Hilltop luxury homes, world-class entertainment, a vibrant culinary scene, and L.A.’s iconic nightlife.

Welcome to West Hollywood

Centrally located in the heart of Los Angeles, West Hollywood is the ideal location to access the rest of metropolitan Los Angeles, including downtown, the beaches, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. It's one of the most walkable areas of the city, with wide sidewalks and a pedestrian-friendly layout. Residents can easily walk to trendy eateries, stylish boutiques, well-maintained dog parks, and lively music clubs. It offers an inclusive and vibrant lifestyle with urban vibes, world-class entertainment, and famed nightlife.

Housing options in West Hollywood are incredibly diverse and can accommodate various lifestyles. Architectural styles range from historic Craftsman and Spanish Colonial homes to Art Deco and Mid-Century modern buildings. You'll find single-family homes and large estate properties in the residential area north of the city. Resort-style condominiums are prevalent around the main thoroughfares, which run along Santa Monica Boulevard and the fabled Sunset Strip. There's also a collection of well-preserved historic homes, including the Stahl House, the Schindler House, and the Lloyd Wright House and Studio.

What to Love

  • Diverse entertainment, endless fine dining, and bustling nightlife
  • Festivals, fairs, and parades year-round
  • Centrally located between downtown and the beaches
  • Historic architecture
  • Pedestrian and pet-friendly streets
  • Plenty of green spaces and community activities

Local Lifestyle

West Hollywood caters to and embraces all lifestyles. You'll find a mix of Bohemian artists and sleek professionals, young and old. Its commitment to inclusivity creates a welcoming environment. Newcomers and visitors come from all over the world, creating a dynamic and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

The streets are bustling with people day and well into night, as bars and clubs stay open late even on weekdays. There are numerous comedy clubs and live music venues, which attract residents from other parts of the city. This is the ideal location if you want a more socially active and engaging community.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

West Hollywood is known for its vibrant and diverse culinary scene. One of the most celebrity-packed restaurants in town, Craig's serves American favorites, such as ribeye, chicken parmesan, and meatloaf.

For Italian fare, the iconic Dan Tana's serves tasty and authentic dishes, including homemade gnocchi, spaghetti carbonara, and eggplant parmigiana. Located next to the Troubadour, the restaurant has been a neighborhood mainstay since 1964. The food and retro vibes continuously attract actors, screenwriters, musicians, and industry insiders.

Soho House West Hollywood is a members-only social club catering to an upscale clientele. Members get exclusive access to facilities and amenities, including a rooftop garden, event spaces, and drinks and dining.

Things to Do

The famed Sunset Strip is lined with historic and bustling entertainment venues. Opened in 1964, Whiskey a Go Go was the county's first disco club. It has hosted historic acts, including The Doors, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding. Today, it's still a haven for local bands and visiting artists performing a range of music genres.

Located inside the Sunset Tower Hotel, The Tower Bar is an ultra-chic, legendary Hollywood scene with fine dining, a lounge and live music. The restaurant and around the pool has incredible views of the city.

Along Wilshire Boulevard, Museum Row is home to world-class cultural institutions, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and Craft Contemporary.
The biggest annual event in the city, the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval, draws live music acts, street performers, and up to 200,000 attendees. This is a beloved cultural tradition that showcases the city's creativity and inclusivity.


West Hollywood is served by numerous private schools and by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Notable educational institutions include:


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.


Total Population

42 years

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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.


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55.64 / 44.36%

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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.
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West Hollywood Elementary
K - 5th
6th - 12th
No rating available
Center For Early Education
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West Hollywood College Preparatory School
PreK - 12th
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7th - 12th
ABC Little Schools - West Hollywood
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West Hollywood College Preparatory School
PreK - 12th
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K - 12th

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