Total direct and indirect employment, military and civilian, or other economic indicators.
While not a single industry, NVBC is the largest single concentration of jobs and economic activity in the region.
Local Economic Impact:
NBVC is the largest employer in the county; more than 17,320 personnel (military, DoD civilian and contractors) work for, or are stationed on, the base.
NBVC directly and indirectly provides another 2,700 jobs throughout the county.
NBVC covers more than 6,000 acres in Ventura County.
Port Hueneme features a deepwater port and 16 miles of rail line.
Point Mugu can accommodate the largest military aircraft.
The 13,370-acre San Nicolas Island is also part of the base as is the Sea Test range which covers 36,000 square miles.
NBVC boasts 1,781 family housing units in Port Hueneme, Point Mugu and Camarillo.
Another 1,762 units are available for single service members.
NBVC is home to more than 80 military commands, with all military branches represented.
Major tenant commands at NBVC include Commander Airborne Command and Control Logistics Wing; 31st Seabee Readiness Group, Naval Air Warfare Center-Weapons Division; Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division; Naval Expeditionary Logistics Center; Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center; and the Naval Satellite Operations Center.