Imperial, California

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Population in 2014: 16,811 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +122.4%
Males: 8,003  (47.6%)
Females: 8,808  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  30.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92251.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $68,945 (it was $49,451 in 2000)
Imperial:

$68,945
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,481 (it was $16,538 in 2000)

Imperial city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $176,408 (it was $100,500 in 2000)
Imperial:

$176,408
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $165,189; Detached houses: $177,462; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,744; In 2-unit structures: $259,850; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,535; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,812; Mobile homes: $46,981; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $43,302

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,076.

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  • Races in Imperial, CA (2010)

    Imperial races chart
    • 11,04674.8%Hispanic
    • 2,98220.2%White alone
    • 2942.0%Asian alone
    • 2581.7%Black alone
    • 1210.8%Two or more races
    • 310.2%American Indian alone
    • 180.1%Other race alone
    • 80.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Imperial: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.4%), Irish (3.1%), United States (2.4%), English (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: -60 feet

Land area: 3.91 square miles.

Population density: 4,297 people per square mile   (average).

Imperial,CA real estate house value index trend

Imperial, California map

For population 25 years and over in Imperial:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Imperial city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

4,062 residents are foreign born (25.4% Latin America).

This city:

26.5%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,115 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,477 (0.8%)

Imperial satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (56.6 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (91.6 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: El Centro, CA (2.0 miles ), Anza, CA (2.3 miles ), Seeley, CA (2.8 miles ), Heber, CA (2.8 miles ), Brawley, CA (3.1 miles ), Holtville, CA (3.4 miles ), Calexico, CA (3.5 miles ), Westmorland, CA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 1999: 90 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2000: 79 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2001: 98 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2002: 192 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2003: 196 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2005: 752 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2006: 485 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2007: 253 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2008: 72 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2009: 98 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2010: 84 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2011: 117 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2012: 173 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2013: 234 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2014: 116 buildings, average cost: $190,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.84 N, Longitude: 115.57 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,726 (-11.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,302 (21.2%)

Area code: 760

Imperial household income distribution Imperial home values distribution

Crime rates in Imperial by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01032
per 100,000 0.012.20.031.020.4
Robberies 12123
per 100,000 12.824.511.120.730.6
Assaults 46153
per 100,000 51.073.411.151.730.6
Burglaries 5050273828
per 100,000 637.9611.4300.4392.7285.9
Thefts 5878144130153
per 100,000 740.0953.81,602.31,343.51,562.2
Auto thefts 05322035
per 100,000 0.061.1356.1206.7357.4
Arson 42123
per 100,000 51.024.511.120.730.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 318.1) 92.7123.4125.1146.0149.8

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Crime rate in Imperial detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

2.32
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

21.6%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,272 (+76.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Imperial, California

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Earthquake activity:

Imperial-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 606% 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 108.0 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 27.2 miles away from Imperial center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 15.5 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 4.3 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 125.9 miles away from Imperial center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 246.9 miles away from the city 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Imperial:

  • WILDFLOWER (585 SNAPDRAGON)
  • IMPERIAL MANOR (100 EAST 2ND STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Imperial:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; EL CENTRO, CA)
  • OLSTEN KIMBERLY QUALITY CARE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; EL CENTRO, CA)
  • PCP HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EL CENTRO, CA)
  • HOSPICE OF IMPERIAL VALLEY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; EL CENTRO, CA)
  • ACCENTCARE HOME HEALTH OF CALIFORNIA INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EL CENTRO, CA)
  • HELPING HANDS-HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; EL CENTRO, CA)
  • EL CENTRO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; EL CENTRO, CA)

airports located in Imperial:

  • Imperial County Airport (IPL) (Runways: 2, Commercial Ops: 1,650, Air Taxi Ops: 465, Itinerant Ops: 3,600, Local Ops: 6,500, Military Ops: 2,389)

College/University in Imperial:

  • Imperial Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 5,313; Location: 380 E. Aten Road; Public; Website: www.imperial.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Imperial:

  • Arizona Western College (about 64 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • College of the Desert (about 78 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Cuyamaca College (about 80 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 4,270)
  • Grossmont College (about 84 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 10,461)
  • Southwestern College (about 85 miles; Chula Vista, CA; FT enrollment: 10,761)
  • San Diego State University (about 88 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 27,516)
  • Alliant International University (about 89 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 3,155)

Public high schools in Imperial:

Private high school in Imperial:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 22, Location: 2353 LA BRUCHERIE RD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Imperial:

Private elementary/middle school in Imperial:

  • FAITH ACADEMY (Students: 59, Location: 320 S J ST, Grades: KG-7)
See full list of schools located in Imperial

Library in Imperial:

  • IMPERIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $174,733; Location: 200 W. NINTH ST.; 32,713 books; 644 audio materials; 720 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Imperial: Motor Vu Twin Drive-In (A), Imperial Valley Pioneer Museum (B), Imperial Public Library (C), Imperial City Hall (D), Desert Air Ambulance (E), Imperial County Fire Department Station 1 - Imperial City Fire Station 4 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Imperial: Imperial Chamber of Commerce (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Imperial include: City Park (1), Emerson Park (2), Evans Park (3), Irving Park (4), California Mid-Winter Fairgrounds (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Imperial 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 173. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

