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Beverly Hills

City of Beverly Hills

  •   State: 
    Los Angeles County
    Beverly Hills
      County FIPS: 
    34°4′23″N 118°23′58″W
      Area total: 
    5.71 sq mi (14.79 km²)
      Area land: 
    5.71 sq mi (14.78 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
    259 ft (79 m)
    Incorporated January 28, 1914
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    5,728.98 residents per square mile of area (2,212.00/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
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Beverly Hills is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. It is in a wealthy area immediately southwest of the Hollywood Hills. Beverly Hills was first incorporated as a city in September 1914. The city has been portrayed as the central location in many different movies, television series, music and media, in the United States and internationally. In American popular culture, Beverly Hills has been known primarily as an affluent, upscale location within Greater Los Angeles, which corresponds to higher property values and taxes in the area. Many different high-end shops and goods are displayed in the city. The Rodeo Drive shopping district houses many different luxury and designer brands, such as Versace, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Armani and Prada. The Beverly Hills Cop franchise, with a large portion of the Beverly Hills scenes being filmed within the city limits, was largely filmed outside of Beverly Hills, instead being shot in other locations such as Van Nuys and Torrance. The L'Ermitage, an upscale hotel built in 1975, is known for its seclusion and affiliation with high-profile Hollywood stars. The first subdivision of the city was built in 1907, but sales remained slow for many years. The area was settled by Maria Rita Quinteros de Valdez and her husband in 1828. In 1854, she sold the ranch to Benjamin Davis Wilson (1811-1878) and Henry Hancock (1822-1883). By the 1880s, the ranch had been subdivided into parcels of 75 acres (0.30 km²) and was being rapidly bought up by Anglos from Los Angeles.


Beverly Hills was one of many all-white planned communities started in the Los Angeles area around this time. Restrictive covenants prohibited non-whites from owning or renting property unless they were employed as servants by white residents. Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford bought land on Summit Drive and built a mansion, finished in 1921. The Beverly Wilshire Apartment Hotel opened on Wilshire Boulevard in 1928. In the early 1930s, Beverly Hills City Hall was opened. The Electric Fountain marks the corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills was incorporated as an independent city in 1914. It was named after Beverly Farms in Beverly, Massachusetts and because of the hills in the area. The same year, Edward L. Doheny finished construction of the Greystone Mansion, a 55-room mansion meant as a wedding present for his son. The house is now the city of Beverly Hills and is a historical landmark. In April 1931, the new Italian Renaissance-style Beverly City Hall opened in the early 1940s. It is now owned by the Italian-style Italian Renaissance Hall and is located on Santa Monica Boulevard. The city's name was changed from Beverly Hills to Beverly Hills in the 1950s. The name Beverly Hills is now used for the Beverly Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, which was once part of the San Fernando Valley. The town's name is derived from Beverly Farms, which is located in Massachusetts and was once the site of the famous Beverly Hills Country Club.


Beverly Hills is one of the "Three Bs", a wealthy area in the Los Angeles Westside. It is bordered on the northwest by Bel-Air and the Santa Monica Mountains, on the east by West Hollywood, the Carthay neighborhood of Los Angeles, and on the south by Beverlywood. Beverly Hills has a warm Mediterranean climate with an average 15 inches (380 mm) of rain per year. The area's "Platinum Triangle" is formed by the city of Beverly Hills, the neighborhoods of Bel Air and Holmby Hills, and the Beverlywood neighborhood. The ZIP codes for Beverly Hills are 90209, 90210, 90211, 90112 and 90213, with the city's post office in the 90110 ZIP code, assigned to the Beverly Hills Post Office, but part of the City of. Los Angeles. The city is located in the Southern California foothills of the Santa Monica Mountain range, which are home to the tallest mountains in the U.S. and the tallest peaks in the world, the San Francisco Peaks. The highest point in Beverly Hills is the San Francisco Peaks, which is about 2,000 feet above sea level, and is home to some of the world's tallest buildings. The tallest building in the city is the Hotel del Coronado, which was built in the 1950s and is located on the base of the San Franciso Michelin-starred Santa Monica Peaks.


The 2010 United States Census reported that Beverly Hills had a population of 34,109. The racial makeup of the city was 28,112 (82.4%) White (78.6% Non-Hispanic White), 746 (2.2%) African American, 48 (0.1%) Native American, 3,032 (8.9%) Asian, 12 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 485 (1.4) from other races, and 1,674 (4.9) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,941 persons (5.7%) Beverly Hills has a population density of 5,954.0 inhabitants per square mile (2,298.9/km²) There were 15,856 housing units at an average density of 2,794.4/mi (1,079.7/ km²) The city has a median household income of $86,141, with 8.8% of the population living below the federal poverty line. Beverly Hills is located on the West Coast and is located in the Central Coast region of the California Bay Area. The city is located near the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Diego Bay Area, and is on the East Coast near San Diego and Los Angeles. It is the largest city in the Los Angeles County area, with an estimated population of 33,988 in the 2010 U.S. Census. The population was spread out, with 6,623 people under the age of 18, 2,526 people aged 18 to 24, 8,540 people aged 25 to 44, 9,904 people aged 45 to 64, and 6,516 people (19.1) aged 65 and older.


