Overview

Is the name a bit of a giveaway? Not at all. Koreatown is a highly diverse downtown neighborhood bordered by swanky Silver lake and fast paced Westlake. Despite the name Koreans only make up 28% of the demographic. Don't worry if you came to the neighborhood searching for great Korean food. You won't be disappointed.

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$255,000 to $2,800,000
  • Closed Prices:$245,000 to $2,665,000
  • Median Sale Price:$634,900
  • Average $ per sq ft:$528
  • Association Fee Ranges:$168 to $928/mo,$0 to $4908
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1900 to 2018
  • Sq. Ft.:64 to 8,369Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:0 to 29Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:0 to 29Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes:0 - 5+ acres

Amenities

This community has numerous amenities available for residents to enjoy.

Homes

Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.

Where to Live

Koreatown is the most populated in LA. That's quite an achievement but it's easy to see why when you find out there are over 118 thousand people that reside here. As expected of any area that cozy; apartments are the main housing type. Many downtown neighborhoods are considered less than desirable by some because of the size of available housing. Koreatown boasts a nice varieties of condos selling in the mid 400-500K range.

Where to Eat

As expected the asian cuisine of Koreatown is second to none. Don't miss The Bulgogi Egg Rolls at Slurpin' Ramen Bar. At "Quarters Korean BBQ" cheese fondue is essentially nacho cheese that you dip your meats into. Their assortment of traditionally prepared meats goes perfect with it. Don't think asian is all the neighborhood cooks though. "Beer Belly" has great american flavor and craft beer to wash it down.

What You'll See

If you expect to see the best of the neighborhood expect to see Wilshire blvd. It's great for a stroll to pick up the distinctly asian flair of the neighborhood. The local shops make it a must see for out of towners. Where else can you pick up a powdered deer horn that acts as a performance enhancer? Shops like this dot Koreatown.

Friday Night Fun

Are you ready to sing karaoke? The Egyptian themed bar "Shrine" is arguably the best karaoke bar you've been to. Take a few puffs at "Angel's Hookah Lounge" and enjoy a night out with friends. Places like "Karma Lounge" not only show off the neighborhood's diversity but also provide one of a kind atmospheres to have a blast in.

The Perfect Sunday

Of all the hot new places to see contemporary art these days, a Jewish synagogue in Koreatown is a surprising choice. The pieces are truly a sight to see. Places like this can be found all over Koreatown. Places you simply won't see anywhere else. Where else will you see a four story driving range. Take a load off and off load a couple buckets of balls at The Aroma Golf Range. Locals Love : Locals will describe the charm of Koreatown as the neighborhood's "character". Residents are proud of their neighborhood identity. The diverse mix of residents does not stop them from coming together and taking care of where they live. Locals love the shared pride of Koreatown and so will you.

Locals Love

Public Transportation • Great Cuisine.

Locals Don't Love

Traffic • Crime Rate.

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Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.

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