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Palos Verdes Estates is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The community name derives from Spanish for "green trees" or "green sticks"

The latitude of Palos Verdes Estates is 33.800N. The longitude is -118.389W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 210 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,827.


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$123,534
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Palos Verdes Estates demographic reports
Palos Verdes Estates is on the Pacific Ocean
The city was developed in the 1920s and 1930s as a residential area for affluent landowners.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.1 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1963 movie, "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World"
Performing arts: Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay

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13% of Palos Verdes Estates residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palos Verdes Estates ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palos Verdes Estates was $69,040, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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71% of Palos Verdes Estates residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Palos Verdes Estates, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,229.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,450.


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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palos Verdes Estates political report.

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The average commute time for Palos Verdes Estates workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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