Overview of Pacoima
The district of Pacoima, CA is located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. Tucked between Mission Hills, Arleta, Sun Valley, and Lake Terrace, Pacoima boasts excellent education opportunities and safe neighborhoods. Pacoima spans about seven square miles near the Angeles National Forest, and is conveniently located away from the hustle of Los Angeles, but still close enough for regular access to the city's amenities. People looking for Pacoima apartments for rent will enjoy this vibrant district that is home to more than 70,500 residents.
Living in Pacoima, CA
Settlers came to the San Fernando Valley in 1769 when an expedition was lead through the Santa Monica Mountains. During the early 1900s, a steady of flow of residents came into the area, a trend that continued when the movie makers moved to the Los Angeles region.
The San Fernando Valley boasts a diverse business environment with many different fields and industries for residents to find employment. Some of the top job providers include the aerospace sector - based primarily in Griffith Park - as well as creative, technical, and professional services. Students living in Pacoima apartments may attend school at Cal State University, Northridge, Woodbury University, or one of the four local community colleges.
Pacoima Attractions and Special Events
There is plenty to do in and around Pacoima that residents and visitors alike can enjoy. With more than 100 soundstages, in addition to historical sites, museums, fine dining, shopping, and theaters, Pacoima puts people right in the middle of all the action. Residents are also near the Los Angeles Zoo, the Hollywood Bowl, Getty Center, and other Hollywood iconic sites.
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