The City of Angels, The Big Orange, Tinseltown, La-la-land—Los Angeles has many names, and all are fitting for a city that is culturally diverse, notoriously sunny, and the hub of both creative and corporate industries. Los Angeles, California is home to more than 3.8 million residents, and hundreds of unique neighborhoods and districts. Students in the city attend prestigious universities like UCLA and CSU; and outposts of schools like Loyola and Syracuse. In short, there's something for everyone in L.A.
Looking for an apartment in L.A.? Start with these handy tips to get yourself acquainted with the city.
Los Angeles is so much more than just Hollywood and Beverly Hills. There are around 200 unique districts and neighborhoods in L.A. If you're looking for Los Angeles apartments for cheap, you may have to do some hunting. The median LA rent price is upwards of $2,400 for a two-bedroom apartment. When choosing an apartment in Los Angeles, be sure to factor in more than just your rent. You'll need to consider your commute time, transit options, neighborhood statistics, and the type of community you want to live in (see below for more tips).
To find the perfect place to live in Los Angeles, check out ApartmentSearch.com and narrow down your selection by price range, amenities, security, pet preferences and more. You can find the best place to live based on your particular needs.
Planning on driving in L.A.? Watch out! Traffic tends toward gridlock more often than not, so be conscious of the length of your future commute when choosing an apartment.
Prefer to walk, bike, or take public transportation? L.A. receives a WalkScore of 64 (out of 100), making it the 13th most walkable large city in the U.S. If you're looking for a walk-friendly L.A. neighborhood, Hollywood, Westwood, and Koreatown might be your best bets.
The city also receives a transit score of 50, which means you can take advantage of buses, rail lines, light rail lines, and subways (mostly Downtown). Its bike score of 54 reflects a limited bike-friendly infrastructure.
Before relocating to an L.A. neighborhood, it's important to know about the culture there. To make an informed decision, get all the stats you need from an online community information tool. Check out the cost of living, school demographics, crimes, the average city salary, and more.
Residents of Los Angeles will never have to worry about boredom. That's because awesome eats and drinks in L.A. are never far. There are more than 11,500 restaurants, bars, and coffee shops in the city. Residents can enjoy a never-ending list of nightlife spots, plus museums, art galleries, and live music. Sports fans can see the L.A. Dodgers play at Dodger Stadium, or see the Lakers, Clippers, or Kings play at the Staples Center.
Want to see more places to live and visit in L.A.? Check out the ApartmentSearch.com Los Angeles City Guide Map!