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Overview

Introduction to Port Hueneme, California

Port Hueneme, California, in Ventura county, is 3 miles S of Oxnard, California (center to center) and 54 miles W of Los Angeles, California. The city is part of the Ventura metropolitan statistical area (MSA). 

Port Hueneme History

Port Hueneme's identity has bravely endured despite the outside influences of a much larger city, a violent ocean and the world's greatest armada. The U.S. Navy arrived in Port Hueneme during World War II. They came to take command of the only deep water port between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The servicemen stayed during the Korean War maintaining a steadfast relationship with the community. The town has the strength of endurance, being three decades older than Oxnard and having a revolutionary legacy of fishermen, farmers, merchants and families.

Port Hueneme and Nearby Attractions

  • Six Flags Magic Mountain.
  • Pacific Park.
  • Knott's Berry Farm.
  • Ventura County Maritime Museum.
  • Carnegie Art Museum.
  • Gull Wings Children's Museum.

Things To Do In Port Hueneme

Some of the popular activities that you can enjoy in the city include wildlife viewing, mountain climbing, rafting, swimming, beach walking and many other beach activities. There are many good restaurants and cafes in the city which serve a wide range of mouthwatering delicacies. The city parks also make for great places to relax at leisure time.

Port Hueneme Transportation

The nearest airport that serves the city is Oxnard airport.

Port Hueneme Higher Education

Oxnard College is the college that serves the city.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,126
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens11.8%
Employed Population 16+10,346
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married43.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.2%
Median Earnings25+$33,212
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,345
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,192

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,921
% Above Poverty Level85.6%
% Below Poverty Level14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone23.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,508
Median House Value$318,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)69.6%
Irish6.7%
German6.5%
English3.3%
Italian2.3%
Polish1.5%
French Except Basque1.4%
Swedish1.1%
Scottish1%
Norwegian1%
African0.9%
Canadian0.9%
Portuguese0.7%
Russian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Arab0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
US/American0.4%
Syrian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Ethiopian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Czech0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Port Hueneme Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ventura County
Standard Zip Codes93041
P.O. Box Zip Codes93044
Company Zip Codes93043, 93042
Phone Area Codes805
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.15
Approximate Longitude-119.19

Port Hueneme Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOXNARD (CAMARILLO)
Distance3.7 miles
Jan Temp46 to 66 F
Apr Temp50 to 68 F
Jul Temp59 to 73 F
Oct Temp55 to 73 F
Annual Precip15.6 inches
StationSANTA PAULA
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp41 to 68 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp50 to 78 F
Annual Precip18.4 inches
StationOJAI
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp37 to 68 F
Apr Temp44 to 75 F
Jul Temp56 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 82 F
Annual Precip21.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Camarillo66,630$102,811
Moorpark35,594$105,074
Oxnard204,752$61,656
Santa Paula30,283$57,686
Thousand Oaks128,623$120,457

Port Hueneme Public Schools

Hueneme Elementary
354 N. Third St.
ZIP: 93041
Primary
Total Enrollment 482
Parkview Elementary
1416 Sixth Pl.
ZIP: 93041
Primary
Total Enrollment 729
Richard Bard Elementary
622 E. Pleasant Valley Rd.
ZIP: 93041
Primary
Total Enrollment 706
Sunkist Elementary
1400 Teakwood St.
ZIP: 93041
Primary
Total Enrollment 765

Port Hueneme Private Schools

Hueneme Christian School
312 N Ventura Rd
ZIP: 93041
Elementary
Total Enrollment 205
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