Imperial Beach, California

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Population in 2014: 27,149 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 13,746  (50.6%)
Females: 13,403  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  30.2 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 91932.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,066 (it was $35,882 in 2000)
Imperial Beach:

$48,066
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,299 (it was $16,003 in 2000)

Imperial Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $348,445 (it was $168,000 in 2000)
Imperial Beach:

$348,445
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $506,561; Detached houses: $570,895; Townhouses or other attached units: $381,677; In 2-unit structures: $353,620; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,880; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $338,455; Mobile homes: $69,677; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $131,096

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,194.

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  • Races in Imperial Beach, CA (2013)

    Imperial Beach races chart
    • 13,56250.0%Hispanic
    • 9,26734.1%White alone
    • 2,1057.8%Asian alone
    • 9743.6%Two or more races
    • 9063.3%Black alone
    • 3121.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 580.2%American Indian alone
    • 140.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Imperial Beach: 136.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.8%), Irish (7.4%), English (4.1%), Italian (3.4%), United States (1.8%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 4.27 square miles.

Population density: 6,361 people per square mile   (high).

Imperial Beach,CA real estate house value index trend

Imperial Beach, California map

For population 25 years and over in Imperial Beach:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Imperial Beach city:

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

5,389 residents are foreign born (12.6% Latin America, 5.3% Asia).

This city:

19.8%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Imperial Beach, California as of August 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Imperial Beach to the number of sex offenders is 13,423 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,109 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,443 (0.4%)

Imperial Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chula Vista, CA (5.3 miles , pop. 173,556).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (14.0 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: Chula Vista, CA (2.3 miles ), National City, CA (2.6 miles ), Bonita, CA (2.7 miles ), Coronado, CA (2.8 miles ), La Presa, CA (3.4 miles ), Lemon Grove, CA (3.4 miles ), Spring Valley, CA (3.7 miles ), San Diego, CA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $253,400
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $219,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $270,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $317,500
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $215,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.58 N, Longitude: 117.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,880 (-25.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,406 (12.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 619

Imperial Beach household income distribution Imperial Beach home values distribution

Crime rates in Imperial Beach by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010100200210
per 100,000 0.00.03.60.03.80.00.07.60.00.07.43.70.0
Rapes 208831717129961268
per 100,000 71.529.129.111.263.965.445.634.033.422.544.522.229.4
Robberies 28344841344669462315252519
per 100,000 100.1123.5174.8152.5127.8176.8262.0173.785.356.392.792.669.8
Assaults 114102133881169410115611312210810185
per 100,000 407.4370.6484.3327.3435.9361.4383.5588.9418.9458.1400.7374.1312.1
Burglaries 17023623618816916116512511511912212576
per 100,000 607.5857.5859.3699.2635.1618.9626.5471.9426.3446.8452.6463.0279.1
Thefts 316438456335342267338237207193261228240
per 100,000 1,129.21,591.51,660.41,246.01,285.11,026.41,283.5894.7767.3724.7968.2844.5881.3
Auto thefts 18818120326723626824319313112188101100
per 100,000 671.8657.7739.1993.0886.81,030.3922.7728.6485.6454.3326.5374.1367.2
Arson 9112343109413033
per 100,000 32.240.083.714.911.338.434.215.13.711.30.011.111.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 315.6316.2372.0303.6357.1350.5367.1345.2239.6227.1259.4227.9194.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Imperial Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +335 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Imperial Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Imperial Beach, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Imperial Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 618% 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 116.1 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 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 199.4 miles away from Imperial Beach center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 139.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 93.7 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 79.3 miles away from Imperial Beach 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 87.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Diego County (35) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 19, Floods: 15, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Imperial Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Imperial Beach:

