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Redondo Beach is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The community was named for the nearby Rancho Sausal Redondo.

The latitude of Redondo Beach is 33.849N. The longitude is -118.387W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 66,337.


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Median household income
Local
$69,173
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Redondo Beach demographic reports
Redondo Beach is near the southern end of Santa Monica Bay.
Local land baron Henry Huntington introduced surfing to the California coast in 1907 by hiring Hawaiian-Irish athlete George Freeth to demonstrate the sport.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 195. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1981 movie, "The Cannonball Run"
Well-known residents have included:
· Mary Lou Retton, gymnast, Olympic medallist
· Shannon Boxx, Olympic gold medallist (soccer)
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, It's a Grind, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Lobster Festival - Sept. 21-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Redondo Beach web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 91

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Redondo Beach residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Redondo Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Redondo Beach was $38,305, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

48% of Redondo Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Redondo Beach include Redondo Beach Original Townsite Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Redondo Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $943.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,059.


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Libraries in Redondo Beach include North Branch Library, Redondo Beach Public Library ... View libraries

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

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Redondo Beach restaurants taking online reservations include Breakwater-Steak, Jazz & Seafood, Buona Sera Ristorante, Harbor Drive, Pacific Edge, W's China Bistro ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Redondo Beach workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Redondo Beach between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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