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Ventura, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Total population: 110,873 (Urban population: 104,328, Rural population: 1,905 (115 farm, 1,790 nonfarm))

Houses: 47,656 (44,429 occupied: 24,057 owner occupied, 21,332 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

46%

Housing density: 383 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $769,589.

Median contract rent in 2016: $787 (lower quartile is $618, upper quartile is $980)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,695


Median gross rent in Ventura, CA in 2016: $840

Housing units in Ventura with a mortgage: 15,070 (2,242 second mortgage, 1,493 home equity loan, 68 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,194



Ventura, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $545,649 (it was $232,100 in 2000)
Ventura:

$545,649
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $434,155 - $656,414

Household type by relationship:

Households: 812,718
  • In family households: 718,629 (142,676 male householders, 54,502 female householders)
    150,512 spouses, 259,236 children (244,302 natural, 5,026 adopted, 9,908 stepchildren), 21,818 grandchildren, 12,267 brothers or sisters, 10,207 parents, 22,537 other relatives, 34,534 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 94,089 (31,428 male householders (22,021 living alone)), 38,314 female householders (31,016 living alone)), 24,347 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,600 (3,855 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

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

78.2% of residents of Ventura speak English at home.
17.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 17,140 (14.3%)
(49.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.3
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ventura, California:

  • 284no bedroom
  • 1,0281 bedroom
  • 5,6422 bedrooms
  • 9,9473 bedrooms
  • 5,8414 bedrooms
  • 1,0075+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Ventura population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ventura, California:

  • 1,592no bedroom
  • 5,0861 bedroom
  • 6,2682 bedrooms
  • 2,7573 bedrooms
  • 7874 bedrooms
  • 715+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Ventura population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Ventura in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 720no vehicle
  • 6,5191 vehicle
  • 10,8342 vehicles
  • 4,1183 vehicles
  • 1,1394 vehicles
  • 4195+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Ventura population

Cars and other vehicles available in Ventura in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,065no vehicle
  • 7,2521 vehicle
  • 5,5942 vehicles
  • 1,3283 vehicles
  • 2364 vehicles
  • 865+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Ventura population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ventura, California:

  • 1191 room
  • 5102 rooms
  • 1,1593 rooms
  • 2,2424 rooms
  • 5,3205 rooms
  • 6,3406 rooms
  • 4,6257 rooms
  • 2,1508 rooms
  • 1,2849+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Ventura population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ventura, California:

  • 1,1251 room
  • 2,3402 rooms
  • 3,6243 rooms
  • 4,4884 rooms
  • 2,6195 rooms
  • 1,4636 rooms
  • 6027 rooms
  • 1928 rooms
  • 1089+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Ventura population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Ventura, CA household income distribution

  • 1,734Less than $10,000
  • 1,404$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,085$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,855$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,928$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,679$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,520$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,871$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,355$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,640$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,574$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,800$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4,747$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,171$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,035$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,936$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,2651995 to March 2000
  • 2,4061990 to 1994
  • 2,0971985 to 1989
  • 1,6541980 to 1984
  • 1,4291975 to 1979
  • 1,0901970 to 1974
  • 8841965 to 1969
  • 2,155Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Ventura population
Ventura commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,269
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,559
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 10,048
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 9,120
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 7,025
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,452
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,074
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 845
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,372
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,358
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,698
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,229
Ventura, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.1%
Number of people working at home: 3,154 (5.2% of all workers)

Ventura mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 40,389 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 5,903 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 633 (1%)
  • Railroad: 54 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 20 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 79 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 426 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,294 (3%)
  • Other means: 245 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,094 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 32,142
 Unclassified or not reported: 15,752
 German: 10,881
 English: 9,333
 Irish: 8,396
 United States or American: 4,351
 Italian: 3,748
 French (except Basque): 2,073
 European: 1,873
 Norwegian: 1,860
 Scotch-Irish: 1,727
 Scottish: 1,705
 Polish: 1,526
 Swedish: 1,448
 Dutch: 1,052
 Russian: 901
 Welsh: 671
 French Canadian: 558
 Danish: 519
 British: 485
 Greek: 435
 Canadian: 386
 Hungarian: 342
 Portuguese: 331
 Iranian: 289
 Czech: 241
 Austrian: 238
 Finnish: 231
 Ukrainian: 230
 Scandinavian: 204
 Swiss: 204
 Syrian: 196
 Lithuanian: 183
 Northern European: 163
 Lebanese: 151
 Basque: 141
 Armenian: 89
 Czechoslovakian: 85
 African: 82
 Belgian: 79
 Romanian: 68
 Eastern European: 68
 Celtic: 60
 Slovak: 55
 Yugoslavian: 51
 Jamaican: 46
 Arab/Arabic: 44
 Slavic: 40
 Croatian: 39
 Turkish: 39
 Israeli: 38
 Australian: 32
 New Zealander: 27
 Guyanese: 25
 Other Arab: 24
 Icelander: 24
 Albanian: 23
 Cypriot: 22
 Acadian/Cajun: 22
 Other Subsaharan African: 20
 Egyptian: 17
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 17
 Ethiopian: 16
 Estonian: 15
 Slovene: 14
 Latvian: 13
 Nigerian: 12
 Brazilian: 10
 South African: 10
 Bulgarian: 8
 Moroccan: 8
 Serbian: 7
 West Indian: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 5
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 5
 German Russian: 2

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

  • 56%Mexico
  • 4%Philippines
  • 4%Canada
  • 4%United Kingdom
  • 3%Germany
  • 2%Japan
  • 2%Vietnam

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

  • This state: 60,713
  • Other state: 30,134
  • Northeast: 6,435
  • Midwest: 10,887
  • South: 6,411
  • West: 6,401

49% of Ventura residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 445
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 314
  • 5th and 6th grade: 743
  • 7th and 8th grade: 549
  • 9th grade: 558
  • 10th grade: 530
  • 11th grade: 597
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,250
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,371
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,677
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,453
  • Associate degree: 2,869
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,378
  • Master's degree: 2,722
  • Professional school degree: 1,202
  • Doctorate degree: 545

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 320
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 248
  • 5th and 6th grade: 878
  • 7th and 8th grade: 748
  • 9th grade: 583
  • 10th grade: 795
  • 11th grade: 543
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,458
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,717
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,394
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,946
  • Associate degree: 3,790
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,100
  • Master's degree: 2,403
  • Professional school degree: 727
  • Doctorate degree: 253

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Ventura marital status for males
Ventura marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,773
  • One, attached: 3,460
  • Two: 1,586
  • 3 or 4: 2,653
  • 5 to 9: 2,385
  • 10 to 19: 1,577
  • 20 to 49: 1,412
  • 50 or more: 2,069
  • Mobile homes: 2,666
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 230

Median worth of mobile homes: $121,139

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Ventura:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ventura
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (91.7%)
  • Electricity (6.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (80.0%)
  • Electricity (15.0%)
  • No fuel used (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Solar energy (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,764
Here:

14.2%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 519
Here:

8.2%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 745
Here:

11.5%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)