Sherman Oaks

Sherman Oaks is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California which is known for its great weather and central location within the greater Los Angeles area. It is close to several major freeways, making it easy to get around the city. There are excellent top-ranked public and private schools. This makes it a great place to raise a family. The neighborhood is home to many shops, restaurants, and businesses, as well as the Sherman Oaks Galleria, a large shopping mall. Sherman Oaks is also home to the notable "Sherman Oak's Five Points" intersection, where Ventura Blvd., Riverside Dr. and Sepulveda Blvd. all meet, which has been the site of several major movies’ scenes. The Sherman Oaks Galleria is a popular shopping destination in the area and was featured in the popular movie "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and the TV show "Valley Girl." Sherman Oaks is a great place to live for many reasons. Additionally, there are many things to do in Sherman Oaks, California. Some of the popular activities include:

  1. Visiting the Sherman Oaks Castle Park: The park features a castle-themed playground, miniature golf course, and arcade.
  2. Going to the Sherman Oaks Park: The park offers a variety of recreational activities, including basketball, tennis, and a playground for kids.
  3. Checking out the local museums: The nearby Museum of the San Fernando Valley and the Museum of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are popular choices.
  4. Visit the Sherman Oaks Farmers Market: The market is open on Sundays and features a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other food items.
  5. Getting a workout at the Sherman Oaks Recreation Center: The center offers a variety of fitness classes and recreational activities.
  6. Dining at one of the many restaurants: Sherman Oaks has a wide variety of restaurants, from casual eateries to fine dining establishments.
  7. Take a walk or bike ride on the scenic Los Angeles River bike path.
  8. Visit the Sherman Oaks Fashion Square for a shopping and dining experience.
  9. Go see a movie at the Pacific Theatres at The Grove.

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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.


Total Population

39.6 years

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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.


Total Population


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


Median Age

49.05 / 50.95%

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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.
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Merdinian Armenian Evangelical School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Francis De Sales School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ivy Bound Academy of Math Sci and Technical Charter Mid
5th - 8th
K - 5th
Sherman Oaks Elementary Charter
K - 5th
Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter
K - 8th
9th - 12th
No rating available
K - 12th
No rating available
Robert A. Millikan Affiliated Charter & Perf Arts Magnet Mid
6th - 8th
K - 5th
Dixie Canyon Community Charter
K - 5th

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.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including La Tea Da by Ruth, Christian Grundeman Golf, and Mindful Motion LA.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.89 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.03 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.18 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 4.89 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.19 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.5 miles 38 reviews 5/5 stars

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