Place:Rolling Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States


NameRolling Hills
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates33.75°N 118.35°W
Located inLos Angeles, California, United States
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Rolling Hills is an affluent city on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, in Los Angeles County, California. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,860, down from 1,871 at the 2000 census. According to the 2000 census, Rolling Hills is the 21st richest place in the United States (based upon per capita income), and 4th richest for places with a population of at least 1,000.

Rolling Hills consists of a single guard-gated community with private roads. Residents work, shop, attend school, and obtain other services in the other towns on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Incorporated in 1957, Rolling Hills maintains a rural character, with no traffic lights, very large lots (minimum one acre) with space between homes, and wide equestrian paths along streets and property lines. All homes are one-story ranch houses, and are required to have white exterior paint.[1] Homeowners are also required to maintain horse property on their lots, or at minimum keep land where stalls could be built.[1] Rolling Hills has the third highest median house value in the United States.

The city borders Rolling Hills Estates to the north and Rancho Palos Verdes on all other sides (including the empty Portuguese Bend landslide area to the south).

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