Culver City is a city in Los Angeles County named after its founder, Harry Culver, with a population of 38,883. The city comprises about five square miles on the Westside of Los Angeles, bordered by Marina Del Rey, Mar Vista, Palms, Ladera Heights, and Los Angeles. Culver City real estate values have gone up 7.0% over the past year and the median home value in Culver City is $962,500.
The Culver City Unified School District ranks top 10 safest school districts in California and includes Culver City High School, Culver City Middle School, and five elementary schools.
Culver City is the home of National Public Radio, Sony Pictures Entertainment, the NFL Network, and formerly of the Hughes Aircraft Company. Other notable businesses in the city include Culver Hotel, Beats Electronics, Maker Studios, and the Helms Bakery building.
The Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City features the Center Theater Group, and popular local recreation attractions include Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook and the Ballona Creek bicycle path, which leads to Marina Del Rey and Santa Monica.