Ojai, California Population 2024

7,412

Ojai is a city located in Ventura County California. Ojai has a 2024 population of 7,412. Ojai is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -2.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,622 in 2020.

The average household income in Ojai is $130,615 with a poverty rate of 7.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ojai is 50.4 years, 47.9 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Ojai Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ojai was:

  • White: 82.04%
  • Other race: 6.89%
  • Two or more races: 6.62%
  • Asian: 2.73%
  • Native American: 1.54%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,704.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.76% (-210)
The current population of Ojai, California is 7,412 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,622.

Ojai, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,24382.04%
Other race5246.89%
Two or more races5046.62%
Asian2082.73%
Native American1171.54%
Black or African American140.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ojai Population by Race

Ojai Population Pyramid 2024

Ojai Median Age

50.4

Total

47.9

Male

51.7

Female

Ojai Adults

There are 6,130 adults, (2,339 of whom are seniors) in Ojai.

Ojai Age Dependency

100.7

Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Ojai Sex Ratio

Female4,08453.67%
Male3,52646.33%

Ojai Population by Age

Ojai Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0482.4258.841.2
Married1,2273.078317
Non Family1,1951.2843.656.4
Female4282.9936.963.1
Male1984.044753
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3.05

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ojai Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ojai Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ojai Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.06%.

Ojai Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,533

Average Earnings

$59,016

Average Male

$37,966

Average Female

Ojai Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ojai Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ojai Language

78.41% of Ojai residents speak only English, while 21.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.19% of the population.

Ojai Language

Ojai Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,3913917.25%
Hispanic1,5401087.01%
Asian2084622.12%
Multiple504367.14%
Other502285.58%
Black9666.67%
Native11754.27%
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7.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.63%

Male Poverty Rate

9.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ojai

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ojai is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ojai is Native, with 4.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.42%.

Ojai Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.9%
Some College10.75%
Less Than 9th Grade4.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%
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Ojai Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.89%
Female Employed3.85%
Male Employed3.22%
Male Unemployed2.86%
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Ojai Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ojai Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ojai Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ojai Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ojai Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ojai Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ojai Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

426

Number of Veterans

426

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ojai Veterans by War

count

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Ojai Veterans by Age

count

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Ojai Veterans by Race

Ojai Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ojai Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ojai Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ojai Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ojai Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.67%

Born in Ojai

82.88%

Native Born

17.12%

Foreign Born

9.86%

Non Citizen

7.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.88% of Ojai residents were born in the United States, with 51.67% having been born in California. 9.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ojai Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,092-64-0.89%
20287,156-64-0.89%
20277,220-64-0.88%
20267,284-64-0.87%
20257,348-64-0.86%
20247,412-64-0.86%
20237,476-64-0.85%
20227,540-64-0.84%
20217,604-18-0.24%
20207,622210.28%
20197,601-14-0.18%
20187,615-3-0.04%
20177,618160.21%
20167,60280.11%
20157,59470.09%
20147,587170.22%
20137,570300.4%
20127,540250.33%
20117,515360.48%
20107,479-383-4.87%
20007,8622493.27%
19907,61379711.69%
19806,8161,22521.91%
19705,5911,09624.38%
19604,4951,97678.44%
19502,51989755.3%
19401,62215410.49%
19301,468
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Ojai Population by Year