West LA is a label that usually applies to areas that are located south of Santa Monica Boulevard, east of Santa Monica and Venice, north of Venice Boulevard, and south and west of Century City. The neighborhood is a relatively small pocket of LA but is centrally nestled among larger ones. West LA is encircled by varied areas such as Brentwood, Rancho Park, Santa Monica, and Cheviot Hills.

Population of 13,582 People
12,061 People Per Square Mile
$86,403 Median Income
1.05 Square Mile Area

home to iconic and unique casual dining spots

Along its main streets are a collection of shopping plazas and office buildings, and behind them are quiet streets lined with small apartment buildings as well as modest single-family houses. While the area has no official definition, it comprises more than 101 square miles, according to the Los Angeles Times. The region encompasses not just districts in Los Angeles but 2 unincorporated neighborhoods.

West LA is home to some iconic and unique casual dining spots. For example, the Apple Pan dates back to 1947. The famous cultural institutions, shopping, and international cuisines also round out the diverse West LA experience.

Interesting Facts

West LA is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, with a population of more than 14,000. The median home value in the area is $1,067,492, and the median rent is $2,417. The median household income is $86,403. There is a high percentage of Asian people in the area, and it is highly diverse. Also, 49.8% of West LA residents 25 and older have a 4-year degree. 

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