Sherman Oaks is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley, it is surrounded by Studio City to the east, Van Nuys to the north, Encino to the west, and Beverley Hills to the south. The location of this city makes commuting accessible to Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley.
Sherman Oaks has a population of 52,677 people and 25,255 households. The neighborhood is consistent of 82% of white, 5% Asian American, 3% African American, and 10% were Hispanic or Latino of any race. the neighborhood is considered not ethnically diverse.
This area has public private schooling options. The public schools are: Kester Avenue Elementary, Bellingham Elementary, Erwin Elementary, Van Nuys Middle, and Ulysses S. Grant Senior High School. The three private school options are St. Francis De Sales, Woodcrest Preschool, and Notre Dame High School.
Ventura Blvd is where you can find a wide selection of tasty foods near you. The popular Crave Cafe is where you can find breakfast any time of day. Serving amazing strawberry banana nutella crêpes. Boneyard Bistro serves great pub and barbecue food. Locals enjoy the fried Mac and cheese , Kobe beef chili-filled donuts and sweet potato fries. the atmosphere is great for romantic dates. The Japanese BBQ restaurant Gyu-Kaku has a great happy hour and what’s also unique about this restaurant is you cook your own meat. Then, there is Fab’s Corner Cucina which serves family style Italian food. If it’s your first time there enjoy a free bruschetta.
Sherman Oaks has a lot to offer when it comes to housing. the average rent for a one bedroom apartment runs about $1,500. Although, gas is expensive with a 14 percent above the national average, the bus fair to downtown Los Angeles costs only $1.75.
There are many places to shop in Sherman Oaks from the malls to the markets. The West field Fashion Square has many favorite and trendy stores. Starting from Bloomingdales to Sephora and ending with Macy’s. For fresh produce you may visit Ralphs, Gelsons, Trader Joe’s, and Whole Foods Market.