Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Pacific Palisades?

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There are 23,159 residents in Pacific Palisades, with a median age of 47. Of this, 48.62% are males and 51.38% are females. US-born citizens make up 82.9% of the resident pool in Pacific Palisades, while non-US-born citizens account for 13.06%. Additionally, 4.04% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 20,363 people in Pacific Palisades currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 23,159 -1.9%
Male Population 11,259 0.1%
Female Population 11,900 -3.8%
Male population 48.62%
Female population 51.38%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 47 2.2%
Citizen US Born 19,198 -3.3%
Citizen not US Born 3,025 9.6%
Not Citizen 936 -5.7%
Citizen US Born 82.9%
Citizen not US Born 13.06%
Not Citizen 4.04%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 17 -75.7%
Moved from Same County 2,089 4.1%
Moved from Same State 174 2.4%
Moved from Different State 332 -21.1%
Same House as Last Year 20,363 -2.1%
Moved from Abroad 0.07%
Moved from Same County 9.09%
Moved from Same State 0.76%
Moved from Different State 1.45%
Same House as Last Year 88.63%

What are the employment statistics in Pacific Palisades?

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White-collar workers make up 97.43% of the working population in Pacific Palisades, while blue-collar employees account for 2.57%. There are also 3,005 entrepreneurs in Pacific Palisades (29.86% of the workforce); 5,664 workers employed in private companies (56.27%); and 764 people working in governmental institutions (7.59%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 9,805 -2.3%
Blue Collar 259 6.6%
White Collar 97.43%
Blue Collar 2.57%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,005 1.1%
Private Companies 5,664 -5.4%
Governmental Workers 764 4.5%
Not for Profit Companies 632 7.7%
Self Employees 29.86%
Private Companies 56.27%
Governmental Workers 7.59%
Not for Profit Companies 6.28%

How many households are there in Pacific Palisades?

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There are a total of 8,863 households in Pacific Palisades, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 71.08% of these Pacific Palisades households, while non-family units account for the remaining 28.92%. Additionally, 32.04% of households have children and 67.96% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 8,863 -4.0%
Average People Per Household 2 2.5%
Family Households 6,300 0.9%
Non-family Households 2,563 -14.3%
Family Households 71.08%
Non-family Households 28.92%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,840 -0.0%
Households without Children 6,023 -5.8%
Households with Children 32.04%
Households without Children 67.96%

What are the median and average incomes in Pacific Palisades?

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The average annual household income in Pacific Palisades is $335,125, while the median household income sits at $175,891 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $335,125 3.2%
Median Household Income $175,891 1.9%
People below Poverty Level 1,075 9.6%
People above Poverty Level 21,858 -2.7%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Pacific Palisades?

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There are 9,998 housing units in Pacific Palisades, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1964. Of the 8,863 occupied housing units in Pacific Palisades, 78.18% are owner-occupied, while 21.82% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 67.9% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $2,000,001. In general, housing costs reach $3,475 per month in Pacific Palisades.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 9,998 -4.2%
Median Year Built 1964 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 941 -7.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,001 -13.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,182 -10.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 953 -8.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,738 2.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 895 -2.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 929 -2.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 787 -2.6%
Built between 2010 and 2019 478 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 95 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 8,863 -4.0%
Owner Occupied 6,929 -5.4%
Renter Occupied 1,934 1.1%
Owner Occupied 78.18%
Renter Occupied 21.82%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 4,705 -3.2%
Without Mortgage 2,224 -9.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $2,000,001 0.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $2,000,001 0.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $3,475 4.9%
With Mortgage 67.9%
Without Mortgage 32.1%

What is the level of education in Pacific Palisades?

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Approximately 7.82% of the population in Pacific Palisades holds a high school degree (that's 1,367 residents), while 13.51% have attained a college certificate (2,361 locals) and 36.26% have a bachelor's degree (6,339 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 95 -23.4%
Some High School 1,367 5.3%
Some College 2,361 1.8%
Associate Degree 692 -13.2%
Bachelor's Degree 6,339 0.8%
Graduate Degree 6,628 -9.8%
No High School 0.54%
Some High School 7.82%
Some College 13.51%
Associate Degree 3.96%
Bachelor's Degree 36.26%
Graduate Degree 37.91%

What is the marital status of Pacific Palisades residents?

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A total of 3,749 people in Pacific Palisades have never been married (which represents 20.64% of the total population), while 11,812 of them are wedded (65.04%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 114 (0.63%) and 1,645 (9.06%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 3,749 -6.4%
Married 11,812 0.1%
Separated 114 -42.7%
Widowed 840 -24.2%
Divorced 1,645 -2.7%
Never Married 20.64%
Married 65.04%
Separated 0.63%
Widowed 4.63%
Divorced 9.06%

What are the most common means of transportation in Pacific Palisades?

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The top three means of transportation people in Pacific Palisades use to get to work are: car, walking and bicycle. A total of 6,800 residents commute by car, 195 prefer going to work by walking and 90 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,800 -9.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 20 -66.7%
Railroad 3 -25.0%
Bicycle 90 -12.6%
TaxiCab 7 -69.6%
Walk 195 -3.0%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 90272 90402