Ventura, California Population 2022

111,629
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Ventura is a city located in Ventura County California. It is also the county seat of Ventura County. With a 2020 population of 111,629, it is the 63rd largest city in California and the 298th largest city in the United States. Ventura is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 110,763 in 2020. Spanning over 32 miles, Ventura has a population density of 5,101 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ventura is $98,682 with a poverty rate of 9.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,675 per month, and the median house value is $593,700. The median age in Ventura is 39.6 years, 38.1 years for males, and 41 years for females.

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.

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.

Ventura Demographics

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

  • White: 81.23%
  • Two or more races: 7.53%
  • Other race: 4.25%
  • Asian: 4.11%
  • Black or African American: 1.73%
  • Native American: 1.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Ventura, California is 111,629 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 110,763.

Ventura, California Population 2022

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

Ventura Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Ventura Population by Race

Ventura Population Pyramid 2022

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Ventura Median Age

40.4


Total

38.7


Male

41.9


Female

Ventura Adults

There are 85,811 adults, (19,157 of whom are seniors) in Ventura.

Ventura Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Ventura Sex Ratio

Female

54,370

50.13%

Male

54,097

49.87%

Ventura Population by Age

Ventura Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ventura Household Types

55.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ventura Households and Families

3.2

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Ventura Households by Type

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Ventura Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ventura Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.59%.

Ventura Educational Attainment by Race

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$45,739

Average Earnings

$53,713

Average Male

$39,849

Average Female

Ventura Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ventura Language by Age

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Ventura Language

73.89% of Ventura residents speak only English, while 26.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.12% of the population.

Ventura Language

Ventura Poverty by Race

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9.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.55%

Male Poverty Rate

9.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ventura

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ventura is Islander, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.80%.

Ventura Poverty

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Ventura Poverty Rate by Education

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Ventura Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ventura Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Ventura Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ventura Married by Age and Sex

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Ventura 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 35-44.

Ventura Marital Status by Race

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Ventura Marital Status

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6,656

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Ventura Veterans by War

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Ventura Veterans by Age

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Ventura Veterans by Race

Ventura Veterans by Education

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4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ventura Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ventura Employment by Age

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Ventura Employment by Race

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Ventura 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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64.38%

Born in Ventura

85.65%

Native Born

14.35%

Foreign Born

6.19%

Non Citizen

8.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.65% of Ventura residents were born in the United States, with 64.38% having been born in California. 6.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ventura Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Ventura Population by Year