Ojai, California 

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+0.9% since 2020

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9.3 / 8.4

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Best Places to Live in Ojai, California

Living in Ojai, CA is a beautiful and unique experience. The city lies in the heart of Ventura County, surrounded by stunning mountain views and lush greenery. The main street, downtown Ojai, is lined with small boutiques, specialty shops, and delicious eateries. You can also find plenty of outdoor activities like hiking, biking and camping in the nearby mountains and parks. The climate is mild year round with sunshine most days of the year making it ideal for outdoor activities. Additionally, you can enjoy a range of cultural events throughout the year like Farmer's Markets, outdoor concerts at Libbey Park or free music nights in Downtown Plaza. With its vibrant community spirit and natural beauty, Ojai truly offers something special to those who live here. Beach town / suburban complex - Southern California in the Santa Clara River coastal area and inland valley northwest of Los Angeles.
Zip Codes: 93023
Cost of Living: 68.2% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 49 ft above sea level

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Ojai, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Year-round climate
Attractive setting
Low crime rates
Long commutes
Growth and sprawl
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What Bert Has To Say About Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura Metro Area

Ventura is a beach town along the original Pacific Coast Highway (U.S. 101). The inhabited portion of Ventura County also includes numerous towns including Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Santa Paula. Aside from Ventura and its beaches, the area is a mix of agriculture, small industry, and residential areas.


The unemployment rate in Ojai is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ojai jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Ojai's cost of living is 68.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ojai's Cost of Living

June, July and May are the most pleasant months in Ojai, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Ventura county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.5% to 38.4%. More Voting Stats

Ojai's population is 7,640 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.9%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 25.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Ojai is Real Estate: $974,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.

Ojai public schools spend $8,656 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.3 students per teacher in Ojai. More Education

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Housing Market in Ojai

It's a good time to buy in Ojai. Home Appreciation is up 4.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ojai is $974,700.
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Reviews for Ojai   7 Reviews
A Rare Gem. Not For Everyone. - 2/19/2018
Ojai has it's social and environmental challenges. It's population can be insular and self-absorbed. I grew up in Palo Alto and lived in Berkeley in the 70's so I can... Read More

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Too small - 3/9/2015
Yes, Ojai is pretty geographically but there are a lot of run down neighborhoods. There are no "rules" about keeping your house or yard up and therefore lots of people... Read More

Living in Ojai - 1/21/2014
From my contacts, this place is my idea of how I want to spend my remaining days on... Read More

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