Ventura County, California (CA)

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County population in 2012: 835,981 (97% urban, 3% rural); it was 753,197 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 139,752
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 34,416
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 164,373
Renter-occupied apartments: 92,752 (it was 78,861 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

44%

Land area: 1845 sq. mi.

Water area: 362.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 451 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ventura County: 126.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Ventura County races chart

Races in Ventura County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (48.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (40.3%)
  • Asian alone (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.6%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 408,969  (45.7%)
Females: 414,349  (54.3%)

Ventura County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Ventura County:

3.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $77,363 ($59,666 in 1999)

This county:

$77363
California:

$60190

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,432 (lower quartile is $1,049, upper quartile is $1,865)
This county:

$1432
State:

$1120


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $443,700 (it was $238,800 in 2000)
Ventura:

$443,700
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $314,200 - $644,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $562,915
Here:

$562,915
State:

$516,149

Townhouses or other attached units: $349,069
Here:

$349,069
State:

$433,209

In 2-unit structures: $288,779
Here:

$288,779
State:

$591,113

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $269,679
Here:

$269,679
State:

$414,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $308,429
Here:

$308,429
State:

$419,085

Mobile homes: $84,481
Here:

$84,481
State:

$79,966

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $79,652
Here:

$79,652
State:

$74,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,314
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $538

Institutionalized population: 3,855

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2984 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2001: 3168 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2002: 2249 buildings, average cost: $276,900
  • 2003: 2278 buildings, average cost: $273,000
  • 2004: 1719 buildings, average cost: $329,900
  • 2007: 862 buildings, average cost: $273,300
  • 2008: 374 buildings, average cost: $308,600
  • 2009: 204 buildings, average cost: $364,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,780 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,345 (0.6%)

Ventura County household income distribution in 2009 Ventura County home values distribution Ventura County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.9%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.3% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 3.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.6% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.9%
Ventura County:

11.9%
California:

16.8%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 3.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.6% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 42 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Area name: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ventura County is $1084 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1976 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oxnard, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Ventura, San Buenaventura (Ventura), Camarillo, Moorpark, Santa Paula, Port Hueneme, Fillmore.

Ventura County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
91319Newbury Park10
91320Newbury Park21611
91358Thousand Oaks20
91359Thousand Oaks150
91360Thousand Oaks23118
91361Westlake Village29223
91362Thousand Oaks56377
91377Oak Park12015
93001Ventura678
93002Ventura40
93003Ventura1396
93004Ventura590
93005Ventura20
93006Ventura20
93010Camarillo12711
93011Camarillo80
93012Camarillo1122
93015Fillmore235
93016Fillmore40
93020Moorpark20
93021Moorpark25211
93022Oak View1143
93023Ojai2518
93024Ojai20
93030Oxnard381
93031Oxnard40
93032Oxnard10
93033Oxnard120
93035Oxnard220
93036Oxnard100
93041Port Hueneme230
93060Santa Paula612
93061Santa Paula31
93062Simi Valley300
93063Simi Valley1447
93065Simi Valley25911
93066Somis175

2005 air pollution in Ventura County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.015 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.112 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.090 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 25 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 49 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 26 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 48,445
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 155,913 (39% naturalized citizens)

Ventura County:

20.7%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 27,007
  • 1990 to 1994: 25,455
  • 1985 to 1989: 26,729
  • 1980 to 1984: 19,049
  • 1975 to 1979: 17,342
  • 1970 to 1974: 13,246
  • 1970 to 1974: 8,812
  • 1965 to 1969: 18,273

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.2%

Ventura County marital status for males Ventura County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Ventura County with a mortgage: 118,565 (18,716 second mortgage, 12,209 home equity loan, 482 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 23,978

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ventura County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic232,57120
Evangelical Protestant73,341268
Other37,398118
Mainline Protestant22,00665
Black Protestant1,9864
Orthodox1,6807
None454,336-
Ventura County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 156
Ventura County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
Ventura County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 577
This county:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ventura County:

7.4%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Ventura County:

23.1%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.0%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Ventura County:

Average size of farms: 143 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $439,544
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $9735.81
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.46%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.33%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $348,740
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.07%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 96.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,436
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 74.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.19%
Vegetables: 32,795 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 64,168 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ventura County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 704% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 50.1 miles away from Ventura County center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 143.9 miles away from the county center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 121.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 149.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from Ventura County center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 339.2 miles away from the county center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Ventura County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Fires: 14, Storms: 10, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (61%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • India (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Germany (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ventura County (%):

