Brawley, California

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Population in 2019: 26,227 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.9%
 
Males: 12,693  (48.4%)
Females: 13,534  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

30.5 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 92227.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,081 (it was $31,277 in 2000)
Brawley:

$43,081
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,931 (it was $12,881 in 2000)

Brawley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $221,509 (it was $95,600 in 2000)
Brawley:

$221,509
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $223,801; detached houses: $241,520; townhouses or other attached units: $273,627; in 2-unit structures: $138,113; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,976; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,319; mobile homes: $68,808; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $60,084

Median gross rent in 2019: $808.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brawley: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 33.8%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents, 37.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.0% for American Indian residents, 65.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.1% for other race residents, 35.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brawley, CA (2019)
    • 22,18084.6%Hispanic
    • 3,13111.9%White alone
    • 4531.7%Two or more races
    • 3161.2%Black alone
    • 1070.4%Asian alone
    • 890.3%American Indian alone
    • 770.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 420.2%Other race alone

Races in Brawley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Brawley, California as of October 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brawley is 931 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Brawley by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
3
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.8)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
2
(7.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(17.7)
5
(22.1)
4
(17.7)
5
(21.9)
5
(21.3)
8
(31.7)
5
(19.6)
5
(19.4)
7
(27.2)
8
(30.7)
4
(15.3)
11
(41.8)
4
(15.0)
4
(15.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(110.4)
23
(101.5)
18
(79.6)
21
(92.1)
10
(42.6)
12
(47.5)
16
(62.6)
7
(27.2)
10
(38.9)
14
(53.8)
11
(42.2)
12
(45.6)
18
(67.7)
8
(30.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(141.4)
35
(154.4)
50
(221.1)
40
(175.4)
38
(162.0)
34
(134.7)
38
(148.6)
49
(190.3)
50
(194.6)
123
(472.7)
110
(421.8)
153
(580.8)
131
(492.7)
107
(405.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
386
(1,705)
368
(1,624)
473
(2,092)
388
(1,701)
354
(1,509)
399
(1,580)
395
(1,545)
301
(1,169)
223
(867.9)
260
(999.1)
170
(651.9)
146
(554.2)
112
(421.2)
95
(360.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
680
(3,004)
677
(2,987)
478
(2,114)
508
(2,227)
622
(2,651)
551
(2,183)
709
(2,773)
854
(3,316)
729
(2,837)
654
(2,513)
692
(2,654)
680
(2,581)
494
(1,858)
468
(1,774)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
178
(786.4)
117
(516.2)
112
(495.3)
103
(451.6)
126
(537.0)
97
(384.2)
72
(281.6)
56
(217.5)
68
(264.6)
44
(169.1)
79
(303.0)
66
(250.6)
51
(191.8)
55
(208.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
13
(57.4)
11
(48.5)
8
(35.4)
8
(35.1)
11
(46.9)
3
(11.9)
6
(23.5)
36
(139.8)
15
(58.4)
18
(69.2)
18
(69.0)
16
(60.7)
19
(71.5)
15
(56.9)
City-Data.com crime index378.0362.2379.4324.5316.8295.2305.7293.6283.4326.9285.3325.3257.5230.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Brawley, CA

Crime rate in Brawley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 39 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
California average:

2.01
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Ancestries: American (1.1%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: -110 feet

Land area: 5.83 square miles.

Population density: 4,499 people per square mile   (average).

Brawley, California map

6,914 residents are foreign born (25.5% Latin America).

This city:

26.4%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,059 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,449 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (57.0 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (94.5 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Westmorland, CA (2.6 miles ),
Imperial, CA (3.1 miles ),
Calipatria, CA (3.2 miles ),
Anza, CA (3.5 miles ),
El Centro, CA (3.6 miles ),
Holtville, CA (3.8 miles ),
Seeley, CA (3.9 miles ),
Heber, CA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 32.98 N, Longitude: 115.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -672 (-2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,324 (42.7%)

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in Brawley, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brawley, CA in 2019
Brawley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

15.1%
California:

7.9%
Historical population in Brawley, CA
Historical housing units in Brawley, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,809 (+14.6%).
Most common industries in Brawley, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.6%)
  • Public administration (11.7%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.5%)
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Utilities (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.5%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Brawley, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)

Average climate in Brawley, California

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Brawley, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 190. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

190
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.325. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.325
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.606. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.606
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 51.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

51.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.0112. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0112
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Brawley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 5502% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 101.3 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 19.3 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from Brawley center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 12.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 243.0 miles away from Brawley center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Imperial County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Earthquakes: 2, Landslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brawley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brawley:

  • PIONEERS MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE DISTRICT (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 207 WEST LEGION ROAD)
  • IMPERIAL HEIGHTS HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS CENTRE, LLC (320 CATTLE CALL DR.)
  • ROYAL CONV HOSP (320 CATTLE CALL DR)
  • FMC-BRAWLEY (751 LEGION ROAD, SUITE 100)
  • IMPERIAL VALLEY HOME HEALTH CARE CORPORATION (159 SOUTH 6TH STREET)
  • QUALITY HOME PROFESSIONALS (183 SOUTH 5TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Brawley:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brawley:

