Founded in 1912, Canoga Park CA is located in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles. The history of Canoga Park is one that was disrupted by the American victory in the Mexican War. Prior to war, the area was part of a rancho, and afterwards was converted into wheat farms. Today the residents are highly diverse in ethnicity and the area has been deemed an All-America city.
Those that live in Canoga Park can take advantage of the city’s geographic qualities. It is bordered by Woodland Hills on the south and Chatsworth on the north. Canoga Park offers a wide array of activities. One of the most beloved areas not too far away from Canoga Park includes the famous Santa Monica Pier. There you can find an array of entertainment, such as the amusement park, Heal the Bay Aquarium, specialty shops, and full-service restaurants. Another popular place to spend time is Warner Center Park. Free concerts in the park, also known as Concerts on the Green is a series that has drawn a great crowd since its beginnings in 1975. This event is put on with the help of the Valley Cultural Center and shows the city’s support of live arts and music. Families have been known to set out chairs and blankets and lounge in the shade while enjoying great entertainment. During these months of summer, residents enjoy a climate that is consistently warm and dry.
The demographic of the city is comprised of residents between the ages of 19-34 and is among the country’s highest for that particular age group. Although located just a short distance from all the excitement of Los Angeles, this city is also family friendly, with approximately 36% of the households containing married families with children. Canoga Park is a well-run city with a diverse background that adds to this city that is enlivened by its culture.