Hancock Park

Centrally located neighborhood with gorgeous 1920s homes.

Welcome to Hancock Park

Centrally located neighborhood with gorgeous 1920s homes.
Hancock Park is a centrally located residential neighborhood with gorgeous 1920s homes lining tree-shaded streets. Despite being located in the heart of Los Angeles, Hancock Park is one of the city’s least densely populated neighborhoods. Homes in Hancock Park are large and distinctive with no two properties being exactly alike. The neighborhood’s eclectic architectural mix has allowed it to stand in for many different countries as a movie and TV filming location. The neighborhood surrounds the prestigious Wilshire Country Club and extends from Melrose Avenue in the north to Wilshire Boulevard in the south. Hancock Park offers great shopping and dining at Larchmont Village and many more stores, restaurants, nightlife spots, and museums are located in adjacent neighborhoods.

What to Love

  • Gorgeous 1920s homes
  • Shopping at Larchmont Village and La Brea Avenue.
  • Central Los Angeles location
  • Wilshire Country Club

People and Lifestyle

Hancock Park offers a fantastic combination of space and convenience. A residential refuge in Central Los Angeles, many residents work in the entertainment industry and highly-rated local schools make it a popular neighborhood for families. Hancock Park has a large Orthodox Jewish community with several synagogues close to La Brea Avenue on the west side of the neighborhood.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Larchmont Village is a quaint commercial area in the heart of the Hancock Park neighborhood. Local businesses such as Larchmont Village Florist and Larchmont Village Wine, Spirits and Cheese give the neighborhood a laid-back community feel. Bricks & Scones and Peet’s Coffee are your go-to neighborhood coffee shops with gourmet espresso blends and tasty sweet treats. Le Pain Quotidien also has great coffee alongside delicious organic breads and pastries. Salt & Straw and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams serve sublime ice cream scoops in a range of creative flavors. Upscale beauty store Bluemercury sells innovative cosmetics and beauty products.
Many more businesses can be found close to La Brea Avenue on the west side of the neighborhood. Here, you can shop for handmade home furnishings at Croft House, stylish womenswear at Stüssy, and trendy apparel for both men and women at the Los Angeles flagship stores of chic Italian fashion brand Stone Island and Drake’s OVO clothing line. Dining choices near La Brea Avenue are just as impressive with Bavarian food and beers at Wirtshaus German Restaurant and Beer Garden, traditional sushi rolls and sake at SUGARFISH by sushi nozawa, authentic Vietnamese eats at Nong La Café, and elevated light bites and baked goods at The Sycamore Kitchen.
Melrose Avenue on the neighborhood’s northern boundary offers chef-driven fine dining at Michael Cimarusti’s Providence, Italian cuisine at the classic family-run 1950s Marino Restaurant, vegan cooking and organic smoothies at Café Gratitude, and live music and burlesque dancers at the vibrant Parisian-style cocktail lounge Pour Vous.

Things to Do

Founded over a century ago in 1919, Wilshire Country Club is one of Los Angeles’ most historic private golf clubs. Wilshire CC’s 18-hole course was designed by Englishman Norman Macbeth and hosted several PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, and senior tour events during the 20th century. Since 2018, this challenging and captivating course has been home to the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open.
A few streets south of Wilshire Country Club, Le Petit Garden hosts gardening workshops and private parties in a lush indoor greenery. Just west of La Brea Avenue, Quentin Tarantino’s New Beverly Cinema is an original 1920s movie house with special screenings curated by one of the world’s most celebrated filmmakers. The New Bev is a haven for movie buffs with screenings of classic films, forgotten gems, and Tarantino’s latest releases.
Tarantino is committed to screening traditional film prints over digital technology and The New Bev frequently uses 35mm and 16mm prints from his private collection. Hancock Park is also close to museums along the Miracle Mile and is within easy reach of endless entertainment options in other Los Angeles neighborhoods.


Hancock Park is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District.

  • Third Street Elementary, Public, K-5
  • John Burroughs Middle, Public, 6-8
  • New Los Angeles Charter, Public, Charter, 6-8
  • Yeshiva Eav Isacsohn/Torath Emeth Academy, Private, Jewish, PK-8
  • Nos Esther, Private, Girls, 9-12

Overview for Hancock Park, CA

9,616 people live in Hancock Park, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $108,967. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Hancock Park, CA

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Rerhealthmart, Anto Beverly Hills, and Prociety.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.4 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.73 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.79 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.74 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.31 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Hancock Park, CA

Hancock Park has 4,406 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hancock Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,616 people call Hancock Park home. The population density is 11,452.417 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Hancock Park, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Hancock Park. 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.
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Yeshiva Rav Isacsohn / Torath Em
PreK - 8th
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Third Street Elementary
K - 5th
Christ The King School
PreK - 8th
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