El Centro SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
9

El Centro, CA Photos

El Centro, California Info Snack

El Centro is a city in and county seat of Imperial County, California, the largest city in the Imperial Valley, east anchor of the Southern California Border Region, and the core urban area and principal city of the El Centro metropolitan area which encompasses all of Imperial County. El Centro is also the largest American city to lie entirely below sea level (42 feet or 13 meters). The city, located in southeastern California, is near the major Southern California city of San Diego and the Mexican city of Mexicali.
Population
43,932
Unemployment
14.6%
Poverty
24.9%
Median Home
$172,800
Median Income
$43,581
Median Rent
$768

Rankings for El Centro in California

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Map Of El Centro, CA

Population over time in El Centro

Year Population % Change
2017 43,932 0.5%
2016 43,699 0.3%
2015 43,570 0.7%
2014 43,268 0.9%
2013 42,888 0.9%
2012 42,514 0.9%
2011 42,141 1.3%
2010 41,581 -

Crime in El Centro Per 100k

Crime El Centro CA USA
Violent Crime 416.1 449.3 382.9
Murder 9.0 4.6 5.3
Robbery 101.2 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 272.2 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 4093.8 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 920.0 446.9 430.4
Larceny 2890.4 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 283.4 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in El Centro

White
9.6% (4,197)
African American
1.9% (819)
American Indian
0.2% (90)
Asian
1.9% (833)
Hawaiian
0.1% (31)
Other
0.0% (12)
Two Or More
0.6% (271)
Hispanic
85.8% (37,679)
Race El Centro CA USA
White 9.6% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 1.9% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 85.8% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For El Centro, California

Less than $10,000
7.3% (320,703)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (408,567)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (588,688)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (540,363)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (557,936)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.7% (689,732)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.8% (430,533)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.3% (540,363)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.4% (193,300)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (118,616)
Income El Centro CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.3% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.7% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.8% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.3% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.4% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in El Centro

Female
50.8% (22,329)
Male
49.2% (21,602)
Gender El Centro CA USA
Female 50.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in El Centro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
17.5% (7,697)
9-12th Grade
12.9% (5,685)
High School / GED
21.0% (9,236)
Some College
24.1% (10,578)
Associate's Degree
7.4% (3,250)
Bachelor's Degree
10.6% (4,663)
Master's Degree
4.9% (2,145)
Professional Degree
1.1% (465)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (208)
Education El Centro CA USA
< 9th Grade 17.5% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 12.9% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 21.0% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 24.1% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.4% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.6% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.9% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.1% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.6% 1.4%

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