Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles

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Category/Kategorie: Environment, General, Los Angeles

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The Hollywood Hills is a hillside neighborhood of the same name in the central region of the city of Los Angeles. The Hollywood Hills straddle the Cahuenga Pass within the Santa Monica Mountains. The neighborhood touches Studio City, Universal City and Burbank on the north, Griffith Park on the north and east, Los Feliz on the southeast, Hollywood on the south and Hollywood Hills West on the west. It includes Forest Lawn Memorial Park, the Hollywood Reservoir, the Hollywood Sign, the Hollywood Bowl and the John Anson Ford Theater.

Hollywood Hills is bisected southeast-northwest by US 101. The neighborhood is bounded on the northwest and north by the Los Angeles city line, on the east by a fireroad through Griffith Park, continuing on Western Avenue, on the south by Franklin Avenue and on the west by an irregular line that includes Outpost Drive.

Hollywood and Hollywood Hills © BenSherman © Jared Ziegers/cc-by-sa-4.0 Mount Lee and Hollywood sign © Downtowngal/cc-by-sa-3.0 © panoramio.com - Ameer Attia/cc-by-3.0 © Singhalawap/cc-by-sa-3.0 Stahl House with view over Los Angeles © Ovs
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Hollywood Hills contains several neighborhoods: Laurel Canyon, Beachwood Canyon, Cahuenga Pass, Franklin Village, Hollywood Dell, Hollywood Heights, Hollywoodland, Outpost Estates and Whitley Heights. A total of 21,588 people lived in the neighborhood’s 7.05 square miles, according to the 2000 U.S. census—averaging 3,063 people per square mile, among the lowest population densities in the city or the county. The population was estimated at 22,988 in 2008. The median age for residents was 37, considered old for the city and the county. The percentages of residents aged 19 through 64 were among the county’s highest.

The median household income in 2008 dollars was $69,277, considered high for the city but about average for the county. The percentage of households earning $125,000 or more was high, compared to the county at large. The average household size of 1.8 people was relatively low. Renters occupied 56.5% of the housing units, and homeowners the rest. In 2000, there were 270 families headed by single parents, or 6.9%, a rate that was low in both the county and the city.

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