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:
- Bel Air
- Pacific Palisades
- Beverly Glen
- Portar Ranch
- West Los Angeles
- Hollywood Hills
- Playa Del Ray
- 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.
Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Los Angeles
|Rank||Neighborhood||Median Household Income|
|6||West Los Angeles||$103,040|
|9||Playa Del Ray||$101,023|
|23||Mid City West||$78,873|
|72||South Los Angeles||$33,321|
|76||Southeast Los Angeles||$30,802|
|77||Central City East||$30,398|
|79||Civic Center-Little Tokyo||$29,719|
|83||Wholesale District-Skid Row||$18,871|