Beverly Hills is home to one Fortune 500 company, Live Nation Entertainment. The talent agencies United Talent Agency, William Morris Endeavor, Paradigm Talent Agency and The Gersh Agency are based in Beverly Hills. The large Beverly Hills Oil Field has four urban drilling islands, which drill diagonally into the earth underneath the city. One drilling island occasioned a 2003 lawsuit representing former attendees of Beverly Hills High School, approximately 280 of which having suffered from cancers allegedly tied to the drilling operations. The oil site on the high school grounds is in the process of being shut down. According to the city's 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city were: Hilton Hotels Corporation, LiveNation Entertainment, and Universal Studios Motion Pictures. The city is located in Los Angeles County and has a population of 2.2 million. The population of Beverly Hillshire is 2.3 million. It is located on the edge of the Los Angeles basin. It was once the site of one of the world's largest oil refineries, but has since been reduced to a fraction of its former size. Beverly Hills has a reputation for being a hotbed for nightlife and nightlife, with many bars and clubs located in the area. It also has a history of film production, with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer having its headquarters in Culver City. The original headquarters of GeoCities (at first Beverly Hills Internet) was at 9401 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly hills.


Beverly Hills is a general law city governed by a five-member City Council including the mayor and vice mayor. The City Council hires a city manager to carry out policies and serve as executive officer. In 2007, Jimmy Delshad became the city's first Iranian-born mayor. Beverly Hills is in the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, represented by Sheila Kuehl. In the upper house of the California State Legislature, the city is represented by Democrat María Elena Durazo. The U.S. House of Representatives is in California's 33rd congressional district. In January 2022, Beverly Hills became the first city in America to ban the sale of all tobacco products. Smoking lounges and hotels are exempt from the new law. The city council passed the law in June 2021. The first such election will be held in March 2020. As of April 2021, Robert Wunderlich is Mayor, Lili Bosse is Vice Mayor, and Lester Friedman, Julian Gold, and John Mirisch are members. George Chavez serves as City Manager, and he is the current mayor's chief of staff. In the lower house, it is in the 50th Assembly District,represented by Democrat Richard Bloom. The city is also in the 26th Senate District, represented in the state legislature by Democrat Ted Lieu. Beverly Hills has a population of 2,816,000, making it one of the most densely populated cities in the United States, with more than one million residents per square mile.


Beverly Hills Unified School District includes two kindergarten-through-fifth-grade schools, one middle school and Beverly Hills High School. Beverly Hills also has several private schools. Good Shepherd School, a PreK-8 school, is a part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Other private schools include Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy. The city is home to the Beverly Hills Country Club, which was founded in 1883. The town is also the home of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which dates back to the 18th century. It is located on the banks of the Santa Catalina River, which runs through Beverly Hills. It was also the site of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1881. The area is also known for its nightlife, including the famous Beverly Hills Hotel. It also has one of the highest murder rates in Los Angeles, with more than 100 people killed in the city in 2010. It has a population of 2.2 million. The population of Beverly Hills, California, in 2011 was 2.3 million, making it the second-largest city in the state. It had the highest rate of obesity in the United States in 2010, with 1.7 percent of the population aged 18-24. The county also has the highest homicide rate in the U.S. in 2011, with 11.4 per cent. The highest rate was in 2008, with 10.7 per cent of the city's residents aged 18 and older.


The Beverly Hills Police Department and the Beverly Hills Fire Department serve as emergency response agencies for the city. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services operates the Simms/Mann Health and Wellness Center in Santa Monica. The United States Postal Service operates four post offices in Beverly Hills. The former Beverly Hills Post Office was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 11, 1985. The Beverly Hills City Council passed a resolution in April 2016 to create autonomous vehicles for public transportation within the next decade. "This is a game-changer for Beverly Hills and, we hope, for the region," said Mayor John Mirisch in a press release. "Beverly Hills is the perfect community to take the lead to make this technology a reality. It is now both feasible and safe for autonomous cars to be on the road," Mirisch said in the press release, adding that he hopes the city will lead the way in the development of autonomous vehicles in the future. The city is located on the eastern edge of the Los Angeles basin. The U.S. Post Office is located at 325 North Maple Drive, the Crescent Post Office at 323 North Crescent Drive, and the Eastgate Post office at 8383 Wilshire Boulevard. The West Area Health Office serves Beverly Hills, as well as Santa Monica, Los Angeles and San Diego. The City of Beverly Hills is located in the northern part of the city, on the west side of the San Diego County line. The town has a population of 4.2 million.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California = 1. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 53. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Beverly Hills = 6.2 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 32,701 individuals with a median age of 45.1 age the population grows by 4.65% in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 5,728.98 residents per square mile of area (2,212.00/km²). There are average 2.3 people per household in the 15,392 households with an average household income of $91,690 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.80% of the available work force and has dropped -6.23% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 18.74%. The number of physicians in Beverly Hills per 100,000 population = 213.2.


The annual rainfall in Beverly Hills = 17.4 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 34. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 278. 77 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 49.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 46, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California which are owned by the occupant = 41.34%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 54 years with median home cost = $1,417,580 and home appreciation of -18.19%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $7.73 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $5,732 per student. There are 18.8 students for each teacher in the school, 1754 students for each Librarian and 405 students for each Counselor. 4.87% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 29.65% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 24.71% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Beverly Hills's population in Los Angeles County, California of 1,310 residents in 1900 has increased 24,96-fold to 32,701 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 54.30% female residents and 45.70% male residents live in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California.

    As of 2020 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California are married and the remaining 47.28% are single population.

  • 26 minutes is the average time that residents in Beverly Hills require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    76.04% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 8.20% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.90% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 8.09% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, 41.34% are owner-occupied homes, another 54.18% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.48% are vacant.

  • The 56.73% of the population in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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