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Beverly Grove

The Beverly Hills Sign at the corner of Wilshire Blvd. & San Vicente Blvd. is located at the entrance to Beverly Grove.

Beverly Grove is a small neighborhood in the central region of the City of Los Angeles, California, abutting Beverly Hills and West Hollywood.[1] There is one private elementary school. It is home to shopping and fashion districts, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, Sofitel Los Angeles, SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills, the eight-story Beverly Center, and the Robertson Blvd. retail district.

Demographics

The 2000 U.S. census counted 21,417 residents in the 1.65-square-mile neighborhood—an average of 12,990 people per square mile, fairly normal for Los Angeles. In 2008, the city estimated that the population had increased to 22,855. The median age for residents was 38, old for both the city and the county.[2]

The percentage of white people living in the area, 82%, was high for Los Angeles County. Other ethnicities in 2000 were Latinos, 6%; Asians, 5,1%; blacks, 2%; and others, 4.9%. These figures made the neighborhood "not especially diverse."[3] Iran (20.2%) and Poland (7.4%) were the most common places of birth for the 36.3% of the residents who were born abroad, a figure that was considered average for the city as a whole.[2]

The median household income in 2008 dollars was $63,039, about average for Los Angeles. The average household size of 1.7 people was low for Los Angeles. Renters occupied 74.8% of the housing units, and house or apartment owners the rest.[2]

The percentages of never-married men and women, 53.2% and 40.5%, respectively, were among the county's highest.[2]

Geography

Map of Beverly Grove, Los Angeles, as delineated by the Los Angeles Times

Description

Beverly Grove is flanked by West Hollywood to the north, Fairfax and Mid-Wilshire to the east, Carthay to the south and Beverly Hills to the west. The neighborhood is bounded on the north and west by the Los Angeles city limits, on the east by Fairfax Avenue and on the south by Wilshire Boulevard and San Vicente Boulevard.[2][4][5][6]

Zip codes are 90046 and 90048.

Adjacent neighborhoods

Relation of Beverly Grove to other communities:[4][5]

Education

Exactly half of Beverly Grove residents aged 25 and older possessed a four-year degree in 2000, a high rate for both the city and the county. The percentage of residents with a master's degree was also high.[2]

Perutz Etz Jacob Hebrew Academy, a private elementary school at 7951 Beverly Boulevard, was the only school operating in the neighborhood.[7]

Economy

The Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is located at 333 S. Doheny Drive in Beverly Grove.

The neighborhood is home to shopping and retail districts, the Beverly Center, the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills, and the Sofitel Los Angeles. The Beverly Center, which was opened in 1982 by developers A. Alfred Taubman, Sheldon Gordon and E. Phillip Lyon, features various designer stores and restaurants. The site's former occupant was a small amusement park known as Beverly Park.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://maps.latimes.com/neighborhoods/neighborhood/beverly-grove/
  2. ^ a b c d e f [1] "Beverly Grove," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times
  3. ^ [2] Diversity "measures the probability that any two residents, chosen at random, would be of different ethnicities. If all residents are of the same ethnic group it's zero. If half are from one group and half from another it's .50." —Los Angeles Times
  4. ^ a b [3] "Central L.A.," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times
  5. ^ a b The Thomas Guide, 2006, page 592, 593, 632 and 633
  6. ^ [4] "Westside," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times
  7. ^ [5][permanent dead link] "Beverly Grove Schools," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times

External links

Coordinates: 34°04′27″N 118°22′35″W / 34.074037°N 118.376355°W / 34.074037; -118.376355

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beverly_Grove,_Los_Angeles

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