San Pedro

City Summary

San Pedro is an underrated South Bay city. Many are quick to mention Lomita’s food, Manhattan Beach’s attractions, or Palos Verdes’ views, but San Pedro has all this, and more. The median home value of the city is $619,300, which is up 1.7% from last year. According to Zillow, this value is predicted to increase further in the next year. San Pedro is a well-rounded city. Its fishing docks have a New England charm, its antique stores and trade markets bear a Midwestern charm, but the beaches remind residents that they truly live in Los Angeles.


In San Pedro, the average daily temperature is approximately 65 degrees Fahrenheit. The weather is coldest in January and December, temperatures reaching as low as 48 degrees. The warmest month is September, when temperatures can get as high as 85 degrees.


20804 (2017)

San Pedro is home to 73,264 residents. The city’s 12.06 square miles provide for 6,075 people per square mile. Eight neighborhoods make up San Pedro: South Shores, Palisades, Point Fermin, Visto del Oro, Plaza, Miraleste Pines, Holy Trinity, and Barton Hill.

Median HH Income

57508 (2008)

The median San Pedro household earns $57,508 per year. Residents can find work at companies, such as Southern California Gas and LBC Engineering. The city is about a fifteen-minute commute from Long Beach, thirty minutes from Seal Beach, and less than an hour from Huntington Beach, residents can easily manage a daily commute to each of these cities. Amongst others, Molina Healthcare, Boeing Co. and Quiksilver have corporate offices or headquarters in these three cities, respectively.

Number of HH


There are 20,804 households in San Pedro — an average of 3.5 residents per household. Families can visit attractions like Fanfare Fountains, Ports O’Call fishing village, CRAFTED, and Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. CRAFTED is a handmade market where local vendors can share their art, and the aquarium is home to the world-famous Grunion Run, among other fun-filled events. Couples can dine at great restaurants with inviting atmospheres, such as J. Trani’s Ristorante, Senfuku and 22nd St. Landing Seafood Bar & Grill. The nightlife, too, can be exciting, with bars such as Alahambra Cocktail Lounge, which originally opened in 1904 and is open until 2 A.M., and nightclubs such as Crimsin, with specialty drinks and a space designed for dancing.