Ventura, California 

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Population

109,708

19% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$66,485

Avg. Home Price

$596,800

Best Places to Live in Ventura, California

Beach town / suburban complex - Southern California in the Santa Clara River coastal area and inland valley northwest of Los Angeles
Pros
-Year-round climate
-Attractive setting
-Low crime rates
Cons
-Long commutes
-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living

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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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Ventura
Zip Codes: 93003 93001 93004
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 49 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ventura is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ventura jobs have increased by 0.36%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ventura's cost of living is 69.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Ventura's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Ventura's population is 109,708 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.51%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ventura is $596,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.08%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Ventura public schools spend $9,083 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26.2 students per teacher in Ventura. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Ventura

It's a good time to buy in Ventura. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Ventura Real Estate.

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Reviews for Ventura   24 Reviews
My Opinion, this is the best place to live in Cali - 1/31/2018
At Wells Road and Telephone Road, it was deemed the perfect weather, in the Continental United States, at an average temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit. This place is... Read More

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Very Expensive - 7/1/2017
I have lived in Ventura since 1988 and it is now 2017. The one thing great thing about Ventura is the weather. It's mild and does not get very cold. We have a couple... Read More

Good and Bad - 4/24/2016
When I was a teen my family moved to Ventura. Back then is was a small town that did not have much to offer for young adults which bothered some but since I'm a outdoors... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN VENTURA, CALIFORNIA
93003 93001 93004
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