Surrounded by the City of Los Angeles is Beverly Hills City which is one of the most affluent cities in the world. Most of the wealthy residents in this lovely city come from the entertainment industry given the close proximity of Beverly Hills to Tinseltown. However, the city’s residents do not all come from the entertainment industry.
There is at least one Fortune 500 company in Beverly Hills, and that is Live Nation Entertainment. Some of the top employers as cited by the Beverly Hills Annual Financial Report include The Beverly Hilton Hotel with 1,093 employees, The City of Beverly Hills with 1,080 employees, The Beverly Wilshire with 750 employees, the Endeavor Talent Agency with 750 employees, the William Morris agency which employs 711 people, The Beverly Hills Unified School District with 600 employees, the Beverly Hills Hotel with 520 employees, The Peninsula Beverly Hills having 460 employees, Saks & Co. with 340 employees, and Nelson Shelton & Associates employing 300 people. Beneath the city lies the Beverly Hills Oil Field which is still active and productive. It is serviced by four urban drilling islands.
Within the city, there is a three-block shopping district popularly and widely known for its haute couture fashion and designer labels. Rodeo Drive is the shopping capital of Beverly Hills and though it is a great tourist attraction as Beverly Hills food, it still is a very exclusive shopping area. Rodeo Drive itself is one long street within Beverly Hills city though the shopping district extends from Santa Monica Boulevard to Wilshire Boulevard and encompasses businesses that lie on adjacent streets a few blocks in each direction. Some of the most popular designer brands located on Rodeo Drive include Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Sergio Rossi, Tiffany & Co., Versace, and Yves Saint-Laurent among others.
Beverly Hills is a popular city for the Persian/Iranian and Persian/Jewish communities. The Persian/Iranian community represents about 20% of the city’s total population while 40% of the school students in the city come from this same community. Both the Persian/Iranian and Persian/Jewish communities are classified under “Whites”. The racial makeup of the City according to the 2010 US National Census out of a total population of 34,109 people was:
African American 2.2%
Native American 0.1%
Mixed race 4.9%
The ratio of females to males was 100:84.3 and the total age makeup for all genders was as follows:
Under 18 19.4%
18 to 24 7.4%
25 to 44 25.0%
45 to 64 29.0%
Over 64 19.1%
The Beverly Hills Unified School District serves at least two high schools and four K-8 schools. These are the Beverly Hills High School, Moreno High School, Horace Mann, Hawthorne, El Rodeo, and Beverly Vista Schools. Some of the private schools within the city include the Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, Good Shepherd School, Beverly Hills Preparatory School, Page Private School, and the Emmanuel Academy of Beverly Hills.
Beverly Hills is more like a fantasy city with its sophistication and upscale qualities. This is most reflected when you visit the business district commonly known as Rodeo Drive. The ZIP codes for Beverly Hills are 90209, 90211, 90212, 90213, and the now most famous 90210.
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