No doubt, Los Angeles rents have gone up over the years and this 2015 heat map shows just how much renters are paying. Westside and Beverly Hills renters take the biggest brunt of high rents, with a median price of $3,832 per month in Santa Monica. Beverly Hills averages are at $12,780 per month, but let's not count that!
Coming in on the more affordable median rent is El Sereno at $995 per month, while parts of Echo Park in Northeast Los Angeles see a price of $2,000-3,000 per month. The rest of Northeast Los Angeles median rents fall in the $1,000-2,000 range.