  • German (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Ventura County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 262,238 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 52,219 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,592 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 19 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 57 (0%)
  • Railroad: 848 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 31 (0%)
  • Taxi: 199 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 734 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2,470 (1%)
  • Walked: 7,169 (2%)
  • Other means: 2,550 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 14,532 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Ventura County, California in 2000:

  • 2,700 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,985 people in nursing homes
  • 1,595 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,436 people in other group homes
  • 1,423 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,266 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 730 people in state prisons
  • 543 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 470 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 220 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 191 people in religious group quarters
  • 117 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 112 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 99 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 55 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 53 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 49 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 46 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 40 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 28 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 23 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 21 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in crews of maritime vessels

People in group quarters in Ventura County, California in 2010:

  • 2,316 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,760 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,433 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,349 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 837 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 768 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 567 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 463 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 440 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 364 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 105 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 94 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 75 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in maritime/merchant vessels
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,526.

4.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
California average:

5.03%


0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($645 average AGI)
Ventura County:

0.09%
California average:

0.07%

2.96% relocated from other counties in California ($37,008 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($17,563 average AGI)
Ventura County:

1.42%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.54% ($63,628 average AGI)
from Santa Barbara County, CA  0.27% ($47,465)
from San Diego County, CA  0.19% ($47,903)
from Orange County, CA  0.14% ($65,240)
from Kern County, CA  0.12% ($46,168)
from Riverside County, CA  0.10% ($43,058)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.08% ($52,697)


4.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
California average:

5.12%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,059 average AGI)
Ventura County:

0.10%
California average:

0.10%

2.88% relocated to other counties in California ($31,442 average AGI)
1.75% relocated to other states ($21,107 average AGI)
Ventura County:

1.75%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.34% ($55,089 average AGI)
to Santa Barbara County, CA  0.24% ($45,100)
to San Diego County, CA  0.24% ($45,784)
to Orange County, CA  0.14% ($60,338)
to Kern County, CA  0.12% ($39,766)
to Riverside County, CA  0.11% ($59,641)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.09% ($37,890)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Ventura County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Ventura County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ventura County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 91,182 (80,262 aged, 10,920 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 40.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 28.5
  • Cut/Pierce - 5.7
  • Other - 6.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 43.6
  • Suffocation - 21.1
  • Poisoning - 21.0
  • Other - 9.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 812,718

Size of family households: 65,660 2-persons, 42,618 3-persons, 42,578 4-persons, 22,559 5-persons, 10,791 6-persons, 12,972 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 53,037 1-person, 12,601 2-persons, 2,369 3-persons, 953 4-persons, 368 5-persons, 191 6-persons, 223 7-or-more-persons.

151,560 married couples with children.
36,351 single-parent households (10,187 men, 26,164 women).

67.0% of residents of Ventura County speak English at home.
26.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,146,728,000 ($5198 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,199,464,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,477,256,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $739,176,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,855,000
Federal grants: $607,416,000
Federal procurement contracts: $570,670,000 ($483,268,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $744,355,000 ($599,547,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,475,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $123,986,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,165,397,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 61,156
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 25,193
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +22,310
Here:

+28 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -14,251
Here -18 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ventura County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 157.32 millions of gallons per day (21% from ground, 79% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,194
  • 2000 to 2004: 31,802
  • 1990 to 1999: 31,611
  • 1980 to 1989: 45,669
  • 1970 to 1979: 68,545
  • 1960 to 1969: 56,699
  • 1950 to 1959: 28,326
  • 1940 to 1949: 7,497
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,476
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ventura County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 450
  • 2 rooms: 3,646
  • 3 rooms: 10,180
  • 4 rooms: 12,809
  • 5 rooms: 29,709
  • 6 rooms: 37,354
  • 7 rooms: 32,056
  • 8 rooms: 22,079
  • 9+ rooms: 16,090
  • 1 room: 5,075
  • 2 rooms: 12,120
  • 3 rooms: 15,399
  • 4 rooms: 18,031
  • 5 rooms: 13,198
  • 6 rooms: 8,670
  • 7 rooms: 3,965
  • 8 rooms: 1,636
  • 9+ rooms: 767
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ventura County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2,126
  • 1 bedroom: 7,303
  • 2 bedrooms: 30,434
  • 3 bedrooms: 61,967
  • 4 bedrooms: 50,629
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11,914
  • no bedroom: 7,039
  • 1 bedroom: 22,250
  • 2 bedrooms: 27,644
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,751
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,534
  • 5+ bedrooms: 643
Cars and other vehicles available in Ventura County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 4,353
  • 1 vehicle: 35,938
  • 2 vehicles: 77,007
  • 3 vehicles: 32,279
  • 4 vehicles: 10,731
  • 5+ vehicles: 4,065
  • no vehicle: 7,862
  • 1 vehicle: 32,238
  • 2 vehicles: 28,205
  • 3 vehicles: 7,609
  • 4 vehicles: 1,988
  • 5+ vehicles: 959

