Vermont Square

Los Angeles, California Homes for Sale

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About Vermont Square

Located south of the Santa Monica Freeway, Vermont Square is centered in the heart of South Los Angeles. This 2.54 square-mile stretch of land is bordered to the north by Exposition Park, South Park on the east, South Central to the northeast, and Harvard Park to the south. With almost 43,000 residents calling Vermont Square home, it has one of the highest population densities in all of Los Angeles. Its proximity to nearby freeways combined with its central location makes it a popular neighborhood among those who want to live in the heart of L.A. on a budget.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $575,000 to $1,400,000

Closed Prices: $280,000 to $1,148,890

Median Sale Price: $717,500

Average $ per sq ft: $499

Association Fee Ranges: $374 to $380/mo, $0 to $380

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1905 to 2020

Sq. Ft.: 1905 to 2020 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 10 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 0 to 6 Bathrooms

Getting Around Vermont Square

Around Vermont Square

If living in Vermont Square, expect to see large groups of children out and about. The median age of residents is 26 years old and the total number of children ages ten and younger is some of the highest in the county. It's not an unusual sight to see children riding bikes, skateboarding, and simply enjoying themselves outdoors.

A day at one of Vermont Square's parks is a favorite pastime among local residents. They can be seen grilling up a BBQ feast or simply lounging in the sun. Hopping on the nearby 110 freeway and taking a trip to Long Beach's famous Aquarium of the Pacific is also a great way to spend a Sunday.

In order to house Vermont Square's dense population, there are a large number of apartment complexes located throughout the city. Most of these are in the mid-century style that is common in the area and contain less than 20 units. Along Normandie Avenue, there are plenty of single- family homes. These homes can vary in square footage and in number of bedrooms, but they are known for their interesting and distinct architectural styles.

For a Friday night in Vermont Square, there are several great restaurants that are perfect for a casual date. Many of the local Mexican restaurants have specialty cocktails and happy hour specials for those not looking to spend their entire paycheck. There are also a variety of music venues that host up-and-coming acts as well as clubs to dance the night away.

Vermont Square is a highly diverse neighborhood, and as a result it is home to an equally eclectic culinary scene. It's not unusually to see BBQ joints serving fall-off-the-bone tender brisket next to Peruvian restaurants with some of the freshest ceviche in the city. Casual dining is the order of the day and those who are looking for upscale fare would be better served driving north towards Hollywood. However, those who stay in Vermont Square are sure to find themselves satisfied with the variety of culinary options available in the area.

Locals Love

  • Many authentic food options
  • Easy access to freeway
  • Available parking

Locals Don't Love

  • Traffic
  • Lack of nightlife
  • Can feel crowded

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