With approximately 40,000 residents spread over nearly 5 square miles, Culver City is an incorporated city known for its movie studios. MGM has moved, and Sony Pictures now has a large presence there. Combining small town charm with big city amenities Culver City is a trendy destination for restaurants, and art galleries, a trendy art scene the New York Times has called Culver City the “nascent Chelsea”.
Culver City lies on the Expo metro line from Downtown to Santa Monica, this together with the fact that it is still more affordable areas to live by Los Angeles standards, makes it one of the more attractive options for home buyers.
2010 Census results show the population of Culver City as 38,883 living in 17,491 housing units