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Overview

Introduction to Santa Paula, California

Santa Paula, California, in Ventura county, is 9 miles N of Camarillo, California (center to center) and 51 miles NW of Los Angeles, California. The city is located in the Ventura metropolitan area.

Santa Paula History

The original inhabitants of Santa Paula and its neighboring areas were a Native American tribe called the Chumash. The name of this city is based upon the Catholic Saint Paula. The city suffered from great destruction due to the failure of the St. Francis Dam in 1928.

Santa Paula and Nearby Attractions

  • Santa Paula Oil Museum.
  • Santa Paula Museum of Art and Farm Heritage Museum.
  • Heritage Valley.
  • Santa Paula Creek.
  • Santa Clara River.
  • Aviation Museum.

Things To Do In Santa Paula

Santa Paula is situated among the citrus orchards of the Heritage Valley. It has many picturesque locales. The city itself is lively throughout the year because of the many special events that are arranged by the city. The Santa Paula Art and Photography Show is held every year in February. There is the De Colores Art Show and Festival during spring and Citrus Festival in July, among several other remarkable events.

Santa Paula Transportation

The nearest airport is the Oxnard Airport.

Santa Paula Higher Education

The local college is Thomas Aquinas College.

Demographics

People

Total Population30,283
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+13,025
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married48.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.4%
Median Earnings25+$27,613
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,905
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,708

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,686
% Above Poverty Level82.1%
% Below Poverty Level17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone19.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,142
Median House Value$321,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)80.3%
German4.6%
Irish3.4%
English2.6%
Italian1.4%
Scottish0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Polish0.5%
Russian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Canadian0.3%
West Indian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Greek0.1%
Australian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Santa Paula Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ventura County
Standard Zip Codes93060
P.O. Box Zip Codes93061
Phone Area Codes805
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.4
Approximate Longitude-119.07

Santa Paula Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSANTA PAULA
Distance5 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
Distance12 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
StationSANDBERG
Distance33.6 miles
Jan Temp37 to 49 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp51 to 68 F
Annual Precip12.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Camarillo66,630$102,811
Fillmore15,391$61,510
Moorpark35,594$105,074
Ojai7,581$94,063
Port Hueneme22,126$64,921

Santa Paula Public Libraries

Blanchard/santa Paula Public Library District
119 N. EIGHTH ST.
Santa Paula, California
(805) 525-3615

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Santa Paula Hospitals

Ventura County Medical Center - Santa Paula Hospital
(Government - Local)
825 North 10th Street

Santa Paula Public Schools

Barbara Webster Elementary
1150 Saticoy St.
ZIP: 93060
Primary
Total Enrollment 417
Blanchard Elementary
115 Peck Rd.
ZIP: 93060
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
Briggs Elementary
14438 W. Telegraph Rd.
ZIP: 93060
Middle
Total Enrollment 277
Glen City Elementary
141 Steckel Dr.
ZIP: 93060
Primary
Total Enrollment 623
Grace S. Thille Elementary
1144 Ventura St.
ZIP: 93060
Primary
Total Enrollment 402
Isbell Middle
221 S. Fourth St.
ZIP: 93060
Middle
Total Enrollment 1143
Mckevett Elementary
955 E. Pleasant St.
ZIP: 93060
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
Mupu Elementary
4410 N. Ojai Rd.
ZIP: 93060
Primary
Total Enrollment 141
Olivelands Elementary
12465 Foothill Rd.
ZIP: 93060
Primary
Total Enrollment 284
Renaissance High
333 N. Palm Ave.
ZIP: 93060
High
Total Enrollment 121
Santa Clara Elementary
20030 E. Telegraph Rd.
ZIP: 93060
Primary
Total Enrollment 56
Santa Paula High
404 N. Sixth St.
ZIP: 93060
High
Total Enrollment 1541
Thelma B. Bedell Elementary
1305 Laurel Rd.
ZIP: 93060
Primary
Total Enrollment 342

Santa Paula Private Schools

St Sebastian School
325 E Santa Barbara St
ZIP: 93060
Elementary
Total Enrollment 140
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