West Hollywood is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 36,029, it is the 235th largest city in California and the 1245th largest city in the United States. West Hollywood is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,757 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, West Hollywood has a population density of 19,088 people per square mile.
The average household income in West Hollywood is $104,915 with a poverty rate of 11.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,744 per month, and the median house value is $743,700. The median age in West Hollywood is 38.7 years, 40.2 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Hollywoodwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 99.27%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.93%.
72.79% of West Hollywood residents speak only English, while 27.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.79% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in West Hollywood is Multiple, with 15.80% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in West Hollywood is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.07%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in West Hollywood
75.38% of West Hollywood residents were born in the United States, with 30.45% having been born in California. 8.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.