West Los Angeles

West Los Angeles is still considered one of the most desirable areas to live in Los Angeles today.

Welcome to West Los Angeles

 

Surrounded by Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, the ocean and the Santa Monica Mountains is the city of West Los Angeles, known for its 1920s, mid-century and contemporary architecture. With its rolling hills and proximity to the ocean, West Los Angeles was originally developed as an upscale community and is still considered one of the most desirable areas to live in Los Angeles today.

 

With its central location between Los Angeles and the ocean, West Los Angeles has attracted a diverse range of commercial development to add to its 1920s through mid-century and contemporary architecture. The area is also home to some of the world’s finest shopping along the famous Wilshire Boulevard.

Overview for West Los Angeles, CA

44,608 people live in West Los Angeles, where the median age is 33.9 and the average individual income is $65,337. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

44,608

Total Population

33.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$65,337

Average individual Income

Around West Los Angeles, CA

There's plenty to do around West Los Angeles, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

88
Very Walkable
Walking Score
75
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
65
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Carroll Custom, La Baba School, and Chaz Knight Pilates.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 3.08 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.85 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.9 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.55 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.26 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.24 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for West Los Angeles, CA

West Los Angeles has 21,470 households, with an average household size of 2.07. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Los Angeles do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 44,608 people call West Los Angeles home. The population density is 17,487.27 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

44,608

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

33.9

Median Age

50.58 / 49.42%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
21,470

Total Households

2.07

Average Household Size

$65,337

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in West Los Angeles, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby West Los Angeles. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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