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Oxnard /ˈɒksnɑːrd/ is a city in the United States, located along the coast of Southern California. It is the 19th most populous city in California and the most populous in Ventura County. The city lies approximately 30 miles west of the Los Angeles city limits, and is part of the larger Greater Los Angeles area. The population of Oxnard is 203,585 as of the 2012 Financial Report. Oxnard is the most populous city in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is listed as one of the wealthiest areas in America, with its residents making well above the average national income. Oxnard was incorporated in 1903. It is located at the western edge of the fertile Oxnard Plain, sitting adjacent to an agricultural center of strawberries and lima beans. Oxnard is also a major transportation hub in Southern California, with Amtrak, Union Pacific, Metrolink, Greyhound, and Intercalifornia stopping in Oxnard. Oxnard also has a small regional airport called Oxnard Airport (OXR). Oxnard is also the location of the National Weather Service forecast office that serves the Los Angeles area.


The city of Oxnard is situated on the southern part of the coast of California. The region is known for its strawberry production. Oxnard has plenty of historic spots like the Carnegie Art Museum and the Heritage Square. Children can check out the Gull Wings Children’s Museum with its replica of a small interactive town. Young ones can participate in the town’s daily activities like farmer’s markets, ocean touch tank etc. In winter, you can take the whale watching tour in the Channel Islands Harbour. Heritage Square plays host to summer concerts and performances. Foodies must check out the Oxnard Salsa Festival in July and the Strawberry Festival in May. One of the most unique and impressionable festivals in Oxnard is the Festival of Sail. If you are on a holiday in Oxnard in August, you will see tall ships of all kinds on the Channel Islands Harbour. Plan a tour of the seaside town of Oxnard today.


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Facts and Stats for Oxnard*

  • Pollution Statistics in Oxnard

    Know the pollution level of Oxnard before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Oxnard: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Oxnard for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Oxnard.

    • Burglary and Theft 83.33 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 91.67 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Oxnard - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 30.88 (Low)
    • Climate Index 95.68 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.16 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Oxnard

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Oxnard

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.5 USD

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