Ventura, California Population 2019
Ventura is a city located in the state of California. It is located in Ventura County, where it serves as the county seat. The official name for this city is the City of San Buenaventura. It was initially founded as the Mission San Buenaventura in 1782 and wasn’t incorporated as a city until 1866.
Ventura Population and City Size
Ventura’s population at the time of the 2010 census was 106,433. Estimates show that the number has risen to 109,592 since that time. It is the fourth largest city in the county and just the 58th largest in the state by population.
The city has a total area of over 32 square miles and a population density of over 5,023 people per square mile.
Ventura Population Statistics
People between the ages of 45 and 64 make up the largest age group in Ventura, accounting for over 28% of the total population. Over 22% of residents are under 18, while 13.3% are at least 65 years old.
There are more women than men living in Ventura, with 97.7 males for every 100 females. Approximately 9% of the population lives below the federal poverty line.
The local top four employers rank in this order in Ventura: County of Ventura (13.84%), Ventura Unified School District (4.67%), Community Memorial Health System (2.55%), and Ventura College (1.24%).
Population Growth in Ventura
The city of Ventura has seen its population grow at a steady rate since the 19th century. Recent estimates show that the population is up 3% since the last census was taken in 2010. Though the previous few polls have shown that growth has slowed from earlier years, it’s to be expected that the city will only continue to grow into the future.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ventura was:
- White: 83.86%
- Two or more races: 5.05%
- Other race: 4.65%
- Asian: 3.83%
- Black or African American: 1.56%
- Native American: 0.91%
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
Ventura, California's estimated population is 111,128 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Ventura, California is the 61st largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 5094.15 people/mi² (1966.85 people/km²), with a household density of 763.64 people/km² (1977.83 people/mi²).
The overall median age is 38.8 years, 36.5 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.1 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 43,146 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.4%, with a median rent of $1503/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $493,800.
The median income for households in Ventura, California is $72,859, while the mean household income is $90,170.