Redondo Beach - Where Luxury and Family Living Intersect
The City of Redondo Beach is rich in history; the modern-day Hopkins Wilderness Park was used as a lookout spot by Native People, and tourists could be found gathering shore-swept moonstones from Moonstone Beach after storms. Today, the City of Redondo Beach lives on as a popular tourist attraction, drawing visitors to its relaxing seaside atmosphere, lush Mediterranean resorts, and a variety of dining and shopping experiences at its pier and harbor. Redondo Beach is home to various professional athletes and celebrities, and is known for its family-friendly, laid-back atmosphere and surf culture.
Located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County, Redondo Beach was ranked as one of the best Southern California cities for young families by consumer advocacy site, Nerd Wallet (2014), and was named one of the 10 best places to live in California by SmartTravel.tips. The latter added cities based on quality of living and school systems, weather, and commute times, to name just a few criteria. Every year, Redondo Beach hosts one of Southern California's longest-running kite festivals, as well as Walkabout Redondo, an event where local residents and tourists can casually interact with businesses on Artesia Boulevard.
Redondo Beach is 22 miles southwest of Los Angeles, and located on the south end of Santa Monica Bay. It’s approximately 7 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and provides easy access to US 405.
The Redondo Beach area has been featured in numerous movies and TV shows, and is considered to be a good surf spot. Films such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Point Break, Catch Me If You Can, and small screen features such as Baywatch and CSI Miami have used parts of the city as scenery for filming.
The beautiful and family-friendly beaches provide ample recreational activity, including ADA Accessible parking, large surfing waves, and dolphin and whale watching opportunities. In addition, SEA Lab Aquarium, Seaside Lagoon swimming pool, and Hopkins Wilderness Park offer recreation and nature excursions.
There are 3 parks in Redondo Beach, which include Veterans Park, Alta Vista Park, and Wilderness Park. Veterans Park offers ocean views, a playground, green space, and a memorial for local veterans, while Alta Vista Park provides baseball and sports fields, along with indoor tennis & racquetball courts.
The climate of Redondo Beach is temperate and sunny with just 13 inches of rain per year, compared to the nation’s 39 inch average. With an average of 280 sunny days per year, Redondo Beach ranks 84 out of 100, where 100 is the most comfortable climate on Sperling’s Best Places comfort index; the national average is 54 (2017).
Housing and Density
The population of Redondo Beach is approximately 66,748 residents, according to the U.S. 2010 Census Report, and the city covers about 6.20 square miles. The population density is 10,751.1 people per square mile. Residential real estate in Redondo Beach is among the highest in the country, which makes Redondo Beach an intersection of luxury and family life.
The popularity of Redondo Beach is compounded by the top-ranked schools available to families residing in the Redondo Beach Unified School District. There are eight public elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, one continuation school, and one adult school serving the community. Ranked as #1 out of 101 safest school districts in the Los Angeles Metro area, #4 of 404 Safest School Districts in California, and #10 of 103 Best School Districts in the LA Metro, Redondo Beach proves its suitability for families (Niche 2017 Best Schools).
Redondo Beach also boasts numerous highly-ranked private schools.
Find out more about the various schools in the area on GreatSchools.com.
Find out more about Redondo Beach on the city website.
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