Los Angeles Community Information
Los Angeles with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621, is the most populous city in the state of California, and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City. It has an area of 468.67 square miles (1,213.8 km2), and is located in Southern California. Often known by its initials L.A., the city is the focal point of the larger Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropoliltan statistical area, which contains 12,828,837 people as of 2010, and is one of the most populous metropolitan in the world and the second largest in the United States. Los Angeles is also the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated and one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States, while the entire Los Angeles area itself has been recognized as the most diverse of the nation’s largest cities. The city’s inhabitants are referred to as “Angelenos”.
Nicknamed the City of Angels, Los Angeles is a world center of business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, sports, technology, and education. It is home to renowned institutions covering a broad range of professional and cultural fields and is one of the most substantial economic engines within the United States. Los Angeles has been ranked the third richest city and fifth most powerful and influential city in the world.
The city is divided into over 80 districts and neighborhoods,many of which were incorporated places or communities that were annexed by the city. Greater Los Angeles includes a number of enclaves and nearby communities. Generally, the city is divided into the following areas: Downtown Los Angeles, East Los Angeles and Northeast Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, the Harbor Area, Greater Hollywood, Wilshire, the Westside, and the San Fernando and Crescenta Valleys.
Some well-known communities within Los Angeles include West Adams, Watts, Leimert Park, Baldwin Hills, Venice, theDowntown Financial District, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Hollywood, Koreatown, Westwood and the more affluent areas of Bel Air, Benedict Canyon, Hollywood Hills, Hancock Park, Pacific Palisades, Century City, and Brentwood.
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$350,000 : 414 E 59th Place, Los Angeles4 beds, 2 full baths
$299,000 : 12736 Belhaven Avenue, Los Angeles3 beds, 2 full baths
$829,000 : 11045 TENNESSEE Avenue, Los Angeles2 beds, 3 full baths
$375,000 : 8630 S FIR Avenue, Los Angeles3 beds, 2 full baths
$549,000 : 1950 W 81ST Street, Los Angeles3 beds, 2 full baths
$739,000 : 1814 Pennsylvania Avenue, Los Angeles5 beds, 3 full baths
$949,000 : 3787 MOORE Street, Los Angeles3 beds, 2 full baths
$485,000 : 2329 N INDIANA Avenue, Los Angeles2 beds, 2 full baths
$1,695,000 : 6510 W 5TH Street , Unit 1, Los Angeles3 beds, 2 full baths
$2,995,000 : 8249 MARMONT Lane, Los Angeles4 beds, 4 full baths
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