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Ventura County, California

800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009
Phone: (805) 654-2267
Fax: (805) 662-6543

On S coast of CA, N of Los Angeles; organized Mar 22, 1873 from Santa Barbara County. Name Origin: For the city, abbreviation of Spanish San Buenaventura 'St Bonaventure.'

Area (sq mi):: 2208.20 (land 1845.30; water 362.90) Population per square mile: 431.40
Population 2005: 796,106 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 12.60% Population 2000: 753,197 (White 56.80%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 33.40%; Asian 5.30%; Other 22.70%). Foreign born: 20.70%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $24,600; median household $59,666; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,521-$35,241
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Oxnard (183,587)
  • Thousand Oaks (125,054)
  • Simi Valley (118,893)
  • San Buenaventura (Ventura) (104,068)
  • Camarillo (60,890)
  • Moorpark (35,894)
  • Santa Paula (28,732)
  • Port Hueneme (22,041)
  • Fillmore (14,967)

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    US wireless communication provider Verizon Wireless announced on Monday the activation of a new cell site in Ventura county, California.
    Verizon Wireless, a provider of a wireless voice and data network and joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (LSE: VOD), announced on 9 April that it has activated a new cell site in Ventura county, California, US.

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