Santa Clarita Valley : California

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What it's Like to Retire in Santa Clarita Valley

Santa Clarita Valley (not similar sounding Santa Clara) contains one of the larger cities in LA County, as well as many other developments. The valley was part of the Rancho San Francisco Mexican land grant. Some of the communities within it include the city of Santa Clarita, which is made up of Canyon Country, Newhall, Saugus, and Valencia. Adjacent unincorporated communities include Castaic, Stevenson Ranch, Sunset Pointe, Tesoro, Val Verde, Westridge and the new master planned community of Newhall Ranch.

Downstream of Santa Clarita, the valley is called Heritage Valley, consisting of Piru, Fillmore, and Santa Paula. The upstream portion is called Soledad Canyon which contains the communities of Vincent, Acton, Ravenna, and Agua Dulce. Photo of Canyon Country courtesy of Wikipedia and Jeffrey Beall.

 

Where to Retire in Santa Clarita Valley and Home Prices

The median home price according to City-Data.com was about $350,000 in early 2013. There are many developments to choose from in this growing community.

 

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The renowned California Institute of the Arts, commonly referred to as CalArts, is located in Santa Clarita Valley in Valencia.

 

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Facts about SANTA CLARITA VALLEY
  • State: CA
  • Environment: Small-mid Sized City,
  • City Population: 100,001+
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 61 +
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 80,000+
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $300,001-$500,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: NA
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: www.SCVSeniorHomes.com

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