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Rolling Hills Estates

Welcome to Rolling Hills Estates

A charming, equestrian community
Founded in 1957, Rolling Hills Estates is made up of 30 unique neighborhoods, all with their architecture, character, and own homeowners association. The city is known for being a great equestrian community with its open spaces, white fences, rolling hills, and many horse-riding trails. Even as it holds to its original values, the town has evolved and changed according to the needs of the residents over time.
As of the 2010 census, the population is 8,067. Found to the north of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rolling Hills Estates is a gated, luxury community. The area features a country club, a private golf course, hiking trails, a shopping district, monthly bird walks, and more. From its unique architecture to its equestrian culture, it is no wonder the area is so desirable.

What to Love in Rolling Hills Estates

  • An equestrian lifestyle
  • Private and secluded
  • Unique style and character

Local Lifestyle in Rolling Hills Estates

With an atmosphere mixing suburban and rural, Rolling Hills Estates is a beautiful and popular place to live. Secluded from the large and busy Los Angeles, the area has become a private oasis tucked away on the peninsula. Equestrians thrive in this horse-loving community, while others enjoy the luxury amenities and fun activities the city has to offer.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Rolling Hills Estates

Opened in 1963, The Original Red Onion is a Mexican eatery built on history and culture. Family-owned and run, the Sonora-style dishes combine traditional Mexican cuisine with American dishes into a delicious mix of flavors. Kim’s BBQ Korean BBQ Cuisine makes Korean food using only the freshest ingredients. With a long list of options, the restaurant provides customers with delicious meals and warm service.
Giorgio’s is one of the most popular restaurants in the area, serving Italian cuisine from chicken marsala to pizza to shrimp scampi. The wide selection and long menu options will have something for everyone. The Crepery Cafe is great for lovely outdoor dining on the patio. The breakfast place serves delicious crepes, fine coffee, and other breakfast delicacies with friendly service.
Best known for its bubble tea and Thai iced tea, Dragonfly Thai serves Thai cuisine from curry to soup. With a cozy atmosphere and indoor and outdoor seating, guests find the ambiance relaxing and the servers experienced. Chicken Maison opened in 2005 as a family-owned and operated diner. Guests enjoy a casual setting while tasting the Mediterranean flavors of falafels, gyros, kebabs, and rotisserie chicken.

Things to Do in Rolling Hills Estates

Rolling Hills Country Club boasts personalized and welcoming service and a premier experience for all members and guests. With a world-class golf course and other luxury amenities, such as swimming, tennis, fitness, and dining services, the club provides its members with enjoyment and enrichment. Dapplegray Park provides guests with several bridle trails connected to the riding rings for horse riding. This equestrian facility covers 1.5 acres and features a lunging ring, dressage area, and riding ring.
A 51-acre preserve in the midst of one of Palos Verdes Peninsula’s most beautiful canyons, the George F Canyon Nature Center & Stein/Hale Nature Trail allows guests to ride on horseback or walk through the habitat. The trail covers one mile and provides viewing decks and benches. The community can learn more about the canyon and its wildlife at one of many recreational and educational programs.
Palos Verdes Peninsula Holiday Parade of Lights is an annual parade in December. Visitors can see Santa, holiday floats, and marching bands passing through the brightly lit city. Chandler Park covers 3.5 acres near City Hall, and features more than two acres of grassy fields, an equestrian ring, and tall pepper trees. The Tracy Austin Doubles Tennis Tournament is coming into its 44th year. The event attracts people from all over the South Bay and is open to all ages and skills.

Schools in Rolling Hills Estates

Rolling Hills Estates is served by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.

Overview for Rolling Hills Estates, CA

8,968 people live in Rolling Hills Estates, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $75,908. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Rolling Hills Estates, CA

Rolling Hills Estates has 3,143 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Rolling Hills Estates do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,968 people call Rolling Hills Estates home. The population density is 6,994.113 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.28 / 49.71%

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Schools in Rolling Hills Estates, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Rolling Hills Estates. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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New Horizons Child Devmnt Center
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