  • Imperial Valley College (about 11 miles; Imperial, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,313)
  • Arizona Western College (about 64 miles; Yuma, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,454)
  • College of the Desert (about 72 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Cuyamaca College (about 84 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 4,270)
  • Grossmont College (about 87 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 10,461)
  • Southwestern College (about 89 miles; Chula Vista, CA; FT enrollment: 10,761)
  • San Diego State University (about 91 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 27,516)

Public high schools in Brawley:

Private high school in Brawley:

  • BRAWLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 68, Location: 430 N 2ND ST, Grades: KG-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brawley:

Private elementary/middle school in Brawley:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 94, Location: 428 S IMPERIAL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Brawley

Library in Brawley:

  • BRAWLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $590,277; Location: 400 MAIN ST.; 53,816 books; 1,448 audio materials; 695 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 104 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brawley: Brawley City Water Works (A), Brawley Chamber of Commerce (B), Imperial County Building (C), Brawley Public LIbrary (D), Brawley City Hall (E), Schaefer Ambulance Service (F), Brawley Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westgate Shopping Center (1), Rio Vista Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brawley include: Church of Christ (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Church of the Nazarene (C), First Christian Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First United Methodist Church of Brawley (F), Free Methodist Church (G), Iglesia Apostolica (H), New Testament Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brawley include: Alyce Gereaux Park (1), Cline Park (2), Guadalupe Park (3), Hawthorne Park (4), Lions Field (5), Longfellow Park (6), Meserve Park (7), River Park (8), Warne Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Brawley Inn (575 W Main St).

Birthplace of: Steve Taylor - Musisian, Rudy Seánez - Baseball player, Sergio Romo - Baseball pitcher, Barbara O'Brien (politician) - Politician, Alan Fowlkes - Baseball player, Don Rowe - Baseball player, Joe Hoover - Baseball player, Steve Smyth (baseball) - Baseball player.

Imperial County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brawley and their reported violations in the past:

BRAWLEY, CITY OF (Population served: 27,748, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2002)
Average household size:
This city:

3.3 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

79.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Brawley in 2010:

  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Brawley in 2000:

  • 106 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 28 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 23 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Brawley (2011 data):

  • Rabobank, National Association: Brawley Branch at 190 Main Street, branch established on 1990/03/01; Wildcat Branch at 250 Wildcat Drive, branch established on 2008/10/15. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland
  • Community Valley Bank: Brawley Branch at 310 Main Street, branch established on 2008/04/24. Info updated 2012/03/22: Bank assets: $86.6 mil, Deposits: $74.9 mil, headquarters in El Centro, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Brawley Lpo Branch at 297 W Main St, branch established on 2001/01/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Union Bank, National Association: Brawley Branch at 290 Main Street, branch established on 1913/06/02. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Brawley:

Marital status in Brawley, CA
  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Brawley:

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.5
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brawley
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brawley, CA (based on Imperial County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,22612
Evangelical Protestant12,70780
Other3,63314
Mainline Protestant1,13712
Black Protestant6695
None107,156-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 40
Imperial County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Imperial County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Imperial County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Imperial County:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Imperial County:

25.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brawley:

46.9%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
California:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
California:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brawley:

34.2%
State:

31.5%

General health condition:
Brawley:

54.4%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.0%
California:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brawley, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 27$193,856$86,1580$0
Firefighters 20$108,930$65,3580$0
Parks and Recreation 14$68,242$58,4930$0
Other Government Administration 13$63,307$58,4371$1,223
Police - Other 13$57,581$53,1520$0
Local Libraries 12$44,676$44,6760$0
Streets and Highways 10$60,463$72,5560$0
Water Supply 10$67,750$81,3000$0
Financial Administration 8$44,302$66,4530$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$31,176$62,3520$0
Other and Unallocable 6$34,987$69,9740$0
Solid Waste Management 5$25,573$61,3750$0
Sewerage 4$24,618$73,8540$0
Health 1$3,498$41,9760$0
Totals for Government 149$828,959$66,7621$1,223

Brawley government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,550,000 ($97.23)
    Air Transportation: $1,805,000 ($68.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,412,000 ($53.84)
    General - Other: $1,248,000 ($47.58)
    Regular Highways: $725,000 ($27.64)
    Central Staff Services: $268,000 ($10.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $245,000 ($9.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $101,000 ($3.85)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,032,000 ($229.99)
    Water Utilities: $4,228,000 ($161.21)
    Sewerage: $3,340,000 ($127.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,118,000 ($118.89)
    Central Staff Services: $2,567,000 ($97.88)
    Financial Administration: $1,798,000 ($68.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,581,000 ($60.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,355,000 ($51.66)
    Regular Highways: $1,287,000 ($49.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,252,000 ($47.74)
    Libraries: $802,000 ($30.58)
    Air Transportation: $215,000 ($8.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $189,000 ($7.21)
    Health - Other: $162,000 ($6.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $295,000 ($11.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $399,000 ($15.21)
    Sewerage: $232,000 ($8.85)
    General - Other: $99,000 ($3.77)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($2.06)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($0.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $201,000 ($7.66)

