DEL REY

Del Rey is nestled between Culver City, Marina Del Rey, and Venice.

Del Rey

A suburban dream tucked between the westside's biggest cities

 

Welcome to Del Rey

Del Rey is nestled between Culver City, Marina Del Rey, and Venice. While the town may live in these bigger cities' shadows, Del Rey thrives in its low-key cool vibes. The area is wonderfully walkable, encouraging residents to get out and explore their town. Ocean breezes provide a cool climate to the area, and Del Rey itself experiences near-perpetual sunshine. 

 

Del Rey real estate is comprised of single-family and multiple-family properties. Young families love Del Rey for its excellent location and easy access to major freeways like I-90 and I-405, as well as nearby westside neighborhoods. Del Rey boasts a happening culinary scene, a community of local shops, and an incredible array of outdoor recreational hotspots, like parks and trails. The city is centrally located and yet a hidden gem, providing residents with a respite from the hustle and bustle of nearby metropolitan areas. 

 

What to Love 

  • Easy access to Venice, Marina Del Rey, and Culver City
  • A highly walkable neighborhood full of shops and restaurants 
  • Laidback lifestyle with a low-key cool vibe

Local Lifestyle 

The people of Del Rey enjoy being in a community with a relaxed atmosphere. They love the direct access to an exciting food scene and often explore the area in search of new restaurants. Many locals are active, often cycling through town or heading to parks for leisurely walks. Del Rey’s urban-suburban feel makes it an excellent place for young families, professionals, and retirees to live. 

 

Locals often commute to other nearby communities for work. When they aren’t working, they can be found actively engaging with neighbors, exploring nature in the area’s bluffs, or walking their dog around town. Del Rey is a loyal and supportive community where new members feel welcomed and embraced.  

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Del Rey boasts many local boutique shops and a hip food scene, with places like Irori Sushi providing unforgettable dining experiences for residents. This popular locale uses traditional Japanese designs like low tables and cushion seating on the floor to enhance the dining experience. Beautiful culinary creations of Japanese fares don tables in glorious forms. Irori Sushi serves the most authentic Japanese dining in LA in a cozy, romantic atmosphere. 

 

Sachi.LA is where locals get their daily pick-me-up. This coffee shop’s menu is truly impressive, with a wide range of espressos, lattes, iced coffee, and more. Pair your coffee with a gourmet sandwich or pastry from Lodge Bread Company, a hip bakery with a laidback atmosphere and rustic accents, including wood beams and Edison lights. 

 

Seafood lovers converge at Coni’Seafood. This Mexican hotspot near Del Rey features dishes with fish so fresh it tastes as if they were plucked from the ocean and immediately placed into a frying pan. The Nayarit-style cuisine here offers bold and exciting flavors, from the ceviche de Pescado to the grilled fish, and it’s this that often makes patrons feel as if they’ve escaped to a tropical island in Mexico. 

 

Guests who enter Hatchet Hall feel as though they’ve stepped into an old-world tavern. Wine barrels flank the doorways, greenery drapes the ceiling, and ornate wood shelving makes up the bar in this beloved eatery, which prepares dishes both captivating to the eye and the stomach. 

 

When it’s time to shop, locals love the specialty all-natural grocery store, Rainbow Acres. It’s an apothecary and grocery store all-in-one offering the best wellness section of any natural grocery store in LA.

 

Things to Do 

Del Rey’s central location makes it easy to get around LA, and locals don’t have to go far for a memorable day or evening of entertainment. Glen Alla Park is a serene spot perfect for spending the day in nature. This public park features a spacious playground with climbing areas, swings, and slides for children. Meanwhile, dogs love the large grassy fields surrounding the play structure and are often found frolicking with their owners. 

 

Cyclists love all the bike paths in Del Rey. Ballona Creek Bike Path provides beautiful scenery with water on both sides of the track. It runs along Ballona Creek, connecting with the Pacific Ocean. The path goes from Marina Del Rey to Culver City and Redondo Beach. The Culver Boulevard Bike Path is a level one bike path, making it an easy ride for a leisurely cycle or a daily commute to work. It follows the old “Red Car” line along the palm tree-lined streets and takes riders to Burton Chace Park, a waterfront park with ample green space. 

 

The Del Rey Yacht Club is right on the marina and is a beautiful location with exquisite service, a superb menu with an extensive wine list, and a classic yacht club atmosphere. 

 

Schools 

Residents of Del Rey enjoy access to several remarkable schools. 

 

Overview for DEL REY, CA

2,379 people live in DEL REY, where the median age is 32.2 and the average individual income is $18,397. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,379

Total Population

32.2 years

Median Age

Low

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

$18,397

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for DEL REY, CA

DEL REY has 668 households, with an average household size of 3.56. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in DEL REY do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,379 people call DEL REY home. The population density is 172.67 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,379

Total Population

Low

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

32.2

Median Age

51.53 / 48.47%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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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
668

Total Households

3.56

Average Household Size

$18,397

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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

Schools in DEL REY, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby 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.
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Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Del Rey Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5

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