Ventura County, California Population 2020

Ventura County, California's estimated population is 850,802 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ventura County, California is the 13th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018850,9671650.02%
2017850,8021,8810.22%
2016848,9211,9990.24%
2015846,9223,9760.47%
2014842,9464,3450.52%
2013838,6014,8000.58%
2012833,8013,6050.43%
2011830,1965,0660.61%
2010825,130156,11423.33%
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%

Ventura County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White680,19780.20%
Asian61,7727.28%
Some Other Race44,9075.29%
Two or More Races37,5614.43%
Black or African American14,8351.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,0690.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,7710.21%

Ventura County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Ventura County, California Median Age

37.9


Total

36.5


Male

39.2


Female

Ventura County, California Adults

There are 648,513 adults, (123,435 of whom are seniors) in Ventura County, California.

Ventura County, California Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Ventura County, California Sex Ratio

Female

428,524

50.53%

Male

419,588

49.47%

Ventura County, California Households and Families

Ventura County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ventura County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
All63.3%36.7%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Male49.9%50.1%
Female45.6%54.4%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All271,2263.0863.3
Married150,6463.6774.1
Non Family74,0001.3651.4
Female32,1233.8745.6
Male14,457449.9

3.58

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ventura County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade54,1479.56%
9th to 12th Grade34,0386.01%
High School Graduate107,13518.91%
Some College130,94523.11%
Associates Degree52,8629.33%
Bachelors Degree117,73920.78%
Graduate Degree69,81912.32%

Ventura County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White294,823283,939125,469
Hispanic204,276130,76026,588
Asian45,96743,29227,538
Other Race27,75317,4903,763
Multiple Races16,09014,8385,563
Black10,3659,7833,977
Native American4,2633,013727
Islander1,3081,121235

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,777$49,475$35,533
Less Than High School$21,850$25,828$17,354
High School Grad$31,664$36,043$26,433
Some College$41,363$51,228$34,178
Bachelors Degree$63,939$79,772$52,691
Graduate Degree$84,828$105,268$68,680

$41,777

Average Earnings

$49,475

Average Male

$35,533

Average Female

Ventura County, California Language

Ventura County, California Language by Age

Ventura County, California Language

61.61% of Ventura County, California residents speak only English, while 38.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.15% of the population.

Ventura County, California Poverty

Ventura County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic354,84348,45513.66%
White383,50524,6026.42%
Other43,8476,13213.98%
Asian61,2473,5355.77%
Multiple36,8323,0068.16%
Black14,0881,65811.77%
Native6,9641,36619.62%
Islander1,744754.30%

9.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.83%

Male Poverty Rate

10.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ventura County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ventura County, California is Native, with 19.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ventura County, California is Islander, with 4.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.01%
High School10.49%
Some College6.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Ventura County, California Income

Ventura County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,017$110,792
Families$94,340$122,345
Married Families$109,274$138,540
Non Families$51,200$71,348

Ventura County, California Marital Status

Ventura County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ventura County, California Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Ventura County, California Marital Status by Race

Ventura County, California Veterans

40,892

Number of Veterans

38,156

Male Veterans

2,736

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15,781
Second Gulf War6,987
First Gulf War6,587
Korea4,508
World War II2,212
Name Veterans % of Total
White34,4726.60%
Hispanic7,3652.99%
Asian2,1474.25%
Black1,48512.78%
Other1,1183.36%
2 or More1,0895.20%
Indian3526.68%
Hawaiian22915.65%

$Ventura County, California Veterans by Education

4.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ventura County, California Employment Status

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ventura County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.86%

Born in California

77.98%

Native Born

22.02%

Foreign Born

11.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

77.98% of Ventura County, California residents were born in the United States, with 58.86% having been born in California. 11.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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