Thousand Oaks, CA

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2022 Population
126,532
0.583% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44.4
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
7.87%
18.4% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$125,399
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$900,600
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
61,852
0.894% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Thousand Oaks, CA had a population of 127k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $125,399. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Thousand Oaks, CA declined from 127,274 to 126,532, a −0.583% decrease and its median household income grew from $113,942 to $125,399, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Thousand Oaks, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.16%), White (Hispanic) (8.69%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.63%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.93%).

None of the households in Thousand Oaks, 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.

92.9% of the residents in Thousand Oaks, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Thousand Oaks, CA are California Lutheran University (1,299 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Thousand Oaks, CA was $900,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.2%.

Most people in Thousand Oaks, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Thousand Oaks, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Thousand Oaks, CA is home to a population of 127k people, from which 92.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 18.2% of Thousand Oaks, CA residents were born outside of the country (23k people).

In 2022, there were 6.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (81.1k people) in Thousand Oaks, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.9%
2022 Citizenship
92.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.9% of Thousand Oaks, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Thousand Oaks, CA was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Thousand Oaks, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    81.1k ± 1.99k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    11.6k ± 1.03k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    11k ± 1.53k
19.7%
Hispanic Population
25k people

In 2022, there were 6.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (81.1k people) in Thousand Oaks, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.7% of the people in Thousand Oaks, CA are hispanic (25k 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

18.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
23k people
17.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
22.7k people

As of 2022, 18.2% of Thousand Oaks, CA residents (23k 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 Thousand Oaks, CA was 17.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,987 ± 307
  2. Korea
    643 ± 200
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    572 ± 191

Thousand Oaks, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Thousand Oaks, CA employs 61.9k people. The largest industries in Thousand Oaks, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (8,146 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,057 people), and Retail Trade (6,172 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($144,354), Manufacturing ($119,663), and Finance & Insurance ($114,978).

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

61.9k
2022 Value
± 1,943
−0.894%
1 Year decline
± 4.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Thousand Oaks, CA declined at a rate of −0.894%, from 62.4k employees to 61.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Thousand Oaks, CA, are Management Occupations (9,512 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,946 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,711 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Thousand Oaks, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61.9k
2022 Value
± 1,943
−0.894%
1 Year decline
± 4.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Thousand Oaks, CA declined at a rate of −0.894%, from 62.4k employees to 61.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Thousand Oaks, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (8,146 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,057 people), and Retail Trade (6,172 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Thousand Oaks, CA, though some of these residents may live in Thousand Oaks, 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

$82,289
Median earning men ± $5,412
$46,957
Median earning women ± $2,366

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($145,985), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($129,955), and Manufacturing ($122,267).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($135,324), Manufacturing ($111,477), and Public Administration ($74,375).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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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 Thousand Oaks, CA awarded 1,299 degrees. The student population of Thousand Oaks, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,545 male students and 2,070 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Thousand Oaks, CA are White (512 and 43.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (463 and 39.4%), Two or More Races (69 and 5.87%), and Asian (55 and 4.68%).

The largest universities in Thousand Oaks, CA by number of degrees awarded are California Lutheran University (1,299 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Thousand Oaks, CA are General Business Administration & Management (184 and 14.2%), General Psychology (116 and 8.93%), and General Biological Sciences (59 and 4.54%).

The median tuition cost in Thousand Oaks, CA for private four year colleges is $47,500.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Thousand Oaks, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 13.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,615 (42.7% men and 57.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,615 students enrolled in Thousand Oaks, CA, 42.7% men and 57.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 1,399 records, of which 63.9% were women and 36.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 59 degrees awarded
  2. 116 degrees awarded
  3. 89 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Thousand Oaks, CA was General Biological Sciences with 59 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,299 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was California Lutheran University with 1,299 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 501 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Thousand Oaks, CA, which is 0.628 times less than the 798 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 512 degrees mean that there were 1.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 463 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($47,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($512) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,125) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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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 Thousand Oaks, CA was $900,600 in 2022, which is 3.19 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $794,200 to $900,600, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Thousand Oaks, CA is 69.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Thousand Oaks, CA have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Thousand Oaks, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Thousand Oaks, CA is $125,399. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Thousand Oaks, CA was Census Tract 75.10 with a value of $203,462, followed by Census Tract 58.01 and Census Tract 59.10, with respective values of $190,114 and $182,500.

Property

$900,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,601
$31,952
Median Property Taxes
±$1,235

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Rent vs Own

69.2%
Homeownership
2022
70.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.2% of the housing units in Thousand Oaks, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 75.10
  2. Census Tract 58.01
  3. Census Tract 59.10

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Thousand Oaks, CA was Census Tract 75.10 with a value of $203,462, followed by Census Tract 58.01 and Census Tract 59.10, with respective values of $190,114 and $182,500.

The following map shows all of the places in Thousand Oaks, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$125,399
Median Household Income
± $5,493
46.1k
Number of Households
± 1,611

In 2022, the median household income of the 46.1k households in Thousand Oaks, CA grew to $125,399 from the previous year's value of $113,942.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Thousand Oaks, 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 (70.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.4%)
  3. Carpooled (7.35%)

In 2022, 70.4% of workers in Thousand Oaks, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.4%) and those who carpooled to work (7.35%).

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Thousand Oaks, CA have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.46% of the workforce in Thousand Oaks, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

7.87% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Thousand Oaks, CA (9.81k out of 125k 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 75+, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Thousand Oaks, CA is White, followed by Hispanic 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

95.2% of the population of Thousand Oaks, CA has health coverage, with 53.1% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 15.7% on non-group plans, and 0.481% 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 21.7% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.82%
Uninsured
53.1%
Employer Coverage
10.3%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
15.7%
Non-Group
0.481%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Thousand Oaks, CA grew by 5.32% from 4.58% to 4.82%.

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