Business Sectors & Statistics

Employment
by Industry
Jobs in
City of Ventura
Healthcare
9,500
Government & Education
9,319
Professional & Business Services 7,686
Retail 7,082
Leisure & Hospitality 4,592
Manufacturing & Wholesale Trade 3,166
Construction 2,699
Financial Activities 2,354
Other (Arts, Natural Resources, Ag, Transportation, Wholesale) 2,045
*TOTAL PRIMARY JOBS 48,443

Employed Population 16+ by Occupation

White Collar 64.9%

Management/Business/Financial 15.5%

Professional 25.9%

Sales 11.4%

Administrative Support 12.2%

Services 18.2%

Blue Collar 16.9%

Farming/Forestry/Fishing 1.0%

Construction/Extraction 4.4%

Installation/Maintenance/Repair 2.8%

Production 3.7%

Transportation/Material Moving 5.0%

Total 53,296

(2016)



% of Population (16 and up) in Labor Force
67.1%
Unemployment Rate
Less than 5%
Mean Travel Time to Work
22.5 minutes

LOCAL COMPANIES SNAPSHOT

Number of Business Licenses issued by City of Ventura
13,000
Average # of Employees per Business
3
Pie Chart for Employment by Industry

REAL ESTATE MARKET SNAPSHOT

Market Snapshot
City
Commercial Vacancy Rate
13%
Industrial Vacancy Rate
2.8%
Residential Vacancy Rate
<2%
Average Cost per SF per Month (Class A lease)
$1.93
Average Cost per SF per Month (Class B lease)
$1
Average Cost per SF per Month (Industrial, lease)
$.71nnn
Average Cost per SF per Month Residential (rent)
$1.69
Average Cost per SF per Month Residential (own)
$284