These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Los Angeles, CA For 2018


We used science and data to determine which Los Angeles neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Los Angeles

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Los Angeles has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.97x the national median and household incomes are 3.46x the national median.

But where exactly in Los Angeles do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Bel Air where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Los Angeles out of 84 for 2018:

  1. Bel Air (Homes)
  2. Pacific Palisades (Homes)
  3. Brentwood (Homes)
  4. Portar Ranch (Homes)
  5. West Los Angeles (Homes)
  6. Glendale (Homes)
  7. Hollywood Hills (Homes)
  8. Beverly Glen (Homes)
  9. Studio City (Homes)
  10. Playa Del Ray (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,254,504. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Los Angeles.

For more Los Angeles reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Los Angeles and the worst neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

Or, for living around Los Angeles, out the best Los Angeles suburbs and the worst Los Angeles suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Los Angeles For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Los Angeles by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Bel Air, was named the richest neighborhood in Los Angeles.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Terminal Island.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Los Angeles ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Los Angeles For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Bel Air $190,305
2 Pacific Palisades $161,758
3 Brentwood $160,432
4 Portar Ranch $110,529
5 West Los Angeles $108,120
6 Glendale $107,034
7 Hollywood Hills $106,650
8 Beverly Glen $106,538
9 Studio City $102,054
10 Playa Del Ray $101,084
11 Century City $100,775
12 Tarzana $99,354
13 West Hills $97,919
14 Toluca Lake $94,379
15 Encino $93,977
16 Venice $90,381
17 Woodland Hills $90,275
18 Westchester $86,610
19 Chatsworth $86,291
20 Granada Hills $86,288
21 Westwood $82,822
22 Mid City West $76,484
23 Mar Vista $76,312
24 Los Feliz $76,229
25 Shadow Hills $76,054
26 Playa Vista $75,051
27 Northridge $72,711
28 Sawtelle $72,549
29 Mission Hills $69,729
30 Winnetka $68,071
31 Lakeview Terrace $68,004
32 Tujunga $67,085
33 Sunland $66,506
34 Canoga Park $66,332
35 Valley Village $65,244
36 Sylmar $62,159
37 San Pedro $61,868
38 Panorama City $61,573
39 Eagle Rock $61,416
40 Silver Lake $61,303
41 Pico-Robertson $60,612
42 Atwater Village $59,994
43 Palms $59,014
44 Glassell Park $57,282
45 Reseda $55,972
46 Cypress Park $54,885
47 North Hills $54,010
48 Mount Washington $53,671
49 Arleta $53,623
50 Sun Valley $53,500
51 Harbor City $53,429
52 Mid Wilshire $52,862
53 Crenshaw $50,817
54 Pacoima $49,599
55 Wilmington $49,490
56 Echo Park $48,736
57 Van Nuys $48,149
58 El Sereno $47,824
59 Harbor Gateway $47,621
60 North Hollywood $47,212
61 Leiment Park $45,056
62 Highland Park $44,964
63 Hyde Park $40,461
64 Central City East $38,956
65 South Park $38,886
66 Montecito Heights $38,547
67 Jefferson Park $38,428
68 Mid City $37,651
69 New Downtown $37,396
70 Civic Center-Little Tokyo $37,161
71 West Adams $36,998
72 Hollywood $36,692
73 Boyle Heights $35,076
74 South Los Angeles $32,350
75 Southeast Los Angeles $30,649
76 Central City $30,280
77 Westlake $29,993
78 Chinatown $29,978
79 Lincoln Heights $28,546
80 Watts $28,389
81 Wholesale District-Skid Row $27,606
82 Downtown $25,759
83 Fashion District $24,426
84 Terminal Island $0

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