Overview of Westlake Village
Westlake Village, Calif., home to an estimated 8,300 residents, is located in Los Angeles County and borders the city of Thousand Oaks and Ventura County. The foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains provide a scenic backdrop. Residents of Westlake Village boast an impressive median household income of $113,900, which is significantly higher than the California state average of $61,600. There are approximately 20 individual neighborhoods, where residents are always working to keep the area safe and maintain a high quality of life. Westlake Village apartments for rent are sure to fit any lifestyle and be surrounded by a community of friendly people welcoming you to the city.
Living in Westlake Village, CA
Within Westlake Village, there are approximately 850 commercial and light industrial business firms. Some of the top employers in Los Angeles County are Kroger Co., the County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Unified School District, the City of Los Angeles and the Federal Government. These employers work to create a booming economy by supplying almost 500,000 residents of the county with jobs.
Those living in Apartments near Westlake Village will also be happy to know they're living in an area rich with history. About 3,000 years ago, Chumash Native Americans settled in the area, and quickly found the region's rich natural resources made this a great place to call home. In the 1770s, Spanish explorers and settlers landed in the area, impressed with its natural beauty of trees, pasturage and water. Over the years, others noticed the refinement of Westlake Village and it soon became recognized as one of America's most successful suburbs to live, work and raise a family.
Westlake Village Attractions and Special Events
Westlake Village holds an annual special event called The City Celebration. This day-long occasion works to bring the community closer together through delicious food, beverages, a haunted house, a magic show, local performances and a twilight run - the Goblin Gallop.
Of course, Westlake Village residents have to drive only a short distance south (approximately 37 miles) to reach the bright lights of Los Angeles and all of the world-class attractions it has to offer. Locals who enjoy spending time with nature can always check out Topango State Park or Topanga Canyon, both of which are known for their awe-inspiring vistas.
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