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    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
West Hollywood is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 36,148. West Hollywood is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in West Hollywood offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Hollywood there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West Hollywood and residents tend to be liberal.
About West Hollywood...
Population
36,148

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$684,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,490
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    79%
  • Own
    21%
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West Hollywood Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    275
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    78.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    328.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    630.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,685.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    280.4
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    2%
  • 10-17 years
    1%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    33%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    46%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in West Hollywood

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,458
National
$55,322
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West Hollywood Reviews

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I love living in West Hollywood. There are few places where I'd rather live in Los Angeles than this neighborhood. Where I live, everything is very walkable -- supermarkets, restaurants, bars, pet stores, schools. I feel like there's always something to do here and there's ample parking as well! I take advantage of the beautiful public library here as well. The only cons of WeHo is the homeless population and the commute -- two things that are relatively unavoidable in Los Angeles.
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Truly an incredible neighborhood! It has more walkability than most of Los Angeles and has kept the old Spanish charm in many of the homes. There is fantastic coffee shops, restaurants, and bars all within walking distance. A lot of people have dogs, so it is very pet friendly and easy to meet people when walking.
West Hollywood is a city like no other. The residents are friendly, the city has tons to offer, and our representatives are some of the best I've seen. The moment I moved here I noticed how involved the city is with its residents really love that. They encourage people to use a free transportation service offer by the city which runs at night so less people drink and drive. They also offer a free transportation to help the elderly get around the city easily. The public parks are fairly new and are filled with different activities like a basketball court, public pools, and two dog parks. The police department is also great. They’ve always been kind to me and never has anyone I know complain about them. It’s hard for me to find something I would like to change because everything seems like there was a lot of thought and time was put into making this city as accommodating as it could be.