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West Los Angeles
  • Neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A

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West Los Angeles is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 17,046. West Los Angeles is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in West Los Angeles offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Los Angeles there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West Los Angeles and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Los Angeles are above average.

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About West Los Angeles...
Population
17,046

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,032,126
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,310
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    24.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    135.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    957.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,682.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    221
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$101,569
National
$62,843
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

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