Homes for sale in Simi Valley, California
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About Simi Valley, California
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Simi Valley is a large city in the valley that bears the same name, located in the southeast corner of Ventura County, California. The city is surrounded by the Santa Susana Mountain Range and it is sometimes considered a bedroom community to Los Angeles and San Fernando. It has approximately twenty-six neighborhoods and is the 45 largest community in the state. It has a gorgeous Mediterranean climate but also a high risk of wildfires. The city has a council/manager form of city government. It is an extremely diverse community in terms of both race and ethnicity. The three largest racial or ethnic groups are Caucasian, Asian and Hispanic/Latino. English is the community’s primary language followed by Spanish and a variety of languages from India. It is also a well-educated community where over 32.5 % of adults have four-year degrees or more, well above the national education average for U.S. communities.
The city spans 42.24 square miles, 41.48 square miles of land area and .77 square miles of water. The estimated population of the city in 2018 was 125,851 and the estimated population density was 3,050 people per square mile. The city has a mixed workforce of primarily white- and blue-collar workers. It is an upper-middle income community compared to state economic standards and a wealthy community compared to national standards. In 2016, the estimated median household income in Simi Valley was $94,363 and the per capita income was $40,034. In the same year, the median house or condo value was $546,800, the mean price on all housing units was $540,902 and the median gross rent was $1,878. Among the top employers in the city, are the Simi Unified School District, Simi Valley Hospital & Health Care, the City of Simi Valley, AeroVironment, and the Rancho Simi Parks & Recreation District.
Prior to the European influence, the area was inhabited by the native Chumash people. Three Chumash settlements were located within Simi Valley. There are a few caves in the area that have ancient Chumash pictographs. The first Europeans in the area were members of the Portola expedition in about 1770. It is believed that the city’s name is derived from the name of a local Chumash village, Shimiji. In 1948, the Santa Susana Field Laboratory was established for the development of nuclear reactors and rocket fuel. The city was finally incorporated in the fall of 1969.
Public education in the city is primarily provided by the schools of the Simi Valley Unified School District. The city has both rail and bus service s that are quite popular with daily commuters. Major roads in the community include Highway 118, 23 and 101, as well as interstate 5, 405 and 210. Today the Santa Susana Field Laboratory grounds and buildings include historic sites identified by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Simi Valley is also home to 50 parks ranging from urban parks to multi-purpose trail systems and more. Homes for sale in Simi Valley are predominantly luxurious homes with plenty of room for growing families. Other real estate options include apartments, condos and more for rent or lease. To begin your home search in Simi Valley call local real estate agent and expert Dennis Amick today at 805.590.2322.