West Hills is a great and affluent neighborhood in the western part of San Fernando Valley and is part of the Los Angeles County. It is easily accessible from the 101 Freeway via the Valley Circle / Mulholland Hwy exit. It borders some great cities such as Hidden Hills, Calabasas, Bell Canyon, Woodland Hills, Canoga Park and Chatsworth. The city features many benefits for families such as great schools, parks, access to local canyons and trails, shopping, entertainment and safe streets.
The population of West Hills is about 47,254 with an average median income of $115,042. The percentages of residents aged 35 and older is among the highest in Los Angeles County.
West Hills homes are zoned for both Los Angeles Unified School District and the award winning Las Virgenes Unified School District. Families can also enjoy parks and landmarks such as the Orcutt Ranch, Shadow Ranch park, El Scorpion Park, Bell Canyon park, Uppers Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve, Roscoe Valley Circle park, Lazy J. Park, Knapp Ranch Park, the West Hills Sports Center, Adam Bischoff Soccer Fields, Taxco Trail Park, Mae Boyar Recreation Center, Castle Peak Park, Hidden Lake Park, Chase Park, Four Oak Park, the Peppergate Ranch and Francis Lederer Stables.
Frequently asked questions
1. Is cost of living in West Hills expensive?
The median income in West Hills CA is about $115,000 per year. The median home price for the city is $779,732 and 85% of residents own their home vs renting it. Street advisor ranks it 7.2 out of 10 for the quality of living.
2. Is West Hills safe?
West Hills is considered to be a safe place to live. Crimes statistics are low and residents feel fairly safe in their homes. The city also features several gated communities with 24 hour guarded gates. View safety details here
3. How good are the schools in West Hills
West Hills is zoned for both LAUSD and LVUSD and also features several private schools. There is a number of award winning schools such as Welby Way Elementary School and the Round Meadow Elementary school, Hale Middle School and Alice Stelle Middle School, Calabasas High School and the El Camino Real Charter High School. Many people move to this city because of the great schools.
If you are looking for a home to buy in the Western San Fernando Valley, contact David Salmanson, your Local Realtor with any questions. David is very knowledgeable about this area and specializes in buying and selling homes and offers free consultation for all his clients.