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 City of San Buenaventura. It was originally 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 Demographics
Over 76% of Ventura’s population is white, while 1.6% is black, 1.2% is Native American, 3.4% is Asian, and 5.2% is multiracial. Almost 32% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
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 Collegee (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 taken in 2010. Though the last few censuses 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.
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