Playa Del Rey, a beachside community in the Westside of Los Angeles, bordered by Marina del Rey, Playa Vista, El Segundo, and LAX, has seen a population growth of 14.6% since 2000 to a current total of 12,129. Ballona Creek to the north contains the original wetlands and has a jogging and bike path.
The Playa Del Rey real estate market has showed growth of 15% over the past year. The median price of homes sales over the past year is $680,750.
Playa del Rey schools are within the LA Unified School District, and residents are allowed to send children to schools in the Wiseburn School District, which is mostly located in El Segundo. Loyola Marymount University is a private university to the east of Playa del Rey in Westchester.
The Del Rey Lagoon and Vista Del Mar parks provide a lighted baseball diamond, basketball courts, and picnic tables. Ballona Creek’s non-profit organization partners with local government agencies to offer educational and service opportunities for students and members of the Playa Del Rey community.