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. (more)
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.
Price Range of Oxnard Houses
Oxnard offers a diverse and selective real estate market. Single-family detached homes are priced starting from the high $300,000s. Large homes with spacious lots can be purchased in the low $500,000s. Lovely estate properties with scenic hill, mountain, ocean and channel views are priced from $1 million to approximately $4 million. Some of the best priced oceanfront properties on the West Coast can be found here. There are also unique boat homes that can accommodate yachts up to 60'. A selection of condominiums and townhouses are priced from the low $300,000s to more than $1 million. Land and lots are also available for custom development.
Oxnard, California Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Oxnard Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 14th, 2018: homes priced around $489,303 compared to $494,882 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -1%. For Friday, December 14th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.