A+ Northridge Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Northridge Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than California
14747% more expensive than the US average
Los Angeles
14848% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Northridge cost of living
C Northridge Crime Total crime is 8% lower than California
Total crime
2,6131% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 391% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
2%Year over year crime is up
Northridge crime
C Northridge Employment Household income is 22% higher than California
Median household income
$77,84141% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$32,2328% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%5% higher than the US average
Northridge employment
D- Northridge Housing Home value is 17% higher than California
Median home value
$479,471160% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,36944% higher than the US average
Home ownership
52%18% lower than the US average
Northridge real estate or Northridge rentals
F Northridge Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than California
High school grad. rates
85%2% higher than the US average
School test scores
40%18% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Los Angeles K-12 schools or Los Angeles colleges

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Westwood, Los Angeles7713.355,285
Bel Air, Los Angeles7710.68,746
Toluca Lake, Los Angeles7611.93,727
Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles7513.436,670
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Encino, Los Angeles74656,158
West Hills, Los Angeles747.231,007
Portar Ranch, Los Angeles733.722,688
Beverly Glen, Los Angeles7311.452,653

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Manhattan Beach, CA8425.535,573
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San Marino, CA8425.213,324
Hidden Hills, CA849.31,573
South Pasadena, CA8323.225,936
Rolling Hills, CA82351,760

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The Community of Northridge, CA

There comes a point in time when one realizes that an impending decision will likely alter the course of one's life. My life altering moment came 12 years ago, a year in which my summer vacation was spent in Southern California visiting cousins. Born and raised in the state of Alabama, I experienced a culture shock. The community of Northridge awakened my senses in a way I never dreamed was possible. I now knew were I would be attending college the following year. That decision has attached itself to my memory bank as the best choice I have made in my life.

In a community filled with the kindness one would expect and come to appreciate while raising a family, Northridge is everything one would need in a home, and more. The excellent array of schools provide my wife and I comfort in the education our children are receiving. Just minutes away from our home in a neighborhood that has embraced my family and I with open arms, all that is required can be found locally. The amount of available activities would take a lifetime to list. Friends visiting from out of town have enjoyed their stay so much that two couples have since relocated, living here now.

Only a 15 minute drive from Los Angeles and 20 minutes from Venice Beach, its no wonder our guests have made Northridge their annual vacation of choice. Their children are never bored as we embark on new ventures at each outing. Less than two hours away from the San Diego Zoo, while Magic Mountain lies just on the other side of the hill, I couldn't have asked for a better place to call home. When craving snow during the winter months, a short trek to Big Bear leaves everyone sated. Whether one chooses to spend the weekend out and about or barbecuing in the back yard, you can never go wrong when Northridge is where you call home. I encourage anyone seeking a change, or even if relocating for work to visit Northridge. Chances are you'll make the same decision I did.
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Source: The Northridge, Los Angeles, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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