Imperial Beach, California

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Population in 2017: 27,418 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 13,527  (49.3%)
Females: 13,891  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

32.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 91932.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,926 (it was $35,882 in 2000)
Imperial Beach:

$53,926
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,245 (it was $16,003 in 2000)

Imperial Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $503,920 (it was $168,000 in 2000)
Imperial Beach:

$503,920
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $653,190; detached houses: $727,414; townhouses or other attached units: $530,871; in 2-unit structures: $524,355; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $400,685; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $451,263; mobile homes: $122,370; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $29,009

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,382.

March 2019 cost of living index in Imperial Beach: 142.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.0%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.7% for American Indian residents, 15.2% for other race residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Imperial Beach, CA (2017)
    • 14,42252.0%Hispanic
    • 8,53130.8%White alone
    • 2,2618.2%Asian alone
    • 1,2034.3%Two or more races
    • 1,0743.9%Black alone
    • 1820.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1670.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Imperial Beach, California as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Imperial Beach is 1,386 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Imperial Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.4)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(11.2)
17
(63.9)
17
(65.4)
12
(45.6)
9
(34.0)
9
(33.4)
6
(22.5)
12
(44.5)
6
(22.2)
8
(29.4)
5
(18.3)
7
(25.3)
5
(18.1)
3
(10.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
41
(152.5)
34
(127.8)
46
(176.8)
69
(262.0)
46
(173.7)
23
(85.3)
15
(56.3)
25
(92.7)
25
(92.6)
19
(69.8)
16
(58.5)
17
(61.6)
34
(123.2)
18
(65.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
88
(327.3)
116
(435.9)
94
(361.4)
101
(383.5)
156
(588.9)
113
(418.9)
122
(458.1)
108
(400.7)
101
(374.1)
85
(312.1)
67
(245.1)
46
(166.6)
93
(337.0)
58
(210.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
188
(699.2)
169
(635.1)
161
(618.9)
165
(626.5)
125
(471.9)
115
(426.3)
119
(446.8)
122
(452.6)
125
(463.0)
76
(279.1)
76
(278.0)
87
(315.0)
69
(250.1)
63
(228.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
335
(1,246)
342
(1,285)
267
(1,026)
338
(1,283)
237
(894.7)
207
(767.3)
193
(724.7)
261
(968.2)
228
(844.5)
240
(881.3)
214
(782.7)
172
(622.8)
211
(764.7)
201
(729.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
267
(993.0)
236
(886.8)
268
(1,030)
243
(922.7)
193
(728.6)
131
(485.6)
121
(454.3)
88
(326.5)
101
(374.1)
100
(367.2)
69
(252.4)
113
(409.2)
84
(304.4)
88
(319.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(14.9)
3
(11.3)
10
(38.4)
9
(34.2)
4
(15.1)
1
(3.7)
3
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.1)
3
(11.0)
1
(3.7)
2
(7.2)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)298.4350.9344.4360.8339.3235.4223.1254.9223.9191.0152.2159.0198.6141.1

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City-data.com crime index in Imperial Beach, CA

Crime rate in Imperial Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Imperial Beach, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (2.6%), American (2.5%), Irish (1.9%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 4.27 square miles.

Population density: 6,424 people per square mile   (high).

Imperial Beach, California map

5,767 residents are foreign born (14.1% Latin America, 5.2% Asia).

This city:

20.8%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,885 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,221 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.58 N, Longitude: 117.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,147 (-25.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,916 (15.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 619

Distribution of median household income in Imperial Beach, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Imperial Beach, CA in 2017
Imperial Beach satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Imperial Beach, CA
Historical housing units in Imperial Beach, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +335 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in Imperial Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Health care (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Imperial Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)

Average climate in Imperial Beach, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Imperial Beach, 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 94.6. This is worse than average.

