Thousand Oaks is a city in southeastern Ventura County in California State of United States. The city was so named it has oak trees in abundance.
The city constitutes the most populated part of a regional area called the Conejo Valley, which includes Thousand Oaks proper, West lake Village, New bury Park, Agoura Hills, and Oak Park. The Los Angel’s County/Ventura County line crosses at the western city limits of West lake Village.
The city was recognized as one of the best places to live in 2006 by one of the money magazines.
- Early inhabitants of this city were the Chumash Native Americans who dwelled in the Conejo Valley.
- In 1800s, this area was granted to loyal soldiers by the Spanish governor of that time.
- Throughout the 19th Century, it was on the stagecoach route between Los Angel’s and Santa Barbara. The Stagecoach Inn was built in 1876, and is now a California Historical Landmark and a popular museum.
- It was incorporated as a City on October 7, 1964, Conejo Valley.
- Some of the most popular Neighborhoods of Thousand Oaks city are Brae-mar Garden Homes, Brae-mar North Ranch, Brock Collection, Camelot, Central Thousand Oaks, Chant-eclair, Club View, Conejo Oaks, Country Club Estates, Downtown Thousand Oaks, East Hill, Emerald Forest, Fair-green, Fairway Homes, Fairway Oaks, Fountain-wood, Hidden Canyon, High Country, Hill crest Terrace, Hill view, Island Forest, Lynn Ranch, Lynn Ranch North, Lynn Shadows, Maple-knoll, Monte Serene, North-oaks, North-wood, Oak-brook Town-homes, Oak-brook Village, Racquet Club Villas, Ranch View Estates, Ridge-crest, Signature Collection, Sunset Hills, Symphony of the Hill, The Groves, Town Oaks, Verdigris, West Hill, West-lake Ranch, West-lake Village, Wild-wood Park, Wood-ridge.
- According to the 2010 United States Census bureau, Thousand Oaks has a population of 126,683.
- About 80.3% of the population is Whites, 1.3% are African American, 0.4% are Native American, 8.7% are Asian, 0.1% are Pacific Islanders, 5.4% are from other races, and 3.8% are from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.8% of the population.
- The economic base of Thousand Oaks city comes from a small range of businesses, with biotechnology, electronics, automotive, aerospace, telecommunications, healthcare, and financing occupying most of Thousand Oaks’ employment sector. Am gen, Teledyne Technologies, SAGE Publications, and Sky works Solutions have corporate headquarters in the city, while Bank of America, Baxter International, General Dynamics Corporation, Volkswagen, Audi, General Motors, BMW, Silver Star Automotive Group, and Anthem Blue Cross manage regional offices.
Geography And Climate:
- According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 55.2 square miles.
- The City of Thousand Oaks lies within the Conejo Valley, a picturesque, mountain-rimmed plateau, 900 feet (300m) above the sea level at the Ventura/Los Angeles County Line. Thousand Oaks keeps on ranked as one of the safest cities for its size in the nation according to FBI.
- Thousand Oaks, CA climate Mediterranean mildly and is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70’s o F and cool during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 50’s o F.
- The warmest month of the year is August with an average maximum temperature of 96o F, while the coldest is December with an average minimum temperature of 38.30o F.
- Temperature varies slightly during day and night tends to be relatively widely during summer with a difference as great as 38o F, and moderate during winter with an average difference of 29o F.
- The annual average precipitation at Thousand Oaks is 21.05 Inches. Winter tends to be wetter than summer. The wettest month of the year is January with an average rainfall of 4.93 Inches.
Some most popular tourist attractions of Thousand Oaks city are Conejo Valley Botanical gardens, Stage Coach Inn Museum, Chumash Interpretive Center, Russell Park, Joel McCray Wildlife Preserve, Lake Eleanor Creek, Lake Sherwood, Sunset Plaza Shopping Center, Rockwell International Science Center Library, Thousand Oaks Community Center, Lake view Canyon Golf Course, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, The Gardens of the World, The Best Halloween Store Ever, Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Company. Thousand Oaks offers a variety of recreation, hiking, biking or leisurely walks, and retail/shopping options for the entire family. The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza features world-class entertainment, musicals, concerts, children shows, and ballets.