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Community Information

Interested in living in the San Fernando Valley (SFV)? Here are some of the cities located in the western region of the SFV of Los Angeles County, CA. With each having its own collection of neighborhoods, local services, and amenities, you are sure to find a home in a neighborhood that is right for you. 

West Hills

West Hills is a neighborhood that is largely residential with a population of 41,426 (2008). The median age of residents is 39 with the percentage of residents aged 35 and older among the highest in Los Angeles. Median household income is $103,008 (2008) and 38.3% of residents 25 and older have a four-year degree. Average household size is 2.9 people. Formerly a part of Canoga Park, at 8.53 square miles West Hills was established as its own neighborhood in 1987. Residents site West Hills as a neighborhood that is beautiful, peaceful, easy going, and quiet and in close proximity to nature, entertainment, shopping, etc.

Woodland Hills

Situated along the U.S. Route 101 (Ventura Freeway), Woodland Hills has a population of 63,414 (2008). The median age of residents is 40 with the percentage of residents aged 35 and older among the county’s highest. Median household income is $89,946 (2008) and 47% of residents 25 and older have a four-year degree. Average household size is 2.3 people. The community of Girard was founded in 1922 and was eventually incorporated into Los Angeles. At 14.77 square miles and in 1045, it became known as Woodland Hills. Residents say Woodland Hills is a safe, friendly community close to natural areas, schools, offices, shopping and contains Warner Center.

Calabasas

Calabasas is a city in the Santa Monica Mountains region of Los Angeles County. With a population of 23,130 (2000), the median age of residents is 38. Median household income is $126,178 (2008) and 57.1% of residents 25 and older have a four-year degree. Average household size is 2.7 people. The Leonis Adobe, a structure in Old Town Calabasas, dates from 1844 and is one of the oldest surviving buildings in greater Los Angeles. The city was incorporated in 1991 and includes 18.54 square miles.

Topanga

Topanga is an unincorporated area in the Santa Monica Mountains region of Los Angeles County. With a population of 7,425 (2000), the area is among the lowest densities of people per square mile in the county. The median age of residents is 42. Median household income is $120,319 (2008). 59% of residents 25 and older have a four-year degree. Average household size is 2.4 people. Peaceful, safe, surrounded by nature, and equally close to beaches and the San Fernando Valley are cited by some residents as reasons why they love to live in Topanga.