Silver Lake / Echo Park

Silver Lake is now the prefeered destination for many home buyers who can afford to live anywhere.

Welcome to Silver Lake & Echo Park

 
Silver Lake and Echo Park have been the hot neighborhoods for quite while. Once a second choice for buyers outpriced on the westside, Silver Lake is now the prefeered destination for many home buyers who can afford to live anywhere. Home to renowned late-night taco trucks and a growing community of young creatives, artists, and musicians, aka "Hipsters", its densely populated hills are offer an array of duplexes, apartment buildings, bungalows and some pretty awesome mid-century and historically signifcant homes. An eclectic mix of urban grit and trendy restaurants, bars, and boutiques comprise its non-residential section, with an ever growing list of on trend shopping from A.P.C to Aesop and Undefeated

Out on the Town

 
Echo Park was one of LA's first suburbs, built when downtown was still a patchwork of dirt roads populated by horse-drawn buggies. A protected pocket of historic Victorian-era homes in Angelino Heights serves as a testament to the neighborhood’s earliest days and its rows of restored mansions transport visitors to a bygone time. Residents love to lounge at Echo Park Lake or catch a home run ball at Dodger's Stadium.

 
 

Hey, I Know You!

 
Young creatives and professionals, families, and long-time Angelenos set the tone for the "East Side". Echo Park’s diverse mix of housing appeals to an equally eclectic homeowner base, from the just-arrived to lifelong residents. You'll run into people you know at the Silver Lake Farmers Market or Echo Park Rising, the cities free music festival. 

 
 

High Expectations

 
Trendy eateries, ample nightlife, and a touch of quirk will fill up your social media feeds. Echo Park’s central location and freeway access make it an ideal neighborhood for exploring Los Angeles, but why would you leave? The neighborhood is home to an enticing mix of trendy, affordable restaurants, small bustling bars, and one of the city’s best indie live music venues, The Echo and Echoplex.

 
 

The Lifestyle

 
Hip, creative, and an ever so slight grit, in a great way!, resonates from this part of town. Whether you’re a foodie, fashionista, or local band’s biggest fan, Echo Park’s shopping and nightlife scene has something to offer. Following late nights spent dancing and bar hopping, locals head to Elysian Park to relax and rejuvenate in the city’s oldest and second-largest park. And worst case scenario, you can go wine tasting at Silver Lake Wine!
 

All the Rage

 
One-of-a-kind retail and dining experiences that will create polaroid moments. Most of Echo Park’s local businesses are truly unique and independently owned. See why Mohawk General Store and Spitfire Girl are as unique as they come. Hip eateries such as HomeCliff's Edge, and (Frogtown's) Salazar, coffee shops where everyone knows you name (Intelligentsia), and boutiques line the neighborhood’s busiest stretch of Sunset Boulevard.

 
 

A Style of Its Own

 
Small single-family homes, vintage apartment buildings, and duplexes line character filled streets. Echo Park’s nooks and crannies are densely packed with quaint craftsman houses, mid-century apartment buildings, and new Spanish-style homes. Angelino Heights is a small sector within Echo Park that boasts historic Victorian homes for an architectural blast from the past.
 
Sun-drenched days spent on Echo Park lake will become a weekend regular. The newly renovated Echo Park Lake is now reinvented as a gorgeous neighborhood hub. Stroll alongside joggers and dog walkers, grab a bit at Square One at the Boathouse eatery, or rent a paddleboat for a leisurely afternoon on the water. Neighboring Elysian Park also has trails for you to sweat out Saturday night. You can also get your workout on at the Silver Lake Stairs

 
 

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Overview for Silver Lake / Echo Park, CA

50,776 people live in Silver Lake / Echo Park, where the median age is 34.7 and the average individual income is $43,815.13. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

50,776

Total Population

34.7 years

Median Age

High

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

$43,815.13

Average individual Income

Around Silver Lake / Echo Park, CA

There's plenty to do around Silver Lake / Echo Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
51
Bikeable
Bike Score
57
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Royale Grocery, Fruit Stand, and Delia’s Creamy Flans.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 3.49 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.46 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.98 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.57 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.46 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.93 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and employment data for Silver Lake / Echo Park, CA

Silver Lake / Echo Park has 20,855 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Silver Lake / Echo Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 50,776 people call Silver Lake / Echo Park home. The population density is 10,122.34 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

50,776

Total Population

High

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

34.7

Median Age

51.46 / 48.54%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
20,855

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$43,815.13

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Silver Lake / Echo Park, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Silver Lake / Echo Park. 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
Clifford Street Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Elysian Heights Elementary School Arts Magnet
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy #4
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Mayberry Street Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprise
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Betty Plasencia Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Edward R. Roybal Learning Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Logan Academy of Global Ecology
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
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