Ventura County CA Information


Ventura County Subdivisions

Ventura County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 849,512
Population in Households 839,060
Population in Familes 705,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,452
Population Density1 461
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 273,149
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 201,853
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 289,033 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174,071 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 99,078 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,884 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $539,478
Average Home Value $583,145


Median Household Income $78,912
Average Household Income $105,062
Per Capita Income $34,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.65%
Households 0.37% 0.56%
Families 0.38% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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, 2016 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 # 25 59th
Median Household Income # 6 91st
Per Capita Income # 13 79th

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