Echo Park

34.0782° N, 118.2606° W

Overview for Echo Park, CA

35,203 people live in Echo Park, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $41,883. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

37 years

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An on-trend and lively neighborhood with vibrant businesses

Welcome to Echo Park, Los Angeles

Echo Park, established in 1892, is an evolving neighborhood in central Los Angeles. It is northeast of downtown and bordered by the scenic views of Silver Lake. Echo Park is a lively and diverse neighborhood known for its trending businesses. The Echo Park neighborhood is lined with local artists, musicians, and other creatives. 


Echo Park has several parks and lakes residents enjoy for recreational activities. Being the trendy neighborhood that it is, Echo Park also has several nightclubs, restaurants, and bars. Angelino Heights is one of the first suburbs of Los Angeles and displays a variety of historical architectural styles. In 1983, Angelino Heights was declared the city’s first Historic Preservation Overlay Zone. Residents often tour Angelino Heights and indulge in its rich history. 

What to Love

  • Lively nightlife with nearby restaurants and bars
  • Exciting sports and stadiums
  • Festivals and concerts year-round
  • Constant evolving culture, fashion, and social activities

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Echo Park enjoy a vibrant and diverse social atmosphere. Being close to downtown, residents have access to restaurants and bars and major events that take place in the area. The social life in Echo Park is lively and upbeat and constantly on the go. There are several spaces for entertainment, good food, and festivals filled with local and national talent.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

With its lively reputation, Echo Park has plenty of restaurants, bars, and other attractions for residents to enjoy. The Echo & Echoplex is a lively, hip venue with concerts by local talent and shows from celebrities year-round. It is one of the top five music venues in Los Angeles and has launched the career of some musicians. Some of the bands that have graced the stage are Green Day, Lorde, and The Rolling Stones. 


Sports aficionados, or those who enjoy the exciting energy and fun at a live game, appreciate being close to the Dodgers Stadium. This stadium is the home to Major League Baseball team, Los Angeles Dodgers. Games are held often and keep the city buzzing with excitement. Dodgers Stadium also has large shows, like the Viva! L.A. Festival, concerts, and comedians such as Gabriel Iglesias.

Things to Do

Echo Park has several beautiful parks filled with luscious greenery and scenic waters. Elysian Park is decorated with attractive shrubs with streams of water. Residents who visit the park enjoy the bike path, hiking trail, horseshoe pits, and jogging path. It is one of the city’s oldest parks and the second largest. All facilities at the park are made to preserve their historical significance.


Echo Park Lake has over 16,000-acres of parkland residents use for recreational, social, and cultural programs. They operate 444 park sites in Los Angeles with facilities and activities for youth, adults, and seniors. Echo Park has athletic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, recreational centers, senior centers, golf courses, swimming pools, skate parks, museums, and even dog parks. Echo Park Lake was also featured in several movies and TV shows.


Echo Park is also home to the Lotus Festival, which originated in 1972. This annual festival highlights a different Asian or Pacific Island country each year in order to promote and educate the community about the country and its culture. It is decked in great food and special artifacts. Echo Park Lake also has the largest lotus bed in the United States.


Chavez Ridge Disc Golf Course has studded ridges and steep hillsides that give residents a beautiful view of Dodgers Stadium and the downtown skyline. There are also trails for those who enjoy hiking and biking.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Echo Park, CA

Echo Park has 14,002 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Echo Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 35,203 people call Echo Park home. The population density is 20,415.271 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.22 / 48.78%

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Schools in Echo Park, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Echo Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Clifford Street Elementary
K - 5th
Elysian Heights Elementary School Arts Magnet
K - 5th
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy #4
K - 8th
K - 8th
Mayberry Street Elementary
K - 5th
No rating available
Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprise
6th - 12th
Betty Plasencia Elementary
K - 5th
Edward R. Roybal Learning Center
9th - 12th
Logan Academy of Global Ecology
K - 8th

Around Echo Park, CA

There's plenty to do around Echo Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mini’s Ayurvedic Kitchen, Body Economics, and Treehouse Pilates LA.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.97 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.48 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.71 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.19 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.09 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.35 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars

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