Ventura

Offering ocean breezes and moderate temperatures that make air conditioning almost unnecessary.

Welcome to Ventura

Where Coastal Living Embraces Leisure
 
Welcome to the coastal gem of Ventura, where temperate weather and breathtaking beaches paint the canvas of everyday life. Ventura is distinguished by its temperate climate, offering ocean breezes and moderate temperatures that make air conditioning almost unnecessary. The city's highs hover in the mid to low 70s in summer and the high 50s to low 60s in winter, creating an ideal year-round haven.
 
What sets Ventura apart is its affordability and diverse housing options. From charming beachfront properties to more affordable housing, this neighborhood offers something for everyone. The city fully embraces the laid-back beach-town vibe, evident in the casual dress code even at the finest waterfront restaurants along Main Street.
 

What to Love

  • Temperate Climate: Experience moderate temperatures and refreshing ocean breezes year-round.
  • Stunning Beaches: Enjoy the beauty of Ventura Beach, Emma Wood State Beach, and the serene Marina Park.
  • Diverse Housing Options: Find residences that cater to various lifestyles and budgets.

Local Lifestyle

Ventura boasts a lifestyle that harmonizes coastal relaxation with urban amenities. Embracing the beach-town vibe, residents can be spotted enjoying life in shorts and flip-flops while relishing a sumptuous steak dinner at waterfront restaurants. The community celebrates a casual and laid-back atmosphere, offering a perfect blend of leisure and comfort.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Ventura's Main Street hosts an array of fantastic restaurants, offering diverse culinary experiences. Dine at waterfront establishments like The Majestic Ventura Theater or Ventura Harbor Village where you can enjoy a delightful meal while taking in the panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Main Street’s dining options encompass a variety of cuisines, from local seafood to international flavors. Explore the vibrant nightlife at the Ventura County Fairgrounds and Event Center, hosting various entertainment events, festivals, and concerts.
 

Things to Do

Discover an array of activities that celebrate the coastal charm of Ventura. Explore the Ventura Pier and enjoy the scenic views or spend leisurely days at Marina Park. Explore the natural beauty of McGrath State Beach or revel in the sun-kissed sands at Emma Wood State Beach. Embrace the local art scene and enjoy events held throughout the year, from live music to cultural festivals, showcasing the city's diverse and vibrant culture.
 

Overview for Ventura, CA

110,572 people live in Ventura, where the median age is 40.7 and the average individual income is $42,501. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

110,572

Total Population

40.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$42,501

Average individual Income

Around Ventura, CA

There's plenty to do around Ventura, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

81
Very Walkable
Walking Score
69
Bikeable
Bike Score
40
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Trois le Fou Winery, Blue Ridge Honey, and Desserts To Die For.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.49 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.83 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.89 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.06 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.44 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.26 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Ventura, CA

Ventura has 42,091 households, with an average household size of 2.58. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ventura do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 110,572 people call Ventura home. The population density is 5,052.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

110,572

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.7

Median Age

49.93 / 50.07%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
42,091

Total Households

2.58

Average Household Size

$42,501

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Ventura, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Ventura. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
De Anza Academy of Technology and the Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Elmhurst Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Citrus Glen Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
College Heights Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Holy Cross School @ San Buenaventura Mission
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Ventura Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Blanche Reynolds Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
E. P. Foster Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Loma Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Sheridan Way Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Foothill Technology High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Ventura County Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Ventura Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Juanamaria Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Portola Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Academy of Technology & Leadership at Saticoy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Junipero Serra Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Homestead (Alternative)
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Sacred Heart Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Montalvo Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Poinsettia Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Will Rogers Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Our Lady Of The Assumption School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Bonaventure High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
2nd - 11th
No rating available
Ventura Charter School of Arts and Global Education
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5

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