The Van Nuys Station is a short walk from the civic heart of the San Fernando Valley to the north, the Van Nuys Civic Center and City Hall, as well as Van Nuys Auto Row to the south. Located near the intersection of Van Nuys Boulevard and Oxnard Street, this station has the greatest population of the five Orange Line station study areas, with 37,248 individuals living within the station area.* The neighborhood north of the Orange Line is predominantly multiple-family residential with several one- and two-story restaurants and shops along Van Nuys Boulevard, while the area south of the Orange Line is predominantly single-family residential with auto-related businesses along Van Nuys Boulevard. There is also an industrial manufacturing belt along Oxnard and Bessemer Streets, with auto body shops, construction supply stores, and industrial spaces retrofitted to accommodate recording studios and creative office spaces. The area contains a total of 12,430 jobs, or approximately seven jobs per acre.**
The station is located in the Van Nuys-North Sherman Oaks Community Plan area, with portions of it additionally located in the Van Nuys Central Business District Community Design Overlay. Portions of the station area are also located in a State Enterprise Zone.
More detailed information about the station area can be found in the Existing Conditions Report. Click on the maps below to view high-quality PDF documents.
*2010 US Census data for all census tracts that are located partially or completely within a half-mile radius of the transit station. This data includes areas outside of the half-mile station area and does not reflect the exact boundaries of any future plans.
**US Census Bureau’s Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD)