Ventura County Facts:

•  Beautiful Climate

•  Safest Cities in America per capita

•  850,000 residents

•  Low Crime Rates

•  Outstanding School Systems

•  6th Wealthiest County in California

Ventura County

Ventura County is located in the southern part of the California adjacent to the Pacific Coast. It is often referred to as the Gold Coast, and has a reputation of being one of the safest and affluent places in the country. 

It is ranked as one of the 100 highest-income counties in the country and the sixth wealthiest county in California by per capita income. This is partly because it is part of the Tech Coast Area, and has a large presence in technology corporations like telecommunications, healthcare, development, and especially biotech corporations, most of which are located in the Conejo Valley. As of January, 2019, the median home price is $700,000.


The county had a population of approximately 850,000. The county seat is the city of Ventura (formally known as San Buenaventura). Ventura County's largest city is Oxnard, with a population of about 210,000.