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Ventura is a city in Ventura County, in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the mission San Buenaventura.
The latitude of Ventura is 34.278N. The longitude is -119.292W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 104,140.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ventura demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ventura County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Ventura area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93004 ZIP code.
14% of Ventura residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ventura ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ventura was $25,065, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Ventura residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ventura, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $788. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,546.
Libraries in Ventura include Avenue Library, E. P. Foster Library, H. P. Wright Library, Ventura County Mus. of HiSaint & Art Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Ventura include Ventura County Star
TV stations in Ventura include KJLA.
Ventura County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ventura political report.
The average commute time for Ventura workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 25 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ventura between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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