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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    D
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Canoga Park is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 57,217. Canoga Park is in Los Angeles County. Living in Canoga Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Canoga Park there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Canoga Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Canoga Park are above average.
About Canoga Park...
Population
57,217

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$410,660
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,520
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    79%
  • Own
    21%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    301.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    191.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    701.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,880.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    313.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$60,343
National
$55,322
Families with Children
35%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    13%
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Canoga Park is a vibrant neighborhood with an array of small family-owned businesses and restaurants. Take a stroll down Sherman Way and experience the assemblage of resale shops and street art. This area is very community-focused, with street-fairs and different cultural events throughout the year, as well as weekly farmer's markets and soccer matches in the park. This area is dominated by Spanish-speakers and English-speakers alike. The diversity--in both people and businesses-- is one of the awesome things about this neighborhood.
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Canoga Park may be the next big area for gentrification. You can start to see it along Sherman Way. From the Follow your Heart (vegan Restaurant), to bookstores (yes actual independent book stores), antique shops, a bike shop, and independent coffee shops (Bee's Boba) and a theater, it is easy to envision a changing community. The diversity is great, and seems safe. I've lived there for the past year and have had no problems. Will be interesting to see what happens over the next few years. One of the few places you can still get a home for a reasonable price in LA.
I love to live here in Canoga Park. My community is very quiet, clean, family friendly neighborhood. Every weekend we have a farmer's market and social events. We have the police station around which creates a safe environment. We have around many park to choose. During the summer the parks have activities that help the community to connect.