General Law city
Incorporated: September 7, 1973
City Hall: 30940 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos Verdes, California 90274
Population (2020 Census): 42,287 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 19.7%
Population Density (2020 Census): 3,138.9 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 16,497
Persons Per Housing Unit: 2.6
Land Area: 13.47 square miles (34.89 square kilometers)
Water Area: 26.23 square miles (67.93 square kilometers)
Total Area: 39.70 square miles (102.82 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.738517 -118.369685
Named by Jose Dolores Sepulveda, who owned this land and called it Rancho de los Palos Verdes (Spanish for Ranch of the Green Trees or Timber).
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