability Score of 83/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Rancho Palos Verdes crime rates are 71% lower than the California average
  • Cost of living in Rancho Palos Verdes is 54% higher than the California average
  • Rancho Palos Verdes real estate prices are 145% higher than the California average
  • Rental prices in Rancho Palos Verdes are 81% higher than the California average

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      Top Rated Schools in Rancho Palos Verdes

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Cornerstone At Pedregal ElementaryKG - 539890%
      Silver Spur ElementaryKG - 555784%
      Soleado ElementaryKG - 546482%
      Point Vicente ElementaryKG - 537380%
      Ridgecrest Intermediate6 - 896676%
      Vista Grande ElementaryKG - 544374%
      Mira Catalina ElementaryKG - 539367%
      Miraleste Intermediate6 - 886563%
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      Safe Community, Great Ocean Views, and So Much To See!

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      From the beautiful coastlines, Trump Golf Course, to Terranea Resort Rancho Palos Verdes how so much to see and do.

      he story of the City's fight for incorporation is indeed an interesting tale. The birth of Rancho Palos Verdes was the culmination of a series of events that occurred during the first half of the 20th Century, as well as the actual drive for incorporation, which began in earnest in the early 1960's and finally came to fruition in 1973.

      n 1913, Frank A. Vanderlip, president of the National Bank of New York, bought the 16,000-acre Palos Verdes Peninsula sight unseen from rancher Jotham Bixby. Even though Mr. Vanderlip had never seen the Peninsula, he recognized its strategic location and potential for development. Mr. Vanderlip had a grand vision to develop the "Palos Verdes Project" into the "most fashionable and exclusive residential colony" in the nation.

      Rancho Palos Verdes is still an oasis connected yet separated from the hectic pace of modern city life. For the many families who have lived in Rancho Palos Verdes prior to and since its incorporation, it has been, in the words of author Augusta Fink, "the promise of paradise fulfilled."
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      Source: The Rancho Palos Verdes, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).