Ventura County CA Information


Ventura County Subdivisions

Ventura County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 834,385
Population in Households 823,813
Population in Familes 693,215
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,572
Population Density1 453
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 270,115
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 199,414
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 285,457 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171,737 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 98,378 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,342 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $416,593
Average Home Value $482,448


Median Household Income $76,992
Average Household Income $99,250
Per Capita Income $32,406
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 0.57%
Households 0.28% 0.58%
Families 0.27% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Ventura County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ventura County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 81st
Population Density1 # 14 78th
Diversity Index2 # 26 59th
Median Household Income # 5 93rd
Per Capita Income # 12 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.