Located in the city of Los Angeles, the Van Nuys neighborhood sits in the San Fernando Valley and was previously home to many celebrities in their childhoods including actress Marilyn Monroe and Natalie Wood. The neighborhood remains historic but has undergone many renovations while housing in the area is in the ranks of other real estate in Los Angeles County.
Data shows the neighborhood is home to 103,770 of the city of Los Angeles' total population of 3,792,621, which increased 2.6 percent between 2000 and 2010. The 2010 U.S. Census shows the population of California increased during the same time reaching 27,253,956, up 10 percent from the 2010 Census.
The median household income of residents living in Los Angeles between 2006 and 2010 was $49,138, just under the state's median income of $60,883. Despite having a lower household income, the median value of owner-occupied housing units in the city of Los Angeles within the same time was $533,900, higher than the statewide average of $458,500.