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Camarillo is a city in Ventura County, California, United States. The population of the city was 57,077 at the 2000 census. A January 1, 2006 California Department of Finance estimate lists the population at 64,034. It is located in the eastern Oxnard Plain, with the Santa Susana Mountains to the north, the Camarillo Hills to the northwest, the Conejo Valley to the east, and the western reaches of the Santa Monica Mountains to the south. The Ventura Freeway is the city's primary thoroughfare.
The population of the city as of 2000 was 57,077 and its density is 1,164.2 per square kilometers. The Chumash Indians were the first known settlers in what is now known as Ventura County. Fishermen, they built their villages along the Pacific Coast near the mouths of the Calleguas Creek and Santa Clara River. Artifacts from their settlements are on display in the Ventura County Historical Museum and their paintings are still visible on canyon walls and in caves in the area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 49.1 square kilometers, out of which 49.0 square kilometers of its area is covered by land and 0.1 square kilometers is occupied by water. In the city the population was spread out with 25.3 percent under the age of 18, 6.5 percent from 18 to 24, 28.5 percent from 25 to 44, 22.7 percent from 45 to 64, and 17.0 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.
Presently, Camarillo experiences a sharp social, economic and population growth derivative of the strategic position of the locality and the high level of well-being and quality of life that is enjoyed with respect to other places of California.

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