Porter Ranch is a small, affluent neighborhood located in the northwest region of the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, California, bounded by Chatsworth on the south and west, Northridge on the South and Granada Hills on the northeast and east. Located in the hilly northwestern tip of the San Fernando Valley, Porter Ranch is a quiet and once popular outpost of Los Angeleans seeking refuge from the urban hubbub. At about five and a half square miles, Porter Ranch has a population of a little more than 22,000 making it a very quiet and safe neighborhood of Los Angeles to live in; in fact, Porter Ranch has 60% fewer total crimes than the average for Los Angeles. In addition to the low crime rates, Porter Ranch boasts a graduation rate 28% higher than the rest of Los Angeles.


Northridge is an ever-growing neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, with more than 100,000 residents, located in the San Fernando Valley. Northridge is centered between the 101 and 118 freeways. Located just 30 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, and less than an hour from the beautiful beaches of Malibu, Northridge has a stable and warm climate averaging 74°F. At under 9.5 square miles, Northridge boasts 11 public and 8 private schools and its own California State University, which offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a number of fields and its current enrollment surpasses 35,000 students and employs more than 6,000 people directly and another 6,000 in the local economy.


The City of San Fernando is a tiny enclave of Los Angeles, less than two and a half square miles, located in the San Fernando Valley. Only nine miles south of Santa Clarita and 19 miles north of Los Angeles, the city of San Fernando is in an ideal location to access many areas in Los Angeles County with four major freeways boxing the city in. San Fernando has almost 25,000 residents with a median household income of $55,000 and an estimated median house value of $290,000 both of which are average for the City of Los Angeles.