Hancock Park-Wilshire

Hancock Park-Wilshire is a wonderful combination of big city living paired with a neighborhood feel.

Welcome to Hancock Park-Wilshire

Hancock Park-Wilshire is a wonderful combination of big city living paired with a neighborhood feel, highlighted by Larchmont, a charming street that is your one-stop for everything. As a thoroughfare of the city, the main drag of Hancock Park-Wilshire is almost always active, and residents take advantage of the many museums, shops, and restaurants it has to offer. But the area also has quiet residential streets, open spaces, and beautiful parks, filled with locals who like getting a taste of both worlds.


Hancock Park-Wilshire

Part of the neighborhood's charm is its nod to the past. The area features a variety of home styles, all while preserving the original character and ambiance of the neighborhood. With all this community has to offer, it comas as no surprise that real estate here is in high demand. Fortunately, the neighborhood offers home buyers a variety of choices, including English country estates, French chateaus, and Mediterranean homes. To this day, almost every architectural style that was popular during the 1920's can still be found here.


The Neighbors

Residents truly enjoy the entralized location. No matter where you want to go in Central Los Angeles, Hancock Park-Wilshire is a convenient place to be. Located nearby are Larchmont Village, Hollywood, La Brea Avenue, Melrose Avenue, Fairfax Avenue, and Miracle Mile. Beverly Hills and Downtown Los Angeles are also located just a short distance down Wilshire Boulevard.

Additionally, Hancock Park-Wilshire residents also enjoy the unrivaled scenery of their neighborhood. Mature shade tress, lush green lawns and, when combined with the beautiful fairways of Wilshire Country Club, they lend a positively bucolic feel to this preserved neighborhood.

What to Heart

  • A variety of home styles to choose from
  • Established neighborhood with beautiful green space
  • Highly-ranked schools
  • Upscale charm and history
  • Convenient and central location


So Much to Do

Hancock Park-Whilshire offers the personal feel of a quaint town with all the amenities of an upscale city. Thanks to its centralized location and diverse offerings, there are a countless number of options available nearby for dining, entertainment, and shopping. Let's take a closer look at some of our personal favorites. 

  • Larchmont. Surrounded by historic homes with stories to tell, you'll want to make a day of walking through this extraordinary neighborhood. Chevalier's Books, the oldest independent bookstore in Los Angeles, is located on North Larchmont Boulevard along with a great first date meetup, Salt & Straw.
  • Republique. This well-known French spot on La Brea Avenue is a hit among locals and visitors alike. Don't miss the flavorful pasta dishes, rick brown butter almond cake, or smooth dessert wines. 
  • Genwa Korean BBQ. If you're in the mood for some great food that you cook at your table with a warm but sophisticated atmosphere, this is the place to go. And remember to ask for the mini dishes to be refilled!
  • The Groundlings. Home to some of the most talented artists that Los Angeles has to offer. They have weekly improv and sketch shows and you never know what future Saturday Night Live star that you might see there.
  • Paramount Studios. Take a tour and learn some Hollywood History as you tour Paramount Pictures. 
  • Hollywood Forever. It's hard to describe this venue in one word so we'll go with cemetary, outdoor film screenings, concerts, and Dia de Los Muertos, among other events. Pack a cooler!


So Much to See

Whether you're entertaining guests, looking for something to do on a lazy Saturday, or trying to find rainy day activities, there are plenty of options.

  • Miracle Mile. This neighborhood contains a stretch of Whilshire Boulevard known simply as Museum Row. This district is one of the city's more densely populated areas and is home to a number of landmarks, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, El Rey Theatre, La Brea Tar Pits, and more.
  • Merry Karnowsky Gallery. This gallery exhibits contemporary art and is part of the underground "Lowbrow" pop surrealism and street art scene. "Lowbrow" as in an underground visual art movement that arose in L.A. in the 1970's. And yes, we had to look up "Lowbrow" too. 
  • Griffith Observatory. This facility sits on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles' Griffith Park neighborhood. With beautiful views all around, this observatory is an extremely popular tourist attraction, with a great view of the Hollywood Sign and a number of space and science-related displays. They even hold star partites one Saturday per month.


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Overview for Hancock Park-Wilshire, CA

9,616 people live in Hancock Park-Wilshire, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $108,967. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Hancock Park-Wilshire, CA

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

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Explore popular things to do in the area, including Wear On Wheels, Susan's Sew Fine, and Aquastandup.

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Shopping 2.85 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.74 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.21 miles 36 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.84 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.67 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and employment data for Hancock Park-Wilshire, CA

Hancock Park-Wilshire has 4,406 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hancock Park-Wilshire do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,616 people call Hancock Park-Wilshire home. The population density is 11,452.417 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Hancock Park-Wilshire, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Hancock Park-Wilshire. 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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Yeshiva Rav Isacsohn / Torath Em
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Third Street Elementary
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Christ The King School
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