Simi Valley’s 126,322 residents enjoy the benefits of living in a city that combines technology and advancements with an overwhelming community spirit and friendliness. The residents of Simi Valley take great pride in their city and enjoy the advantages of being able to work and live in a family-oriented community abounding with business opportunities.
Incorporated in 1969, Simi Valley offers its residents the desirable amenities of a big city with the peace, security and quality of country living. Good schools, low crime rates, high incomes and clean air make Simi Valley a great place to raise a family. Simi Valley is consistently rated as one of the safest cities in the United States.
The Simi Valley Unified School District provides quality education to over 23,000 students in grades K-12. An additional 9,000 students are enrolled in Adult Education classes. Simi Valley students consistently score above state and national averages on achievement tests. The district provides a wide array of educational programs that focus on college preparation, since approximately 80% of our high school students attend college after graduation. A wide variety of programs are also available for students with special needs.
The city of Simi Valley has successfully blended the dynamics of a corporate business center with the warmth and comfort of a residential community. Home to a number of major manufacturers that provide quality employment opportunities, many are major contributors to local schools, churches and organizations and take pride in giving back to the community of which they are such an integral part.
High quality housing is readily available in Simi Valley, ranging from affordable to affluent. With a median priced home around $450,000, families enjoy a comfortable lifestyle in a clean, safe environment. Rentals are available for one, two and three bedroom apartments as well as duplexes. Rental housing is available, along with seven mobile home parks in the community area.
Simi Valley residents enjoy a comfortable climate year round, clean air, and an abundance of recreational facilities which makes it easy to live healthy lifestyle. The city is home to Simi Valley Hospital, a full-service hospital that serves the health care needs of the community and the acclaimed Nancy Reagan Breast Center.
PARKS AND RECREATION
Residents of Simi Valley enjoy a wide range of recreational facilities including miles of bike trails, pools, tennis courts, a local ice skating rink, three golf courses, movie theaters, two bowling alleys and one of the largest equestrian trail system in the United States.
The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District boasts 35 well-kept parks that provide picnic facilities, children’s playgrounds and even a duck pond and dog park. The District also provides hundreds of different recreation programs, activities, and special events that are designed to please all age groups.
ENTERTAINMENT & ATTRACTIONS
Simi Valley is home to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum and Air Force One Pavilion which presents history in a modern, fun and interesting environment. The Library hosts special events and celebrations throughout the year for visitors of all ages.
Metrolink and Amtrak stations connect Ventura County with downtown Los Angeles area and the San Fernando Valley. Conveniently located between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, Simi Valley is truly a perfect destination for businesses to prosper and for families to play.