53% of Ventura County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in California.

Ventura County:

53.4%
State average:

52.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $285,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ventura County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (89.1%)
  • Electricity (8.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (72.8%)
  • Electricity (22.2%)
  • No fuel used (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10,575
Here:

10.5%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,285
Here:

6.7%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6,034
Here:

14.7%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Ventura County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $60,399,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $360,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $14,468,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,312,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,306,000
    General - Other: $7,124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,055,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,406,000
    Water Utilities: $2,341,000
    Housing and Community Development: $307,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $175,242,000
    Health - Other: $147,690,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $120,057,000
    Police Protection: $116,122,000
    Correctional Institutions: $114,204,000
    Local Fire Protection: $101,012,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $90,973,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,792,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $57,028,000
    General - Other: $29,255,000
    Financial Administration: $26,700,000
    Regular Highways: $25,856,000
    Central Staff Services: $24,438,000
    Water Utilities: $18,756,000
    Sewerage: $18,071,000
    Corrections - Other: $14,922,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $10,625,000
    Libraries: $9,110,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,046,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,842,000
    Air Transportation: $4,660,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,021,000
    Transit Utilities: $327,000
    Housing and Community Development: $164,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $432,341,000
    Corporate Stocks: $430,383,000
    Other Investments - Other: $185,088,000
    Benefit Payments: $121,227,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $69,861,000
    Withdrawals: $4,229,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,912,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $89,825,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $2,000,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $10,872,000
    General - Other: $6,487,000
    Air Transportation: $4,153,000
    General Public Building: $2,133,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,245,000
    Health - Other: $1,046,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $902,000
    Police Protection: $837,000
    Central Staff Services: $682,000
    Solid Waste Management: $551,000
    Corrections - Other: $372,000
    Correctional Institutions: $360,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $173,000
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $604,266,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $220,000

Ventura County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $159,610,000
    Hospital Public: $137,439,000
    Sewerage: $21,358,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $11,030,000
    Air Transportation: $5,437,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,017,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,262,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $58,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $248,432,000
    From Parent Local Government: $81,684,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $33,335,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,374,000
    Natural Resources: $15,705,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,467,000
    Air Transportation: $3,125,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,703,000
    General Local Government Support: $819,000
    Water Utilities: $298,000
    Education: $182,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $14,552,000
    All Other: $12,971,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,460,000
    Transit Utilities: $286,000
    Health and Hospitals: $278,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $17,341,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,577,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,479,000
    Sale of Property: $2,471,000
    Special Assessments: $1,299,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $924,000
    Rents: $103,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,614,000
    Transit Utilities: $41,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $284,084,000
    All Other: $133,359,000
    Education: $119,185,000
    Health and Hospitals: $71,460,000
    General Local Government Support: $22,998,000
    Highways: $12,561,000
    Water Utilities: $81,000
  • Tax - Property: $275,972,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,759,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,696,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $6,889,000
    Other License: $4,534,000
    NEC: $3,852,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,411,000
    Other Selective Sales: $235,000

Ventura County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,512,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $151,650,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,057,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,195,000