173
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0995. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0995
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.84. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.84
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.470. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.470
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 44.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.69. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.69
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.0151. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0151
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.8%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  82.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
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: 0.2% of all households
31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
29 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Imperial, California environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
California average:

15.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Imperial city (based on Imperial County data)

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
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:

48.2%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Imperial:

47.9%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Imperial:

28.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Imperial:

20.5%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.3%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Imperial:

82.4%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Imperial, 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 6$22,371$44,7420$0
Other Government Administration 3$25,189$100,7560$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$80,227$60,1700$0
Police - Other 3$9,728$38,9120$0
Streets and Highways 7$23,557$40,3830$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,420$41,0400$0
Sewerage 2$9,009$54,0540$0
Parks and Recreation 4$16,457$49,3710$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$2,866$34,3921$3,579
Water Supply 4$16,015$48,0450$0
Local Libraries 2$6,552$39,3122$2,175
Totals for Government 49$215,391$52,7493$5,754

Imperial government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $200,000 ($11.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $188,000 ($11.18)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,866,000 ($229.97)
    Sewerage: $1,665,000 ($99.04)
    Police Protection: $1,573,000 ($93.57)
    Financial Administration: $936,000 ($55.68)
    General - Other: $849,000 ($50.50)
    Central Staff Services: $836,000 ($49.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $532,000 ($31.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $496,000 ($29.50)
    Regular Highways: $482,000 ($28.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $446,000 ($26.53)
    Libraries: $130,000 ($7.73)
    Health - Other: $108,000 ($6.42)
    Transit Utilities: $71,000 ($4.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000 ($4.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $40,000 ($2.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($1.84)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,021,000 ($120.22)

Imperial government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,369,000 ($81.43)
    All Other: $1,284,000 ($76.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $425,000 ($25.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($1.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $76,000 ($4.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $71,000 ($4.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $121,000 ($7.20)
    Interest Earnings: $99,000 ($5.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($1.90)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($0.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,085,000 ($124.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,242,000 ($73.88)
    All Other: $625,000 ($37.18)
    Highways: $174,000 ($10.35)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,048,000 ($121.82)
    Other License: $1,374,000 ($81.73)
    Property: $873,000 ($51.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $116,000 ($6.90)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $96,000 ($5.71)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $28,000 ($1.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $20,000 ($1.19)

Imperial government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,423,000 ($501.04)

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Diego County, CA  0.71% ($37,372 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.70% ($27,872)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.40% ($25,974)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
California average:

5.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($664 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Diego County, CA  0.90% ($41,430 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.66% ($30,814)
to Yuma County, AZ  0.36% ($26,502)

Strongest AM radio stations in Imperial:

  • KWST (1430 AM; 1 kW; EL CENTRO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXO (1230 AM; 1 kW; EL CENTRO, CA; Owner: KXO, INC.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KICO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALEXICO, CA; Owner: HANSON BROADCASTING CO. OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KROP (1300 AM; 1 kW; BRAWLEY, CA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Imperial:

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

TV broadcast stations around Imperial:

  • K56GC (Channel 56; EL CENTRO-HOLTVILLE, CA; Owner: INSPIRATION TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K36FO (Channel 36; CALEXICO, CA; Owner: BROADCAST GROUP, LTD.)
Imperial fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Imperial fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Imperial)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Imperial, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Imperial)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Imperial)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$149,8505$113,5547$181,8142$93,355
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$151,2851$79,9504$167,4580$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$163,4771$85,1503$242,0170$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$180,2151$158,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$229,285
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

CALIPATRIA STATE PRISON (Population served: 4,800, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2009), St Public Notif issued (FEB-25-2010)
CENTINELA STATE PRISON (Population served: 3,721, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-13-2012 to JUN-25-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-13-2012 to JUN-25-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-13-2012 to JUN-25-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-19-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-13-2012 to JUN-25-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2010)
  • 4 other older health violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 78
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Imperial

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Imperial, CA
Most common first names in Imperial, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2774.2 years
James2571.8 years
John2372.9 years
Maria1974.9 years
Robert1973.6 years
Mary1874.6 years
George1276.3 years
Charles1272.7 years
Jose1163.0 years
Frances1079.3 years
Most common last names in Imperial, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1276.8 years
Nelson1074.6 years
Gonzalez1077.6 years
Smith1076.8 years
Cox1077.2 years
Wilson981.2 years
Williams971.4 years
Estrada971.1 years
Jones875.8 years
Lopez866.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • No fuel used (7%)
Businesses in Imperial, CA
NameCountNameCount
Budget Car Rental1Quiznos1
Circle K1Toyota1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Nissan1UPS1

Imperial compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Imperial on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 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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