West Hollywood

34.0900° N, 118.3617° W

Overview for West Hollywood, CA

35,678 people live in West Hollywood, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $75,397. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

35,678

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$75,397

Average individual Income

A lively and festive community

Welcome to West Hollywood, CA

West Hollywood is a festive and hip neighborhood in the heart of Los Angeles. It is a walkable neighborhood close to trendy restaurants, shops, and several hotspots. West Hollywood is filled with delicious food, exciting nightlife, and attractive shopping scenes. There are several rooftop restaurants and pools to cool off on a hot day. West Hollywood has been, and sometimes still is, the stomping grounds of legends in film and music. 

Residents have access to several shopping malls and dozens of restaurants with enticing menus. The neighborhood comes alive with some of the annual festivals and concerts in the area. 

What to Love

  • Vibrant, lively nightlife
  • Exciting shows and concerts 
  • Within walking distance to most attractions in the area
  • Upscale hotels and restaurants

Local Lifestyle

Residents of West Hollywood enjoy living in a vibrant community with an active nightlife. In the heart of West Hollywood, locals live like stars and among stars. There are several shows and concerts held in the area featuring some of the biggest names in the music and film industry. Many of the venues in West Hollywood were founded by legends. The history of the West Hollywood neighborhood is drenched in legend and art.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

One notable restaurant residents enjoy is Merois, located on the rooftop of Pendry West Hollywood. The restaurant has beautiful sky-high views of the city. They offer dishes influenced by Japanese, Southeast Asian, and French cuisine. They cater to private dinners as well as corporate dinners and weddings.

Whisky a Go Go has hosted some of the biggest names on the rock and roll scene. They are located on the Sunset Strip and have been in operation since 1964. Rock and roll lovers flock to this venue to see their favorite bands perform. 

Troubadour first opened its doors in 1957. They have hosted shows with some big names in the music industry, including Mumford & Sons and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Rolling Stone named Troubadour “the second-best rock club in America.” They were also named as one of the top five must-play venues by Billboard. Today, they continue to host shows featuring the biggest names in music for fans to enjoy.

West Hollywood is known for the Abbey, a world-famous gay bar. They have won MTV’S award for Best Gay Bar in Los Angeles twice. They have a variety of delectable bites and drinks for patrons to enjoy.

Residents in West Hollywood enjoy the ultimate shopping experience at the Sunset Plaza. They were the first commercial development on the Sunset Strip, and they create personalized shopping experiences for residents. Sunset Plaza has “over 50 stores, restaurants, spas, and more sprawled out over two blocks.” The beautifully decorated storefronts promote high fashion and jewelry for residents to enjoy.

Things to Do

In West Hollywood, residents live like stars, and the events and hotels in the area make it easy. One of the most favored upscale hotels in the neighborhood is the Chateau Marmont. They are described as a haven in the heart of Hollywood. In addition to a lavish stay, this hotel also has gifts and trinkets with hotel memorabilia for guests to remember their lovely stay.

 

The Sunset Tower Hotel is also a favorite when looking for a temporary stay in West Hollywood. This art-deco landmark has the feel of an old-school club. This hotel is within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and exciting clubs for a fun night out.

 

For a night of fun and laughter, residents also enjoy the Comedy Store, where locals enjoy stand-up comedy acts several nights a week. The Comedy Store was the first stand-up comedy nightclub founded in the world.

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Demographics and Employment Data for West Hollywood, CA

West Hollywood has 22,984 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Hollywood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 35,678 people call West Hollywood home. The population density is 22,422.241 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

35,678

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42

Median Age

55.64 / 44.36%

Men vs Women

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  • High School Degree
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22,984

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$75,397

Average individual Income

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Schools in West Hollywood, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby West Hollywood. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
West Hollywood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Center For Early Education
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
West Hollywood College Preparatory School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
ABC Little Schools - West Hollywood
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
West Hollywood College Preparatory School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5

Around West Hollywood, CA

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

90
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
66
Bikeable
Bike Score
63
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Tatiana Pogorelova, Gil Correa Personal Trainer, and Ryan Calder - Personal Trainer.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 1.43 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.05 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.92 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.44 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.61 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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