Beverlywood, Los Angeles

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Beverlywood Kosher Meats on Pico Blvd., a neighborhood grocery in Beverlywood

Beverlywood is an older-aged neighborhood in the Los Angeles Westside.[1]

Geography[edit]

Description[edit]

According to the Mapping L.A. project of the Los Angeles Times, Beverlywood is flanked on the north by Pico-Robertson, on the east by Mid-City, on the south by Palms and on the west by Cheviot Hills.[2][3]

Beverlywood's street and other borders are: north, Cashio Street and Airdrome Street; east. Canfield Avenue and Robertson Boulevard; south, Cattaraugus Avenue; and west, Beverwil Drive and the boundary with the Hillcrest Country Club.[1]

Beverlywood as delineated by the Los Angeles Times

Nearby places[edit]

Relation of Beverlywood to nearby places, not necessarily contiguous: [3][4][5]

Population[edit]

The 2000 U.S. census counted 6,080 residents in the 0.79-square-mile Beverlywood neighborhood—an average of 7,654 people per square mile, about average for the city. In 2008, the city estimated that the population had increased to 6,418. The median age for residents was 39, older than the city at large; the percentages of residents aged 35 to 49 and 65 and older were among the county's highest.[1]

The neighborhood was considered "not especially diverse" ethnically,[6] with a high percentage of white people. The breakdown was whites, 80%; Asians, 7.3%; Latinos, 6.1%; blacks, 4.2%; and others, 2.4%. Iran (12.1%) and Israel (9.3%) were the most common places of birth for the 24.5% of the residents who were born abroad—considered a low figure for Los Angeles.[1]

The median yearly household income in 2008 dollars was $105,253, a high figure for Los Angeles, and the percentage of households earning $125,000 and up was also considered high for the county. The average household size of 2.5 people was average for Los Angeles. Renters occupied 29.7% of the housing stock and house- or apartment owners held 70.3%.[1]

In 2000 there were 113 families headed by single parents, a low rate for the city and the county. The percentages of veterans who served during World War II or the Korean War were among the county's highest.[1]

Education[edit]

Fifty-five percent of Beverlywood residents aged 25 and older had earned a four-year degree by 2000, a high figure for both the city and the county. The percentages of residents of that age with a bachelor's degree or a master's degree were also considered high for the county.[1]

The schools within Beverlywood are as follows:[7]

  • Canfield Avenue Elementary School, LAUSD, 9233 Airdrome Street
  • Castle Heights Elementary School, LAUSD, 9755 Cattaraugus Avenue
  • Cheviot Hills Continuation School, LAUSD, 9200 Cattaraugus Avlenue

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g [1] "Beverlywood," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times
  2. ^ [2] "Westside," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times
  3. ^ a b [3] "Central Los Angeles" Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times
  4. ^ The Thomas Guide: Los Angeles County, 2004, page 632
  5. ^ [4] Bing maps
  6. ^ [5] Diversity "measures the probability that any two residents, chosen at random, would be of different ethnicities. If all residents are of the same ethnic group it's zero. If half are from one group and half from another it's .50." —Los Angeles Times
  7. ^ [6] "Beverlywood Schools," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times

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