Santa Barbara County vs. Ventura County

Santa Barbara County (CA)Ventura County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)446,527850,967
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)5.3%3.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)423,947823,393
Population, Census, April 1, 2010423,895823,318
Persons under 5 years, percent6.2%5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.1%22.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent15.3%15.6%
Female persons, percent50.0%50.5%
White alone, percent85.4%84.1%
Black or African American alone, percent2.4%2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.2%1.9%
Asian alone, percent6.0%7.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.3%0.3%
Two or More Races, percent3.7%3.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent45.8%43.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent44.1%45.0%
Veterans, 2014-201821,90840,892
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201822.9%22.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)158,333291,019
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201852.2%63.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$549,900$559,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$2,303$2,497
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$600$591
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,576$1,705
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201329.6%21.1%
Building permits, 20189281,204
Households, 2014-2018144,962271,226
Persons per household, 2014-20182.923.08
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201880.5%89.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201839.7%38.4%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201891.4%91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201885.3%86.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201881.0%84.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201833.8%33.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20186.2%6.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent10.5%9.3%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.5%65.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.2%59.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,428,9291,597,442
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)2,637,2803,987,634
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)4,157,5658,333,976
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,853,80811,194,185
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$11,255$13,390
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201819.826.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$71,657$84,017
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$34,229$36,891
Persons in poverty, percent12.6%9.1%
Total employer establishments, 201711,76121,339
Total employment, 2017149,750258,166
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)7,920,62913,825,872
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.9%0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201734,63669,899
All firms, 201239,95276,285
Men-owned firms, 201220,58539,995
Women-owned firms, 201213,91126,682
Minority-owned firms, 201210,34025,161
Nonminority-owned firms, 201227,59648,210
Veteran-owned firms, 20123,2545,861
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201234,33267,137
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.3%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.1%1.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20075.9%7.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200713.9%15.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200728.3%28.8%
Population per square mile, 2010155.0446.7
Land area in square miles, 20102,735.091,843.13

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Santa Barbara county (CA) and Ventura county (CA) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.