Rolling Hills Estates is a semi-small, semi-rural city in Los Angeles County, California. It has 30 neighborhoods and almost exclusively a residential community. Rolling Hills prides itself on being family-friendly and has low crime rates, excellent educational opportunities, gh rates of homeownership, quiet streets and plenty of room to run. The community features single family homes exclusively, no multi-family structures. It is a warm and friendly community where neighbors become friends and friends feel more like family. Common languages among residents include English, Spanish and Korean.
The community spans 3.61 square miles of landscape. In 2010, the population of Rolling Hills Estates was 8,067 and the population density was 2,305.25 people per square mile. By 2016, the population was estimated at 8,231. It has a predominantly white-collar workforce where over 95% of all workers hold/work white-collar positions. Nearly 9% of the workforce works from home, predominantly through telecommuting, the remainder work in freelance endeavors and home-based businesses. It is an educated community as well where more than 66% of all adults hold four-year degrees or higher. In 2015, the estimated median house value in the community was more than $1,000,000. In the same year, the mean price on all housing units was also over $1,000,000 and the median gross rent was $3,005.
The community's history begins with the establishment of the first Rancho Land Grant in the region. The lands that would one day be Rolling Hills Estates were controlled first by Spain, then Mexico and finally by the United States. However, the community was not incorporated until 1957 and it was the 60th municipality in the state of California. It has had slow and controlled growth over the years because from the beginning residents and civic leaders have striven to maintain the rural atmosphere and embrace a simple yet elegant equestrian lifestyle.
The community is part of the Palos Verdes Unified School District. The only school in the city is Rancho Vista Elementary. Features that are common among the properties in Rolling Hills Estates is rolling hills, open spaces and long white fences. Each neighborhood had a distinct architectural style and portions of the dedicated trails. Homes come in a variety of sizes and styles suited to their particular neighborhood. Other housing options include rental and lease properties, but all residential properties are single family homes. To begin the search for the home of your dreams in stunning Rolling Hills Estates, call friendly local real estate agentsLynn Peters and Lesley Siegel today at 213-394-2464 and find where you truly belong.