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Thousand Oaks is a city in Ventura County, in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks metro area.

The community was named for its large oak groves.

The latitude of Thousand Oaks is 34.170N. The longitude is -118.836W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 886 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 124,192.


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Median household income
Local
$76,815
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Thousand Oaks demographic reports
Thousand Oaks is in the Conejo Valley, near the Santa Monica Mountains.
Public transportation: Thousand Oaks Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 201. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.6 per 1,000 people.
No. 10 on the "Best Cities for Women" list (small cities), Ladies' Home Journal, 2002
Filming location for:
· 2006 movie, "Click"
Census 2000 highlights: Among U.S. communities of at least 100,000 people, ranked No. 6 in monthly mortgage costs. The median here was $1,916
Well-known residents have included:
· Scott J. "Doc" Horowitz, astronaut
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Conejo Valley Days - May 2-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Thousand Oaks web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: New West Symphony
Nearby parks & recreation: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Chumash Interpretive Center, Stagecoach Inn Museum
Colleges and universities: California Lutheran University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 68

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Thousand Oaks demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ventura County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Ventura area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 91360 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Thousand Oaks residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thousand Oaks ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thousand Oaks was $34,314, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

42% of Thousand Oaks residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Thousand Oaks, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,030.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,916.


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Libraries in Thousand Oaks include Thousand Oaks Library ... View libraries

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KCLU., KDSC.

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Ventura County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thousand Oaks political report.

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Thousand Oaks restaurants taking online reservations include Melting Pot - Thousand Oaks, Piatti - Thousand Oaks ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Thousand Oaks workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 23 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Thousand Oaks between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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