West Hollywood, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of West Hollywood?

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There are 35,678 residents in West Hollywood, with a median age of 39.1. Of this, 55.64% are males and 44.36% are females. US-born citizens make up 73.47% of the resident pool in West Hollywood, while non-US-born citizens account for 17.35%. Additionally, 9.18% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 29,501 people in West Hollywood currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 35,678 0.5%
Male Population 19,853 1.8%
Female Population 15,825 -1.1%
Male population 55.64%
Female population 44.36%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.1 1.0%
Citizen US Born 26,213 0.5%
Citizen not US Born 6,190 -1.0%
Not Citizen 3,275 3.6%
Citizen US Born 73.47%
Citizen not US Born 17.35%
Not Citizen 9.18%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 266 -45.1%
Moved from Same County 3,601 14.9%
Moved from Same State 441 77.1%
Moved from Different State 1,671 16.2%
Same House as Last Year 29,501 -1.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.75%
Moved from Same County 10.15%
Moved from Same State 1.24%
Moved from Different State 4.71%
Same House as Last Year 83.15%

What are the employment statistics in West Hollywood?

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White-collar workers make up 93.43% of the working population in West Hollywood, while blue-collar employees account for 6.57%. There are also 5,127 entrepreneurs in West Hollywood (20.48% of the workforce); 16,466 workers employed in private companies (65.79%); and 1,571 people working in governmental institutions (6.28%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 23,386 -2.0%
Blue Collar 1,644 5.4%
White Collar 93.43%
Blue Collar 6.57%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 5,127 -8.7%
Private Companies 16,466 -2.0%
Governmental Workers 1,571 22.0%
Not for Profit Companies 1,866 8.2%
Self Employees 20.48%
Private Companies 65.79%
Governmental Workers 6.28%
Not for Profit Companies 7.46%

How many households are there in West Hollywood?

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There are a total of 22,984 households in West Hollywood, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 20.99% of these West Hollywood households, while non-family units account for the remaining 79.01%. Additionally, 3.43% of households have children and 96.57% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 22,984 0.6%
Average People Per Household 2 0.0%
Family Households 4,824 -0.0%
Non-family Households 18,160 0.8%
Family Households 20.99%
Non-family Households 79.01%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 788 -11.1%
Households without Children 22,196 1.1%
Households with Children 3.43%
Households without Children 96.57%

What are the median and average incomes in West Hollywood?

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The average annual household income in West Hollywood is $111,521, while the median household income sits at $78,719 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $99,988, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $73,059. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $48,516 and $37,731, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $111,521 5.0%
Median Household Income $78,719 9.8%
People below Poverty Level 4,242 3.3%
People above Poverty Level 31,191 0.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in West Hollywood?

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There are 25,713 housing units in West Hollywood, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1964. Of the 22,984 occupied housing units in West Hollywood, 19.87% are owner-occupied, while 80.13% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 72.99% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $773,300. In general, housing costs reach $1,948 per month in West Hollywood.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 25,713 0.8%
Median Year Built 1964 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 4,207 0.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,573 -0.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 4,553 -5.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 5,696 4.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,242 -2.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,810 -5.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 820 62.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 717 -2.5%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,095 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 22,984 0.6%
Owner Occupied 4,568 1.0%
Renter Occupied 18,416 0.5%
Owner Occupied 19.87%
Renter Occupied 80.13%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 3,334 5.5%
Without Mortgage 1,234 -9.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $773,300 3.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $812,500 10.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,948 7.6%
With Mortgage 72.99%
Without Mortgage 27.01%

What is the level of education in West Hollywood?

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Approximately 12.8% of the population in West Hollywood holds a high school degree (that's 4,397 residents), while 16.59% have attained a college certificate (7,990 locals) and 41.7% have a bachelor's degree (14,320 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 518 16.4%
Some High School 4,397 -7.1%
Some College 7,990 -0.5%
Associate Degree 2,644 -0.6%
Bachelor's Degree 14,320 1.6%
Graduate Degree 6,764 4.0%
No High School 1.51%
Some High School 12.8%
Some College 16.59%
Associate Degree 7.7%
Bachelor's Degree 41.7%
Graduate Degree 19.7%

What is the marital status of West Hollywood residents?

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A total of 21,612 people in West Hollywood have never been married (which represents 62.79% of the total population), while 8,555 of them are wedded (24.86%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 190 (0.55%) and 3,144 (9.14%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 21,612 3.7%
Married 8,555 2.3%
Separated 190 -13.6%
Widowed 1,106 -16.6%
Divorced 3,144 -14.1%
Never Married 62.79%
Married 24.86%
Separated 0.55%
Widowed 3.21%
Divorced 9.14%

What are the most common means of transportation in West Hollywood?

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The top three means of transportation people in West Hollywood use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 15,800 residents commute by car, 1,296 prefer going to work by walking and 895 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 15,800 -9.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 895 11.5%
Bicycle 233 -0.4%
Motorcycle 77 -4.9%
TaxiCab 301 -19.9%
Walk 1,296 -0.5%

What is the median and average household income in West Hollywood by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
90046 48,749 28,249 $77,162.00 $122,497.00
90048 20,504 11,474 $102,567.00 $159,533.00
90069 20,185 12,844 $98,440.00 $161,102.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 90046 90048 90069

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