Los Angeles Real Estate Market Overview

This city of perpetual sunshine and good vibes has taken the nasty word "sprawl" and transformed it into its biggest advantage. Because L.A.'s charms are not easily accessible, they're discovered with an open mind, patience, and time spent in each of its many enclaves. From the ocean to the valleys, each neighborhood has its own distinct personality - with plenty of things to do. But shared in eve...ry corner of this city is that starry-eyed notion of starting fresh, and many of its neighborhoods have lived different lives over the decades. Only fitting for a city always gleaming with the promise of reinvention.View more

$785,000

Median Sales Price

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$615

Price Per Sqft

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$4,150

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Los Angeles show a 11% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -7% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Los Angeles for May 24 to Aug 23 was $785,000 based on 2,387 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Los Angeles was $615, an increase of 10% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Los Angeles for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $4,150.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Los Angeles can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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84,492

Counts of Theft

15,839

Counts of Burglary

15,466

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Los Angeles

There are 100 schools in Los Angeles.

Elementary Schools
10

Wonderland Avenue Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Carpenter Community Charter School

Charter, K-5

10

Roosevelt Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
10

South Pasadena Middle School

Public, 6-8

10

Rosemont Middle School

Public, 7-8

10

Magnolia Science Academy Santa Clara

Charter, 6-11

High Schools
10

Granada Hills Charter High School

Charter, 9-12

10

South Pasadena Senior High School

Public, 9-12

10

West Ranch High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Los Angeles by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
35%
Single residents
Home owners
30%
Home owners
Median age
34
Median age
Household income
$40,542
Median household income
College educated
25%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Los Angeles commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
83% commute by car
0% commute by bike
12% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

Moments in Los Angeles


Insider Tips: Where to Go

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Morning

Grab the (arguably) best breakfast in town at Sqirl - a pesto rice bowl or a thick slab of toast - then walk off the carbs at the beautifully renovated Reservoir.

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Afternoon

Spend the afternoon shopping along Sunset Boulevard. Gawk at goods from Mohawk General Store, try on brass cuffs at Dream Collective, or pick up a gift for someone with impeccable taste from Hemingway & Pickett.

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Evening

L.A. nights can be chilly, so slurp up a steaming bowl of ramen at Silver Lake Ramen, then throw back a glass of chilled rose and oysters on L&E Oyster Bar's patio.