Nestled between Santa Monica to the south and Malibu to the north and bordered by the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Pacific Palisades is a residential community with several distinct neighborhoods built around a village of small businesses, restaurants and schools. This upscale family oriented neighborhood is quiet, safe and beautiful and offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation.
Points of Interest
- Farmer's Market
Every Sunday Palisades residents bump shoulders in their search for the perfect fresh fruit and vegetables. The market also offers fresh flowers, eggs, fish and nuts and even textiles.
- Palisades Recreation Center
Located near the village in the Huntington Palisades, the rec center provides a lighted baseball diamond, tennis courts, a children's playground and an indoor basketball court.
- Will Rogers State Historic Park and Polo Club
Located east of the village, Will Rogers offers hiking, mountain biking trails and a polo green as well as Will Roger's original home and stables.
- Annual 4th or July Parade
Every 4th of July, the Chamber of Commerce sponsors day-long events which include a 5K and 10 K Run, a parade down Sunset Boulevard, and a fireworks display at Pali High football field.
- The Getty Villa
Long thought to be part of Malibu, the Getty Villa actually resides in the Pacific Palisades. Set in a replica of an ancient villa, the world-class art collection specializes in antiquities.
- The Alphabet Streets
North of village and Sunset Boulevard, these narrow streets are named alphabetically after Methodists Bishops.
- The Bluffs
Located west along Sunset Boulevard, this neighborhood culminates in ocean view homes lining the bluffs overlooking the Pacific.
- Marquez Knolls
Located farther west on Sunset Blvd on a mountain slope, Marquez Knolls was originally developed in the 1950's and has many homes with amazing ocean views.
- The Riviera
Surrounding the Riviera Country Club, these luxury homes line streets named after locations in the French and Italian Riviera.
- Palisades Highlands
A development on the outskirts of the Pacific Palisades, near Malibu, this neighborhood features newer hillside homes.
- Rustic Canyon
Located between the Riviera and the Huntington Palisades, Rustic Canyon lies in the canyon between Brentwood and the Palisades, at the foot of Will Rogers State Park.
- The Village -- South of Sunset Blvd., the village is a small central business district that acts as a hub for the community consisting of shops, restaurants, banks, and grocery stores.
- View Yelp's list of the best Pacific Palisades restaurants.
Public SchoolsPacific Palisades public schools are zoned to the Los Angeles Unified School District, Board District 4.
- Seven Arrows Elementary School
- Calvary Christian (K-6)
- Village School (K-8)
- Corpus Christi (K-8)
- St. Matthew's Parish School (K-8)
- Westside Waldorf School
- LeLycee Francais de Los Angeles
- Montessori School-Palisades
- Population: 21,855
- Median Age: 46
- Married: 65.14%
- Average Household Size: 2.42 people
- Median Household Income: $141,614
|Pacific Palisades Real Estate - Trulia|
- Median Home Age: 46 Years
- Median Home Cost: $2,625,000
- Home Appreciation: 5.21%
- Homes Owned: 80.27%
- Property Tax Rate: $8.38
- Rainfall (in.): 12.6
- Precipitation Days: 29
- Sunny Days: 265
- Elevation: 16 ft.
- School Expendature per Student: $5,832
- Pupil/Teacher Ration: 18
- High School Grads: 97.87%
- 2 Yr. College Grads: 3.80%
- 4 Yr. College Grads: 3.80%
- Graduate Degrees: 34.99%
- Democrat: 63.102%
- Republican: 35.598%
- Independent Other: .282%
- Independent Liberal: .409%
- Independent Conservatives: .609%