Bel Air is the wealthiest suburban area of Los Angeles with a median income of $207,938 (about $NZ 297,000 although that doesn’t seem to go far: the typical value of homes in Bel Air is about $4 million or $NZ 6.4 million; “the median two-bedroom rent is $US 5,500 per month and income of $US 220,000 is required: (“the 40x rule is the rule of thumb for most landlords in pretty much every major city. This says that the household income must be at least 40 times the monthly rent”); elevation is about 600 ft (183 metres) above sea level; the population is about 8,700 — more facts