The city of Agoura Hills is nestled between the Simi Hills and the Santa Monica Mountains and despite only stretching 7.79 square miles, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that as of 2010, 20,330 residents called the gateway to the Santa Monica Mountains home.
Surrounding neighborhoods of Calabasas, Malibu, Oak Park and Westlake Village all provide a good variety of real estate in Los Angeles County for homeowners who are looking to live just outside the city limits, being about 30 miles from Downtown Los Angeles and 10 miles west of Woodland Hills.
The 2010 U.S. Census of Population and Housing report noted the total number of housing units in the city to be 7,585 with a homeownership rate of 81.5 percent. The median price of homes in Agoura Hills according to the information was $756,400.
Agoura Hills also has a relatively young population. The median age of residents of Agoura Hills is 38.5 years old, while 24.1 percent of the population is under 18 years of age. Between 2000 and 2010 the population actually decreased by 1 percent while the overall population of California increased by 10 percent.