Ventura County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,814,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,458,962,000
    Total Federal Securities: $108,907,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $780,622,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,544,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Ventura County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Ventura County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 154 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,875$328,4494,373$346,35418,829$311,883708$242,65816$3,233,2501,731$277,601130$115,408
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED276$315,457568$351,7711,950$339,11986$145,6400$0212$307,69852$117,788
APPLICATIONS DENIED630$312,8811,012$327,7145,478$370,963254$156,5673$1,540,000685$300,277167$123,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN436$326,319776$347,5883,589$354,755167$221,8082$1,118,000349$285,63924$126,167
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS114$295,518144$345,340946$361,48845$183,5780$089$289,88813$90,077
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 139 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED496$317,764118$378,0007$277,8570$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED181$322,64179$405,0894$282,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED87$349,90858$459,1216$391,3331$241,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN40$335,37526$361,0000$01$241,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS35$345,6576$373,8330$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Ventura County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,47574.5 years
Mary2,16179.5 years
William2,02775.1 years
Robert1,99272.0 years
James1,64772.6 years
Charles1,23175.6 years
George1,18776.3 years
Helen1,13681.0 years
Dorothy1,05079.4 years
Margaret1,02780.0 years
Most common last names in Ventura County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith84376.0 years
Johnson61275.8 years
Brown49275.9 years
Miller48177.7 years
Williams40175.6 years
Jones36776.7 years
Garcia35573.3 years
Anderson34576.6 years
Davis33675.7 years
Wilson33077.0 years
Businesses in Ventura County, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness5Johnny Rockets2
7-Eleven23Jones New York32
99 Cents Only Stores8Journeys3
ALDO3Just Tires3
AT&T13Justice3
Abercrombie & Fitch1KFC8
Abercrombie Kids1Kincaid1
Ace Hardware3Kmart2
Aeropostale4Kohl's5
Aerosoles1Kroger13
Albertsons10LA Fitness2
American Eagle Outfitters3La Quinta2
Ann Taylor4La-Z-Boy1
Apple Store2Lane Bryant2
Applebee's1Lane Furniture7
Arby's2LensCrafters3
Audi2Levi Strauss & Co.2
AutoZone9Little Caesars Pizza8
Avenue1Lowe's2
BMW2Macy's3
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill11Marriott9
Bakers1Marshalls2
Bally Total Fitness1MasterBrand Cabinets61
Banana Republic2Mazda2
Barnes & Noble2McDonald's28
Baskin-Robbins13Men's Wearhouse3
Bath & Body Works3Motel 65
Bed Bath & Beyond4Motherhood Maternity6
Ben & Jerry's2New Balance12
Best Western6New York & Co1
Big O Tires1Nike48
Blockbuster13Nissan2
Brooks Brothers1Nordstrom2
Brookstone2Office Depot4
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy4
Burger King11Olive Garden1
CVS22Outback2
Cache1Outback Steakhouse2
Carl\s Jr.16Pac Sun4
Casual Male XL2Panda Express16
Catherines1Panera Bread3
Charlotte Russe3Papa John's Pizza7
Chevrolet5Payless11
Chick-Fil-A1Penske2
Chico's3PetSmart5
Chipotle4Pier 1 Imports3
Chuck E. Cheese's3Pizza Hut12
Cinnabon 3Popeyes3
Circle K10Pottery Barn1
Clarks2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cold Stone Creamery7Quality1
Coldwater Creek3Quiznos9
Comfort Inn1RadioShack12
Costco3Red Lobster3
Curves11Red Robin2
DHL12Rite Aid17
Dairy Queen5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry11SAS Shoes3
Dennys8Safeway2
Discount Tire5Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza6Sears8
DressBarn2Sephora2
Dressbarn2Skechers USA3
Eddie Bauer2Soma Intimates1
El Pollo Loco10Spencer Gifts1
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel7
Express2Staples6
Extended Stay America1Starbucks59
Famous Footwear4Subaru2
FedEx105T-Mobile28
Firestone Complete Auto Care6T.G.I. Driday's3
Foot Locker2T.J.Maxx3
Ford4Taco Bell18
Forever 213Talbots1
GNC23Target9
GameStop13The Cheesecake Factory1
Gap4The Room Place4
Goodwill2Torrid2
Gymboree4Toyota4
H&M1Toys"R"Us6
H&R Block25Trader Joe's7
Haagen-Dazs1True Value2
Hilton4U-Haul25
Holiday Inn4UPS101
Hollister Co.2Urban Outfitters3
Home Depot5Vans19
HomeTown Buffet3Verizon Wireless10
Honda4Victoria's Secret3
Hot Topic2Volkswagen2
IHOP7Vons23
IZOD1Walgreens7
J. Jill1Walmart3
J.Crew2Wendy's12
JCPenney2Wet Seal3
Jack In The Box11Whole Foods Market1
Jamba Juice11YMCA7
JoS. A. Bank1

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