Oxnard, California Population 2021

208,101
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Oxnard is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 208,101, it is the 22nd largest city in California and the 112th largest city in the United States. Oxnard is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually but its population has increased by 5.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 197,899 in 2010. Oxnard reached it's highest population of 209,271 in 2018. Spanning over 39 miles, Oxnard has a population density of 7,845 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oxnard is $88,891 with a poverty rate of 13.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,593 per month, and the median house value is $453,900. The median age in Oxnard is 32.3 years, 31.7 years for males, and 33 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.3 males.

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 Oxnard was:

  • White: 75.91%
  • Other race: 9.47%
  • Asian: 7.21%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Black or African American: 2.60%
  • Native American: 1.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
The current population of Oxnard, California is 208,101, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 209,271.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 197,899.

Oxnard, California Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021841,734-2,136-0.25%
2020843,870-2,136-0.25%
2019846,006-2,136-0.25%
2018848,142-902-0.11%
2017849,0441,7210.20%
2016847,3231,5210.18%
2015845,8023,5050.41%
2014842,2974,1610.49%
2013838,1364,6200.55%
2012833,5163,4170.41%
2011830,0995,0020.60%
2010825,0970.00%

Oxnard Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White158,00575.91%
Some Other Race19,7219.47%
Asian15,0127.21%
Two or More Races6,5793.16%
Black or African American5,4222.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,8051.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6100.29%
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Oxnard Population by Race

Oxnard Population Pyramid 2021

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Oxnard Median Age

32.3


Total

31.7


Male

33


Female

Oxnard Adults

There are 151,642 adults, (20,551 of whom are seniors) in Oxnard.

Oxnard Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Oxnard Sex Ratio

Female

102,907

49.44%

Male

105,247

50.56%

Oxnard Population by Age

Oxnard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oxnard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.1%35.9%
All53.2%46.8%
Non Family45%55%
Male38.6%61.4%
Female37.4%62.6%

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oxnard Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,4244.0253.2
Married27,3564.5664.1
Non Family9,9121.6245
Female9,5944.5837.4
Male4,5624.8138.6

4.31

Average Family Size

4.02

Average Household Size

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Oxnard Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27,83221.52%
9th to 12th Grade10,8188.36%
High School Graduate32,00224.74%
Some College26,01820.11%
Associates Degree9,4167.28%
Bachelors Degree16,88213.05%
Graduate Degree6,3834.93%
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Oxnard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oxnard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic87,68651,4977,673
White24,00022,8248,633
Other Race11,5896,1611,140
Asian11,40210,5475,011
Black4,0333,7601,354
Multiple Races2,8772,604837
Native American1,52667789
Islander42934488

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.95%.

Oxnard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,715$34,860$28,616
Less Than High School$21,685$25,224$17,347
High School Grad$30,413$33,285$24,970
Some College$40,309$43,684$35,673
Bachelors Degree$52,889$56,852$50,518
Graduate Degree$73,363$100,546$58,723

$31,715

Average Earnings

$34,860

Average Male

$28,616

Average Female

Oxnard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oxnard Language by Age

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Oxnard Language

33.86% of Oxnard residents speak only English, while 66.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 58.31% of the population.

Oxnard Language

Oxnard Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic151,77924,00815.82%
Other19,4233,29416.96%
White29,8052,6188.78%
Native2,8041,14240.73%
Asian14,9599476.33%
Multiple6,5455748.77%
Black5,3685129.54%
Islander610101.64%

13.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.55%

Male Poverty Rate

15.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oxnard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oxnard is Native, with 40.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oxnard is Islander, with 1.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.67%.

Oxnard Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.30%
High School10.76%
Some College6.17%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%

Oxnard Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.71%
Female Unemployed20.98%
Female Employed6.95%
Male Employed6.46%

Oxnard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oxnard Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,843$88,891
Families$72,952$87,863
Married Families$85,424$101,206
Non Families$49,084$68,371
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Income by Household Type

Oxnard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

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 Over 65, 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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7,216

Number of Veterans

6,506

Male Veterans

710

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,523
Second Gulf War1,969
First Gulf War1,606
Korea476
World War II172

Oxnard Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,665
65 to 741,623
55 to 641,484
75+1,437
18 to 341,007

Oxnard Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,7794.21%
Hispanic2,0191.92%
Asian9587.59%
Black75017.11%
Other3242.28%
2 or More2556.75%
Hawaiian13826.29%
Indian120.63%

Oxnard Veterans by Race

Oxnard Veterans by Education

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6.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oxnard Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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55.79%

Born in California

65.44%

Native Born

34.56%

Foreign Born

20.15%

Non Citizen

14.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.44% of Oxnard residents were born in the United States, with 55.79% having been born in California. 20.15% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021208,101-390-0.19%
2020208,491-390-0.19%
2019208,881-390-0.19%
2018209,2714400.21%
2017208,8311,3760.66%
2016207,4551,2270.59%
2015206,2281,6680.82%
2014204,5601,7250.85%
2013202,8351,7300.86%
2012201,1051,1370.57%
2011199,9681,4290.72%
2010198,53928,1811.54%
2000170,35828,1421.82%
1990142,21634,0212.77%
1980108,19536,9704.27%
197071,22530,9605.87%
196040,26518,6986.44%
195021,56713,0489.73%
19408,5192,2343.09%
19306,2851,8683.59%
19204,4171,8625.63%
19102,5550.00%

Oxnard Population by Year