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In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward.


  • Profile: National-center complex
  • Time zone: Pacific Standard Time
  • Elevation: 104
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Sylmar
  • Zip Codes: Sylmar (zip 91342)

Quick Facts About Sylmar

    The unemployment rate in Sylmar (zip 91342) is 8.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sylmar (zip 91342) jobs have Increased by 2.50 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Sylmar (zip 91342)'s cost of living is 37.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Sylmar (zip 91342)'s population is 89,001 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.25 percent.
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Sylmar (zip 91342) is $335,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 18.40 percent.
    Sylmar (zip 91342) public schools spend $12,346 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.4 students per teacher in Sylmar (zip 91342).

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Great area to live and work. Close to freeway access, groceries, restaurants, home improvement, car repair, banking, horse trails, hiking trails, view of the valley,... (read more)
Ive lived in the foothills of Sylmar since 1989 and I love it. In my area there has never been any crime. I am quite surprised when people mention that there is crime... (read more)
re: Sylmar - 10/14/2009
Wow, I am single, thinking of buying a home there near the hills..Would love to hear... (read more)
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