Ventura County, California Population 2021

Ventura County, California's estimated population is 841,734 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ventura County, California is the 14th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 825,097 and has seen a growth of 2.02% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth 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%
2015845,8023,5050.42%
2014842,2974,1610.50%
2013838,1364,6200.55%
2012833,5163,4170.41%
2011830,0995,0020.61%
2010825,097156,08123.33%
1990669,016139,84226.43%
1980529,174152,74440.58%
1970376,430177,29289.03%
1960199,13884,49173.70%
1950114,64744,96264.52%
194069,68514,70926.76%
193054,97626,25291.39%
192028,72410,37756.56%
191018,3473,98027.70%
190014,3674,29642.66%
189010,0714,99898.52%
18805,0730.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.25%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
825,097
Growth (since 2010)
2.02%
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Ventura County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White678,65880.10%
Asian62,1907.34%
Some Other Race44,2275.22%
Two or More Races38,1364.50%
Black or African American15,5941.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,7600.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,6980.20%
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Ventura County, California Population by Race

Ventura County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Ventura County, California Median Age

38.1


Total

36.8


Male

39.5


Female

Ventura County, California Adults

There are 650,476 adults, (127,628 of whom are seniors) in Ventura County, California.

Ventura County, California Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ventura County, California Sex Ratio

Female

428,152

50.53%

Male

419,111

49.47%

Ventura County, California Population by Age

Ventura County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ventura County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Male49.9%50.1%
Female45.1%54.9%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ventura County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All271,0403.0863.2
Married149,8353.6674.1
Non Family74,6331.3651.4
Female32,1193.9245.1
Male14,4534.0149.9

3.58

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Ventura County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52,2589.17%
9th to 12th Grade32,9985.79%
High School Graduate109,20619.15%
Some College129,97522.80%
Associates Degree53,0349.30%
Bachelors Degree121,49921.31%
Graduate Degree71,17612.48%
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Ventura County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ventura County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White293,905283,543128,472
Hispanic207,414136,28528,134
Asian46,37443,68727,669
Other Race27,61517,7153,556
Multiple Races16,77215,4825,986
Black10,74910,2164,154
Native American4,0982,796579
Islander1,1941,013225

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.66%.

Ventura County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,655$50,863$37,083
Less Than High School$23,475$26,901$18,784
High School Grad$32,179$37,529$26,761
Some College$42,848$52,118$35,924
Bachelors Degree$63,967$80,389$52,859
Graduate Degree$87,565$107,690$71,203

$43,655

Average Earnings

$50,863

Average Male

$37,083

Average Female

Ventura County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ventura County, California Language by Age

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Ventura County, California Language

61.63% of Ventura County, California residents speak only English, while 38.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.10% of the population.

Ventura County, California Language

Ventura County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic356,13044,69912.55%
White380,16123,5686.20%
Other42,9696,05914.10%
Asian61,6363,3005.35%
Multiple37,3602,4816.64%
Black14,6881,62711.08%
Native6,6231,56223.58%
Islander1,676814.83%

8.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.10%

Male Poverty Rate

9.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ventura County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ventura County, California is Native, with 23.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ventura County, California is Islander, with 4.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.62%.

Ventura County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.47%
High School10.17%
Some College6.21%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%

Ventura County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed20.50%
Female Unemployed20.41%
Female Employed4.72%
Male Employed4.07%

Ventura County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ventura County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$88,131$115,600
Families$99,612$127,849
Married Families$114,912$144,164
Non Families$53,467$74,474
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Income by Household Type

Ventura County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ventura County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Ventura County, California 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 45-54.

Ventura County, California Marital Status by Race

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Ventura County, California Marital Status

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39,781

Number of Veterans

36,873

Male Veterans

2,908

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15,635
Second Gulf War7,409
First Gulf War6,583
Korea3,854
World War II1,778

Ventura County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7411,254
75+10,952
35 to 547,717
55 to 646,001
18 to 343,857

Ventura County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White33,4656.40%
Hispanic7,5823.05%
Asian2,0594.03%
Black1,54412.79%
2 or More1,1305.31%
Other1,0583.22%
Indian2965.86%
Hawaiian22916.55%

Ventura County, California Veterans by Race

Ventura County, California Veterans by Education

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4.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ventura County, California Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ventura County, California Employment by Age

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Ventura County, California Employment by Race

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Ventura County, California 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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59.11%

Born in California

78.19%

Native Born

21.81%

Foreign Born

10.92%

Non Citizen

10.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.19% of Ventura County, California residents were born in the United States, with 59.11% having been born in California. 10.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ventura County, California Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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