Ventura County, CA

849,738 Population
1,843 square miles 461.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.2%
was 2.2%
Ranked 13th Highest in CA
Population Density
461.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.4%
was 50.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
22.5%
was 23.3%
Ranked 18th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
23.6%
was 23.8%
Ranked 16th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
14.6%
was 14.1%
Ranked 20th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.6
was 5.7
Ranked 10th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
9.5%
was 9.6%
Ranked 9th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$78,593
was $80,032
Ranked 7th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.7
44
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,389
Ranked 21st Highest in CA
Patents per 100,000
66
Ranked 13th Highest in CA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0.4
was 0.4
Ranked 28th Highest in CA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
19.9
was 14.6
Ranked 55th Highest in CA
Property Crimes per 100,000
100.2
was 122.3
Ranked 54th Highest in CA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
286,905
was 285,889
Ranked 13th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,647
was $1,564
Ranked 7th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
1,001
was 566
 
Occupied Housing Units
268,091
was 269,566
 
Homeownership Rate
62.1%
was 63.3%
Ranked 10th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
430
was 278
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
155.7
was 155.1
Ranked 14th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.6%
was 14.2%
Ranked 21st Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
571
was 288
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.1
was 3.1
Ranked 12th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.5
was 2.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.2
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.5%
was 96.4%
Ranked 31st Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.5%
Ranked 37th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.1%
was 98.7%
Ranked 22nd Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.1%
was 82.9%
Ranked 24th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
33.6%
was 32.7%
Ranked 17th Highest in CA

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