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A+ San Buenaventura (Ventura) Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F San Buenaventura (Ventura) Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% higher than California
San Buenaventura (Ventura)
14444% more expensive than the US average
13838% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
San Buenaventura (Ventura) cost of living
D- San Buenaventura (Ventura) Crime Total crime is 26% higher than California
Total crime
3,72535% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2735% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
San Buenaventura (Ventura) crime
C San Buenaventura (Ventura) Employment Household income is 11% higher than California
Median household income
$70,54128% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,46512% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%4% lower than the US average
San Buenaventura (Ventura) employment
F San Buenaventura (Ventura) Housing Home value is 12% higher than California
Median home value
$459,300149% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,45353% higher than the US average
Home ownership
54%15% lower than the US average
San Buenaventura (Ventura) real estate or San Buenaventura (Ventura) rentals
D+ San Buenaventura (Ventura) Schools HS graduation rate is 10% higher than California
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
47%5% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
San Buenaventura (Ventura) K-12 schools or San Buenaventura (Ventura) colleges

Living in San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA

Located in the state of California, San Buenaventura (Ventura) is a mid-sized city with a population of 109,067 residents. San Buenaventura (Ventura) has a population density of 5,000 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. At 83%, the majority of the San Buenaventura (Ventura) population is White; this is followed by 4% Asian and 1% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of San Buenaventura (Ventura) are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 22% of the population also speak Spanish. San Buenaventura (Ventura) has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 74% of the population is classified as married and 58% have kids.

Are you trying to ascertain if living in San Buenaventura (Ventura) is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great experience before moving to any new city in California, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. The best areas in San Buenaventura (Ventura) and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from education, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the California and national averages.

With a livability score of 66/100, San Buenaventura (Ventura) is ranked #15,507 in the United States and #564 in California. If we explore each of the categories on their own, we see that San Buenaventura (Ventura) ranks well for amenities (A+) and weather (A-). San Buenaventura (Ventura) does not score well for the following: cost of living (F) and housing (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., San Buenaventura (Ventura) has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to San Buenaventura (Ventura) is real estate affordability. The median home price for San Buenaventura (Ventura) homes is $459,300, which is 12.2% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in San Buenaventura (Ventura), we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.5, which is 1.6% higher than the California average.

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Ventura, CA - A Fun and Upbeat City

I visited Ventura about two months ago and had a great time in the city. I spent a two week vacation in California and decided to meet up with a few friends for 7 days in Ventura. We stayed at the Crowne Plaza, right on the water, and it was amazing. The scenery in the city of Ventura is breathtaking, to put it simply.

I hear that jobs are easy to come by in Ventura as well. For some reason, Ventura is often stereotyped as an area with high crime, but that is simply not true. I'm not sure what the crime statistics are, but I felt very safe throughout my visit to Ventura.

Downtown Ventura offers some great cultural attractions, things to do, artists, and shopping. I bought some awesome Birkenstocks at "Footprints of Ventura." I also ate at quite a few great restaurants while in Ventura. Hush Restaurant & Lounge is a great place to chill out. I also really liked the Bombay Bar & Grille for a great burger and beer. My favorite time in Ventura was simply going out to eat with friends, spending a few hours at the beach, and then hitting up some nightclubs in the area to meet resident locals of California, and specifically, Ventura.

Overall, I'd recommend Ventura to anyone as a great cultural city and community.
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Source: The San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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