Oxnard, California Population 2022

202,895
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Oxnard is a city located in Ventura County California. With a 2020 population of 202,895, it is the 22nd largest city in California and the 124th largest city in the United States. Oxnard is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually but its population has decreased by -2.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 207,722 in 2020. Spanning over 39 miles, Oxnard has a population density of 7,648 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oxnard is $88,891 with a poverty rate of 11.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,659 per month, and the median house value is $471,400. The median age in Oxnard is 32.3 years, 31.7 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Oxnard city was incorporated in 1903 and since then has established itself as a center of transportation. The city is the 19th most populous in the state, and it is the largest by population in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA, which is one of the wealthiest regions in the US.

Oxnard Age and Gender Statistics

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.

Population Growth in Oxnard

Oxnard’s population has grown significantly since its incorporation. A community 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.

Oxnard Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oxnardwas:

  • White: 66.58%
  • Two or more races: 11.63%
  • Other race: 11.12%
  • Asian: 6.69%
  • Black or African American: 2.24%
  • Native American: 1.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
The current population of Oxnard, California is 202,895 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 207,722.

Oxnard, California Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Oxnard Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Oxnard Population by Race

Oxnard Population Pyramid 2022

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Oxnard Median Age

32.8


Total

32


Male

33.8


Female

Oxnard Adults

There are 152,248 adults, (20,776 of whom are seniors) in Oxnard.

Oxnard Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Oxnard Sex Ratio

Female

102,738

49.46%

Male

104,984

50.54%

Oxnard Population by Age

Oxnard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oxnard Household Types

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oxnard Households and Families

4.34

Average Family Size

4.04

Average Household Size

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Oxnard Households by Type

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Oxnard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oxnard Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.03%.

Oxnard Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,642

Average Earnings

$35,524

Average Male

$30,826

Average Female

Oxnard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oxnard Language by Age

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Oxnard Language

32.88% of Oxnard residents speak only English, while 67.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.80% of the population.

Oxnard Language

Oxnard Poverty by Race

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11.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.31%

Male Poverty Rate

12.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oxnard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oxnard is Native, with 30.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oxnard is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.56%.

Oxnard Poverty

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Oxnard Poverty Rate by Education

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Oxnard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oxnard Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Oxnard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Oxnard Married by Age and Sex

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Oxnard Marriage

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

Oxnard Marital Status by Race

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Oxnard Marital Status

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6,712

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Oxnard Veterans by War

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Oxnard Veterans by Age

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Oxnard Veterans by Race

Oxnard Veterans by Education

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5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oxnard Veterans by Education

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68.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Oxnard Employment by Age

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Oxnard Employment by Race

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Oxnard Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.93%

Born in Oxnard

66.13%

Native Born

33.87%

Foreign Born

19.18%

Non Citizen

14.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.13% of Oxnard residents were born in the United States, with 56.93% having been born in California. 19.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oxnard Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Oxnard Population by Year