West Hollywood, California

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Population in 2014: 35,883 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 20,361  (56.7%)
Females: 15,522  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 90069.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,349 (it was $38,914 in 2000)
West Hollywood:

$51,349
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $53,683 (it was $38,302 in 2000)

West Hollywood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $601,900 (it was $263,400 in 2000)
West Hollywood:

$601,900
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $633,651; Detached houses: $875,298; Townhouses or other attached units: $678,956; In 2-unit structures: $976,261; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $853,311; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $553,548

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,361.

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  • Races in West Hollywood, CA (2013)

    West Hollywood races chart
    • 25,95773.9%White alone
    • 4,32212.3%Hispanic
    • 2,0035.7%Asian alone
    • 1,3753.9%Black alone
    • 1,0443.0%Two or more races
    • 990.3%Other race alone
    • 790.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 280.08%American Indian alone

Races in West Hollywood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Hollywood: 152.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.5%), Irish (8.5%), Russian (7.8%), English (5.9%), Italian (5.7%), Polish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 287 feet

Land area: 1.88 square miles.

Population density: 19,081 people per square mile   (very high).

West Hollywood,CA real estate house value index trend

West Hollywood, California map

For population 25 years and over in West Hollywood:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Hollywood city:

  • Never married: 60.2%
  • Now married: 21.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

9,635 residents are foreign born (15.3% Europe, 6.5% Asia, 4.3% Latin America).

This city:

27.4%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,312 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,130 (0.8%)

West Hollywood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Los Angeles, CA (0.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Los Angeles, CA (0.5 miles ), Beverly Hills, CA (1.4 miles ), Culver City, CA (2.4 miles ), View Park-Windsor Hills, CA (2.6 miles ), Burbank, CA (2.6 miles ), Ladera Heights, CA (2.6 miles ), Santa Monica, CA (2.8 miles ), Marina del Rey, CA (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $219,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $202,600
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $233,400
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $251,200
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $251,200
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $268,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $332,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $573,900
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $366,400
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $433,800
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $424,200
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $382,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.09 N, Longitude: 118.37 W

West Hollywood nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Creative City, WeHo, Boys Town

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,760 (+10.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,555 (23.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 310

West Hollywood household income distribution West Hollywood home values distribution

Crime rates in West Hollywood by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 2312111060001
per 100,000 5.48.12.75.42.72.72.80.016.70.00.00.02.8
Rapes 131023192119910121912147
per 100,000 35.127.061.951.156.751.924.927.833.454.634.340.119.7
Robberies 1741701391671291411581151541251346895
per 100,000 469.9458.8374.1449.2348.1385.2437.3319.3429.1359.2383.2194.8267.6
Assaults 225159154154158177159201217193192134164
per 100,000 607.6429.1414.5414.2426.3483.6440.1558.0604.7554.5549.0383.9461.9
Burglaries 278330341312286229270286288277331292210
per 100,000 750.8890.6917.8839.2771.7625.6747.3794.0802.6795.9946.5836.6591.4
Thefts 1,1071,0301,0181,0739451,0321,0651,1421,1241,0411,1941,0441,029
per 100,000 2,989.62,779.72,739.92,886.12,549.72,819.42,947.73,170.53,132.22,991.13,414.32,991.22,898.0
Auto thefts 2792663162622021691431311331191179986
per 100,000 753.5717.9850.5704.7545.0461.7395.8363.7370.6341.9334.6283.7242.2
Arson 1171587578189214
per 100,000 29.718.92.713.421.619.113.819.422.351.725.75.739.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 475.1438.0437.8444.8391.6402.9397.4392.5463.7413.9428.8327.7329.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in West Hollywood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

West Hollywood tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -115 (-0.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Information (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Information (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in West Hollywood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West Hollywood, California

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Earthquake activity:

West Hollywood-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 714% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from West Hollywood center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 114.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 162.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 12.5 miles away from West Hollywood center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Hollywood topographic map

Birthplace of: Greg Daniels - Writer, Lukas Haas - Child actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near West Hollywood:

  • COUNTRY VILLA WILSHIRE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • KENNEDY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • VICTORIA HOME HEALTH NURSING AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • DAVITA-CRESCENT HEIGHTS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • LIRA HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • NOVA SKILLED HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; LOS ANGELES, CA)

Heliports located in West Hollywood:

Amtrak stations near West Hollywood:

  • 7 miles: GLENDALE (400 W. CERRITOS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: BURBANK AIRPORT (BURBANK, EMPIRE & AIRPORT AVES.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Hollywood:

