Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills is located in the middle of Los Angeles County, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Santa Monica and Culver City. Within Beverly Hills’ 5.7 square mile radius there are approximately 34,000 residents with a business and commercial base that ranks near cities with a population of several hundred thousand.

The daytime population is estimated to be 150,000 to 200,000. As a full-service community, police, fire, water treatment, refuse collection and building inspections, among other services, are provided directly by the City. Beverly Hills has its own school district with a reputation for some of the best schools in the nation.

History

In the last 70 years, Beverly Hills has continued to develop as one of the most glamorous places in the world to live, eat, play and, especially, shop. The Golden Triangle, with Rodeo Drive at its center, was built and marketed to the rest of the world as the shopping destination of a lifetime. Many other glamorous hotels opened, notably the Beverly Wilshire, attracting visitors from all over the world. The City’s iconic image was enhanced with the spread of television shows and movies set in Beverly Hills, among them The Jack Benny Show in the 1950s, The Beverly Hillbillies in the 1960s and, more recently, Beverly Hills Cop in the 1980s and Beverly Hills 90210 in the 1990s.

Demographics

Beverly Hills currently has a population of around 34,000 and growing slowly.The area has an average income of $96,312 and roughly half of the residence have a four year degree.

Education

Beverly Hills Unified School District operates five schools.

  • Beverly Vista Elementary
  • El Rodeo Elementary
  • Hawthorn Elementary
  • Horace Mann Elementary
  • Beverly Hills High School

Beverly Hills also has several private schools.

  • Good Shepherd Catholic School
  • Hillel Hebrew Academy
  • Page Private School
  • Temple Emanuel Academy Day School
  • Kabbalah Children’s Academy
  • Nessah Hebrew Academy
  • Temple Emanuel Early C Center
  • Beverly Hills Presbyterian Preschool
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