Pacific Palisades is a coastal neighborhood in the Westside of the city of Los Angeles, California, located among Brentwood to the east, Malibu and Topanga to the west, Santa Monica to the southeast, the Santa Monica Bay to the southwest, and the Santa Monica Mountains to the north. It is about 9 miles northwest of the UCLA campus. The area currently has about 24,651 residents. Of those residents, it is estimated that 11,799 are males and 12,852 are females. It is primarily a residential area, with a mixture of large private homes, small (usually older) houses, condominiums, and apartments.