  • Los Angeles Film School (about 3 miles; Hollywood, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,189)
  • New York Film Academy (about 4 miles; Universal City, CA; FT enrollment: 4,714)
  • University of California-Los Angeles (about 5 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 39,409)
  • Los Angeles City College (about 5 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 10,027)
  • Westwood College-Los Angeles (about 5 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 2,448)
  • West Los Angeles College (about 6 miles; Culver City, CA; FT enrollment: 5,221)
  • Mount St Mary's College (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 2,431)

Public high schools in West Hollywood:

  • HELEN BERNSTEIN HIGH (Students: 958, Location: 1309 N. WILTON PL., Grades: 9-12)
  • STEM ACADEMY AT BERNSTEIN HIGH (Location: 1309 N. WILTON PL., Grades: 9-12)

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Notable locations in West Hollywood: Goldwyn Studios (A), Hollywood Film Archive Library (B), West Hollywood Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (C), Pacific Design Center (D), West Hollywood Sheriffs Station (E), West Hollywood County Building (F), Globe Playhouse (G), Sunset Tower (H), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 8 (I), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 7 (J), Cedars-Sinai Outpatient Services Building (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West Hollywood Gateway Shopping Center (1), Movietown Plaza Shopping Center (2), Sunset Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Hollywood include: Saint Ambrose Catholic Church (A), Crescent Heights Methodist Church (B), Seventeenth Church of Christ Scientist (C), Temple Bethel (D), First Baptist Church of Beverly Hills (E), Saint Victors Roman Catholic Church (F), West Hollywood Community Church (G), West Hollywood Foursquare Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West Hollywood include: Plummer Park (1), West Hollywood Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Architecture & Design Museum (8560 West Sunset Boulevard), Glass Garage Fine Art Gallery (Museums; 418 North Robertson Boulevard), American Travel Marketing (9200 West Sunset Boulevard), Ballet Magique (Arcades & Amusements; 8581 Santa Monica Blvd. # 232).

Hotels: Argyle Hotel (Sc) (8358 W Sunset Blvd), Argyle Hotel (8358 Sunset Boulevard), Best Western Sunset Plaza Hotel (8400 West Sunset Boulevard Suite 3A), Brasserie Restaurant & Bar (Wyndham Bel Age Hotel 1020 North San Vicente Boulevard).

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 165. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

165
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.373. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.373
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.343. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.343
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 25.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00668. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00668
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.0% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.9% for American Indian residents, 55.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.1% for other race residents, 6.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  19.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.7%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 5.0% of all households

People in group quarters in West Hollywood in 2010:

  • 72 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
212 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
18 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

West Hollywood, California environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in West Hollywood (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fountain & North La Brea Branch at 1233 North La Brea Avenue, branch established on 1997/05/09; West Hollywood Branch at 8571 Santa Monica Boulevard, branch established on 1996/07/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Santa Monica Robertson Banking Cente at 8951 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite F, branch established on 2010/11/19. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • City National Bank: Sunset/Dohenybranch at 9229 Sunset Boulevard, branch established on 1959/11/30. Info updated 2011/04/11: Bank assets: $23,303.6 mil, Deposits: $20,475.9 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: City National Corporation
  • Comerica Bank: 9200 Sunset Banking Center Branch at 9200 W. Sunset Blvd, branch established on 2010/12/14. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • U.S. Bank National Association: West Hollywood Branch at 8901 Santa Monica Boulevard, branch established on 1982/05/06. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Citibank, National Association: Santa Monica Boulevard Branch at 8900 Santa Monica Boulevard, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • OneWest Bank, FSB: 8653 Beverly Boulevard Branch at 8653 Beverly Boulevard, branch established on 1954/05/07. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $26,181.3 mil, Deposits: $15,408.4 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, 79 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
California average:

15.4

West Hollywood travel time to work - commute West Hollywood mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in West Hollywood:

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Religion statistics for West Hollywood city (based on Los Angeles County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Hollywood:

53.4%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Hollywood:

53.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.2%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Hollywood:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
West Hollywood:

60.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Hollywood, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 21$219,281$125,3030$0
Other Government Administration 50$354,085$84,9804$2,544
Judicial and Legal 6$59,342$118,6840$0
Streets and Highways 37$347,505$112,7043$2,776
Welfare 17$139,305$98,3331$3,558
Parks and Recreation 30$174,051$69,62017$23,685
Housing and Community Development(Local) 45$356,179$94,9811$1,027
Totals for Government 206$1,649,748$96,10226$33,590

