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Oxnard

Oxnard

City Manager: Greg Nyhoff
Economic Development Manager: see EDCO – Elizabeth Callahan, President
(805) 385-7444
info@edco.us

website: www.ci.oxnard.ca.us; www.edco.us

City Description:
Oxnard is located in western Ventura County midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. It is the largest city in the county, and the manufacturing center. Its economy is balanced among the primary sectors of agriculture, manufacturing and support for the adjacent Naval Base Ventura County. Quality of life is enhanced by the largest recreational harbor north of Marina Del Rey, uncrowded beaches, an historic downtown, a multicultural restaurant scene, and the newest major lifestyle center in the west county.

Demographics:
2000 population: 170,358
2010 population: 197,899
2012 population: 201,555
% Change: 1.8% (2010-2012)
% High School Graduates: 61%
% 4-year Degree +: 15% (Figures reflect educational attainment of those over the age of 25)
Median Household Income: $61,316 (2010 estimation)
Average Home Price: $377,000 (2010 est. median)
% Pop in Labor Force: 68% (including armed forces)
Incorporation Year: 1903
Acres of Open Space: 600

Quality of Life:

Cultural Offerings:
• The Elite Theatre Co.
• Carnegie Art Museum
• New West Symphony
• Marina / Beaches
• Whale Watching
• Gull Wings Children’s Museum
• Ventura County Maritime Museum

Annual Events:
• Oxnard Salsa Festival
• California Strawberry Festival
• Multicultural Festival

Top Employers
• St. Johns Regional Medical Center-Medical (1,400)
• Haas Automation (1,200)
• City of Oxnard-Government (1,100)
• Verizon-Communications (860)
• Waterway Plastics Inc (700)
• Procter & Gamble-Paper Products Manufacturing (650)
• Boskovich Farms-Produce (600)
• Sysco Food Services of Ventura-Food (500)
• Workrite Uniform Co Inc-Clothing (400)
• Gills Onions-Produce (400)

Healthcare:
• St. John’s Regional Medical Center
• Community Memorial Hospital Lab
• Kaiser Permanente Clinic
• Oxnard Airport Urgent Care Center
• Mandalay Bay Children’s Center

School Districts:
• Oxnard School District
• Rio School District
• Hueneme School District
• Ocean View School District
• Oxnard Union High School District

Universities/Colleges:
• University of La Verne
• California Lutheran University
• Oxnard College
• ITT Technical Institute
• Laurus College
• National University
• DeVry College
• Charter College

Transportation:
• Oxnard Transportation Center (Greyhound, Amtrak & Local Services)
• Gold Coast Area Transit
• Ventura Intercity Service Transit Authority (Vista)
• Oxnard Airport (non-commercial service)


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