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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Thousand Oaks is a city in California with a population of 127,873. Thousand Oaks is in Ventura County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Thousand Oaks offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Thousand Oaks there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Thousand Oaks and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Thousand Oaks are highly rated.

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About Thousand Oaks...
Population
127,873

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$726,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,101
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    29.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    21.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    190.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    848.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    50.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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