Homes for sale in Santa Paula, California

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About Santa Paula, California

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Santa Paula is a medium-sized city in Ventura County, California located amid the lush landscape of the Santa Clara River Valley. It has six neighborhoods and is the 248th largest community in the state. The city’s nickname is “The Citrus Capital of the World”. It is a quite diverse neighborhood; the largest ethnic group are those of Hispanic or Latino origin which accounts for about 81% of the population. The community has an international feel that is created by its warm and welcoming nature and because around 30% of residents of Santa Paula are foreign born. The primary language in the community is Spanish, followed by English and Vietnamese.

The city spans 4.71 square miles. In 2018, the population was estimated at 30,011 residents and the population density is around 6,605 people per square mile. The city has a mixed workforce, but the largest group is the blue-collar workers, who are 40% of the total workforce. It is a lower-middle income community compared to both state and federal standards. Agriculture, primarily citrus production remains and important industry in the area. However, today tourism has also grown into an large part of the local economy. Examining the local financial statistics, in 2016, the estimated median household income in Santa Paula was $52,560 and the estimated per capita income was $21,834. In the same year, the median house or condo value was $375,277, the mean price on all housing units was $346,965 and the median gross rent was $1,196.

The area has been inhabited for thousands of years and before explorers and missionaries from Spain arrived the area was inhabited by the native Chumash tribes. The Spanish Portola expedition was one of the first in the area arriving in 1769. In the mid-1800s Franciscan missionary Father Junipero Serra founded the San Buenaventura Mission. The townsite of what would one day grow into Santa Paula, was purchased in 1872 by Nathan Blanchard, who is considered the towns founder. It was also Blanchard who planted the first orange trees in the area in 1874. Santa Paula is among the very roots of the petroleum industry in California. The city was the home of the original Union Oil Company Headquarters, which was built in1890. Today the building serves as the home of the California Oil Museum. Santa Paula is also known as the early film capital of California. Early film productions like The Ghost of Sulphur Mountain, were handled by the Silver Film Company. The city is a pop culture site has portions of the city have appeared in several movies, tv shows and music videos.

The area has been inhabited for thousands of years and before explorers and missionaries from Spain arrived the area was inhabited by the native Chumash tribes. The Spanish Portola expedition was one of the first in the area arriving in 1769. In the mid-1800s Franciscan missionary Father Junipero Serra founded the San Buenaventura Mission. The townsite of what would one day grow into Santa Paula, was purchased in 1872 by Nathan Blanchard, who is considered the towns founder. It was also Blanchard who planted the first orange trees in the area in 1874. Santa Paula is among the very roots of the petroleum industry in California. The city was the home of the original Union Oil Company Headquarters, which was built in1890. Today the building serves as the home of the California Oil Museum. Santa Paula is also known as the early film capital of California. Early film productions like The Ghost of Sulphur Mountain, were handled by the Silver Film Company. The city is a pop culture site has portions of the city have appeared in several movies, tv shows and music videos.

Education in the community is primarily provided by the schools of the Santa Paula Elementary School District and the Santa Paula High School District. The city is home to the historic Glenn Tavern Inn, which was built in 1911. The tavern was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Major growth and new home construction in the city began in 2016 with the establishment of a new 1500 home master-planned community. Homes for sale in the community come in a variety of sizes and styles. Other real estate options include apartments, condos for rent or lease. Call local real estate agent DENNIS AMICK today at 805 654 8000 to find the home of your dreams.