West Hollywood

Welcome to West Hollywood

Fashionable and trendsetting destination with vibrant culture 

West Hollywood is the playground for the hip and trendy. The city, nicknamed WeHo by its residents, is a fun and bustling community filled with lively arts and culture, exciting nightlife and entertainment, and innovative cuisine. Residents love West Hollywood for its vibrant cultural offerings and exclusive luxuries, while travelers can revel in iconic sights and landmarks like the Sunset Strip. 

The urban jungle meets refined and sumptuous living in West Hollywood. There is always a new exclusive restaurant opening, a visiting DJ or artist playing at a local venue, or an art exhibit to explore. This community is open and inclusive while celebrating the uniqueness of all its residents. Newcomers will be charmed by West Hollywood’s characteristic flair. WeHo has long been heralded as a bastion for creatives and innovators seeking a like-minded community.

What to Love

  • A performative arts and cultural scene to explore
  • Avant-garde dining and award-winning cuisine
  • West Hollywood Halloween Carnival, an iconic neighborhood event

Local Lifestyle

Living in West Hollywoods places you at the pulse of all that is cool and fashionable. Residents frequently enjoy restaurant pop-ups, exclusive shopping, and the city's best nightclubs. While West Hollywood residents may enjoy the hustle and bustle, they also pride themselves on a healthy and active lifestyle. It’s common to see neighbors jogging outside, attending boutique gym classes, or enjoying luxury services at the spa. 

WeHo is also home to numerous coffee shops suitable for even the most discerning coffee lover. Locals spend mornings at their favorite cafes before meeting up with friends to shop or check out a visiting musician playing locally.  

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

West Hollywood is a luxury destination with an innovative and exciting dining scene for connoisseurs of good taste. Olivetta is an elegant upscale restaurant that serves fresh Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Catch LA serves the finest oysters, sushi, and seafood dishes in a chic rooftop setting. For classic American cuisine and high-end meats, Craig’s delivers in a stylish location. Try their Colorado lamb chops and end your night with their decadent bananas foster over a chocolate waffle. Cecconi’s is a chic and sophisticated Italian restaurant that features handmade pasta in an elegant and intimate atmosphere. At Ysabel, you and your friends will savor refreshing and unique cocktails on the picturesque outdoor patio.

West Hollywood is a popular shopping destination where you can find timeless looks and vintage pieces. Melrose Avenue and the Sunset Strip are equally famed for their mix of high-end boutiques, sleek restaurants, and other attractions. Ganni on Melrose delivers reimagined Scandinavian style for an American audience.

Things to Do

Once home to a raucous crowd in the 1920s, the Sunset Strip is a stylish destination to shop or pop into a lively club, bar, or music venue. West Hollywood’s vibrant nightlife offers dozens of popular nightclubs, including 1 Oak (known for its live music) and classic Bootsy Bellows. This popular spot is known for its creative performances and vaudeville-inspired aesthetic.

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and Hollywood Bowl amphitheater are great places to visit on your first excursion to WeHo. Each Sunday, locals go in for the Melrose Place Farmers Market wows customers with sophisticated floral bouquets, home-grown produce, and treasures made by local artists.

For a break from the bustle, West Hollywood Park has plenty of green space to relax and recreational courts for playing tennis, basketball, and pickleball. Finally, the Pacific Design Center is a culturally significant hotspot for the design community, featuring showrooms and galleries for furniture, lighting, textiles, and other design-related products.


The Los Angeles Unified School District serves West Hollywood schools. Students may attend:


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.


Total Population

42 years

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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
PreK - 12th
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7th - 12th
ABC Little Schools - West Hollywood
PreK - 1st
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West Hollywood College Preparatory School
PreK - 12th
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K - 12th

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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