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West Hollywood

Bordered by Doheney Drive on the west, Sunset to the north, Sycamore to the east and Whilloughby to the south, West Hollywood is an upscale urban playground with plenty of shopping, restaurants and nightlife as well as family parks and hiking trails. Known for its diversity, the city has large gay, Jewish and European populations.

West Hollywood, CA

Points of Interest

  • Sunset Strip
    This stretch of Sunset Blvd. is known for its collection of premier boutiques, restaurants, rock clubs and nightclubs that are on the cutting edge of the entertainment industry.

  • Pacific Design Center
    The Pacific Design Center is a huge (1,200,000 sq. ft.) multi-use facility for the design community. Home to some of the West Coast's top decorators, a furniture market, showrooms and a branch of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). One of the buildings is often described as the "Blue Whale" because of its outsize nature and brilliant blue glass cladding.

  • Runyon Canyon Park
    Located at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, Runyon Canyon park is a great, dog friendly place to hike. There are two entrances, on Fuller Avenue and on Vista, with a fire road looping through the hillside to connect the two.

West Hollywood, CA


  • Norma Triangle
    A residential neighborhood encompassed by Doheney Drive on the west, Sunset and Holloway on the north and Santa Monica Blvd. on the south. This small district is shaped like a triangle.

  • Boys Town
    A popular gay district centered along the stretch of Santa Monica Blvd. between La Cienega Blvd. and North Robertson Boulevard. Along here you'll find countless gay-owned or gay-popular bars, restaurants, shops and businesses.


West Hollywood, CA

Public Schools

West Hollywood public schools are zoned to the Los Angeles Unified School District, Board District 4.

View test scores here, and here.

  • West Hollywood Elementary School
  • Rosewood Elementary
  • Laurel Elementary School
  • Melrose Elementary School
  • Gardner Street Elementary School
  • Fairfax Senior High School
  • Hollywood Senior High
  • Walt Whitman High School

Private Schools

  • Center for Early Education
  • Dvorsky School
  • Maimonides Academy
  • West Hollywood Children's Academy
  • Pacific Hills

Community Statistics


  • Population: 36,102
  • Median Age: 41.3
  • Married: 27.21%
  • Single: 72.79%
  • Average Household Size:1.53 people
  • Median Household Income: $47,327


  • Median Home Age: 43 Years
  • Median Home Cost: $891,400
  • Home Appreciation: -23.2%
  • Homes Owned: 20.32%
  • Property Tax Rate: $8.38


  • School Expenditure per Student: $6,000
  • Pupil/Teacher Ration: 15
  • High School Grads: 91.41%
  • 2 Yr. College Grads: 6.51%
  • 4 Yr. College Grads: 31.24%
  • Graduate Degrees: 15.64%


  • Democrat: 63.102%
  • Republican: 35.598%
  • Independent Other: .282%
  • Independent Liberal: .409%
  • Independent Conservatives: .609%