Nationwide Claims to Fame

Ventura County is 23rd out of 3,143 other counties in Home median value

Statewide Claims to Fame

Ventura County is 5th in California out of 58 other counties in Income per household

Ventura County is 10th in California out of 58 other counties in Home median value

Ventura County is 11th in California out of 58 other counties in Retail sales

Ventura County is 11th in California out of 58 other counties in Retail sales per capita

Ventura County is 11th in California out of 58 other counties in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Ventura County is 12th in California out of 58 other counties in Current population (2012)

Ventura County is 12th in California out of 58 other counties in Households

Ventura County is 12th in California out of 58 other counties in Non-farm private employees

Ventura County is 12th in California out of 58 other counties in Non-farm private establishments

Ventura County is 12th in California out of 58 other counties in Retail accommodation and food service sales

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General Demographics

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Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Ventura County Rank California US
Current population (2012) 835,981 12th 38,041,430 313,914,040
Size in square miles 1,843.1 26th 155,779.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 446.7 14th 239.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Ventura County Rank California US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 21st 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.0% 18th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.6% 32nd 12.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Ventura County Rank California US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.5% 36th 80.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 31.0% 16th 30.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Ventura County Rank California US
Race - White 85.2% 31st 73.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.2% 33rd 6.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.8% 39th 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 7.3% 17th 13.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 26th 0.5% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 42nd 3.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 41.2% 16th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 47.7% 34th 39.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Ventura County Rank California US
Female residents 50.4% 15th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 22.8% 16th 27.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Ventura County Rank California US
Housing units 282,505 13th 13,720,462 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.4% 20th 30.8% 25.9%
Households 264,982 12th 12,433,172 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 65.8% 16th 56.7% 66.1%
Home median value $515,900 10th $421,600 $186,200
People per household 3.0 15th 2.9 2.6
Building permits (last year) 566 17th 58,549 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Ventura County Rank California US
Income per capita $32,740 13th $29,634 $27,915
Income per household $76,728 5th $61,632 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.9% 51st 14.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Ventura County Rank California US
Non-farm private establishments 19,576 12th 849,316 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 238,849 12th 12,698,427 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 80,179 11th 3,425,510 27,092,908
Retail sales $11,083,611 11th $455,032,270 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,036 11th $12,561 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,478,160 12th $80,852,787 $613,795,732

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