  • FMC-CHULA VISTA DIALYSIS CENTER- SOUTH (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SAN DIEGO, CA)
  • FMC-SAN YSIDRO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SAN DIEGO, CA)
  • DSI CHULA VISTA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CHULA VISTA, CA)
  • SAN YSIDRO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SAN DIEGO, CA)
  • FMC-BALBOA-MARINA BAY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CHULA VISTA, CA)
  • BAYVIEW HOSPITAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SYS (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CHULA VISTA, CA)
  • HOME DIALYSIS THERAPIES OF SAN DIEGO-SOUTH (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CHULA VISTA, CA)

airports located in Imperial Beach:

Amtrak station near Imperial Beach:

  • 10 miles: SAN DIEGO (1050 KETTNER BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Imperial Beach:

  • Southwestern College (about 9 miles; Chula Vista, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,761)
  • San Diego City College (about 10 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 7,972)
  • Point Loma Nazarene University (about 13 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • San Diego State University (about 14 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 27,516)
  • University of San Diego (about 14 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 7,589)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University San Diego (about 15 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 2,180)
  • Cuyamaca College (about 16 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 4,270)

Public high schools in Imperial Beach:

Public elementary/middle schools in Imperial Beach:

  • IMPERIAL BEACH CHARTER (Students: 454, Location: 650 IMPERIAL BEACH BLVD., Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • ONEONTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 357, Location: 1311 TENTH ST., Grades: KG-6)
  • BAYSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 249, Location: 490 EMORY ST., Grades: KG-6)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (Location: 1290 EBONY AVE., Grades: KG-6)
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Notable locations in Imperial Beach: Tijuana Estuary Natural Preserve Visitor Center (A), Imperial Beach City Hall (B), Imperial Beach Chamber of Commerce (C), Imperial Beach Branch San Diego County Library (D), Imperial Beach Fire Department Station 39 (E), Mar Vista High School Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Silver Strand Shopping Center (1), Palm Center Shopping Center (2), Marina Village Shopping Center (3), Imperial Shopping Center (4), Imperial Beach Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Imperial Beach include: Imperial Beach United Methodist Church (A), Imperial Beach Saint Marys by the Sea Episcopal Church (B), Westview Bible Church (C), United Pentecostal Church (D), First Southern Baptist Church of Imperial Beach (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Tijuana River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Imperial Beach include: Border Field State Park (1), Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve (2), Bayside Park (3), Imperial Beach Sports Park (4), Marina Vista Park (5), Reama Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 135. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

135
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.651. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.651
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.328. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.328
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.0170. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0170
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.3%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.0% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.6% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 19.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
612 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Imperial Beach in 2000:

  • 614 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Imperial Beach, California environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Imperial Beach (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Imperial Beach Branch at 1100 Palm Ave, branch established on 1934/11/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Imperial Beach Branch at 900 Palm Avenue, branch established on 1963/08/09. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
California average:

15.4

Imperial Beach travel time to work - commute Imperial Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Imperial Beach:

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Religion statistics for Imperial Beach city (based on San Diego County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic801,850115
Evangelical Protestant302,320974
Other161,530349
Mainline Protestant74,992211
Black Protestant10,85752
Orthodox7,82819
None1,735,936-
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: 574
San Diego County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 17
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 227
San Diego County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 487
San Diego County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,238
Here:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Diego County:

22.2%
California:

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

16.0%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.8%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Imperial Beach:

46.5%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Imperial Beach:

28.2
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Imperial Beach:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Imperial Beach:

30.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Imperial Beach:

55.5%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Imperial Beach:

81.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Imperial Beach, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$39,229$67,2500$0
Other Government Administration 22$144,494$78,8155$16,880
Firefighters 12$79,544$79,5440$0
Streets and Highways 4$20,096$60,2880$0
Solid Waste Management 2$12,941$77,6460$0
Sewerage 4$21,493$64,4790$0
Parks and Recreation 2$9,684$58,1040$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$14,576$87,4560$0
Other and Unallocable 10$58,896$70,67526$34,248
Totals for Government 65$400,953$74,02231$51,128

