Crescenta Highlands is a neighborhood in Glendale, California with a population of 12,203. Crescenta Highlands is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California, making it a popular destination for well-to-do families seeking country living clos to L.A.’s urban amenities. Living in Crescenta Highlands offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes.

Located adjacent to the Angeles National Forest, La Cresenta-Montrose offers access to plenty to scenic hiking and mountain biking trails.

In Crescenta Highlands there are a lot of parks. Montrose Shopping Park is a walkable concentration of stores and restaurants, the type emulated by modern open-air shopping malls such as the Grove. From La Crescenta-Montrose you can dive anywhere from Pasadena to downtown Los Angeles in 30 minutes, but the area retains its distinct suburban vibe.

Residents of Crescenta Highlands tend to have moderate political views, and the population skews a little older, which may give pause to younger home buyers looking for a more exciting lifestyle. The public schools in Crescenta Highlands are highly rated with all five public schools performing well on the 2013 Academia Performance Index.