Oxnard, California Population 2018
Oxnard is a city located in California. It is in Ventura County and is the most populous city in the county. The city was incorporated in 1903 and since then has established itself as a center of transportation. The population of Oxnard was recorded as 197,899 at the time of the last census taken in 2010, and recent estimates show that this number has grown to 207,906. The city is the 19th most populous in the state, and it is the largest by population ion the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA, which is one of the richest regions in the US. Oxnard has a total area of 39.21 square miles and a population density of over 2,984 people per square mile.
Over 48% of Oxnard’s population is white. Asians make up 7.4% of the population, blacks 2.9%, Native Americans 1.5%, mixed races 4.6% and other races 35.1%. Over 73% of the population is of Hispanic or Latino descent. The largest age group residing in Oxnard is under 18, comprising 29.8% of the total population. There are more males than females in the city, with 102.4 men for every 100 women. Roughly 15% of the population in Oxnard lives below the federal poverty line. The city has a thriving economy that is centered on several industries, including defense, manufacturing, tourism and agriculture. Oxnard’s population has grown significantly since its incorporation. A population of just over 2,500 people in 1910 rose to over 21,000 in 1950. This number nearly doubled over the next decade. Current estimates show that the population is up over 5% since the 2010 census. While this growth has slowed from previous years, this city should continue to see further growth well into its future.
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