Westwood Real Estate Market Overview

Home to UCLA and minutes from the beach, Westwood is a blend of bustling college town and upscale residential community. Head to Westwood Village at lunchtime and you'll be squeezed in line next to suits, scrubs, and sweatpants. The fairly young population here lives and works in some of Los Angeles' most historically significant buildings - art deco and Mediterranean gems dating back to the 1930s and '...;40s (which is ancient in L.A. years!). Once a hot spot for nighttime entertainment, Westwood has recently revitalized itself as a center for arts and culture on the west side, boasting The Hammer Museum, new art galleries, and trendy dining.View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Westwood show a 26% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -2% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Westwood for Dec 16 to Mar 15 was $1,080,000 based on 75 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Westwood was $679, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Westwood for Feb 16 to Mar 16 was $5,875.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Westwood has very low crime relative to the rest of Los Angeles County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Westwood 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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Schools in Westwood

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

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Most people in Westwood 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.

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82% commute by car
0% commute by bike
3% commute by public transportation
12% commute by foot

Moments in Westwood

Insider Tips: Where to Go



Start your morning with the most Los Angeles exercise class ever - Richard Simmons Sweat! Yes, that Richard Simmons. If you still need a caffeine fix after, find it in a tucked-away courtyard at Espresso Profeta.



Spend the afternoon art-gazing at L.A.'s innovative museum, The Hammer, and stick around long enough to catch happy hour at its restaurant, AMMO.



Enjoy dinner at one of Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants, Attari Sandwich Shop (Westwood being home to a large Iranian population). Not in a food coma yet? See if you can spot a star at one of the many movie premieres held at the Bruin Westwood Village.

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