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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
West Hills is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 47,070. West Hills is in Los Angeles County. Living in West Hills offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Hills there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in West Hills and residents tend to be liberal.
About West Hills...
Population
47,070

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$613,040
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,050
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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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
    81.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    4.3
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    84
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    476.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    928.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    103.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$108,677
National
$55,322
Families with Children
32%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Overall, West Hills has been a great place. Ive lived here since I was 10 years old, and I have attended 3 schools in the area. The people and environment make you feel so at home. There are so many young kids and teenagers in the neighborhood, which makes it feel like a big family. Baseball fields, parks, movie theaters, strip malls, and so many more attractions for families are located right in west hills.
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I love living in West Hills because it is such a small town so you know everyone everywhere you go. There are also stores and food places all over so you can get pretty much anywhere you need to be within 15 minutes of driving. I live 5 minutes from each of my grandparents so we see them almost every weekend. It is also well kept for the most part with very little homeless people and very little trash/litter. There are good jobs opportunities everywhere. I currently work two jobs which were both super easy to get.
There's always fun things to do, from neighborhood block parties to concerts in the park! Everyone is so kind and always free to help out a friend.