Bel Air

One of the world's most affluent and best-known residential communities, forming the "Platinum Triangle" along with Holmby Hills and Beverly Hills.

Welcome to Bel Air

Bel Air Homes For Sale

Bel Air is an affluent residential community in the hills of the Westside of the city of Los Angeles, California.
Together with Beverly Hills and Holmby Hills, Bel Air real estate forms the Platinum Triangle of Los Angeles neighborhoods.
Bel Air is situated about 12 miles (19 km) west of downtown Los Angeles and includes some of the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains. It borders the north side of UCLA along Sunset Boulevard. At the heart of the community sits the Bel Air Country Club and the Hotel Bel-Air. The community was founded in 1923 by Alphonzo E. Bell, Sr.
Bel Air real estate is bordered by Brentwood on the west and southwest, Westwood on the south, Beverly Hills Post Office on the east, and Sherman Oaks on the north. Bel Air luxury real estate is home to numerous Hollywood celebrities and high-profile corporate executives. The Bel Air Association has served the community since 1942, dedicated to preserving the lifestyle and property-values of their residential community. The Bel Air Association is located at the entrance of the East Gate of Bel Air at 100 Bel Air Road.
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Demographics and Employment Data for Bel Air, CA

Bel Air has 2,569 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bel Air do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,404 people call Bel Air home. The population density is 1,085.487 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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


Median Age

46 / 54%

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Around Bel Air, CA

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

Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Wear On Wheels, Brian Berumen Training, and Anatomi Functional Performance Center.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.76 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.04 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.85 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.76 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.66 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.76 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Bel Air, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Bel Air. 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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John Thomas Dye School
K - 6th
No rating available
PreK - 6th
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Marymount High School Los Angeles
9th - 12th
No rating available
Community Magnet Charter Elementary
K - 5th
Roscomare Road Elementary
K - 5th


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