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Oxnard, California - Basic Facts

The City of Oxnard had a population of 208,362 as of July 1, 2017. Oxnard ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oxnard is located at latitude 34.2023 and longitude -119.2046 in Ventura County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oxnard (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.9 sq. miles and a water area of 12.31 sq. miles. Ventura County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 52 feet.

The City of Oxnard (GNIS ID: 2411347) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Oxnard is located within Oxnard CCD of Ventura County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oxnard population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Oxnard, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 208,362
Daytime Population: Workers 58,654
Daytime Population: Residents 115,813
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 174,467
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 206,840
Population in Familes 176,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,522
Population Density2 7,746
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $62,044
Average Household Income $81,657
Per Capita Income $20,639


Total Housing Units 54,907 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28,134 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,833 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,940 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $422,681
Average Home Value $470,834


Total Households 51,967
Average Household Size 3.98
Family Households 41,711
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.63%
Households 0.59% 0.59%
Families 0.58% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Oxnard, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oxnard to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 20 99th
Population Density # 115 92nd
Diversity Index # 149 90th
Median Household Income # 615 59th
Per Capita Income # 1149 24th

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