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Westwood
  • Neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  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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Westwood is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 55,858. Westwood is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Westwood offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Westwood there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Westwood and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Westwood are above average.

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About Westwood...
Population
55,858

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,213,786
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,387
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    41.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    58.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    495.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    793.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    110.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$60,684
National
$62,843
Families with Children
13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

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