Imperial Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $92,000 ($3.39)
    Housing & Community Development: $72,000 ($2.65)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,663,000 ($134.92)
    Sewerage: $2,659,000 ($97.94)
    Financial Administration: $1,635,000 ($60.22)
    Fire Protection: $1,150,000 ($42.36)
    General - Other: $666,000 ($24.53)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $603,000 ($22.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $487,000 ($17.94)
    Central Staff Services: $409,000 ($15.07)
    Police Protection: $289,000 ($10.64)
    Health Services - Other: $107,000 ($3.94)
    Housing & Community Development: $41,000 ($1.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($2.28)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $3,364,000 ($123.91)
    Sewerage: $2,097,000 ($77.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($0.88)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($0.88)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($0.33)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,811,000 ($103.54)

Imperial Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,268,000 ($120.37)
    All Other: $1,254,000 ($46.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $250,000 ($9.21)
    General Support: $58,000 ($2.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,351,000 ($86.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $810,000 ($29.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $752,000 ($27.70)
    Rents: $130,000 ($4.79)
    Special Assessments: $12,000 ($0.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,571,000 ($57.87)
    Highways: $981,000 ($36.13)
    All Other: $845,000 ($31.12)
  • Tax - Property: $2,147,000 ($79.08)
    Total General Sales: $1,504,000 ($55.40)
    Public Utilities: $785,000 ($28.91)
    NEC: $471,000 ($17.35)
    Other Selective Sales: $216,000 ($7.96)

Imperial Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,980,000 ($72.93)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $116,000 ($4.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,071,000 ($76.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($0.92)

Imperial Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($2.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,284,000 ($599.80)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $185,000 ($6.81)

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
California average:

5.03%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,965 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.28%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($46,993 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.39% ($43,822)
from Orange County, CA  0.27% ($52,789)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
California average:

5.12%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,376 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.24%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Riverside County, CA  0.48% ($46,491 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.43% ($42,108)
to Orange County, CA  0.28% ($53,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Imperial Beach:

  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KURS (1040 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: QUETZAL BILINGUAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KOGO (600 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOP (1360 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSDO (1130 AM; 10 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KPRZ (1210 AM; 20 kW; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KSON (1240 AM; 1 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KECR (910 AM; 5 kW; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Imperial Beach:

  • KHTS-FM (93.3 FM; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K210CL (89.9 FM; LEMON GROVE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KLNV (106.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPBS-FM (89.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLQV (102.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KIOZ (105.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGB-FM (101.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSON-FM (97.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KBZT (94.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KIFM (98.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KYXY (96.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOCL (95.7 FM; CARLSBAD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFMB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMYI (94.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPLN (103.7 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFSD-FM (92.1 FM; ESCONDIDO, CA; Owner: NORTH COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KPRI (102.1 FM; ENCINITAS, CA; Owner: COMPASS RADIO OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Imperial Beach:

