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Westside (Los Angeles County) facts for kids

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The Los Angeles Westside is an urban region in western Los Angeles County, California. It has no official definition, but according to the Los Angeles Times, it comprises 101.28 square miles (262 km2), encompassing not only districts in the City of Los Angeles but also two unincorporated neighborhoods, plus the cities of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Culver City, and Santa Monica.

Neighborhoods and districts

Map of Westside area, Los Angeles County
The Westside.
Map by the Los Angeles Times

According to the Mapping L.A. survey of the Los Angeles Times, the Westside region consists of:

Other cities

The Westside as seen by aircraft departing Los Angeles International Airport

Unincorporated areas


In the 2000 census, the Westside (as defined by the Los Angeles Times) had a population of 529,427. In 2000, non-Hispanic whites made up 63% of the population. The areas within the city of Los Angeles that Los Angeles Almanac recognized as part of the Westside had a population of 413,351.

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