Mar Vista, CA
Mar Vista is a highly diverse residential and commercial neighborhood in West Los Angeles, California. It is the home of Venice High School, two private schools, a branch public library and a city park. Mar Vista Hill is the exclusive section of Mar Vista with real estate becoming one of the more expensive areas in the "Westside."
The 2000 U.S. census counted 35,492 residents in the 2.9-square-mile Mar Vista neighborhood—an average of 12,259 people per square mile, about the norm for Los Angeles; in 2008, the city estimated that the population had increased to 37,447. The median age for residents was 35, considered the average for Los Angeles; the percentage of residents aged 19 through 34 was among the county's highest.