Culver City

Culver City is a city located in the western part of Los Angeles County, California. The city has a population of around 40,000 and covers an area of about 5.1 square miles. Culver City is known for its vibrant arts scene, and diverse array of businesses including entertainment and media companies which provide many job opportunities. The city is home to a number of notable studios and production companies, including Sony Pictures, Culver Studios, and the NFL Network. Culver City also features a variety of shops, restaurants, and parks, and is considered a bicycle-friendly city. It is bordered by the neighborhoods of Mar Vista, Palms, and West Los Angeles.

Culver City is considered a great place to live for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons is its proximity to Los Angeles, which allows residents to easily access the many cultural and entertainment options the city has to offer. The city has a strong sense of community, with many events and activities throughout the year, such as the Culver City Art Walk, the Culver City Farmers Market, and the Culver City Centennial Celebration. It also has a good school district, plenty of parks and recreational activities, and a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural venues. Overall, Culver City offers a high quality of life and a great balance between city and suburban living.

Some Fun Facts about Culver City:

  • Culver City was founded in 1913 by Harry Culver, who envisioned it as a "city of the future" and a model for other suburban developments.
  • Culver City was once known as the "Heart of Screenland" due to the presence of several major motion picture studios in the area, including MGM, RKO, and Columbia Pictures.
  • The Culver City Stairs, a set of public stairways that connect the city's neighborhoods, are a popular spot for locals to exercise and enjoy the views.
  • The Ballona Creek Bike Path, a bike and pedestrian path that runs through Culver City, is a popular spot for cycling, jogging, and walking.
  • The Culver City Bus is a free bus service that connects the city's major commercial and residential areas.
  • The Helms Bakery District, a restored Art Deco complex, is a popular destination for shopping and dining.
  • The Kirk Douglas Theatre, which is part of the Center Theatre Group, is a performing arts venue that hosts a variety of productions throughout the year.
  • Visiting the Wende Museum, which is dedicated to preserving the Cold War culture and history of Eastern Europe.
  • Exploring the city's history at the Culver City Historical Society and Museum
  • Enjoying the events and festivals that take place throughout the year, such as the Culver City Farmers Market and the Culver City Centennial Celebration.
  • The Culver City Dog Park is a popular spot for dogs and their owners to socialize and play.
  • The Wende Museum, which is dedicated to preserving the Cold War culture and history of Eastern Europe, is located in Culver City.

Overall, Culver City offers a diverse range of activities and entertainment options to suit a variety of interests.

 

 

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Overview for Culver City, CA

40,737 people live in Culver City, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $67,844. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

40,737

Total Population

43 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$67,844

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Culver City, CA

Culver City has 18,180 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Culver City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 40,737 people call Culver City home. The population density is 10,520.475 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

40,737

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43

Median Age

47.2 / 52.8%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
18,180

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$67,844

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Culver City, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Culver City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
El Marino Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Culver City Unified School District iAcademy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Culver City Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
The Willows Community School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Ecf Kayne Eras Center
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Linwood E. Howe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
1/5
Pacifica Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available

Around Culver City, CA

There's plenty to do around Culver City, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

80
Very Walkable
Walking Score
86
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
42
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ashley's Pilates, Ecstatic Dance LA, and Tocaloma Day Camp.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.46 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.7 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.31 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.19 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.67 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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