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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    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
    A-
About West Hollywood...
Population
35,661

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$642,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,446
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    80%
  • Own
    20%
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West Hollywood Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live 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
    350
    283
  • Murder
    5
    6
  • Rape
    52
    41
  • Robbery
    325
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    659
    500
  • Theft
    3,326
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    391
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$61,127
National
$55,322
Children
3%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    47%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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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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I love this area, you can walk to many coffee places, bars and supermarkets. I am one blco away from Melrose, and it is always quite at night. The parking situation is a little hard, but it is worth it! The rent is controlled and you can still find great prices on places that are still in development.
West Hollywood is a vibrant and vivacious city filled with diversity and opportunity. The neighborhoods are well manicured and have a sophisticated air about them. All local stores and shops are conveniently located and relatively easy to get too. The epicenter of the city would be Santa Monica Blvd which has many exciting bars, clubs, restaurants, and shops.