Ladera Heights is an unincorporated area in southwestern Los Angeles County.
Ladera Heights is bordered by Culver City in the west, the Baldwin Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles to its north, and the Westchester to its south and southwest.
Ladera Heights originated in the late 1940s with the development of “Old Ladera”. In the 1960s, custom homes were built in “New Ladera”. Portioned into three sections, “Upper Ladera”, “Lower Ladera” and “Old Ladera”. Ladera Heights is home of many celebrities of different industries.
The residents of neighborhood were counted 6,498 at the 2010 census, down from 6,568 at the 2000 census. There were 2,191 people living per square mile, (73.7%) African American, (15.1%) White (13.3%) Non-Hispanic White, (0.3%) Native American, (3.6%) Asian, (2.1%) from other races, and (5.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were (5.5%).
99.8% inhabitants lived in households and 0.1% in non-institutionalized group quarters, and rest 0.1% were institutionalized.Median household income was $97,568, with 4.3% of the population living below the federal poverty line. The median income for a household was $90,233, and the median income for a family was $103,174.
Inglewood Unified School District serves education in Ladera Heights. As of 2006 approximately 400 Ladera Heights residents attended Inglewood USD schools. La Tijera School (K-8) and Parent School (K-8) are other schools. West Los Angeles College is located in service area of community college located in Culver City.
Ladera Park is in next to View Park-Windsor Hills, with an outdoor amphitheatre, a baseball–softball field, tennis courts, basketball court, play areas, recreation center, drinking fountains, and picnic areas with barbecue grills.