West Hollywood 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 35,506 residents in West Hollywood, with a median age of 38.7. Of this, 54.92% are males and 45.08% are females. US-born citizens make up 73.48% of the resident pool in West Hollywood, while non-US-born citizens account for 17.62%. Additionally, 8.9% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 29,940 people in West Hollywood currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 35,506 -2.6%
Male Population 19,501 -4.2%
Female Population 16,005 -0.6%
Male population 54.92%
Female population 45.08%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.7 0.0%
Citizen US Born 26,090 -2.5%
Citizen not US Born 6,255 -2.9%
Not Citizen 3,161 -3.0%
Citizen US Born 73.48%
Citizen not US Born 17.62%
Not Citizen 8.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 485 -27.1%
Moved from Same County 3,135 -16.1%
Moved from Same State 249 -7.4%
Moved from Different State 1,438 21.6%
Same House as Last Year 29,940 -1.5%
Moved from Abroad 1.38%
Moved from Same County 8.89%
Moved from Same State 0.71%
Moved from Different State 4.08%
Same House as Last Year 84.94%

What are the employment statistics in West Hollywood?

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White-collar workers make up 93.86% of the working population in West Hollywood, while blue-collar employees account for 6.14%. There are also 5,617 entrepreneurs in West Hollywood (22.09% of the workforce); 16,797 workers employed in private companies (66.06%); and 1,288 people working in governmental institutions (5.07%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 23,867 -2.9%
Blue Collar 1,560 8.4%
White Collar 93.86%
Blue Collar 6.14%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 5,617 -1.8%
Private Companies 16,797 -6.0%
Governmental Workers 1,288 8.0%
Not for Profit Companies 1,725 38.2%
Self Employees 22.09%
Private Companies 66.06%
Governmental Workers 5.07%
Not for Profit Companies 6.78%

How many households are there in West Hollywood?

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There are a total of 22,845 households in West Hollywood, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 21.12% of these West Hollywood households, while non-family units account for the remaining 78.88%. Additionally, 3.88% of households have children and 96.12% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 22,845 -2.2%
Average People Per Household 2 0.0%
Family Households 4,825 -3.9%
Non-family Households 18,020 -1.8%
Family Households 21.12%
Non-family Households 78.88%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 886 -12.5%
Households without Children 21,959 -1.8%
Households with Children 3.88%
Households without Children 96.12%

What are the median and average incomes in West Hollywood?

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The average annual household income in West Hollywood is $106,225, while the median household income sits at $71,692 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $91,861, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $71,696. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $40,675 and $35,298, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $106,225 1.3%
Median Household Income $71,692 -3.2%
People below Poverty Level 4,106 -3.7%
People above Poverty Level 31,083 -2.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in West Hollywood?

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There are 25,501 housing units in West Hollywood, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1964. Of the 22,845 occupied housing units in West Hollywood, 19.79% are owner-occupied, while 80.21% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 69.9% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $745,800. In general, housing costs reach $1,810 per month in West Hollywood.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 25,501 -0.1%
Median Year Built 1964 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 4,180 0.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,579 -24.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 4,806 0.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 5,471 5.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,400 0.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,923 -0.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 505 12.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 735 3.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 902 11.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 22,845 -2.2%
Owner Occupied 4,521 1.2%
Renter Occupied 18,324 -3.1%
Owner Occupied 19.79%
Renter Occupied 80.21%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 3,160 -0.1%
Without Mortgage 1,361 4.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $745,800 -0.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $738,400 -5.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,810 5.0%
With Mortgage 69.9%
Without Mortgage 30.1%

What is the level of education in West Hollywood?

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Approximately 13.87% of the population in West Hollywood holds a high school degree (that's 4,733 residents), while 16.66% have attained a college certificate (8,030 locals) and 41.31% have a bachelor's degree (14,096 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 445 94.3%
Some High School 4,733 1.8%
Some College 8,030 2.0%
Associate Degree 2,659 10.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14,096 -7.8%
Graduate Degree 6,507 3.0%
No High School 1.3%
Some High School 13.87%
Some College 16.66%
Associate Degree 7.79%
Bachelor's Degree 41.31%
Graduate Degree 19.07%

What is the marital status of West Hollywood residents?

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A total of 20,847 people in West Hollywood have never been married (which represents 60.96% of the total population), while 8,364 of them are wedded (24.46%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 220 (0.64%) and 3,659 (10.7%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 20,847 -3.6%
Married 8,364 -4.0%
Separated 220 -6.4%
Widowed 1,327 -2.5%
Divorced 3,659 11.0%
Never Married 60.96%
Married 24.46%
Separated 0.64%
Widowed 3.88%
Divorced 10.7%

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 17,481 residents commute by car, 1,302 prefer going to work by walking and 803 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 17,481 -7.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 803 -1.7%
Bicycle 234 -8.6%
Motorcycle 81 -4.7%
TaxiCab 376 -11.7%
Walk 1,302 19.8%

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 49,828 28,544 $72,457.00 $116,558.00
90048 21,766 11,906 $93,583.00 $151,911.00
90069 20,035 12,570 $90,546.00 $151,285.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 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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