City:

94.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.315. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.315
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.16. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.101. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.101
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 219. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

219
U.S.:

20
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00978. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00978
U.S.:

0.00984

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 the city 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 Imperial Beach 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 the city 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 Imperial Beach 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 (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 2

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)
See full list of schools located in Imperial Beach

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Imperial Beach:

Marital status in Imperial Beach, CA
  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Imperial Beach:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Imperial Beach
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Imperial Beach:

(Imperial Beach, California Neighborhood Map)

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

6.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Diego County:

22.2%
State:

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

16.0%
California:

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
Other Government Administration 22$144,494$78,8155$16,880
Firefighters 12$79,544$79,5440$0
Other and Unallocable 10$58,896$70,67526$34,248
Financial Administration 7$39,229$67,2500$0
Streets and Highways 4$20,096$60,2880$0
Sewerage 4$21,493$64,4790$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$14,576$87,4560$0
Solid Waste Management 2$12,941$77,6460$0
Parks and Recreation 2$9,684$58,1040$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 65$400,953$74,02231$51,128

Imperial Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,146,000 ($41.80)
    Regular Highways: $999,000 ($36.44)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,138,000 ($150.92)
    Sewerage: $3,439,000 ($125.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,395,000 ($87.35)
    Regular Highways: $2,374,000 ($86.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,300,000 ($83.89)
    Police Protection: $1,422,000 ($51.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,345,000 ($49.06)
    Financial Administration: $657,000 ($23.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $271,000 ($9.88)
    Health - Other: $266,000 ($9.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,530,000 ($55.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $6,407,000 ($233.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($1.17)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.18)

Imperial Beach government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,302,000 ($156.90)
    Other: $2,372,000 ($86.51)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,347,000 ($85.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($1.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $327,000 ($11.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,352,000 ($49.31)
    Rents: $361,000 ($13.17)
    Special Assessments: $271,000 ($9.88)
    Interest Earnings: $233,000 ($8.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $206,000 ($7.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $155,000 ($5.65)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,170,000 ($42.67)
    Highways: $753,000 ($27.46)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($0.47)
  • Tax - Property: $9,122,000 ($332.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,982,000 ($72.29)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,838,000 ($67.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $668,000 ($24.36)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $405,000 ($14.77)
    Other License: $261,000 ($9.52)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $108,000 ($3.94)
    Other: $36,000 ($1.31)

Imperial Beach government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,260,000 ($1395.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,015,000 ($1386.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $245,000 ($8.94)

Imperial Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,019,000 ($146.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,421,000 ($817.75)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,027,000 ($146.87)

5.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
California average:

5.03%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,276 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.24%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.44% ($67,532 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.34% ($60,457)
from Orange County, CA  0.29% ($85,709)


5.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
California average:

5.21%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,280 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.21%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Riverside County, CA  0.47% ($57,258 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.39% ($55,670)
to Orange County, CA  0.26% ($69,550)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Imperial Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 811.037 MHz, 810.662 MHz, 808.462 MHz, 856.037 MHz, 855.662 MHz, 853.462 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2015, Expiration Date: 03/28/2025, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-9437, Fax: (916) 657-9233, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/1998, Expiration Date: 06/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2003, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/1995, Expiration Date: 10/18/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/24/2000, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Certifier: Daniel Alonzo, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2004, Expiration Date: 12/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2015, Certifier: Joe Austin, Registrant: Sun Wireless, 13868 Little Creek Lane, Valley Center, CA 92082, Phone: (760) 749-5790, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: YAKOVLEV YAK 52 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 13YK , Serial Number: 9311611, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Todd B Peterson, 177 Carnation Ave, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3175C , Serial Number: 30974, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/13/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Jason I Clay, 504 4th St, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34164 , Serial Number: 17701682, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony Quintal, 437 Delaware St, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/11/2008
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/26/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Jason I Clay, 504 4th St, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2012
    Registrant (Individual): John Macquiddy, 409 Palm Ave Spc B34, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/03/2018
  • 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
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/04/2017

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 in Imperial Beach, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Imperial Beach, 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 fires per year is 35. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 75 took place in 2007, and the least - 9 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Imperial Beach, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.6%), and Outside Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Imperial Beach, CA
    • 27255.6%Structure Fires
    • 10421.3%Outside Fires
    • 6914.1%Other
    • 449.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Imperial Beach, CA
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 5.3%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Imperial Beach, CA
  • 51.4%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Electricity
  • 8.4%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Wood


Imperial Beach compared to California state average:

  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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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  • Allen Mark Jones (9)
  • William G. Gnesda (6)
  • Mark Brecht (6)
  • George C. P. Straza (4)
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  • George C.p. Straza (2)
  • Joan R. Kanter (2)
  • Thomas Huber (1)
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  • Denise L. Cohoon (1)

Total of 45 patent applications in 2008-2020.