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  • Population
    116,480
  • Population Density
    13,144 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    9 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    125 3.3
Van Nuys is a neighborhood in Los Angeles with 116,480 residents. It has very high home values and high rent costs. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.3 from 125 reviews
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    • 3
    Public Services: Well the fire department is always on top of things.
    • 3
    Outdoors: its alright. a lot of city so you have to take a little drive to find nature but there are parks all around
    • 4
    Weather: It almost never rains here but gets very hot. So if you're into sunshine pretty much 24/7/365 this is the place for you.
    • 3
    Food & Drink: Very diverse neighborhood of people and the food also very diverse.
    • 3
    Employment: There are a lot of stores around so there are plenty of minimum wage jobs.

Nearby Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 Lake Balboa 34,071
3.33 Sherman Oaks 48,703
2.33 Panorama City 88,039
2.66 Valley Glen 69,381
2.33 North Hills 29,197
3.33 Encino 41,489
3.33 Studio City 37,614

Comparable Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 Reseda 76,416
2.66 North Hollywood 80,886
3.00 Northridge 65,329
2.33 Sun Valley 80,888
3.00 Granada Hills 64,429

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
2.66 Los Angeles Unified School District 963

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Granada Hills Charter High School Public, Charter, Magnet 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Palisades Charter High School Public, Charter, Magnet 9-12 High
4.33 Community Magnet Charter Elementary School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.33 El Camino Real Senior High School Public, Charter 6-12 Middle, High
4.33 Dr. Olga Mohan High School Public, Charter 9-12 High
4.33 Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies Public, Alternative 6-12 Middle, High
3.66 Ivy Bound Academy of Math, Science, & Technology Public, Charter 4-8 Elementary, Middle
4.33 Synergy Charter Academy Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
3.66 KIPP Los Angeles College Preparatory School Public, Charter 5-8 Middle
3.66 Ivy Academia Charter School Public, Charter K-11 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Larchmont Charter School Public, Charter K-7 Elementary, Middle
4.33 High Tech Los Angeles Charter High School Public, Charter 7-12 Middle, High
Miguel Leonis Continuation School Public, Alternative 9-12 High
3.33 Celerity Dyad Charter School Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Ernest P. Willenberg Special Education Center Public K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Diane S. Leichman Special Education Center Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 New West Charter Middle School Public, Charter 6-9 Middle
4.00 Open Charter Magnet School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.00 Canyon Elementary School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.00 Colfax Charter Elementary School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
View Park Continuation High School Public, Alternative 9-12 High
Joaquin Miller Career & Transition Center Public 7-12 Middle, High
4.00 Carpenter Community Charter Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.00 Kenter Canyon Elementary School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.00 Westwood Elementary School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
Vista School Private, Special Education PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Poseidon School Private, Special Education 9-12 High
4.33 Harvard-Westlake School - Middle School Campus Private 7-12 High
Northpoint School & Intensive Outpatient Program Private, Special Education 3-12 Elementary, High
Parkhill School Private, Special Education 3-12 Elementary, High
4.33 Marlborough School Private, All-Girls 7-12 High
Crawford Academy Private 7-12 High
Ofman Learning Center Private, Special Education 9-12 High
Bridgeport School Private, Special Education K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Lighthouse Christian Academy Private, Religious 9-12 High
Pacific School Private, Special Education 5-12 High
Coldwater Canyon Prep Private, Special Education 8-12 High
4.00 Viewpoint School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Sunland Christian School Private, Alternative, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Valley High School Private, Special Education 7-12 High
4.00 Brentwood School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Oakwood Secondary School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Crossroads Elementary School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Coutin School Private, Special Education 5-12 High
4.00 Sierra Canyon School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Dubnoff Center for Child Development Private, Special Education 5-12 High
3.66 Archer School for Girls Private, All-Girls 6-12 High
3.66 Lycée International de Los Angeles (LILA) - Los Feliz Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Campbell Hall School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.33 California Institute of Technology
4.33 University of Southern California
4.33 University of California - Los Angeles
4.00 Occidental College
3.66 California Institute of the Arts
3.66 Pepperdine University
3.66 Loyola Marymount University
3.66 The Master's College & Seminary
3.33 California Lutheran University
3.00 Otis College of Art & Design
3.00 Southern California Institute of Architecture
3.00 California State University - Northridge
3.00 Woodbury University
2.66 American Jewish University
2.66 Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary
2.66 Mount St. Mary's College - California
2.66 Art Center College of Design
2.33 California State University - Los Angeles
2.00 California State University - Dominguez Hills
1.66 The King's University - California
Santa Monica College
Pasadena City College
Glendale Community College - California
El Camino College
East Los Angeles College

