West Hollywood

Fun and eclectic neighborhood located at the foot of the Hollywood Hills.

Welcome to West Hollywood

West Hollywood, called “WeHo” by locals, is an energetic and fun neighborhood located at the foot of the Hollywood Hills. Nestled between Beverly Hills and Hollywood, West Hollywood has a rich and colorful history. This urban oasis offers residents an exciting and fast-paced life with countless amenities and has been described as the most walkable city in all of California. Just ask the dog walkers!

With all this community has to offer, it comes as no surprise that real estate in West Hollywood is in high demand. Fortunately, the neighborhood offers homebuyers a variety of choices, so whether you are looking for a single-family home, townhouse, or luxurious high rise condo filled with state-of-the-art amenities, you’re likely to find it here. Due to its prime location and countless features, potential homebuyers in West Hollywood need to be ready to move quickly when it comes to real estate opportunities.


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  • Convenient central location
  • Walkable City
  • Highly-ranked schools
  • Sustainable real estate
  • Amazing restaurants and eccentric nightlife

I Love Your Style

From fashion and interior design to food trends and the Halloween Parade, West Hollywood is the central hub for everything trendy. Gracia Madre, Catch LA, and SoHo House headline WeHo's in-the-know hot spots. Even office space is showcased with a colorful exterior in the Pacific Design Center.

Residents of West Hollywood enjoy a streamlined and sophisticated lifestyle afforded to them by their centralized location and the ideals of their community. Believe it or not, hopping in the car every day isn’t necessarily a requirement. In fact, WalkScore gives West Hollywood a score of 91, meaning that residents and visitors here are able to accomplish most of what they want to do by simply walking rather than driving. Some of the best restaurants, galleries, bars, comedy and live music venues are located just a short distance away.

Residents of West Hollywood also enjoy an active lifestyle, with a number of parks and green spaces perfect for biking, hiking, running, and more. It also comes as no surprise that West Hollywood residents and visitors alike enjoy surfing, swimming, and taking in the warm California sunshine at nearby beaches.


Let's Do Lunch

West Hollywood offers the perfect urban mix of residential and commercial offerings. There are a plethora of options available nearby for dining, entertainment, and shopping. Let’s take a closer look at some of our personal favorites.

  • Melrose Avenue. A well-known and popular area, Melrose Avenue is located just west of Fairfax and offers a number of high-end boutiques and art galleries, outdoor cafes, coffee shops, and juice bars. Make sure to check out E.P. & L.P. if you haven't already.
  • Robertson Boulevard. A chic shopping destination filled with swanky boutiques, hotel options for everyone, and lush eateries such as The Ivy.
  • The Grove. While The Grove is technically located just outside the city limits of West Hollywood, we feel it’s still worth mentioning, as it’s a very popular shopping destination for locals and visitors alike. This sprawling outdoor mall is home to a number of big name brands, technology stores, and more. Additionally, Los Angeles’ original Farmers Market is located here, with more than 100 vendor stands to choose from.
  • Sunset Plaza. Known as the home of Mel’s Drive-In, Sunset Plaza also offers a number of other boutiques and cafes and is the perfect place to explore. If you’re around, be sure not to miss Book Soup, Sunset Plaza’s best local and independent bookstore known for its charm and unique author events.
West Hollywood is also home to a number of famed entertainment venues, including The Abbey, Whiskey A Go Go, The Roxy, and The Viper Room. You'll proably see a celeb or two trying their best to be incognito.


Things to Do in West Hollywood

Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway or a place to entertain visiting friends or family, parks and outdoor recreation always seem to top the list of things to do in West Hollywood.

  • West Hollywood Park. This park is centrally located and a favorite among locals due to its two off-leash dog parks, picnic areas, updated playgrounds, and more. On your way out, stroll through the West Hollywood Public Library and pick up a few bestsellers. Or stop at Salt & Straw for a scoop of vegan handmade ice cream.
  • Plummer Park. With its manicured green lawns and meticulous landscaping, Plummer Park is a picnickers paradise. Perfect for families, the pet-friendly park also boasts a playground and recreation center. To help burn off some of the calories from lunch, there are also tennis courts available to reserve by the hour. If you happen to stop by on a Monday, be sure to check out the Helen Albert Certified Farmers’ Market in the north parking lot from 9am-2pm.
  • Kings Road Park. A favorite among locals, Kings Road Park is truly one of West Hollywood’s hidden gems. Take a quiet stroll through this park and you’ll immediately feel as if you’re miles from the city limits.



While West Hollywood is technically its own unique municipality, the Los Angeles Unified School District operates the city’s public schools. Families have a number of options to choose from, including public, private, and charter schools. Visit GreatSchools for more info.

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Overview for West Hollywood, CA

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.


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Around West Hollywood, CA

There's plenty to do around West Hollywood, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Rick Owens, Evokfit, and Hollywood Personal Trainer.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Shopping 1.58 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.58 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.72 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.2 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.71 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.03 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

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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Schools in West Hollywood, CA

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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
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Center For Early Education
PreK - 6th
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West Hollywood College Preparatory School
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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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