Profile for Beverly Hills, California, CA
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Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community was named after Beverly, MA.
The latitude of Beverly Hills is 34.073N. The longitude is -118.399W.
It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 259 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 34,941.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Beverly Hills demographic reports
Beverly Hills is on the edge of the Santa Monica Mountains.
Former and merged names include:
Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford sparked the influx of motion picture people into Beverly Hills in 1919, when they purchased land and built their famous home, "Pickfair." Will Rogers served as honorary mayor in 1925.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 138. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.9 per 1,000 people.
Beverly Hills received national attention for 1989 shooting deaths of entertainment executive Jose Menendez and his wife Kitty; their sons Lyle and Erik were later convicted of murder.
Filming location for:
· 1990 movie, "Pretty Woman"
· 1996 movie, "The Nutty Professor"
Setting for TV series, "Beverly Hills, 90210"
Well-known residents have included:
· Sylvester Stallone, actor
· Mary and Douglas Fairbanks, actors
· George Burns and Gracie Allen, comedians
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Beverly Hills attractions: Wilshire Boulevard, Rodeo Drive
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Television and Radio
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 129
So this is Beverly Hills.
-- Funny Lady
Fanny Brice (Barbra Streisand)
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Ancestry & family history
5% of Beverly Hills residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beverly Hills ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beverly Hills was $65,507, compared with $21,587 nationally.
54% of Beverly Hills residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Beverly Hills, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,119. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $4,001.
Libraries in Beverly Hills include Beverly Hills Public Library, Roxbury Park Senior Adult Library ... View libraries
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beverly Hills political report.
Beverly Hills restaurants taking online reservations include Belvedere, Blue on Blue, Camden House, Chakra - Beverly Hills, Da Vinci Ristorante, Enoteca Drago, Il Forno Caldo, Il Pastaio, La Dolce Vita, Maple Drive Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Beverly Hills workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Beverly Hills between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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