  • KBNT-CA (Channel 17; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBOP-LP (Channel 25; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K63EN (Channel 63; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CIVIC LIGHT, INC.)
  • K61GH (Channel 61; NATIONAL CITY, CA; Owner: TV-61 SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KSWB-TV (Channel 69; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: KSWB INC.)
  • KUSI-TV (Channel 51; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 51 OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KPBS (Channel 15; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SAN DIEGO UNIV.)
  • KNSD (Channel 39; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KFMB-TV (Channel 8; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGTV (Channel 10; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Imperial Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Imperial Beach)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Borderfield Shp W End Monument Rd (Lat: 32.543389 Lon: -117.114750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNGK505
    Assigned Frequencies: 813.125 MHz, 814.125 MHz, 823.462 MHz, 858.125 MHz, 859.125 MHz, 868.462 MHzGrant Date: 01/09/2015, Expiration Date: 03/28/2025Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • 845 Coronado Ave (Lat: 32.575611 Lon: -117.117528), Call Sign: KNCJ408, Licensee ID: L00004038
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.725 MHz, 458.425 MHz, 458.825 MHz, 458.950 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/1998, Expiration Date: 06/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2003Registrant: County Of San Diego, 5555 Overland Ave Ms 056, San Diego, CA 92123, Phone: (858) 495-5455, Fax: (858) 495-5476, Email:
  • 825 Imperial Beach Blvd (Lat: 32.563389 Lon: -117.077806), Call Sign: WQC632
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.745 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/1995, Expiration Date: 10/18/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/24/2000Registrant: City Of Imperial Beach, 825 Imperial Beach Blvd, Imperial Beach, CA 92032, Phone: (619) 423-8300
  • Lat: 32.579222 Lon: -117.122111, Call Sign: WQQV649
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.510 MHz, 159.675 MHz, 153.005 MHz, 159.495 MHz, 159.915 MHzGrant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Certifier: Daniel AlonzoRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MAR VISTA HIGH, 505 Elm Ave (Lat: 32.580028 Lon: -117.123750), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.3 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WQBS666
    Assigned Frequencies: 22675.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/07/2004, Expiration Date: 12/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2015, Certifier: Joe AustinRegistrant: Sun Wireless, 13868 Little Creek Lane, Valley Center, CA 92082, Phone: (760) 749-5790, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

150 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Imperial Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: GILLESPIE BRIGGS A GLASAIR RG (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 261BG , Serial Number: 507R, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Kimball D Dodds, 153 Calla Ave, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 560-A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 174 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-480 SERIES (295 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2775B , Serial Number: 275, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/1957
    Registrant (Individual): John Macquiddy, 409 Palm Ave Spc B34, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
  • Aircraft: BEECH E33A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 463SR , Serial Number: CE-274, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1969
    Registrant (Individual): William R Trustee Mcardle, 1481 East Ln, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-435C&D SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5444K , Serial Number: 2344B, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Maurice J Argoud, 1346 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72448 , Serial Number: 185841, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Jason I Clay, 504 4th St, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN TBM-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 266 mph), Engine: WRIGHT C14AB AC BA (1700 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9650C , Serial Number: 69374
    Registrant (Individual): Bill Wood, 577 12th St, Imperial Beach, CA 92032

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full 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 ORIGINATED55$276,20570$209,731162$256,8228$109,6743$736,99062$232,7141$252,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$301,82716$229,49119$253,7931$8,9200$012$219,1490$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$285,41222$177,80292$295,48213$87,9931$500,00036$274,6810$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$268,52010$182,13971$284,1992$276,8051$495,75021$215,0270$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$269,01022$293,1391$200,0000$06$187,4820$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00, 0104.01, 0104.02, 0105.01, 0105.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$272,4871$268,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$356,9922$339,075
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$211,0001$284,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$297,5900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$178,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00, 0104.01, 0104.02, 0105.01, 0105.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Imperial Beach that have no violations reported:

  • CALIFORNIA-AMERICAN WATER CO (Population served: 96,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 63
  • Hazardous Condition: 40
  • Service Call: 10

Incident types - Imperial Beach

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Imperial Beach, CA
Most common first names in Imperial Beach, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5270.4 years
Robert4667.5 years
William3973.7 years
Mary3776.8 years
Maria3273.9 years
Charles2671.9 years
James2571.8 years
Jose2271.2 years
Richard2172.1 years
Dorothy2081.5 years
Most common last names in Imperial Beach, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1776.6 years
Garcia1473.9 years
Johnson1181.1 years
Cox878.0 years
Wilson667.5 years
Graham570.0 years
Thomas573.4 years
Sanchez582.4 years
Clark566.6 years
Torres564.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Imperial Beach, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
Burger King1Jones New York1
CVS2KFC1
Carl\s Jr.1McDonald's1
Cold Stone Creamery1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx3

Imperial Beach compared to California state average:

  • Renting percentage above state average.

Imperial Beach on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in job corps and vocational training facilities (population 1,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 31 pilots and 51 other airmen in this city.
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