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Ventura County Profile

 
About this area:
Ventura County is located along the southern coast of California. Surrounding counties include Kern County to the north, Los Angeles County to the south and east, and Santa Barbara to the northwest. There are hundreds of miles of national and state parks and forests in Ventura County. The Los Padres National Forest makes up most of the northern half of the county; two major lakes, Lake Casitas and Lake Piru, also lie within Ventura's boundaries.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
Ventura County 2018Jul422,600406,20016,4003.9
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2018JulTotal Wage and Salary328,400
2018JulTotal Nonfarm304,600
2018JulTotal Private260,600
2018JulService Providing255,700
2018JulPrivate Service Providing211,700
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Physician Assistants2014 - 2024801305062.5
Nurse Practitioners2014 - 202416026010062.5
Brickmasons and Blockmasons2014 - 20241402107050.0
Roofers2014 - 202428042014050.0
Helpers, Electricians2014 - 202460903050.0
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Data for Ventura County is not available. Data for Ventura has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Chief Executives20181st Qtr$104.63$65.15$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20181st Qtr$102.17$74.10$0.00$0.00
Surgeons20181st Qtr$100.86$0.00$0.00$0.00
Compensation and Benefits Managers20181st Qtr$86.01$59.77$0.00$0.00
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20181st Qtr$85.25$46.74$75.97$0.00
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Data for Ventura County is not available. Data for Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA has been displayed for High Wage Occupations
 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2016Annual940$113,165,170
Single Family 2016Annual669$227,814,033
Total all types construction permits 2016Annual1,609$340,979,203
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2016Time Period2015
United States Annual240.0Annual237.01.3
California Annual255.3Annual249.62.3
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Data for Ventura County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Data for Ventura County not available for Median Price of Existing Homes Sold
 
State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2016Annual$357,000
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2016Annual$8,682,000
Cigarette Tax 2016Annual$811,518
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2016Annual$14,862
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2016Annual$0
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Data for Ventura County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2015AnnualRetail $13,784,346,115
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Ventura County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance849,738
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$54,155850,536
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$46,060,353850,536
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County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2010CensusVentura County , CAVentura County , CA294,506
2010CensusVentura County , CALos Angeles County , CA66,832
2010CensusLos Angeles County , CAVentura County , CA36,602
2010CensusVentura County , CASanta Barbara County , CA11,360
2010CensusSanta Barbara County , CAVentura County , CA1,865
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JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Moorpark CollegeCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Moorpark,CA
Simi Valley Adult School & Career InstituteSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Simi Valley,CA
Ventura College of LawApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsVentura,CA
Center for Employment TrainingApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsOxnard,CA
University of La VerneUniversity or College (four-year school)Oxnard,CA
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