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Overview

Introduction to Calabasas, California

Calabasas, California, in Los Angeles County, is 11 miles SE of Simi Valley, California (center to center) and 23 miles W of Los Angeles, California. The city is part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Calabasas History

This area was originally inhabited by the Chumash Indians. They named it Calabasas - some say that in the Chumash's native dialect, the name imeans "where the wild geese fly." In Spanish, it means "pumpkin." Modern settlements started developing after the arrival of Spanish explorers in the 1700s.

Calabasas and nearby Attractions

  • Calabasas City Hall
  • Agoura Hills
  • Calabasas Creekside Park
  • Westrec Whitewater River Trips
  • Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park

Things To Do In Calabasas

The city people organize a Pumpkin Festival every year to celebrate the fall. The area has a semi-rural quality of life with its beautiful rolling hills and scenic views. The city has a number of parks and local trails which provide opportunities for a variety of outdoor activities. Hiking and cycling are popular activities. The city also has facilities for playing tennis, basketball and softball.

Calabasas Transportation

The city is served by the Los Angeles International Airport.

Calabasas Higher Education

Pepperdine University serves the area.

Demographics

People

Total Population24,091
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+11,415
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married55.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher64%
Median Earnings25+$66,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$46,534
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,682

Wealth

Median Family Income$129,355
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home10%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone18.2%
Median Gross Rent$2,191
Median House Value$926,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.2%
Russian11%
German8.8%
English8.1%
Italian7%
Iranian6.9%
Irish6.9%
Polish5.4%
French Except Basque2.1%
US/American1.7%
Austrian1.2%
African1.1%
Hungarian1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Arab1%
Swedish0.9%
Norwegian0.9%
Scottish0.9%
South African0.8%
Israeli0.8%
Greek0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Romanian0.7%
Danishn0.6%
Belgian0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Afghan)0.4%
West Indian0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Australian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
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Calabasas Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes91302, 91301
P.O. Box Zip Codes91372
Phone Area Codes818, 747
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.15
Approximate Longitude-118.64

Calabasas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCANOGA PARK PIERCE COLLG
Distance4.4 miles
Jan Temp40 to 68 F
Apr Temp45 to 78 F
Jul Temp57 to 95 F
Oct Temp49 to 84 F
Annual Precip17.7 inches
StationU C L A
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp49 to 66 F
Apr Temp53 to 69 F
Jul Temp62 to 77 F
Oct Temp59 to 75 F
Annual Precip18.6 inches
StationLOS ANGELES DOWNTOWN USC
Distance21.2 miles
Jan Temp49 to 68 F
Apr Temp54 to 73 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp60 to 79 F
Annual Precip15.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Agoura Hills20,689$131,845
Hidden Hills1,573$250
Santa Monica92,247$117,297
Simi Valley126,126$101,261
Thousand Oaks128,623$120,457
Westlake Village8,443$149,531

Calabasas Public Libraries

Calabasas City Library
200 CIVIC CENTER WAY
Calabasas, California
(818) 225-7616

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Calabasas Public Schools

Alice C. Stelle Middle
22450 Mulholland Hwy.
ZIP: 91302
Middle
Total Enrollment 746
Arthur E. Wright Middle
4029 N. Las Virgenes Rd.
ZIP: 91302
Middle
Total Enrollment 859
Bay Laurel Elementary
24740 Paseo Primario
ZIP: 91302
Primary
Total Enrollment 622
Calabasas High
22855 W. Mulholland Hwy.
ZIP: 91302
High
Total Enrollment 1824
Gonzales, David Camp
1301 N. Las Virgenes Rd.
ZIP: 91302
High
Total Enrollment 21
Lupin Hill Elementary
26210 Adamor Rd.
ZIP: 91302
Primary
Total Enrollment 620
Round Meadow Elementary
5151 Round Meadow Rd.
ZIP: 91302
Primary
Total Enrollment 588

Calabasas Private Schools

Arbor Academy
26245 Hatmor Dr
ZIP: 91302
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 120
Muse School Ca
1666 Las Virgenes Canyon Rd
ZIP: 91302
Elementary
Total Enrollment 36
New Village Leadership Academy
4345 Las Virgenes Rd
ZIP: 91302
Elementary
Total Enrollment 54
Viewpoint School
23620 Mulholland Hwy
ZIP: 91302
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 1204
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