West Hollywood, California Population 2022

36,029
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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.

West Hollywood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Hollywoodwas:

  • White: 77.28%
  • Two or more races: 8.13%
  • Asian: 6.15%
  • Other race: 4.28%
  • Black or African American: 3.62%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of West Hollywood, California is 36,029 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 35,757.

West Hollywood, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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West Hollywood Population by Race

West Hollywood Population Pyramid 2022

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West Hollywood Median Age

38.7


Total

40.6


Male

36.3


Female

West Hollywood Adults

There are 34,125 adults, (5,605 of whom are seniors) in West Hollywood.

West Hollywood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

4.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Hollywood Sex Ratio

Female

16,005

45.08%

Male

19,501

54.92%

West Hollywood Population by Age

West Hollywood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Hollywood Household Types

19.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Hollywood Households and Families

2.32

Average Family Size

1.55

Average Household Size

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West Hollywood Households by Type

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West Hollywood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Hollywood Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

West Hollywood Educational Attainment by Race

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$58,359

Average Earnings

$63,399

Average Male

$52,902

Average Female

West Hollywood Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Hollywood Language by Age

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West Hollywood Language

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.

West Hollywood Language

West Hollywood Poverty by Race

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11.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.87%

Male Poverty Rate

12.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Hollywood

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%.

West Hollywood Poverty

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West Hollywood Poverty Rate by Education

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West Hollywood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Hollywood Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

West Hollywood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Hollywood Married by Age and Sex

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West Hollywood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Hollywood Marital Status by Race

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West Hollywood Marital Status

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902

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

West Hollywood Veterans by War

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West Hollywood Veterans by Age

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West Hollywood Veterans by Race

West Hollywood Veterans by Education

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12.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Hollywood Veterans by Education

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79.4%

Labor Force Participation

74.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

West Hollywood Employment by Age

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West Hollywood Employment by Race

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West Hollywood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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30.45%

Born in West Hollywood

75.38%

Native Born

24.62%

Foreign Born

8.90%

Non Citizen

15.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

West Hollywood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

West Hollywood Population by Year