The name Beverly Hills speaks for itself, yet many people still don’t know some of the many reasons residents choose to make this city within a city their home. Surrounded by the city of Los Angeles, Beverly Hills is now home to 34,290 inhabitants. Sometimes merely known by one of its primary zip codes, “90210”, it well-known as the residence of many actors and celebrities but is also home to many other families who love school system and the great city services . Beverly Hills is bordered on the northwest by the Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel-Air and the Santa Monica Mountains, on the east by West Hollywood, the Carthay neighborhood and the Fairfax District, and on the south by the Beverlywood neighborhood. The area includes well-known shopping district Rodeo Drive and Beverly Dr., which has numerous restaurants and stores.
Houses south of Wilshire Boulevard are generally a bit smaller than those to the north. There are also more apartment buildings south of Wilshire Blvd. than anywhere else in Beverly Hills, and the average house value south of Wilshire is more affordable than elsewhere in Beverly Hills. Families love the K-12 Beverly Hills schools, which operate as their own entity. There are three k-8 model schools and one high school, the storied Beverly Hills High. City services are stellar; Beverly Hills has its own police, fire-fighters and great library. Many entertainment companies, law firms and medical care facilities are located here, making a convenient commute for many.