Playa Del Rey

Playa del Rey is a hidden gem between Marina del Rey and Manhattan Beach.

Welcome to Playa Del Rey

Playa del Rey boasts a pristine beach with miles of soft sand and crystal-clear waters.
 
Playa del Rey is a hidden gem between Marina del Rey and Manhattan Beach on the beautiful coast of Southern California. Here are a few reasons you should consider making Playa del Rey your new home: First and foremost, the stunning natural beauty cannot be overstated. Playa del Rey boasts a pristine beach with miles of soft sand and crystal-clear waters, perfect for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing. The ocean breezes keep the air fresh and invigorating, and the Pacific sunsets are breathtaking.
 
Beyond the beach, Playa del Rey offers plenty of other outdoor activities. The Ballona Creek Bike Path runs right through the heart of the community, providing a scenic route for biking, jogging, or walking. The nearby bluffs offer stunning ocean views and are an excellent spot for picnics or a game of frisbee. But not just the natural beauty makes Playa del Rey unique. The community is warm and welcoming, with a small-town feel that’s hard to come by in the bustling metropolis of Los Angeles.
 
There are plenty of local businesses, restaurants, and cafes to explore, and the annual Playa del Rey Summer Concert Series is a beloved community event. And if you’re looking for convenience, Playa del Rey has it in spades. LAX is just a few miles away, making travel a breeze, and the community is located right off the 405 and 105 freeways for easy access to the rest of Los Angeles. Playa del Rey offers the perfect combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, community spirit, and convenience. If you’re looking for a laid-back coastal lifestyle with all the amenities of a big city, Playa del Rey is the place for you.
 

Why Live in Playa Del Rey?

There are many reasons why people choose to live in Playa del Rey, California. Here are a few:
 
  1. Beach Access: Playa del Rey is situated right on the coast, offering residents easy access to the beach. Whether you enjoy swimming, sunbathing, surfing, or just taking a stroll along the shore, Playa del Rey’s beautiful beaches provide an idyllic setting.
  2. Outdoor Recreation: In addition to the beach, Playa del Rey offers access to a variety of other outdoor recreational opportunities. Nearby parks and nature preserves offer hiking and biking trails, bird-watching, and other activities.
    Proximity to Los Angeles: Playa del Rey is just a short drive from downtown Los Angeles, offering easy access to all the city has to offer. Whether you are interested in shopping, dining, cultural events, or other entertainment, Los Angeles has something for everyone.
  3. Quiet and Peaceful: Despite its proximity to Los Angeles, Playa del Rey maintains a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. The community is known for its small-town feel and low-key vibe, making it a popular choice for those who value tranquility.
  4. Strong Community: Playa del Rey is known for its strong sense of community, with many local events and activities that bring residents together. Whether you are looking to get involved in local politics, volunteer, or simply meet your neighbors, Playa del Rey offers plenty of opportunities to connect with others.
Overall, Playa del Rey offers a desirable combination of beachfront living, outdoor recreation, proximity to Los Angeles, a quiet and peaceful atmosphere, and a strong sense of community. It’s no wonder that many people choose to call this beautiful community home.

Overview for Playa Del Rey, CA

15,194 people live in Playa Del Rey, where the median age is 41.7 and the average individual income is $85,124.94. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,194

Total Population

41.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$85,124.94

Average individual Income

Around Playa Del Rey, CA

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

48
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
48
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
34
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

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Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 2.5 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.59 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.81 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.77 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.72 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.81 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Playa Del Rey, CA

Playa Del Rey has 7,820 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Playa Del Rey do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,194 people call Playa Del Rey home. The population density is 6,724.74 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,194

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.7

Median Age

50.71 / 49.29%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,820

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$85,124.94

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Playa Del Rey, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Playa Del Rey. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Paseo del Rey Fundamental
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
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