These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Los Angeles


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 4.01x 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:

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

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,221,089. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Los Angeles.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Los Angeles

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 criteria:

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

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Bel Air $200,361
2 Pacific Palisades $153,991
3 Brentwood $148,585
4 Beverly Glen $106,999
5 Portar Ranch $104,127
6 West Los Angeles $103,040
7 Hollywood Hills $102,730
8 Tarzana $101,143
9 Playa Del Ray $101,023
10 West Hills $99,090
11 Studio City $96,637
12 Westchester $95,280
13 Toluca Lake $94,614
14 Glendale $94,606
15 Woodland Hills $92,045
16 Shadow Hills $90,337
17 Venice $87,496
18 Encino $87,283
19 Chatsworth $86,799
20 Granada Hills $85,871
21 Century City $84,290
22 Westwood $79,614
23 Mid City West $78,873
24 Mar Vista $77,657
25 Northridge $76,230
26 Sawtelle $74,089
27 Los Feliz $73,302
28 Valley Village $71,844
29 Playa Vista $70,429
30 Lakeview Terrace $69,275
31 Winnetka $68,787
32 Tujunga $67,792
33 Mission Hills $66,977
34 Sunland $64,313
35 Canoga Park $63,600
36 Glassell Park $62,231
37 San Pedro $61,898
38 Panorama City $60,094
39 Sylmar $59,796
40 Pico-Robertson $59,751
41 Eagle Rock $59,207
42 Palms $58,266
43 Mount Washington $58,265
44 Silver Lake $58,162
45 Atwater Village $57,726
46 Reseda $57,190
47 North Hills $56,890
48 Sun Valley $56,334
49 Cypress Park $56,174
50 Arleta $53,610
51 Harbor City $53,074
52 Mid Wilshire $52,169
53 Leiment Park $52,066
54 Crenshaw $50,005
55 Jefferson Park $49,647
56 North Hollywood $49,456
57 Wilmington $49,181
58 Pacoima $49,179
59 Harbor Gateway $49,172
60 El Sereno $48,860
61 Echo Park $48,252
62 Van Nuys $46,570
63 Highland Park $44,595
64 Hyde Park $42,457
65 West Adams $41,346
66 Montecito Heights $38,564
67 Mid City $38,395
68 Boyle Heights $37,610
69 Hollywood $37,096
70 New Downtown $34,616
71 South Park $33,676
72 South Los Angeles $33,321
73 Chinatown $32,770
74 Westlake $31,250
75 Watts $30,806
76 Southeast Los Angeles $30,802
77 Central City East $30,398
78 Central City $29,814
79 Civic Center-Little Tokyo $29,719
80 Lincoln Heights $24,942
81 Downtown $22,790
82 Fashion District $22,108
83 Wholesale District-Skid Row $18,871
84 Terminal Island $0

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