In the heart of the San Fernando Valley, the Sherman Oaks district of Los Angeles has become both a desirable place to live and work with residential areas and close proximity to regional transportation. The neighborhood has become a popular place for high-end shopping and dining and is home to the Sherman Oaks Galleria.
The rather exclusive area of Los Angeles has been home to many celebrities including Jennifer Aniston, Shaquille O'Neal and Neil Patrick Harris and data from the 2000 San Fernando Valley Almanac shows it had a population of 52,677 residents.
Nestled in the Santa Monica mountains, Sherman Oaks' land area is made up of 8.1 miles with a total of 25,255 households, it remains a popular place for families. The median housing value was $458,000, keeping with the average of other homes for sale in Los Angeles County and comparable to California's median housing value between 2006 and 2010.