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Echo Park

Welcome to Echo Park

A Vibrant Melting Pot Oasis
Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Echo Park stands as a vibrant melting pot, radiating a hip and active energy. From the picturesque Echo Park Lake to the historic Angelino Heights, this neighborhood seamlessly blends the old and the new, creating a unique atmosphere that captivates residents and visitors alike. Echo Park is an invitation to immerse yourself in the eclectic charm of a community that values variety, creativity, and a lively spirit.
Discover the allure of Echo Park's great houses, complemented by excellent schools and lush parks, making it a desirable haven for those seeking a harmonious blend of urban living and natural beauty. The sub-areas of Echo Park each contribute to the neighborhood's dynamic character, offering a range of living experiences to suit various preferences.

What to Love

  • Eclectic Variety: Explore the vibrant tapestry of cultures, art, and lifestyles that converge in Echo Park.
  • Impressive Houses: Immerse yourself in a variety of architectural styles, from charming historical homes to modern residences.
  • Excellent Schools: Benefit from the educational opportunities provided by notable schools like Elysian Heights Elementary Arts Magnet.
  • Lush Parks: Enjoy the green spaces and recreational options offered by Echo Park, Elysian Park, and the iconic Echo Park Lake.
  • Variety: Choose your ideal living experience from the various sub-areas within Echo Park, each with its unique charm.

Local Lifestyle

Echo Park boasts a dynamic local lifestyle that mirrors its eclectic atmosphere. Whether you're strolling along the shores of Echo Park Lake, attending events at Dodger Stadium, or exploring the historic homes of Angelino Heights, the neighborhood invites you to be part of a community that values creativity, individuality, and a sense of belonging.

Dining and Entertainment

Indulge in the culinary delights that Echo Park has to offer, from the health-conscious menu at Honey Hi to the intimate Japanese dining experience at Ototo. Tilda provides a cozy setting for modern American cuisine, while Cookbook Market allows you to explore a curated selection of fresh and local ingredients. The diverse dining scene mirrors the neighborhood's eclectic spirit, ensuring a culinary adventure for every palate.

Echo Park is not just about dining, but it’s also a hub for entertainment and cultural experiences. Catch a game at Dodger Stadium or venture into the expansive Elysian Park for outdoor activities. The annual Lotus Festival adds a touch of cultural richness, reflecting the neighborhood's commitment to embracing diversity.

Things to Do

Explore the enchanting Swan boats on Echo Park Lake, creating memorable moments against the backdrop of the Los Angeles skyline. Delve into the historical charm of Angelino Heights, where well-preserved homes showcase the architectural heritage of the neighborhood. In Echo Park, every corner invites you to explore, engage, and experience the vibrant lifestyle that sets this community apart.


For families considering education options, Elysian Heights Elementary Arts Magnet stands out as a notable school, offering a curriculum that fosters creativity and academic excellence.

Overview for Echo Park, CA

35,203 people live in Echo Park, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $41,883. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Echo Park, CA

There's plenty to do around Echo 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 Baking Dankums, Krishna's Pie Cottage, and Ricky’s Tacos.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.12 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.37 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.18 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.7 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.56 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.06 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Echo Park, CA

Echo Park has 14,002 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Echo Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 35,203 people call Echo Park home. The population density is 20,415.271 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.22 / 48.78%

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Schools in Echo Park, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Echo 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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Clifford Street Elementary
K - 5th
Elysian Heights Elementary School Arts Magnet
K - 5th
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy #4
K - 8th
K - 8th
Mayberry Street Elementary
K - 5th
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Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprise
6th - 12th
Betty Plasencia Elementary
K - 5th
Edward R. Roybal Learning Center
9th - 12th
Logan Academy of Global Ecology
K - 8th
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