Pacific Palisades

The community features large luxurious homes and breathtaking ocean views.

Welcome to Pacific Palisades

A beautiful and affluent community overlooking the majestic Pacific Ocean

Pacific Palisades is a beautiful and affluent coastal community located between Castellammare and Santa Monica and overlooking the magnificent Pacific Ocean. The community features large luxurious homes and breathtaking ocean views. Pacific Palisades has a mixture of housing styles, including single-family, condominiums, and townhouses. Architectural styles are diverse and include traditional, Spanish, ranch, Mid-Century modern, Mediterranean, cottage, Craftsman, and contemporary. Many of the neighborhoods are private and have gated access. In Pacific Palisades, you will have easy access to beautiful California beaches, and you’ll be only a short drive from the excitement and entertainment of downtown Los Angeles.

Pacific Palisades is an upscale community that maintains a welcoming small-town feel. It’s a peaceful and family-friendly town whose residents are a mix of young professionals, families, executives, and celebrities. Residents enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle that includes hiking, biking, jogging, and the quintessential beach life. The area is home to several gorgeous parks, including Will Rogers Park, Will Rogers State Beach, and Temescal Gateway Park, which provide residents with lush green spaces, playgrounds, beaches, and trails. The Palisades Village is the primary business center, offering residents quality entertainment, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops.

What to Love

  • Beautiful and luxurious homes
  • Picturesque ocean and mountain views
  • Fantastic beaches
  • Excellent schools

Local Lifestyle

Pacific Palisades is a beautiful oceanfront community with a laid-back and welcoming vibe. The residents enjoy luxurious beachfront living, fantastic ocean views, and lush, well-manicured neighborhoods. The residents of this tight-knit and family-friendly community spend a lot of time enjoying outdoor activities. Living adjacent to some of the most picture-perfect beaches in California, residents enjoy long walks on the beach, volleyball, jogging, swimming, surfing, fishing, and other popular watersports. The beaches are often filled with sunbathers and families with children enjoying water, sun, and sand. Beachfront restaurants and bars are favored spots for having drinks and watching breathtaking sunsets. Inland, the shaded tree-lined streets are coveted for jogging and quiet walks. The Santa Monica Mountains provide miles and miles of trails where hikers, nature enthusiasts, mountain bikers, and equestrians can enjoy a day of fantastic recreation.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

In Pacific Palisades, you are minutes away from many excellent restaurants and cafes. The restaurants in this neighborhood are known for sourcing fresh, local, and organic ingredients. The Draycott is a casual and stylish cafe offering seasonal dishes with a European flair. Angelini is widely known for its gourmet Italian pasta dishes. The ambiance is elegant and sophisticated, and there’s a fabulous outdoor dining patio.

Cafe Vida is a health foodie’s dream and a neighborhood favorite. They prepare California-style and Latin dishes using organic produce and free-range poultry. For perfect steaks and chops and a casual dining experience, the locals head to the Golden Bull.

The area is home to the Palisades Farmer’s Market, held on Sundays on Swarthmore Avenue and Antioch Street. The market features dozens of local vendors and farmers offering fresh fruit, produce, and specialty food items.

Palisades Village is the perfect place for shoppers searching for upscale boutiques and designers. The Village shops include Brandy Melville, Brunello Cucinelli, Chanel, Jennifer Meyer, etc. The Village also offers fine dining restaurants, artisan bakeries, trendy coffee shops, and a movie theater.

Things to Do

Pacific Palisades is home to residents that enjoy getting out in nature. The community has plenty to offer, including fantastic beaches, parks, trails, and a museum.

On the east side of town, along the majestic shores of the Pacific Ocean, are Will Rogers Park and Will Rogers State Beach. Will Rogers Park provides trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. It’s also a popular picnic spot and offers movie nights and special events. Will Rogers Beach is a less crowded and low-key beach great for swimming, surfing, sailing, sunbathing, fishing, picnics, and beach volleyball.

The northern end of Pacific Palisades sits at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains, and there you will find the Temescal Gateway Park and Temescal Canyon. These areas are popular for their lush canyons, picturesque views, and miles of hiking trails. It is also an excellent place for a picnic, bird watching, or just relaxing in the beauty of nature.

Also near the mountains is the Getty Museum, which features art displays and enchanting gardens. Pacific Palisades' most anticipated annual event is the 4th of July Parade. This event includes a huge parade, contests, races, a concert, and a phenomenal fireworks display.


The Pacific Palisades community is proud of its excellent public, private, and charter schools.


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Overview for Pacific Palisades, CA

23,837 people live in Pacific Palisades, where the median age is 46.9 and the average individual income is $134,843.58. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

46.9 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Pacific Palisades, CA

Pacific Palisades has 9,319 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pacific Palisades do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,837 people call Pacific Palisades home. The population density is 960.07 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

47.87 / 52.13%

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10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Pacific Palisades, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Pacific Palisades. 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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PreK - 8th
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Corpus Christi Elementary School
K - 8th
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K - 6th
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Palisades Charter Elementary
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K - 6th
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PreK - 8th
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9th - 12th
K - 5th

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