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Overview

Introduction to Westlake Village, California

Westlake Village, California, in Los Angeles county, is 1 miles NE of Thousand Oaks, California and 34 miles W of Los Angeles, California.

Westlake Village History

This area was originally inhabited by Chumash Native Americans. Captain Gaspar de Portola, along with other Spanish explorers and missionaries, camped near the Chumash village in 1770. After Mexico's independence in 1821, California became Mexico's territory. The Westlake Village site was part of the Rancho Las Virgenes and the Rancho El Conejo land grants. Westlake Village was incorporated as a city in 1981.

Westlake Village and Nearby Attractions

  • California Oil Museum.
  • Martial Arts History Museum.
  • William S. Hart Ranch and Museum.
  • Will Rogers State Historic Park.
  • Malibu Creek State Park.
  • Point Mugu State Park.

Things To Do In Westlake Village

Westlake offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. Local parks include the Topanga State Park, the Malibu Creek State Park, Bennett Park and the Point Mugu State Park. Boating and fishing are available on Westlake Lake. Local museums include the Santa Monica Museum of Art, the California Heritage Museum and the J. Paul Getty Museum The Los Encinos State Historic Park and the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park are also accessible from Westlake Village.

Westlake Village Transportation

Flights are available from Los Angeles International Airport.

Westlake Village Higher Education

Pepperdine University, California Lutheran University and Moorpark College are all nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,443
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens25%
Employed Population 16+3,771
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married60%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher67.7%
Median Earnings25+$80,177
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,886
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,139

Wealth

Median Family Income$149,531
% Above Poverty Level93.8%
% Below Poverty Level6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone23.1%
Median Gross Rent$2,354
Median House Value$819,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23%
German17.5%
Irish13.4%
English12.2%
Italian8.5%
Russian7.2%
Polish6.6%
Iranian3.8%
French Except Basque3.7%
Swedish1.5%
Norwegian1.4%
Hungarian1.4%
US/American1.3%
Scottish1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Romanian0.9%
Czech0.8%
Greek0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Danishn0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Austrian0.4%
African0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Arab0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Bulgarian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
South African0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Westlake Village Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County, Ventura County
Standard Zip Codes91361, 91362
P.O. Box Zip Codes91359
Phone Area Codes805,818
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.19
Approximate Longitude-118.82

Westlake Village 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
Distance14.5 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
StationPOINT MUGU NF
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp45 to 66 F
Apr Temp48 to 68 F
Jul Temp58 to 74 F
Oct Temp54 to 74 F
Annual Precip13.6 inches
StationSANTA PAULA
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp41 to 68 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp50 to 78 F
Annual Precip18.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Agoura Hills20,689$131,845
Calabasas24,091$129,355
Hidden Hills1,573$250
Moorpark35,594$105,074
Simi Valley126,126$101,261
Thousand Oaks128,623$120,457

Westlake Village Public Schools

Westlake Elementary
1571 E. Potrero Rd.
ZIP: 91361
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
River Oaks Academy
880 Hampshire Rd., Ste. S & U
ZIP: 91361
Other
Total Enrollment 171
Academy Of Arts And Sciences: Oxnard & Ventura
900 Hampshire Rd. Ste. A
ZIP: 91361
Other
Total Enrollment 404
White Oak Elementary
31761 W. Village Sch Rd.
ZIP: 91361
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
Academy Of Arts And Sciences: Thousand Oaks & Simi Valley
900 Hampshire Rd. Ste. A
ZIP: 91361
Other
Total Enrollment 372
Westlake Hills Elementary
3333 Med Bow Ct.
ZIP: 91362
Primary
Total Enrollment 506
Westlake High
100 N. Lakeview Canyon Rd.
ZIP: 91362
High
Total Enrollment 2389

Westlake Village Private Schools

St Jude The Apostle School
32036 Lindero Canyon Rd
ZIP: 91361
Elementary
Total Enrollment 246
Kindercare Learning Center
917 Hampshire Rd
ZIP: 91361
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
The Growing Place Preschool & Kindergarten
1049 S Westlake Blvd
ZIP: 91361
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
Montessori One
620 Triunfo Canyon Rd
ZIP: 91361
Elementary
Total Enrollment 28
Oaks Christian School
31749 La Tienda Rd
ZIP: 91362
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 1400
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