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About Westchester

Westchester is a lively and diverse community within the South Bay area. Single-family homes are most common here, making Westchester popular with families. Westchester has many schools, including Loyola Marymount University, Otis College of Art and Design, and Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnet Schools. Westchester has a large amount of veterans for Los Angeles. The Los Angeles International Airport is located on the southwestern side of Westchester, a neighborhood that is also known for its relative seclusion.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $460,000 to $6,000,000

Closed Prices: $370,000 to $5,000,000

Median Sale Price: $1,330,000

Average $ per sq ft: $839

Association Fee Ranges: $10 to $15, $235 to $440/mo, $0 to $445

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

Age: 1929 to 2022

Sq. Ft.: 566 to 6078 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 1 to 6 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 7 Bathrooms

Lot Size: 0 - 5+ acres

Around Westchester

Westchester is experiencing a surge in popularity due to its relative affordability. There are plenty of great places to live in Westchester - although it gets significantly louder the closer one gets to the airport. Most of the neighborhood was developed during the 1950s and 60s, but newcomers to the area have undertaken extensive rehabilitation projects. Due to the number of schools, universities, and colleges, the neighborhood is perfect for those who want to be surrounded by educational institutions.

There are restaurants to suit every palate. Westchester has some of the city's best Korean, American, and seafood restaurants. You'll be able to find a restaurant that satisfies your appetite in Westchester, especially along the constantly bustling Sepulveda Boulevard. You'll find classic diners on La Cienega Boulevard, the city's best Jamaican food along Manchester, and American-style bistro on Truxton Avenue. Westchester has plenty to offer when it comes to food regardless of where in the community you go. You'll be able to find just the right place regardless of what you like to eat.

Westchester is a very diverse community in almost every way imaginable. You might expect to see many younger people, even though the average age is thirty-five. You might see college students running to class, postgraduate students studying, younger couples with their children, and retirees spending time in the park.

On a Friday night in Westchester, you might find yourself at one of the wonderful cinemas which serve good food and strong drinks. Bars, pubs, and taverns plentiful along Manchester Avenue and around Loyola Marymount University. There is also a casino on Century Boulevard if you're feeling lucky. Whatever you want to do on a Friday night, Westchester has a fun place for you.

A lazy Sunday in Westchester can make for a great day of adventure. There are some historical landmarks which help tell the interesting history of this neighborhood. The Westchester Recreation Area is a fantastic spot for relaxing, spending time with friends and family, or enjoying nature. If none of that interests you, you can swing by one of the movie theaters and catch a showing of that movie you've been dying to see.

Locals Love

  • Wonderful natural beauty in the Westchester Recreational Area
  • Plenty of culture to enjoy
  • Great restaurants for every palate and every budget
  • Exciting and diverse nightlife
  • Always a lot to do, no matter your interests
  • Access to public transportation

Locals Don't Love

  • Very high property taxes
  • Very bad traffic due to LAX
  • Proximity to LAX causes some loud noises if you live closer to it
  • Not a lot of historical landmarks due to LAX’s proximity
  • Lots of tourists year round
  • Colder winters

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