Welcome to Los Angeles!
Welcome to Los Angeles, the "City of Angels" and the second-largest city in America! Known for movie-making, actors, and celebrities, Los Angeles is world-famous. Let's explore the many attractions!
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Entertainment Universal Studios Hollywood
The Ultimate Hollywood Experience
Universal Hollywood Studios is a must-see when visiting Los Angeles! Plan on at least a half-day visit and enjoy Harry Potter and The Forbidden Journey™, The Secret Life of Pets, Transformers™ - the 3-D ride, shows, and more!
- Jurassic World
- Universal Studio Store
- Super Nintendo World
- Universal's Animal Actors
- Harry Potter and The Forbidden Journey™
Getting Around LA
Metro Bike Rental
TIP: Download a TAP card if you plan on using public transportation in L.A. TAP cards can be used on the majority of buses and the light rail in L.A.
Learning For Fun The California Science Center
Science and Adventure for the Entire Family
Visit the California Science Center while you're in L.A. The whole family will enjoy seeing the Space Shuttle Endeavour and space capsules, galleries, IMAX theater, ecosystems habitats, and so much more!
- IMAX Theater
- Life! Beginnings
- Ecosystems Habitat
- Fire! Science & Safety
- Kid's Discovery Rooms
- Space Shuttle Endeavor
- Rocky Shore Touch Tank
- Blackbird Exhibit & Garden
You'll Love it Here
Buying a Home
If you dream of living in Los Angeles, let's make it happen!
Explore many housing options, from single-family homes to condos and townhouses to high-rises. Whether you want to live in the city or the suburbs, Los Angeles has options for everyone.
- Get prequalified for a mortgage
- We'll find you a real estate agent
- Meet with the agent
- Buy a home in Los Angeles!
Famous Actor Sightings
When you're visiting Los Angeles, keep your eyes open for celebrities! Your chances of seeing a celebrity in L.A. are high as many work in the area. Settle in for coffee, lunch, or dinner at an outdoor cafe in West Hollywood, Bel-Air, Malibu, Hollywood, or even the LAX Airport and you'll likely spot a celebrity.
Entertainment Thriving Music & Concert Scene
Embrace the variety of live music in Los Angeles
The city of Los Angeles offers a variety of music genres and clubs to suit any music lover: big band, hip-hop, rock-n-roll, indie rock, rap, and a beat-dropping DJ are just the beginning.
Many famous musicians come from or originated in L.A., including Jim Morrison, Natalie Cole, Maroon 5, The Byrds, Guns N' Roses, Cher, and Snoop Dogg, among others. So whether you wish to attend a music concert or hang out in a dance club, the L.A. music scene has it all!
Let's Explore! Activities In & Around Los Angeles
There are so many activities and sites to see in and around Los Angeles:
- The Getty Center
- Universal Studios
- Griffith Observatory
- The Broad Art Museum
- Aquarium of the Pacific
- Raging Waters Theme Park
- Battleship USS Iowa Museum
- Petersen Automotive Museum
- Marvin Braude 22-Mile Bike Trail
- Madame Tussauds Marvel Universe 4D
The median price of a house is approximately $670,700 (Nov. 2022)
Los Angeles offers a variety of home-buying options, including living on the beach. Enjoy mild weather most of the year!
As you search for a home to buy, consider a detached home, semi-detached, townhouse, condo, or highrise apartment. Since the average price of homes is elevated, consider living just outside the city to save money.
- Cost of living (w/o rent): $4,106/month/family of 4
- Average home price: $1 million
- Residential property tax: 0.59%
Los Angeles is nicknamed "The City of Angels"
"The City of Angels" nickname is derived from the Spanish meaning of Los Angeles, "the angels." The "City of Flowers and Sunshine" is also a Los Angeles nickname.
Enjoy a trip to Los Angeles any time of year, and you'll enjoy temperatures between the high 60s F to mid-80s F.
- Elevation: 305 feet
- Land area: 502 mi2
- Approx. population: 12.5 million (2022)
- Median resident age: 35.9 years old
$67,175-$115,000 is the average income range in Los Angeles
Los Angeles is ranked #2 out of 228 for the best cities for outdoor activities in America! You can walk, cycle, rollerskate, site-seeing, and more any time of year.
Common jobs in the area include internships, retail sales, office clerks, stockers and order fillers, and nurses.
- Sales Associate
- Registered Nurse
- Operations Managers
- Administrative Assistant
Moving to Los Angeles, California
Would you like to live in Los Angeles?
Los Angeles Offers Big City Living and Outdoor Recreation
If you would like to live in Los Angeles, you'll find a just about any type of job, from bioscience to fashion. The L.A. job market is rated 6 out of 10. Some of the top employers in L.A. include Walt Disney Co., Meta, Goldman Sachs, CBRE Group, and Morgan Stanley.
If you're interested in moving to Los Angeles, you can choose from a variety of home styles and neighborhoods, and you can even live along the beach. Reach out to a real estate agent today to find your perfect home.
- Single-Family Homes
- Condos, Townhouses
- Beach Houses