Oxnard, CA

Census Place

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2022 Population
202,279
0.346% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
33.5
1.21% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
0.949% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$90,409
8.69% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$587,200
18.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
98,135
0.428% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Oxnard, CA had a population of 202k people with a median age of 33.5 and a median household income of $90,409. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Oxnard, CA declined from 202,981 to 202,279, a −0.346% decrease and its median household income grew from $83,180 to $90,409, a 8.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oxnard, CA are White (Hispanic) (34.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (25.2%), Other (Hispanic) (13.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (13.3%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.52%).

None of the households in Oxnard, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

81.2% of the residents in Oxnard, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oxnard, CA are Oxnard College (2,289 degrees awarded in 2022), CET-Oxnard (67 degrees), and Modern Beauty Academy (33 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Oxnard, CA was $587,200, and the homeownership rate was 54.6%.

Most people in Oxnard, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Oxnard, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Oxnard, CA is home to a population of 202k people, from which 81.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 33.3% of Oxnard, CA residents were born outside of the country (67.3k people).

In 2022, there were 1.35 times more White (Hispanic) residents (69k people) in Oxnard, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 51k Two+ (Hispanic) and 27.5k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

81.2%
2022 Citizenship
81.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 81.2% of Oxnard, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Oxnard, CA was 81.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oxnard, CA
  1. White (Hispanic)
    69k ± 3.49k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    51k ± 3.17k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    27.5k ± 2.49k
75.8%
Hispanic Population
153k people

In 2022, there were 1.35 times more White (Hispanic) residents (69k people) in Oxnard, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 51k Two+ (Hispanic) and 27.5k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

75.8% of the people in Oxnard, CA are hispanic (153k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,899,021 ± 46,015 people
  2. Philippines
    824,230 ± 22,055 people
  3. China
    685,370 ± 20,148 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,899,021 California residents, followed by Philippines with 824,230 and China with 685,370.

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Foreign-Born Population

33.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
67.3k people
33.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
68k people

As of 2022, 33.3% of Oxnard, CA residents (67.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oxnard, CA was 33.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,951 ± 387
  2. Vietnam
    1,866 ± 245
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    881 ± 188

Oxnard, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Oxnard, CA employs 98.1k people. The largest industries in Oxnard, CA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (12,165 people), Manufacturing (10,827 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (10,655 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($107,607), Public Administration ($69,608), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($67,566).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,777. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

98.1k
2022 Value
± 2,735
0.428%
1 Year growth
± 3.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oxnard, CA grew at a rate of 0.428%, from 97.7k employees to 98.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oxnard, CA, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (11,252 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,813 people), and Production Occupations (8,239 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oxnard, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

98.1k
2022 Value
± 2,735
0.428%
1 Year growth
± 3.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oxnard, CA grew at a rate of 0.428%, from 97.7k employees to 98.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oxnard, CA, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (12,165 people), Manufacturing (10,827 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (10,655 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oxnard, CA, though some of these residents may live in Oxnard, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,935
Median earning men ± $2,022
$32,205
Median earning women ± $1,612

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($89,464), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,219), and Information ($67,946).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,403), Information ($51,458), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,625).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Oxnard, CA awarded 2,389 degrees. The student population of Oxnard, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,926 male students and 3,557 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oxnard, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,886 and 79%), followed by White (237 and 9.92%), Asian (127 and 5.32%), and Two or More Races (56 and 2.35%).

The largest universities in Oxnard, CA by number of degrees awarded are Oxnard College (2,289 and 95.8%), CET-Oxnard (67 and 2.8%), and Modern Beauty Academy (33 and 1.38%).

The most popular majors in Oxnard, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (869 and 36.4%), Biological & Physical Sciences (209 and 8.75%), and Humanistic Studies (129 and 5.4%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2015 in Oxnard, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 91.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 40.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,483 (45.1% men and 54.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 6,483 students enrolled in Oxnard, CA, 45.1% men and 54.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 4,833 records, of which 56.3% were women and 43.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 314 degrees awarded
  2. 209 degrees awarded
  3. 129 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Oxnard, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 314 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,289 degrees awarded
  2. 67 degrees awarded
  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oxnard College with 2,289 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 868 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oxnard, CA, which is 0.571 times less than the 1,521 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,886 degrees mean that there were 7.96 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 237 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,340) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($54) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,080) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oxnard, CA was $587,200 in 2022, which is 2.08 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $496,100 to $587,200, a 18.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Oxnard, CA is 54.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Oxnard, CA have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oxnard, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Oxnard, CA is $90,409. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Oxnard, CA was Census Tract 29.05 with a value of $121,530, followed by Census Tract 29.01 and Census Tract 49.01, with respective values of $112,829 and $110,913.

Property

$587,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,783
$27,886
Median Property Taxes
±$1,086

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oxnard, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

54.6%
Homeownership
2022
74.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.6% of the housing units in Oxnard, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 29.05
  2. Census Tract 29.01
  3. Census Tract 49.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oxnard, CA was Census Tract 29.05 with a value of $121,530, followed by Census Tract 29.01 and Census Tract 49.01, with respective values of $112,829 and $110,913.

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Household Income

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$90,409
Median Household Income
± $2,145
51.1k
Number of Households
± 1,722

In 2022, the median household income of the 51.1k households in Oxnard, CA grew to $90,409 from the previous year's value of $83,180.

The following chart displays the households in Oxnard, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oxnard, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.4%)
  2. Carpooled (15.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.53%)

In 2022, 76.4% of workers in Oxnard, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.2%) and those who worked at home (5.53%).

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oxnard, CA have a shorter commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.63% of the workforce in Oxnard, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Oxnard, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oxnard, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oxnard, CA (21.3k out of 200k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oxnard, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

83.9% of the population of Oxnard, CA has health coverage, with 36.5% on employee plans, 31.2% on Medicaid, 6.7% on Medicare, 8.2% on non-group plans, and 1.42% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ventura County, CA see 1253 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (1280 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1060 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 231 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,253 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ventura County, CA

Primary care physicians in Ventura County, CA see an average of 1,253 patients per year. This represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (1,280 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ventura County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28% under 18 years, 24.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.1%
Uninsured
36.5%
Employer Coverage
31.2%
Medicaid
6.7%
Medicare
8.2%
Non-Group
1.42%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oxnard, CA declined by 2.44% from 16.5% to 16.1%.

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