Ventura County Information

Ventura in California occupies 2,208 square miles and has a 2006 population of 799,720, a change from a 2000 population of 753,195 and 669,016 in 1990. 14.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.6% percent is 25-35, and 15% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1,898 acts of violent crime reported in Ventura in 2004, a change from 2,112 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 18,347 people: 4.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.5%.

Read more about Ventura, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyVentura 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area2,208 sq. milesRanked 280 of 3,140
Population 2006799,720Ranked 62 of 3,140
Population 2005796,348 
Population 2000753,195Ranked 64 of 3,140
Population 1990669,016Ranked 66 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion87.9% 
African American2.1% 
Asian American6.3% 
Native American1.2% 
Pacific Islander.3% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.4% 
Population 5 to 1415.3% 
Population 15 to 2414.1% 
Population 25 to 3412.6% 
Population 35 to 4415% 
Population 45 to 5414.7% 
Population 55 to 6410.1% 
Population 65 to 745.6% 
Population 75 and up5.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1,8982,112
Murders / Manslaughters33 
Forcible Rapes101 
Robberies621 
Aggravated Assaults1,143 
Total Property Crimes17,52615,400
Burglaries3,641 
Larceny Thefts11,496 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2,389 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population425,407392,693
Unemployed Population18,34717,759
Unemployment Rate4.3%4.5%

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