Winnetka, Los Angeles, California

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The Winnetka district of Los Angeles, California is a suburb in the Western part of the San Fernando Valley, bordered by Canoga Park and Woodland Hills on the South, by Chatsworth to the North, and by Reseda to the East.

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History

Named by Charles Weeks for his local poultry business that he named after another that he owned in Winnetka, Illinois.

Before World War II, this area was rural, as was Chatsworth.

The district of Winnetka was originally part of Canoga Park, but later was separated into its own district of the City of Los Angeles.

Facts

Population in 2000: 43,774 (In 1990: 39,261)
Racial components: 39.1% Latino, 37.6% White, 16.2% Asian, 3.7% African American, 2.9% Multi-Racial, 0.3% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific Islander
Winnetka's ZIP postal code is 91306
USPS Residential Deliveries: 13,839
USPS Business Deliveries: 450
Median household income: $49,064
Dun & Bradstreet Businesses: 1,002
L.A. City Parks: 0
Location: 34.2092 N, 118.57492 W
Telephone Area Code: 818
California Congressional District: 27
Representative to the United States House of Representatives: Congressman Brad Sherman

Details

One peculiarity about this district is the grid of the Valley streets, which makes this district a completely anonymous rectangle, even though it is still a pleasant and safe place to live, with all the amenities of the City of Los Angeles.

References

United States Census Bureau, Census 2000

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