Sherman Oaks

Sherman Oaks is much like its San Fernando Valley neighbor, Encino: a quiet LA suburb.

Overview for Sherman Oaks, CA

72,046 people live in Sherman Oaks, where the median age is 39.6 and the average individual income is $70,769.32. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

72,046

Total Population

39.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$70,769.32

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Sherman Oaks, CA

Sherman Oaks has 32,699 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sherman Oaks do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 72,046 people call Sherman Oaks home. The population density is 6,938.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

72,046

Total Population

High

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

39.6

Median Age

49.05 / 50.95%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
32,699

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$70,769.32

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Sherman Oaks, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Sherman 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Merdinian Armenian Evangelical School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Francis De Sales School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ivy Bound Academy of Math Sci and Technical Charter Mid
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Sherman Oaks Elementary Charter
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Robert A. Millikan Affiliated Charter & Perf Arts Magnet Mid
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Dixie Canyon Community Charter
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

Around Sherman Oaks, CA

There's plenty to do around Sherman Oaks, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

78
Very Walkable
Walking Score
50
Bikeable
Bike Score
54
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Zarios Fresh Stop, A.P.C., and Intensity Fit Club.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 23.41 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 6.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 13.09 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 15.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 16.98 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 16.73 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars

Welcome to Sherman Oaks

 
Sherman Oaks is much like its San Fernando Valley neighbor, Encino: a quiet LA suburb that allows for city convenience with small town peacefulness. High-end malls and a smattering of hip boutiques and restaurants are a draw for the families who call Sherman Oaks home, and the neighborhood has a reputation for being part of the affluent area of the Valley.
 

Around the Block

 
A quiet suburb that allows for city convenience while affording small-town peacefulness.
 
High-end retail and hip restaurants serve the professionals and families who call this San Fernando Valley community home.
 

The Neighbors

 
Suburban affluent families.
 
Contemporary single-family homes are the norm in this suburb.
 

What To Expect

 
Shopping, sunshine, and suburbia.
 
This Valley enclave is known for its retail scene, with three main malls to choose from including the open-air Galleria. Local dining institutions—like Robbie Mac’s Pizza and The Local Peasant—line Ventura Avenue, providing residents with just enough to keep them busy in this quiet town.
 

The Lifestyle

 
Manicured and amenity-rich.
 
Sherman Oaks has all the comfort and convenience of an affluent suburb—clean streets, upscale malls, and multiple parks make for easy living.
 

Unexpected Appeal

 
Access to familiar favorites.
 
Chain restaurants and big-brand stores are far more plentiful in Sherman Oaks than the quirky, independent boutiques and eateries you’ll find in other parts of LA.
 

The Market

 
Modern single-family homes reign in this well-regarded suburb.
 
Large, contemporary properties comprise the Sherman Oaks market, with freeway access and proximity to the Santa Monica Mountains adding to this residential area’s allure.
 

You’ll Fall in Love With

 
The convenience of this centrally-located hub
 
Nestled right at the convergence of the 101 and 405 freeways, Sherman Oaks’ location allows for easy jaunts to the west and east, or even further north to Ojai or Santa Barbara for a lovely weekend getaway.
 
 
 

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