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Ventura
  • City in California

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Ventura is a city in California with a population of 108,467. Ventura is in Ventura County. Living in Ventura offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ventura there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Ventura and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Ventura are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$593,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,675
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    183.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    28.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    86
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    420.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,153.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    248.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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