Rose Hills, California

Coordinates: 34°00′33″N 118°02′31″W / 34.00917°N 118.04194°W / 34.00917; -118.04194
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Rose Hills, California
Rose Hills, California is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Rose Hills, California
Rose Hills, California
Position in Los Angeles County
Coordinates: 34°00′33″N 118°02′31″W / 34.00917°N 118.04194°W / 34.00917; -118.04194
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Named forRose Hills Memorial Park
 • Total0.439 sq mi (1.137 km2)
 • Land0.439 sq mi (1.137 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation518 ft (158 m)
 • Total2,803
 • Density6,400/sq mi (2,500/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
Area code562
GNIS feature ID2583098
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rose Hills, California

Rose Hills (also known as North Whittier[3]) is a census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California. Rose Hills sits at an elevation of 518 feet (158 m) above sea level. The 2010 United States census reported Rose Hills's population was 2,803.

The CDP consists primarily of the Spy Glass Hill section of unincorporated Whittier, which is wholly surrounded by its namesake, Rose Hills Memorial Park.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km2), all of which is land.


At the 2010 census Rose Hills had a population of 2,803. The population density was 6,386.4 inhabitants per square mile (2,465.8/km2). The racial makeup of Rose Hills was 1,573 (56.1%) White (22.5% Non-Hispanic White),[4] 54 (1.9%) African American, 9 (0.3%) Native American, 440 (15.7%) Asian, 1 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 471 (16.8%) from other races, and 255 (9.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,647 persons (58.8%).[5]

The whole population lived in households, no one lived in non-institutionalized group quarters and no one was institutionalized.

There were 1,016 households, 308 (30.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 585 (57.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 120 (11.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 48 (4.7%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 38 (3.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 3 (0.3%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 226 households (22.2%) were one person and 44 (4.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.76. There were 753 families (74.1% of households); the average family size was 3.22.

The age distribution was 540 people (19.3%) under the age of 18, 217 people (7.7%) aged 18 to 24, 761 people (27.1%) aged 25 to 44, 908 people (32.4%) aged 45 to 64, and 377 people (13.4%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 41.7 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

There were 1,051 housing units at an average density of 2,394.6 per square mile, of the occupied units 895 (88.1%) were owner-occupied and 121 (11.9%) were rented. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.5%. 2,465 people (87.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 338 people (12.1%) lived in rental housing units.

According to the 2010 United States Census, Rose Hills had a median household income of $92,708, with 8.9% of the population living below the federal poverty line.[4]


Rose Hills is served by the Whittier City School District for elementary and junior high students and the Whittier Union High School District for high school students. Rio Hondo College is also located in this CDP.


  1. ^ "U.S. Census". Archived from the original on January 25, 2012.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rose Hills, California
  3. ^ Los Angeles Neighborhoods
  4. ^ a b Bureau, US Census. "".
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Rose Hills CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 12, 2014.