Brawley government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,156,000 ($234.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,350,000 ($51.47)
    Other: $994,000 ($37.90)
    Regular Highways: $358,000 ($13.65)
    Air Transportation: $144,000 ($5.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $120,000 ($4.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $350,000 ($13.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($1.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $443,000 ($16.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $334,000 ($12.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $56,000 ($2.14)
    Rents: $46,000 ($1.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,455,000 ($284.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,344,000 ($51.24)
    Highways: $499,000 ($19.03)
    General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($0.65)
  • Tax - Property: $3,928,000 ($149.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,307,000 ($87.96)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,186,000 ($83.35)
    Other: $1,506,000 ($57.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $358,000 ($13.65)
    Other License: $216,000 ($8.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $43,000 ($1.64)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000 ($1.30)

Brawley government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,197,000 ($731.96)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,401,000 ($472.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,406,000 ($320.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,609,000 ($61.35)

Brawley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,220,000 ($160.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,131,000 ($1492.01)

3.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.73%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($464 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Diego County, CA  0.74% ($43,985 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.73% ($27,962)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.33% ($28,601)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
California average:

5.21%

0.63% of residents moved to foreign countries ($8,215 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.63%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Diego County, CA  0.92% ($44,971 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.66% ($32,424)
to Yuma County, AZ  0.36% ($35,680)
Businesses in Brawley, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Carl\s Jr.1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Starbucks1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Jack In The Box2UPS1
KFC1Vons1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brawley:

  • KROP (1300 AM; 1 kW; BRAWLEY, CA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KWST (1430 AM; 1 kW; EL CENTRO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXO (1230 AM; 1 kW; EL CENTRO, CA; Owner: KXO, INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KICO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALEXICO, CA; Owner: HANSON BROADCASTING CO. OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KPRZ (1210 AM; 20 kW; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brawley:

  • KSIQ (96.1 FM; BRAWLEY, CA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KMXX (99.3 FM; IMPERIAL, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSSB (100.9 FM; CALIPATRIA, CA; Owner: PHILLIP J. PLANK)
  • KSEH (94.5 FM; BRAWLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGBA (100.1 FM; HOLTVILLE, CA; Owner: THE VOICE OF INTERNATONAL CHRISTIAN EVANGELISM, INC.)
  • KZAL (105.5 FM; DESERT CENTER, CA; Owner: WORLDWIDE MULTI-MEDIA B/C CO.)
  • KUBO (88.7 FM; CALEXICO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQVO (97.7 FM; CALEXICO, CA; Owner: HANSON BROADCASTING CO. OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KXO-FM (107.5 FM; EL CENTRO, CA; Owner: KXO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brawley:

  • K56GC (Channel 56; EL CENTRO-HOLTVILLE, CA; Owner: INSPIRATION TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K36FO (Channel 36; CALEXICO, CA; Owner: BROADCAST GROUP, LTD.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Brawley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 417ft / 127mTotal length
  • $744,000Total costs
  • 194,911Total average daily traffic
  • 25,587Total average daily truck traffic
  • 286,143Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brawley, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 212010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brawley, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brawley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brawley, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brawley)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 45 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brawley)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED87$151,83123$123,80737$152,0913$52,8931$170,6109$87,0431$221,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$155,5872$48,12010$154,4710$00$02$90,9951$30,730
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$147,8985$81,64840$164,3713$72,4870$09$127,2062$61,345
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$140,7466$115,25729$153,0683$99,2830$04$78,0350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$140,0551$149,1204$214,2830$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00 , 0104.00, 0105.00, 0106.00, 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$306,8900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$207,3101$137,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$161,7700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$137,8001$137,800
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00 , 0104.00, 0105.00, 0106.00, 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brawley, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brawley, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of fires - 107 took place in 2018, and the least - 6 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brawley, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (53.4%), and Structure Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brawley, CA
    • 25053.4%Outside Fires
    • 14230.3%Structure Fires
    • 4810.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 286.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brawley, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brawley, California:

  • Travel Inn, 300 W Main St, Brawley, California 92227 , Phone: (760) 344-2810
  • Townhouse Lodge, 135 Main St, Brawley, California 92227 , Phone: (760) 344-5120
  • Best Western Main St Inn, 1562 E Main, Brawley, California 92227 , Phone: (760) 351-9800, Fax: (760) 351-9852
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brawley, California
Most common first names in Brawley, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria10272.3 years
Jose8673.3 years
John8172.7 years
Mary6480.5 years
William6275.5 years
James5172.4 years
Robert5066.4 years
Jesus4473.1 years
Charles4474.0 years
Juan4371.6 years
Most common last names in Brawley, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia6568.1 years
Smith4375.7 years
Lopez4270.0 years
Rodriguez4171.6 years
Hernandez3769.9 years
Martinez3473.4 years
Johnson2976.6 years
Reyes2668.9 years
Miller2476.0 years
Sanchez2476.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brawley, CA
  • 51.2%Utility gas
  • 41.6%Electricity
  • 4.9%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brawley, CA
  • 48.9%Electricity
  • 33.8%Utility gas
  • 15.4%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Brawley compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Brawley on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 (92227) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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