Neighborhoods or areas in San Pedro include South Shores, Palisades, Point Fermin, Vista del Oro, the Plaza, Holy Trinity, Miraleste, Barton Hill, and downtown San Pedro. With hillside elevations, many homes have ocean, beach or harbor views. Typical architecture of the older 1920s areas are Spanish style homes. To see current listings on the market, click on the Pt. Vicente lighthouse photo.
Modern San Pedro is home to an ethnically diverse population originally attracted to the area by the fishing and harbor industries: including Croatians, Italians, Norwegians, Irish, Greek, Hispanic, African-Americans and Portuguese.