Oxnard California Crimes Statistics, Arrest and Population Information
Oxnard is the most populous county in Ventura County. The city is located 60 miles west of Los Angeles. Oxnard has a regional airport. The city was incorporated in 1903 and comes under the Greater Los Angeles Area. Oxnard is located on the Oxnard Plain that is blessed with a number of biological hotspots.
Oxnard California City overview
Home values in Oxnard have been increasing at a steady rate. Experts predict the trend to continue for the coming years. The median list price per sq. foot of properties in the city fluctuates in the range of $300-$400.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, manufacturing, and retail trade are a few major industries in Oxnard. A substantial part of the city’s population is engaged in white-collar jobs. Around 12.8 percent(each) of the city’s working population is engaged in administrative and farming jobs. 9.8 percent of the city’s workforce is engaged in sales activities, while 8.9 percent of the working population contributes to the production sector.
Utilities, quarrying, mining, and oil gas extraction are some of the highest paying industries in Oxnard. The city has a robust public transportation system. There are various transit services connecting different parts of the city. Locals prefer availing the local bus service, which helps combat the dual problem of traffic congestion and pollution. Passenger trains connect Oxnard to neighboring cities such as Santa Mora, Santa Clarita, and Fillmore. A substantial percentage of the city’s population prefers driving to work, which is understandable given the fact that the average commute time is lower (24.2 minutes) as compared to the national average of 26 minutes.
The student population in Oxnard is skewed towards females. For every 671 females graduating from colleges in Oxnard there are 587 males. Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biological & Physical Sciences, General Business Administration & Management, and Fire Prevention & Safety Technology are some of the most in-demand majors.
Locals mostly use English to communicate. Tagalog and Spanish are two other major languages spoken in the city. Oxnard is a melting pot of different cultures. The local population primarily comprises of Hispanics, Asians and Blacks.
Oxnard California Crime statistics
Oxnard's overall crime rate is 12 percent and 18 percent higher than California's and the national average respectively. A person's chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime in Oxnard is 1 in 221. The city's violent crime rate is 2 percent and 17 percent higher than California's and the national average respectively. The city's property crime rate is 14 percent and 19 percent higher than California's and the national average respectively. One in every 35 people in the city become a victim of a property crime. Oxnard is safer than 26 percent and 22 percent of the cities in California and the US respectively. The overall chances of becoming a victim of a crime in Oxnard is 1 in 30.
Major types of violent crimes committed in the city include assault, rape, murder, and robbery. Property crimes include burglary and vehicle theft. Studies show that the crime rate in the city has decreased by 9 percent year on year. While the city's property crime rate has dipped by 10 percent, the violent crime rate has seen a surge of 2 percent.
Oxnard’s daily crime rate is 1.12 times and 1.18 times more than California’s and the national average respectively. With respect to violent crimes, the daily crime average is 1.02 times and 1.17 times more than the state of California and the US respectively. The city’s daily crime average of property crimes is 1.14 times more than that of California’s average.