Agoura Hills, CA
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Agoura Hills profile

Living in Agoura Hills

Agoura Hills is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 19,825 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Agoura Hills is the 315th largest community in California.

Agoura Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Agoura Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Agoura Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Agoura Hills is also a city of artists. Agoura Hills has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Agoura Hills’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Agoura Hills telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 22.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Agoura Hills is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Agoura Hills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Agoura Hills perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Agoura Hills. 65.23% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Agoura Hills in 2018 was $70,983, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $283,932 for a family of four.

Agoura Hills is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Agoura Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Agoura Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Agoura Hills also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Agoura Hills include English, German, Russian, Irish, and Italian.

Agoura Hills also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.43%.

The most common language spoken in Agoura Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.