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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    D+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A+
University Park is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 23,257. University Park is in Los Angeles County. Living in University Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In University Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in University Park and residents tend to be liberal.
About University Park...
Population
23,257

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$518,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,433
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    94%
  • Own
    6%
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University Park Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    254.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    146.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    559.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,884.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    281.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$18,901
National
$55,322
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    28%
    13%
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University Park Reviews

1 review
Mostly just USC. Needs better transportation links to adjacent neighborhoods and to calm traffic. University Village is a new and exciting development.
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