San Pedro is a community within the city of Los Angeles at the southern end of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, bordered by Rolling Hills, Harbor, and Long Beach with a population of 86,012. The Port of Los Angeles, a major international seaport, is partially located within San Pedro.
San Pedro real estate values have gone up 4.4% over the past year and the median price of homes currently listed in San Pedro is $569,000.
The Los Angeles Unified School District serves San Pedro residents, and the three primary high schools are San Pedro High School, Mary Star of the Sea High School, and the Port of Los Angeles High School, which ranks #26 of 334 best charter high schools in California. There are also 15 elementary schools and four middle schools in San Pedro.
Notable sites in San Pedro include the Vincent Thomas Bridge, a 1,500-foot long suspension bridge, Battleship USS Iowa, the Los Angeles Maritime Museum, SS Lane Victory, and the Frank Gehry-designed Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.