Featured Client: City of Simi Valley

Featured Client: City of Simi Valley

The City of Simi Valley, with an estimated population of 126,414 (as of December 2011) is the third largest of Ventura County’s ten cities.  Occupying an area of approximately 42 square miles, it is located in Southeast Ventura County, adjacent to the northwestern perimeter of the San Fernando Valley, approximately 37 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The City was incorporated in 1969 under the general laws of the State of California and operates under a General-Law/council-manager form of government.

Demographics


People QuickFacts Simi Valley California
Population, 2012 estimate 125,793 37,999,878
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 124,239 37,253,959
Population, % change, 4/1/10 to 7/1/12 1.3% 2.0%
Population, 2010 124,237 37,253,956
Persons <5 years, 2010 6.1% 6.8%
Persons <18 years, 2010 25.0% 25.0%
Persons 65 years and over,  2010 10.6% 11.4%
Female persons, 2010 50.9% 50.3%
White alone, percent, 2010 (a) 75.3% 57.6%
Black or African American alone, 2010 (a) 1.4% 6.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, 2010 (a) 0.6% 1.0%
Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) 9.3% 13.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, 2010 (a) 0.1% 0.4%
Two or More Races, 2010 4.6% 4.9%
Hispanic or Latino, 2010 (b) 23.3% 37.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, 2010 62.8% 40.1%
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2008-2012 88.2% 84.2%
Foreign born persons, 2008-2012 19.7% 27.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012 27.1% 43.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 90.2% 81.0%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 32.1% 30.5%
Veterans, 2008-2012 7,007 1,952,910
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012 29.4 27.1
Housing units, 2010 42,506 13,680,081
Homeownership rate, 2008-2012 74.2% 56.0%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, 2008-2012 17.4% 30.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012 $448,500 $383,900
Households, 2008-2012 41,186 12,466,331
Persons per household, 2008-2012 2.99 2.93
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012 $35,769 $29,551
Median household income, 2008-2012 $87,894 $61,400
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012 6.6% 15.3%
Business QuickFacts Simi Valley California
Total number of firms, 2007 13,188 3,425,510
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 4.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, 2007 S 1.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 7.8% 14.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, 2007 S 0.3%
Hispanic-owned firms, 2007 13.3% 16.5%
Women-owned firms, 2007 26.2% 30.3%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 831,588 491,372,092
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 852,462 598,456,486
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 1,689,617 455,032,270
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $14,155 $12,561
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 204,850 80,852,787
Geography QuickFacts Simi Valley California
Land area in square miles, 2010 41.48 155,779.22
Persons per square mile, 2010 2,995.1 239.1
FIPS Code 72016 6
Counties Ventura County
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms
Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts
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