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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Ventura County is 835,790, which is 10.97% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Ventura County population density is 378.46 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 232.55 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Ventura County is white, which represent 77.68% of the total population. The average Ventura County education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 835,790. #12

Population Growth Since 2000, #24

Ventura County

Population Density, #13

Ventura County
378.46 per square mile
232.55 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:649,278 (77.68%, #30)
Black:15,035 (1.80%, #33)
Hispanic:344,520 (41.22%, #16)
Asian:58,479 (7.00%, #18)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):7,345 (0.88%, #49)
One Race, Other:70,998 (8.49%, see rank)
Two or More Races:34,655 (4.15%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:307,579 (89.28%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:3,776 (1.10%, see rank)
Cuban:1,436 (0.42%, see rank)
Central American:14,995 (4.35%, see rank)
South American:7,998 (2.32%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:10,501 (17.96%, see rank)
Chinese:11,169 (19.10%, see rank)
Filipino:19,613 (33.54%, see rank)
Japanese:4,824 (8.25%, see rank)
Korean:3,855 (6.59%, see rank)
Vietnamese:4,151 (7.10%, see rank)
Asian, Other:4,366 (7.47%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

763,492 (91.35%) out of the total population of 835,790 reported first ancestry.

 Ventura County% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Arab5,7240.68%, see rank0.72%0.56%
Czech2,5860.31%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish5,3900.64%, see rank0.46%0.42%
Dutch9,6511.15%, see rank0.99%1.40%
English67,3888.06%, see rank5.94%8.02%
French23,6632.83%, see rank2.15%3.34%
German93,42111.18%, see rank8.51%15.03%
Greek3,1450.38%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian4,8090.58%, see rank0.32%0.46%
Irish71,9688.61%, see rank6.69%10.80%
Italian42,8715.13%, see rank3.97%5.52%
Norwegian12,2691.47%, see rank1.02%1.42%
Polish16,4831.97%, see rank1.32%3.01%
Portuguese3,2530.39%, see rank0.91%0.44%
Russian14,7991.77%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish6,2370.75%, see rank0.61%0.99%
Scottish16,0481.92%, see rank1.34%1.72%
Subsaharan African1,9190.23%, see rank0.69%0.95%
Swedish11,0491.32%, see rank1.09%1.27%
Swiss2,2010.26%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian1,9570.23%, see rank0.27%0.31%
American29,7443.56%, see rank3.22%7.12%
Welsh5,3940.65%, see rank0.43%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 414,278 (49.57%, see rank)
Females: 421,512 (50.43%, see rank)

Ventura County
Male: 49.57%
Female: 50.43%
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Ventura County
36.90 years old
35.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Ventura County
35.50 years old
34.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Ventura County
38.20 years old
36.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Ventura County% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Under 5 years54,6066.53%, see rank6.62%6.36%
5 to 9 years57,0766.83%, see rank6.65%6.51%
10 to 14 years58,9137.05%, see rank6.70%6.59%
15 to 19 years61,5367.36%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years59,3937.11%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years107,78512.90%, see rank14.48%13.47%
35 to 44 years108,69913.01%, see rank13.60%12.96%
45 to 54 years121,99314.60%, see rank13.79%14.09%
55 to 64 years100,19011.99%, see rank11.32%12.29%
65 to 74 years58,4216.99%, see rank6.71%7.64%
75 to 84 31,4383.76%, see rank3.72%4.25%
85 years and over15,7401.88%, see rank1.70%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Ventura CountyCaliforniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population544,266, 100%24,865,866209,056,129
Less Than High School92,715, 17.03%, see rank18.51%13.67%
High School Graduate103,407, 19.00%, see rank20.72%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree176,291, 32.39%, see rank29.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree108,296, 19.90%, see rank19.59%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree63,557, 11.68%, see rank11.41%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.58, see rank13.4413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Ventura County CaliforniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten25,09169.38%30.62%71.91%28.09%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)92,84390.70%, see rank9.30%, see rank91.40%8.60%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)50,30990.89%, see rank9.11%, see rank92.33%7.67%90.60%9.40%
College53,24881.82%, see rank18.18%, see rank83.91%16.09%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School9,06654.75%, see rank45.25%, see rank55.14%44.86%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Ventura CountyCaliforniaU.S.
Total Households267,829, 100%12,617,280116,211,092
Average Household Size3.07, see rank2.952.63
1 Person Households55,160, 20.60%, see rank24.10%27.57%
2 or More Person Households212,669, 79.40%, see rank75.90%72.43%
Family Households (Families)197,214, 73.63%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size3.69, see rank3.673.32
Married-Couple Family149,020, 55.64%, see rank49.11%48.42%
Nonfamily Households70,615, 26.37%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Ventura County%CaliforniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total665,195see rank30,462,253252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over327,483100%, see rank15,026,838123,281,364
Never Married118,12236.07%, see rank39.95%35.77%
Married174,81953.38%, see rank49.84%52.04%
Widowed7,1332.18%, see rank2.14%2.57%
Divorced27,4098.37%, see rank8.07%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over337,712100%, see rank15,435,415129,692,771
Never Married96,73928.65%, see rank32.75%29.48%
Married173,79051.46%, see rank48.11%49.19%
Widowed26,4577.83%, see rank7.96%9.16%
Divorced40,72612.06%, see rank11.18%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Ventura County%CaliforniaU.S.
Native645,22877.20%, see rank72.97%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence473,99556.71%, see rank54.40%58.73%
Born in Different State161,34319.30%, see rank17.34%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
9,8901.18%, see rank1.23%1.42%
Foreign Born190,56222.80%, see rank27.03%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship87,06310.42%, see rank12.90%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship103,49912.38%, see rank14.13%7.09%
Born In Europe13,4811.61%, see rank1.75%1.53%
Born In Asia43,8725.25%, see rank9.97%3.82%
Born In Africa1,5630.19%, see rank0.43%0.55%
Born In Oceania8510.10%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America127,01515.20%, see rank14.33%6.83%
Born In Northern America3,7630.45%, see rank0.34%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Ventura County%CaliforniaU.S.
English168,55362.93%, see rank57.63%79.39%
Spanish70,82726.44%, see rank25.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages11,7824.40%, see rank5.77%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages14,3925.37%, see rank10.40%3.36%
Other2,2750.85%, see rank1.09%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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