Welcome to Thousand Oaks

A premiere community with beautiful homes and recreation spots
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Family-friendly, inviting, and full of local charm, Thousand Oaks is a true gem in the heart of California. With a wealth of natural beauty, 15,000 acres of wide open spaces, and 150 miles of hiking trails, Thousand Oaks has something for everyone to enjoy in the great outdoors. Its prestigious location and exciting amenities mean that real estate is highly sought-after, while tourists travel here to discover luxurious restaurants and boutique shopping opportunities. Aptly named, Thousand Oaks is a “Tree City, USA.” The community is proudly environmentally-friendly and has received acclaim as one of Ventura County's greenest cities.

What to Love

  • Friendly locals
  • Wide open spaces and trails
  • Beautiful architecture
  • Access to great shopping and dining

Local Lifestyle

Thousand Oaks is known across the state as one of the best places in California to live, work, and raise a family. The excellent schools and premiere residential amenities mean that many people move here with the intent of staying for years. The real estate scene is well-appointed, with a wide variety of spacious homes and apartments. The local lifestyle is inviting, with friendly locals always eager to answer questions about the local dining scene or point visitors toward a great attraction. Residents enjoy spending time outdoors, from exploring Wildwood Park to walking their dogs in the sunny weather. Thousand Oaks is not only a residential hub and outdoor adventure spot—it’s also a center of business and technology. The Amgen Corporate Headquarters is located in Thousand Oaks, a major pharmaceutical company that employs thousands.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

For a stunning steakhouse meal, head to Mastro's Steakhouse. This beautiful destination features modern decor, an inviting vibe, and menu staples like prime rib, filet mignon, loaded mashed potatoes, and crispy fried Brussels sprouts. No visit to Mastro's Steakhouse is complete without a slice of the house's special dessert–butter cake—which is a taste of everything decadent and delicious.
For a bit of retail therapy, head to The Oaks shopping mall. With a wide variety of retailers here, including clothing, cosmetics, and jewelry stores, there's a lot to see and explore if you’re seeking the latest trends. You'll also enjoy plenty of dining options and a movie theater if you want to stay and catch the latest big-screen adventure.

Things to Do

With more than 150 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, Thousand Oaks sees no shortage of outdoor adventure. In addition, over 34% of the city is designated as open space, a natural area of gorgeous foothills, woodland, and wildlife. Popular trails in the area include Paradise Falls, Wildwood Park Lizard Trail, the Los Padres Trail, and Vista Loop.
The Grant R. Brimhall Library is a go-to spot for a good book and fun festivities, from D.I.Y. snowglobe making to 3D printing classes, “crafternoons,” teen art shows, and much more. The stages at the Civic Arts Plaza are a hotspot for anyone who appreciates art and culture. Since 1994, this performing arts center has held an array of exciting concerts and live events for residents to enjoy, from Broadway musicals to symphonies.
The Amgen Tour of California is a highly-anticipated community event that is one of the most widely-recognized cycling excursions in California. Thousand Oaks is proud to be included in the final stages of this event, which is fitting considering the community's designation as one of the country's top 50 bike-friendly cities.


Thousand Oaks is served by the Conejo Valley Unified School District. The city is also home to California Lutheran University, a private university with a beautiful campus and diverse educational offerings.

Overview for Thousand Oaks, CA

135,999 people live in Thousand Oaks, where the median age is 46.3 and the average individual income is $54,983.34. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.



46.3 YEARS






Demographics and Employment Data for Thousand Oaks, CA

Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 135,999 people call Thousand Oaks home. The population density is 1,080.73 and the largest age group is between 25 and 64 years old. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.




This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.



48.86 / 51.14%



0-9: 10.65%

0-9 Years

10-17: 10.38%

10-17 Years

18-24: 8.27%

18-24 Years

25-64: 51.09%

25-64 Years

65-74: 10.88%

65-74 Years

75+: 8.73%

75+ Years


4%Less Than 9th Grade

27% Associate Degree

69% Bachelor Degree

Schools in Thousand Oaks, CA

All (41)
Primary Schools (17)
Middle Schools (4)
High Schools (5)
Mixed Schools (15)
The following schools are within or nearby Thousand Oaks. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Meadows Arts and Technology Elementary
K - 5th
9th - 12th
K - 8th
K - 5th
Env Academy of Research Technical and Earth Scis
K - 5th