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Rossmoor is in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community was named for Ross W. Cortese, developer
The latitude of Rossmoor is 33.785N. The longitude is -118.084W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,298.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rossmoor demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 90740 ZIP code.
14% of Rossmoor residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rossmoor ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rossmoor was $38,642, compared with $21,587 nationally.
49% of Rossmoor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rossmoor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,061. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,141.
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rossmoor political report.
The average commute time for Rossmoor workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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