Around Van Nuys

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Van Nuys United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Granada Hills North Hollywood Northridge Reseda Sun Valley
Hispanic 57.58% 16.62% 37.89% 44.61% 32.19% 52.70% 32.03% 51.67% 68.65%
White 28.73% 63.25% 39.67% 31.28% 44.03% 31.58% 40.69% 30.70% 18.61%
Asian 6.85% 4.83% 13.11% 14.77% 16.11% 7.67% 17.77% 12.16% 9.63%
African American 4.69% 12.23% 5.72% 6.56% 4.13% 5.59% 6.68% 2.82% 2.17%
Multiracial 1.49% 2.05% 2.64% 2.12% 3.02% 1.83% 2.46% 1.84% 0.65%
Other 0.49% 0.19% 0.22% 0.23% 0.22% 0.35% 0.23% 0.12% 0.13%
Native American 0.16% 0.66% 0.39% 0.18% 0.15% 0.12% 0.13% 0.05% 0.17%
Pacific Islander 0.02% 0.16% 0.36% 0.25% 0.14% 0.17% 0.02% 0.63% 0%

Age

Van Nuys United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Granada Hills North Hollywood Northridge Reseda Sun Valley
9 years and under 15% 13% 13% 13% 10% 12% 10% 13% 13%
10 to 17 years 11% 11% 11% 11% 12% 9% 10% 11% 11%
18 to 24 years 10% 10% 11% 11% 9% 12% 17% 11% 12%
25 to 34 years 18% 13% 14% 15% 11% 21% 13% 15% 15%
35 to 44 years 17% 13% 14% 14% 15% 16% 13% 14% 14%
45 to 54 years 13% 14% 14% 14% 15% 14% 13% 15% 14%
55 to 64 years 9% 12% 11% 11% 12% 9% 11% 10% 10%
65 and over 8% 13% 12% 11% 15% 7% 13% 11% 10%

Education Levels

Van Nuys United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Granada Hills North Hollywood Northridge Reseda Sun Valley
Less than a high school diploma 29% 14% 19% 22% 12% 24% 11% 25% 35%
High school diploma or equivalent 22% 28% 21% 20% 24% 20% 19% 25% 24%
Some college or associate degree 26% 29% 30% 27% 31% 26% 30% 27% 24%
Bachelor's degree 17% 18% 19% 20% 23% 22% 27% 17% 12%
Master's degree or higher 7% 11% 11% 11% 10% 7% 13% 6% 4%

Gender

Van Nuys United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Granada Hills North Hollywood Northridge Reseda Sun Valley
Male 50.3% 49.2% 49.7% 49.3% 49.0% 51.4% 49.4% 48.9% 48.9%
Female 49.7% 50.8% 50.3% 50.7% 51.0% 48.6% 50.6% 51.1% 51.1%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Van Nuys United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Granada Hills North Hollywood Northridge Reseda Sun Valley
Rent 72.3% 35.1% 44.7% 50.3% 29.9% 76.7% 47.0% 49.1% 48.3%
Own 27.7% 64.9% 55.3% 49.7% 70.1% 23.3% 53.0% 50.9% 51.7%