Household Income in the Past 12 Months – This includes the income of the householder, single or otherwise, and all other individuals 15 years old and over in the household, whether they are related to the householder or not.
This metric helps us understand distribution of wealth and affordability in Ventura County. It is an indicator of resilience, displaying the degree to which the average household could withstand an economic shock or natural disaster that effected income.
Ventura County Ranks 7th out of 58 counties in California for highest median household income per 2017 data. Noteworthy is the fact that Ventura County ranks 7th in household income among the nation’s 100 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas, reflecting the County’s inherent wealth as compared nationwide.