West Hollywood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $6,002,000 ($167.27)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $5,080,000 ($141.57)
    Police Protection: $578,000 ($16.11)
    Transit Utilities: $389,000 ($10.84)
    Parking Facilities: $280,000 ($7.80)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($3.65)
    Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($1.56)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,174,000 ($172.06)
    Central Staff Services: $4,301,000 ($119.86)
    Parking Facilities: $3,833,000 ($106.82)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,957,000 ($82.41)
    Financial Administration: $2,636,000 ($73.46)
    General - Other: $2,541,000 ($70.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,164,000 ($60.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,575,000 ($43.89)
    Transit Utilities: $1,519,000 ($42.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,216,000 ($33.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $563,000 ($15.69)
    Sewerage: $258,000 ($7.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,904,000 ($53.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $11,146,000 ($310.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $44,000 ($1.23)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($0.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($0.36)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,930,000 ($304.60)

West Hollywood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $2,840,000 ($79.15)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,608,000 ($72.68)
    All Other: $2,187,000 ($60.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,229,000 ($34.25)
    Sewerage: $233,000 ($6.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $115,000 ($3.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $511,000 ($14.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,151,000 ($255.02)
    Interest Earnings: $2,618,000 ($72.96)
    Rents: $1,205,000 ($33.58)
    Special Assessments: $875,000 ($24.38)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,717,000 ($47.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,126,000 ($59.25)
    All Other: $1,430,000 ($39.85)
    Highways: $443,000 ($12.35)
    Transit Utilities: $115,000 ($3.20)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,166,000 ($227.57)
    Property: $7,971,000 ($222.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,888,000 ($219.83)
    NEC: $2,699,000 ($75.22)
    Public Utilities: $1,445,000 ($40.27)

West Hollywood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $31,735,000 ($884.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $31,050,000 ($865.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $685,000 ($19.09)

West Hollywood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,204,000 ($284.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,077,000 ($838.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,053,000 ($112.95)

3.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.18%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,133 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($47,619 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.34% ($34,625)
from Riverside County, CA  0.19% ($37,493)


3.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
California average:

5.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($921 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, CA  0.54% ($53,226 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.50% ($38,459)
to Riverside County, CA  0.28% ($43,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Hollywood:

  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KHJ (930 AM; 5 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KABC (790 AM; 5 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFOX (1650 AM; 10 kW; TORRANCE, CA; Owner: CHAGAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KWKW (1330 AM; 5 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSUR (1260 AM; 25 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Hollywood:

  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KYSR (98.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCRW (89.9 FM; SANTA MONICA, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMM. COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KROQ-FM (106.7 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around West Hollywood:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • K38CY (Channel 38; VAN NUYS, CA; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWJD-LP (Channel 25; VAN NUYS, CA; Owner: FRIENDLY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KSMV-LP (Channel 33; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)
  • KTTV (Channel 11; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of West Hollywood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Hollywood, California:

  • The Grafton On Sunset, 8462 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, California 90069 , Phone: (323) 654-4600, Fax: (323) 654-2286
  • Mondrian Los Angeles, 8440 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, California 90069 , Phone: (323) 650-8999, Fax: (323) 650-5215
  • Palihouse Holloway, 8465 Holloway Dr, West Hollywood, California 90069 , Phone: (323) 656-4100, Fax: (323) 656-4500
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Hollywood, California
Most common first names in West Hollywood, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10467.8 years
Robert10367.9 years
William9672.4 years
Joseph8877.7 years
Harry7777.9 years
Mary7681.1 years
David7364.5 years
George7274.1 years
Louis6776.5 years
Rose6381.8 years
Most common last names in West Hollywood, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4570.9 years
Cohen3576.5 years
Miller2575.9 years
Brown2374.1 years
Schwartz2377.1 years
Goldstein2278.6 years
Shapiro2178.8 years
Davis2169.9 years
Katz1980.2 years
Greenberg1882.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in West Hollywood, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Rite Aid1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Safeway1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Carl\s Jr.1Starbucks6
DHL1Subway3
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GameStop1Target1
Jamba Juice1Trader Joe's1
Jones New York2True Value1
Kroger3UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets4Vans1
Nike1Vons1
Quiznos1Whole Foods Market1
Ramada1

West Hollywood compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

West Hollywood on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Information (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Information (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ukraine (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Russia (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 (90069) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #49 (90069) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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