San Pedro

There are many things that can be considered great about living in San Pedro, California. Some of these include:

  • its proximity to the ocean and beaches
  • its diverse culture and community
  • the many outdoor recreational opportunities available
  • its historical significance and landmarks
  • its selection of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

Some popular local spots in San Pedro, California include:

  • Point Fermin Park: offers great views of the ocean and the historic Point Fermin Lighthouse.
  • Cabrillo Beach: a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and beach activities.
  • The Korean Bell of Friendship: a large bronze bell located in San Pedro's Angel's Gate Park, it is a gift from the people of South Korea to the people of Los Angeles.
  • Ports O' Call Village: a waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment complex
  • The USS Iowa Battleship Museum: a historic ship that served in World War II and the Korean War, now open for tours and events.
  • The Warner Grand Theatre: a historic theater dating back to 1931, now used for live performances and films.
  • The San Pedro Fish Market and Restaurant: a popular spot for seafood, known for its large portions and casual atmosphere.

San Pedro, California has a rich history with several historic sites and landmarks that are specific to the area. Some of these include:

  • The Point Fermin Lighthouse: built in 1874, it is the oldest lighthouse on the West Coast and is now a museum open to the public.
  • The Korean Bell of Friendship: a large bronze bell located in San Pedro's Angel's Gate Park, it was gifted by the people of South Korea to the people of Los Angeles in 1976 as a symbol of friendship and peace.
  • The Warner Grand Theatre: a historic theater dating back to 1931, it was built in the Art Deco style and is now used for live performances and films.
  • The USS Iowa Battleship Museum: a historic ship that served in World War II and the Korean War, now open for tours and events.
  • The Fort MacArthur Museum: located in Angels Gate Park, it is dedicated to preserving the history of the US Army's coastal defense of Southern California.
  • The San Pedro Historic Waterfront: the area has been an active port since the late 19th century, and it is home to a number of historic warehouses and buildings, including the historic waterfront warehouses which have been repurposed into artisanal shops, restaurants and arts spaces.

All of these sites are significant to the area's history and culture, and they offer visitors a glimpse into the past and the opportunity to learn more about the area's history and heritage.

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Overview for San Pedro, CA

84,677 people live in San Pedro, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $42,145. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

84,677

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

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

$42,145

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for San Pedro, CA

San Pedro has 31,961 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in San Pedro do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 84,677 people call San Pedro home. The population density is 15,179.355 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

84,677

Total Population

High

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

42

Median Age

48.91 / 51.09%

Men vs Women

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31,961

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$42,145

Average individual Income

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Schools in San Pedro, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby San Pedro. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Mary Star Of The Sea School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Vermont Christian School
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Renaissance School For Arts And Sciences
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Rolling Hills Preparatory School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
White Point Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
William J. Johnston Community Day
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Leland Street Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Point Fermin Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
South Shores/CSUDH Visual and Performing Arts
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Angel's Gate (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Fifteenth Street Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Taper Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Port of Los Angeles High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Richard Henry Dana Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Bandini Street Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Alliance Alice M. Baxter College-Ready High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Barton Hill Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Cabrillo Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Ernest P. Willenberg Special Education Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Park Western Place Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Seventh Street Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5

Around San Pedro, CA

There's plenty to do around San Pedro, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
85
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
49
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Marabella Vineyard Company, Amma Halal Meat And Grocery, and Wateria.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 0.21 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.89 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.39 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.6 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.48 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

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