A+ Westlake Village Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Westlake Village Cost of Living Cost of living is 39% higher than California
Westlake Village
19595% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Westlake Village cost of living
B+ Westlake Village Crime Total crime is 11% lower than California
Total crime
2,5063% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 403% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Westlake Village crime
A Westlake Village Employment Household income is 104% higher than California
Median household income
$130,272135% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$68,453129% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%29% lower than the US average
Westlake Village employment
D- Westlake Village Housing Home value is 100% higher than California
Median home value
$819,900344% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$2,354148% higher than the US average
Home ownership
87%36% higher than the US average
Westlake Village real estate or Westlake Village rentals
A+ Westlake Village Schools HS graduation rate is 22% higher than California
High school grad. rates
97%17% higher than the US average
School test scores
75%51% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
22:140% higher than the US average
Westlake Village K-12 schools

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      Pretty, well-located, little haven for a family that can afford it

      My family moved to Westlake a couple years ago, and some of my extended family a few years prior to that. Having come from Santa Clarita (about 35 minutes northeast) this was a major improvement in living quality. The only two downers about the area are the expense and the sometimes snobby people. The first problem is an inevitability of living near LA and avoiding the inland empire. The second is also an inevitability of just living in California. People in California are just slightly aloof and snobby. If money is added to their bank account then both of those factors grow as well. Sorry for the generalizations, but they are true.

      Other than that the town is great. Depending on if you are on the floor of the valley or in the hills, it can be decently walkable or bikeable. Everyone is very active, which encourages you to be active. People are quite often very friendly. The shopping is great, and if you need anything that isn't in town you are 10-40 from anything LA has to offer. Malibu beach is just 20 minutes down Malibu canyon road.

      No Idea how the weather got anything but an A+. In the summer it can get up to the 90's (S. California is a desert), but the evening breeze coming over the hills from the oceans rarely leaves with a less than pleasant night. Winter is mild, and spring and fall just blend into the other two seasons. It's a great combination of near beach weather without the traffic and fog of beach cities.

      The schools seem to be all impeccable, even if they are filled with snooty children who get themselves into trouble with their parent's money. If you are at all a good parent, this would definitely be a lesser evil to most.

      This is a wonderful place for older couples, families, or even young professionals to live and be comfortable. Like a little isolated haven away from the chaos on the other side of the hills.
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      Source: The Westlake Village, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).