Thousand Oaks, California

Thousand Oaks: The fifth most populous city in Ventura County, California. It is located in the Conejo Valley region of California. Thousand Oaks is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and the Thousand Oaks Public Library.

About

Thousand Oaks is a city located in the county of Ventura in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 126,683. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 126,310 inhabitants.

The city was created 60 years ago in 1963.

Thousand Oaks is a city situated in southeastern Ventura County, California, halfway between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. With over 127,000 residents, it is the second-largest city in Ventura County.

History

The area was originally inhabited by the Chumash people. In the 1800s, Spanish settlers established ranchos like the Rancho El Conejo land grant. The name “Thousand Oaks” comes from the many oak trees native to the region.

Thousand Oaks officially incorporated in 1964, one of the first master-planned communities in the US. Much of its growth coincided with the expansion of Los Angeles and rise of suburban living.

Today it has established itself as an affluent community with excellent schools, services, and shopping.

Economy

The city has a strong high-tech and biotech presence, with companies like Amgen, Teledyne Technologies, and SAGE Publications headquartered here. It also has a regional healthcare hub centered around Los Robles Hospital.

Other major employers are the Conejo Valley Unified School District, Bank of America, Verizon Wireless, and Baxter International. The city has significantly higher household incomes than much of California.

Things to Do

Outdoor activities abound, with hiking at Wildwood Regional Park or biking along the Conejo Valley Bike Trail. Golfers enjoy North Ranch Country Club and other local courses.

The 1,800-seat Civic Arts Plaza is a thriving performing arts center. Families enjoy attractions like the Stagecoach Inn Museum and the Gardens of the World botanic garden.

Notable events include the Conejo Valley Days festival and the Westlake Village Art Affaire gallery tour. Excellent dining and upscale malls lend to the area’s appeal.

With its unrivaled location, family-friendly lifestyle, prosperity, and natural beauty – Thousand Oaks has cemented itself as one of the most desirable communities in California.

Thousand Oaks locator map
Location of Thousand Oaks on California map.

Quick Facts about Thousand Oaks

Population : 126,310 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Ventura County
Postal code : 91359, 91320, 91360, 91361, 91362
Phone Area Codes : 805
Water as percent of area : 0.27%
Land as percent of area : 99.73%
Altitude : 2,907 feet / 886 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1964 (60 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 16:33:37 (17th May 2024)
Population growth : -0.3% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Thousand Oaks is located at 34°10'14"N 118°50'15"W (34.1705600, -118.8375900). It has 3 neighbors: Camarillo, Simi Valley and Westlake Village.

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Thousand Oaks has 3 neighbours.

  • Camarillo The most populous city in Ventura County, California. It is located in the Oxnard Plain in southern California. Camarillo is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Camarillo Museum of Natural History and the Camarillo Civic Center.
  • Simi Valley The third most populous city in Ventura County, California. It is located in the Simi Valley region of California. Simi Valley is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Simi Valley Civic Center and the Simi Valley Historical Society.
  • Westlake Village community in California, USA

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Thousand Oaks decreased by 0.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 126,683 - census
2011 127,325 0.5% estimation process
2012 127,657 0.26% estimation process
2013 128,224 0.44% estimation process
2014 128,636 0.32% estimation process
2015 128,632 -0% estimation process
2016 128,480 -0.12% estimation process
2017 128,229 -0.2% estimation process
2018 127,279 -0.75% estimation process
2019 126,813 -0.37% estimation process
2020 126,310 -0.4% estimation process

Thousand Oaks zip code is 91360. County name: Ventura, County fips: 06111

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Where to Stay in Thousand Oaks

1 Palm Garden Hotel

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3 La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Thousand Oaks-Newbury Park

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1 City of Thousand Oaks

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People born in Thousand Oaks (64)

People born in Thousand Oaks, including actress Amanda Bynes, actress, dancer, singer Heather Morris, baseball player from the United States Bryan Anderson, .

List

  • Chloe (American movie actress and director) she was born in 14/11/1971
  • Bryan Corey (American baseball player) he was born in 21/10/1973
  • Taylor Knox (American surfer) he was born in 15/05/1971
  • Lisa Wilcox (equestrian) she was born in 08/09/1966
  • Berry Henson (professional golfer) he was born in 04/07/1979
  • Haylie Johnson (film director) she was born in 29/01/1980
  • Chuckie Fick (American baseball player) he was born in 20/11/1985
  • Jimmy Clausen (American football quarterback) he was born in 21/09/1987
  • Patrick Long (American racing driver) he was born in 28/07/1981
  • Tyler Rebbe (American musician)
  • Chloe Hunter (American actress) she was born in 26/08/1976
  • Cary Judd (American singer-songwriter and composer) he was born in 04/03/1985
  • Casey Clausen (American football player and coach) he was born in 09/01/1981
  • Chance Myers (American soccer player) he was born in 07/12/1987
  • Chris Margott (American ice hockey player) he was born in 11/05/1984
  • Dave Salzwedel (American soccer player-coach) he was born in 15/06/1968
  • David Collins (American rower) he was born in 12/10/1969
  • Dylan Riley (American soccer player) he was born in 17/11/1986

Schools in Thousand Oaks

College & universities near Thousand Oaks, CA

Code Name City ZIP
110413 California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks (CA) 91360-2787
119137 Moorpark College Moorpark (CA) 93021-1695
123855 St John's Seminary Camarillo (CA) 93012-2500
121150 Pepperdine University Malibu (CA) 90263
441937 California State University-Channel Islands Camarillo (CA) 93012

Stations (37)

Amtrak & bus stations near Thousand Oaks, CA

Code Name Address Type
MPK Moorpark 300 High Street RAIL
SIM Simi Valley 5050 Los Angeles Avenue RAIL
CML Camarillo station 30 Lewis Road RAIL
CWT Chatsworth station 10040 Old Depot Plaza Road RAIL
FIL Fillmore, California 718 West Ventura St. BUS

Post offices near Thousand Oaks

Post Office Name City ZIP
Thousand Oak Post Office Thousand Oaks (CA) 91362
Conejo Valley Post Office Thousand Oaks (CA) 91360
Agoura Hill Post Office Agoura Hills (CA) 91301
Newbury Park Post Office Newbury Park (CA) 91320
Mount Mccoy Post Office Simi Valley (CA) 93065

Other cities in Ventura County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Ventura County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Oxnard 207,945 The second most populous city in Ventura County, California.
Simi Valley 125,168 The third most populous city in Ventura County, California.
Ventura 96,769 The most populous city in Ventura County, California.
Camarillo 69,521 The most populous city in Ventura County, California.
Moorpark 36,202 City in California in the United States
Santa Paula 30,242 City in California
Port Hueneme 21,745 City in Ventura County, California, United States
Fillmore 15,604 City in and county seat of Millard County, Utah, United States
Ojai 7,587 City in California, United States
El Rio 7,198 Census-designated place in Ventura County, California
Mira Monte 6,854 Census-designated place in Ventura County, California
Oak View 4,066 Census-designated place in Ventura County, California
Meiners Oaks 3,571 Census-designated place in Ventura County, California
Casa Conejo 3,249 Census-designated place in Ventura County, California
Channel Islands Beach 3,103 Census designated place
Piru 2,063 Census-designated place in Ventura County, California

Distance to Other Cities

Thousand Oaks distances to largest California cities