culver city

population 39,364
med. household income med. income $79,292
med. home value $972,500 $972K

Culver City features a unique mixture of rich cinematic history and modern architecture. With eclectic venues such as The Museum of Jurassic Technology and Star Eco Station, the neighborhood is replete with exploring opportunities. The neighborhood is also minutes from Marina Del Rey and Santa Monica Beach.


Front of Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, Los Angeles.


Culver City was an early destination in the Los Angeles area for prime residential living and thriving business opportunities. Now, more than ever, Culver City is a hub on the city’s Westside. And with the Metro Expo Line cruising through, it’s more than just roads that bring people in and out to experience the culture, restaurants and nightlife. Culver City is also notable for the presence of the entertainment industry with Sony Pictures calling it home as well as the NFL Network.

Side angle shot of the historic Culver Hotel in Los Angeles.
Long, wide shot of a tree-lined street in Culver City, Los Angeles.


The rich history really started with the presence of Sony Pictures and other various studios. Beyond that, The Culver Hotel is a local landmark but also a National Historic Landmark. Additionally, the original Helm’s Bakery was headquartered here. The Kirk Douglas Theatre is a stronghold in the downtown area—as part of the prestigious Center Theater Group, everything from successful shows to page-to-stage productions rolls through the stage, season after season.

Side angle shot of the historic Culver Hotel in Los Angeles.
Long, wide shot of a tree-lined street in Culver City, Los Angeles.
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  • Lifestyle

    There is a certain hustle and bustle to Culver City that is similar to popular streets in Santa Monica, Venice, and Downtown LA. Those vibes all converge on Downtown Culver City which boasts a lot of retail and dining options such as Wildcraft Pizza and City Tavern for cocktails, beers, and elevated pub fare. The nearby Helms Bakery district is a shopping destination, as is Platform,

    described as a cool-kid mall of the future. Culver City booms all hours of the day—with the studios nearby and many businesses and start-ups, the lunch crowd mingles with local residents. In the vein of entertainment, the Kirk Douglas Theater is also centered in Downtown Culver City and has everything from plays, to musicals and other musical acts.

Great schools ratings 8
el marino elementary school 10/10
culver city high school 9/10


Great schools ratings 8
el marino elementary school 10/10
culver city high school 9/10

Another value add is the separation from the LA Unified School District with its very own Culver City Unified School District with schools scoring an average of 8 out of 10 nationally based on test results. Among them are El Marino Elementary School, Culver City Middle School, and Culver City High School.

  • Real estate

    Culver City real estate has seen a very slight dip in home sale prices in the last year, but is due for a pick up based on the attention tech companies are giving to the area.

    With Google in nearby Playa Vista and Snapchat expanding in Venice, the Culver City housing market is primed for a nice bounceback.



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