General Law city
Incorporated: September 18, 1957
City Hall: 4045 Palos Verdes Dr North, Rolling Hills Estates, California 90274
Population (2020 Census): 8,280 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 20.7%
Population Density (2020 Census): 2,314.8 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 3,220
Persons Per Housing Unit: 2.6
Land Area: 3.58 square miles (9.26 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.04 square miles (0.09 square kilometers)
Total Area: 3.61 square miles (9.35 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.778668 -118.327464
Rolling Hills and Rolling Hills Estates were once part of Rancho El Elastico. The rancho owner, A.E. Hanson, originally planned to name the area Folded Hills, but changed his mind after the Long Beach earthquake in 1933.
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