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Living in Westchester, CA

The hidden gem of Los Angeles, Westchester is luring people in droves, and for good reason. Here’s everything you need to know about one of LA’s premier neighborhoods for families and young professionals alike.

Where is Westchester?

You’ll find Westchester is in LA’s westside, bordered by Playa Vista and Culver City to the north, El Segundo to the south, Playa del Ray to the west, and Inglewood to the east. Conveniently, LAX International Airport is located within Westchester, only a 5-minute drive from The Madrid.

Generally, Westchester’s boundaries are recognized as follows:
* To the east: north-south boundaries on La Cienega Boulevard & Inglewood city line
* To the south: east-west boundaries on El Segundo or Imperial Highway
* To the west: north-south boundary on Pershing Drive & Westchester Parkway
* To the north: boundaries with Playa Vista and Culver City

Sepulveda Boulevard runs through downtown Westchester, connecting the neighborhood to the 405 for convenient commuting.

Where are Madrid Apartments?
The best way to get in on Westchester's ascension is to check out hip new properties like The Madrid. This pinnacle of rental living is a community like no other, a place where style and luxury come together to provide the most for residents. The location, smack dab in the middle of Westchester, grants access to everything you'll want or need. Enjoy a convenient location off Belford Avenue between W Manchester Ave and W 88th Street, just minutes from the San Diego Freeway.

Why Choose to Live in Westchester?
Voted one of the top 10 best neighborhoods to raise a family in Los Angeles by Niche, Westchester has an overall livability grade of A. This rating is based on exceptional public schools, relatively low crime rates, a buzzing cultural scene and nightlife, and the diversity of the neighborhood. In Westchester, you don’t have to compromise between beach and city access. Westchester is renowned for its urban yet suburban feel with ample restaurants, coffee shops, and public outdoor spaces.

  • Proximity to the coast—Catch some waves at Dockweiler or Venice Beach, with the LA coast just minutes away.

  • Convenient location—Get around Los Angeles and commute with ease with Westchester’s stellar location. If you fly often, The Madrid’s proximity to LAX is unbeatable.

  • Amenities and services—From shopping centers to grocery stores and a wide array of restaurants, Westchester living means access to everything you need to thrive.

  • Community and diversity—Whether you want a low-key day around the neighborhood or a night out on the town, Westcherster’s diverse community has something for everyone.

  • Climate—Classified as a “Mediterranean climate,” Westchester is typically dry with balmy temperatures year-round and a winter rainy season.

What are the Demographics of Westchester?
With a current population of about 29,918, Westchester is a racially diverse neighborhood of primarily college-educated young professionals and families. There’s a roughly even split between male and female members of the community and a broad spread of ages, with the percentage of people from age 19 to 34 among the country’s highest.

What Higher Educational Institutions are Close to Westchester?

If you’re looking to explore the best of what LA has to offer, come join us at The Madrid in Westchester!