Poverty in Ojai, California

What is the poverty rate in Ojai, California?
The poverty rate in Ojai is 8.5%. One out of every 11.7 residents of Ojai lives in poverty.

How many people in Ojai, California live in poverty?
636 of 7,444 Ojai residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Ojai compare to the rest of California?
The Poverty Rate across the state of California is 15.1%, meaning Ojai has a dramatically lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of California.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Ojai, California Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

6,184

7.5% 10.3% 81.4%

What's the Poverty Rate in Ojai, California By Race?

7.5% of White residents of Ojai, California live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Ojai, California is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 465 of 6,184 white Californians live below the poverty line. Approximately 81.4% of the total population of Ojai, California are white.

Ojai, California Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Ojai, California?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Ojai, California is 6.6%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Ojai, California is 10.4%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Ojai, California

Female residents of Ojai, California are dramatically(57%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

236 of 3,580 males in Ojai live below the poverty line.

400 of 3,864 females in Ojai live below the poverty line.

Ojai, California Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Ojai can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Ojai, California have a Poverty Rate of 8.8%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Ojai, California have a Poverty Rate of 8.7%.

Poverty for younger ages in Ojai is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Ojai, California have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Ojai, California have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Ojai can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Ojai, California have a Poverty Rate of 5.7%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Ojai, California have a Poverty Rate of 9.0%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Ojai, California have a Poverty Rate of 15.3%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Ojai, California have a Poverty Rate of 44.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Ojai, California Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Ojai, California?

Ojai, California Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Ojai, California Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

3.7%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

0.0%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

9.5%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

10.6%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

5.8%

75 to 84 Years Old

10.5%

Over 85 Years Old

20.7%

Ojai, California Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Ojai, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Ojai, California who were born citizens of the United States is 7.4%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Ojai, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 16.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Ojai, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Ojai, California have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 6,511 residents of Ojai, California who were born citizens of the United States, 485 (7.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 151 (16.2%) of 933 residents of Ojai, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Ojai, California

The poverty rate in Ojai is 8.5%.
Ojai is in Ventura County.
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City Poverty Rate
Bell Canyon 6.7%
Camarillo 6.9%
El Rio 19.8%
Fillmore 18.9%
Lake Sherwood 2.8%
Meiners Oaks 18.8%
Mira Monte 9.8%
Moorpark 5.9%
Oak Park 3.5%
Oak View 6.8%
Ojai 8.5%
Oxnard 15.6%
Piru 10.1%
Port Hueneme 11.9%
San Buenaventura (Ventura) 11.2%
Santa Paula 16.0%
Santa Rosa Valley 5.1%
Santa Susana 8.8%
Saticoy 18.8%
Simi Valley 6.2%
Thousand Oaks 5.7%
Casa Conejo 3.4%
Channel Islands Beach 3.2%

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