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Santa Clarita, CA

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Santa Clarita is located in Los Angeles County, and is actually the county’s third biggest city, along with being a top twenty largest city in the state of California. Interestingly enough, the city was only recently incorporated, and still doesn’t have its own fire fighters or police, instead relying on nearby cities and county officials instead. Santa Clarita had over 200,000 residents as of 2012, and the city’s population has grown almost 17 percent since the year 2000.

Apartments in Santa Clarita, CA


Canyon Terrace Apartments
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2


The Colony Townhomes
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 2.5


The Terrace
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Promenade at Town Center
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


The Oaks Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


IMT Valencia
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5

Key City Stats

The average age of Santa Clarita, CA is
45 to 49
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 5.96%
  • 6.54%
  • 7.04%
  • Female
  • 6.17%
  • 6.74%
  • 6.77%
is average rent in Santa Clarita, CA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 0.56%
  • 0.82%
  • 1.02%
of units are available for rent in Santa Clarita
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 824
  • 250
  • 513
Getting Around in Santa Clarita, CA

As one of California’s major cities, Santa Clarita has a plethora of options for transportation. These options include train, bus service, freeways, and the cities’ plentiful bike paths. Santa Clarita is serviced by the Interstate 5 and Route 126 freeways. The city provides public bus transportation that operates under the MV Transportation company, with Dial-A-Ride services being offered to seniors and disabled citizens at largely discounted rates. The primary train service for the city is Metrolink, which sends trains throughout Southern California.

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The average commuter time in Santa Clarita is:
45 to 59 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 3.74%
  • 11.47%
  • 3.59%

California Institute of the Arts

<p>The California Institute of the Arts, usually shortened to CalArts by the locals, is known as the Cal Tech of the Arts. The institution is renowned for its professors and the talent of its students. As of 2012, the school had about 1,500 students, each of which who study in some form of visual, performing, or literary arts. The school is unique in its learning environment it allows students to develop art in the school's studios that the students retain ownership and copy right license over, which makes studying at CalArts a very attractive proposition.</p>

Golden Oak Ranch

<p>The Golden Oak Ranch is a movie ranch that was bought by Walt Disney in the late 1950s for $300,000. Today, the ranch is over 890 acres, and is the location of shoots for various Disney films done by The Walt Disney Studios. Popular films and television shows such as Mad Men, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Mickey Mouse Club, Old Yeller, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Treasure of Matecumbe all had scenes filmed at the Golden Oak Ranch. The ranch is continually expanding and redeveloping, and earlier in 2013 the studio announced that they would be adding new sound stages and production offices to the property.</p>