Rolling Hills, California is a very small city in Los Angeles County. It has a single neighborhood nestled along the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It is a warm, welcoming, diverse community. It is family-friendly and offers great schools and an atmosphere that encourages the pursuit of education, high rates of homeownership that offer a unique sense of stability, low crime rates and quiet streets. It has a council/manager form of city government, featuring a five-member council. It has a wonderful rural atmosphere and is one of California's cozy little equestrian communities. Over 70% of adults in the community have four-year degrees or more and common languages among residents include English, Chinese and Japanese.
It is a 24-hour guard gated community with approximately 695 single family homes/lots. The community keeps thirty miles of dedicated trails for horseback riding and hiking. The community also features multi-acre lots and plenty of space between homes, riding trails along streets, and a variety of single story, single family homes. The homes come in ranch style and hacienda style, but all must be painted with white exteriors. The community was developed by A.E. Hanson beginning in 1931. The community soon became a city through incorporation in 1957 and established its first courthouse in 1967.
The city spans about three square miles. In 2010, the population was 1,860 and the population density was 631.31 people per square mile. By 2016, the population was estimated at 1,887. It is primarily a white-collar community where over 96% of the workforce is white-collar. Uniquely over 13% of the workforce works from home. These individuals telecommute, work freelance or are employed in home-based businesses. Most work, shopping and such is done in neighboring communities as Rolling Hills is zoned residential and has no industrial or commercially zoned areas. The 2015 estimated median house or condo value in the community was over $1,000,000.
The city is part of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. Schools from this district are ranked among the best in the nation. Residents of Rolling Hills do face a daily commute that is on average about thirty-five minutes long, but well worth it to live in such a peaceful and idyllic community. Residents relax in Storm Hill Park, ride along the dedicated trails throughout the community and can work their horses at one of two horse rings provided by the community. If you love a laid -back rural atmosphere, wish to keep horses and crave a peaceful place to call home, Rolling Hills is the place for you. To begin your home search in this fine community, call friendly local real estate agents Lynn Peters and Lesley Siegel at 213-394-2464 today and find a house you can truly call home.