Palisades Highlands

Palisades Highlands, also called “The Highlands” by many residents, is the neighborhood with the highest elevation in Pacific Palisades.
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Overview for Palisades Highlands, CA

21,282 people live in Palisades Highlands, where the median age is 46.6 and the average individual income is $137,282. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

46.6 years

Median Age


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Palisades Highlands in Pacific Palisades

Palisades Highlands, also called “The Highlands” by many residents, is the neighborhood with the highest elevation in Pacific Palisades. Driving a couple miles up Palisades Drive from Sunset Boulevard into the Santa Monica Mountains, you will find Palisades Highlands. This location provides a peaceful and secluded setting, with easy access to hiking trails and many private, gated communities throughout. Just a short drive toward the coast will provide access to dining, shopping, and other amenities in Pacific Palisades.
Residents of Palisades Highlands choose the neighborhood for its quiet atmosphere. If you are looking for a neighborhood where you can easily walk to a cafe or market, this won’t be the one for you, but if you love the idea of a serene setting in the mountains where you can enjoy privacy from the busyness of Los Angeles, you will love Palisades Highlands. Let us know if you’d like to view the area and learn more.

Things to Do Near Palisades Highlands

Palisades Highlands is an ideal location for those who like outdoor recreation, like hiking, mountain biking, and trail running. Set in the gorgeous Santa Monica Mountains, you will have immediate access to Split Rock Trailhead, Topanga State Park, Trailer Canyon Trailhead, Santa Ynez Canyon Trailhead, Temescal Canyon Falls, Santa Ynez Canyon Park, and more.
If you’re looking for somewhere to eat out or do some shopping, driving just a couple of miles down Palisades Drive will bring you to everything you need. Spruzzo Restaurant & Bar, a family friendly Italian American dining experience that is quickly becoming a local favorite since its recent opening. Their fresh menu features delicious choices for brunch, lunch, happy hour, or dinner.
You will also love Mokuushi, serving both traditional and inventive sushi rolls as well as sashimi and other Japanese favorites in a casual setting.
Many people want to know the proximity of a neighborhood in Pacific Palisades to The Village, a favorite destination for special events, shopping, dining, and entertainment. Palisades Highlands is located on the northwest side of Pacific Palisades, and The Village is centrally located. By driving down Palisades Drive and then taking Sunset Boulevard to The Village, you can still easily enjoy this wonderful amenity any time.

Schools Near Palisades Highlands

The education options in Pacific Palisades is one of the reasons many families are excited to raise children here. The excellent public schools in Palisades School District benefit from being a part of one of the best districts in the state.
There are also many private schools in the area to meet any need or preference. Residents of Palisades Highlands can select from an extensive list of private schools in the area.

Palisades Highlands Real Estate

Homes in Palisades Highlands include condos, townhomes, and detached single family homes. Whether you are looking for a cozy place in the mountains with lots of natural light and just a couple of bedrooms or a sprawling estate with a luxury pool and space for overnight guests, you will find it in Palisades Highlands. Many of the communities in Palisades Highlands are gated, providing even more privacy and security.
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