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    NSWC Port Hueneme Division, CA Local Information

    NSWC Port Hueneme Division is located in the city of Port Hueneme, California, in Ventura County. Port Hueneme has a population of 21,725, and other communities within a half hour of base include Oxnard (population 203,585), Ventura (106,435), and Camarillo (65,200). Communities within an hour's drive include Thousand Oaks (128,375), Santa Paula (29,320), Moorpark (34,420), Ojai (7,460) and Simi Valley (126,875).

    Local Housing Rental Prices: The average price to rent a home in the Port Hueneme area ranges from about $900 to $1,400 per month, with a median of $1,150.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices:
    The average price to buy a home in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura metro area is about $567,600, compared to $370,900 for California.

    Short Description of the Area: Port Hueneme is a coastal city in Southern California, 41 miles south of Santa Barbara and 63 miles west of Los Angeles. It is a part of the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura greater metro area. Oxnard is the 19th most populated city in the state and the largest city in Ventura County, which has a population of 823,320.

    Climate and Weather: The climate of Port Hueneme is Mediterranean, meaning warm summers and wet, cool winters. The average temperature in July, the hottest month, is about 68 degrees Fahrenheit and the coldest month, January, sees an average temp of around 55. Nearly all of the year's 15 inches of precipitation falls as rain during the winter months, but the area still has well over 300 days of sunshine per year. Though the chance of earthquake in the Port Hueneme-Oxnard area is less than that of California, it is still higher than the national average. Minor earthquakes can happen in much of California at any time, so be prepared.