This seaside community is home to over 200,000 people and is situated "Upcoast" along the California coastline between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. It is known for its magnificent beaches, Fisherman's Wharf, annual Strawberry Festival, natural beauty and excellent quality of life.
Industries that provide employment in Oxnard include manufacturing, educational, health and social services, retail trade, agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.
Recreational opportunities abound. Whether teeing it up at one of the many local golf courses, riding bikes on the many miles of local trails, surfing at Hollywood Beach, kayaking in Channel Islands Harbor, or flying kites at Mandalay Beach, there are many opportunities for fun.
Students in grades K-12 are accommodated by several districts, including Oxnard Elementary School District. Oxnard College, the newly constructed California State University, Channel Islands and several nearby colleges and universities serve those who wish to attain a degree in higher education.
Beautiful beaches of the Pacific Ocean are just minutes away. Additionally, Channel Islands National Park, the Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area and the Los Padres National Forest are all within easy driving distance.
Oxnard offers a wide variety of options when it comes to shopping, dining and entertainment. There are numerous malls and outlet stores within a short drive of anywhere in the city. Real estate options in Oxnard consist of single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses and land lots.
Oxnard, CA Community Information