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92243 Zip Code (El Centro, CA) Detailed Profile




Cities: El Centro, CA (10.05%), Seeley, CA (0.68%), Imperial, CA (0.23%)
County: Imperial County, CA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 50,648
Zip code population in 2010: 48,030
Zip code population in 2000: 43,705

Houses and condos: 15,951
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,419
% of renters here:

48%
State:

45%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 92243: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 110.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 459 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 92243
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.8% ($1,617)
California:

0.7% ($3,729)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,967 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,129 (0.9%)

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Males: 25,438  (50.2%)
Females: 25,210  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 92243:

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 92243:

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

Zip code 92243 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 92243 (2017)
    • 38,53688.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7,13216.3%White
    • 9592.2%Black
    • 8712.0%Asian
    • 3360.8%Two or more races
    • 1130.3%American Indian
    • 600.1%Some other race
    • 230.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 47,138
Rural population: 3,509

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $192,972
92243:

$192,972
California:

$509,400



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in 92243 zip code as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 92243 is 1,023 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

33.6 years
California median age:

36.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.7 people
California:

3.0 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 92243, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,681 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,681
State:

$72,726

Salary/wage: $35,785 (reported on 87.8% of returns)
Here:

$35,785
State:

$59,079
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.1% for AGIs below $25k, 82.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 34.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,107 (reported on 19.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,107
California:

$2,146
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,609 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

$7,609
State:

$9,308
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$10,010 (reported on 3.9% of returns)
Here:

+$10,010
State:

+$30,460
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,995 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$12,995
State:

+$17,064
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.1% for AGIs below $25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,461 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
92243:

$14,461
California:

$19,557
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $19,550 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
92243:

$19,550
California:

$24,530

Total itemized deductions: $24,655 (22% of AGI, reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

$24,655
State:

$34,004

Here:

22.2% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,980 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,980
State:

$4,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,585 (reported on 19.7% of returns)
92243:

$8,585
State:

$14,448
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,601 (reported on 40.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,601
State:

$2,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 67.5%
Here:

68%
State:

64%
(% for various income ranges: 67.7% for AGIs below $25k, 67.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 84.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 92243, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,142 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,142
State:

$58,600

Salary/wage: $32,104 (reported on 90.0% of returns)
Here:

$32,104
State:

$49,455
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 166.9% for AGIs below $10k, 82.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $936 (reported on 29.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$936
California:

$2,365
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,767 (reported on 7.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,767
State:

$4,746
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$17,262 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

+$17,262
State:

+$23,418
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$15,969 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$15,969
State:

+$16,826
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.0% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,948 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
92243:

$2,948
California:

$3,192
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $21,300 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$21,300
California:

$17,688

Total itemized deductions: $19,124 (22% of AGI, reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$19,124
State:

$28,113

Here:

22.3% of AGI
State:

25.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,649 (3% of AGI, reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,649
State:

$3,923

Here:

3.0% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,609 (reported on 60.9% of returns)
92243:

$5,609
State:

$10,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,951 (reported on 34.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,951
State:

$1,763

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 72.5%
Here:

72%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 68.8% for AGIs below $10k, 74.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$45,883
California:

$71,805
El Centro, CA (92243) map Nearest zip codes: 92231, 92273, 92249, 92251, 92281, 92227.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.6%
California:

49.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.0%
California:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,718
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,503


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 684 (432 now married, 251 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 10,939 (4,447 now married, 6,499 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 92243 with a mortgage: 4,072 (162 second mortgage, 190 home equity loan, 47 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,839

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,525
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $464

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

22.6%
Whole state:

13.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

15.5%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 92243: Wilsie Siding (A), Meloland Siding (B), Jewett Siding (C), El Centro City Water Pollution Control Plant (D), Desert Trails Recreational Vehicle Park (E), City of El Centro Water Plant (F), Broken Spoke Country Club (G), Wulfs Crossing (H), Lyons Crossing (I), Veterans Memorial Hall (J), Imperial County Law Library (K), Imperial County Jail (L), Imperial County Courthouse (M), El Centro Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (N), El Centro Public Library (O), El Centro Community Center Branch el Centro Public Library (P), El Centro Community Center (Q), Schaefer Ambulance Service (R), Federal Fire Department El Centro Naval Air Facility (S), El Centro Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Valley Plaza Shopping Center (1), El Centro Center Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 92243 include: Apostolic Church (A), Apostolic Church of Jesus (B), Central Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Church of God in Christ (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), Edwards Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (G), El Centro Korean Church (H), Emmanuel Asamblea de Dios Latina (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lake: Sunbeam Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Greeson Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 92243 include: Sunbeam Recreation Area (1), Adams Park (2), Bucklin Park (3), Fraizer Field (4), McGee Park (5), North Park (6), Swarthout Field (7), West Main Park (8), West Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2172014 or later
  • 1192010 to 2013
  • 2,4572000 to 2009
  • 2,0451990 to 1999
  • 2,3831980 to 1989
  • 2,9571970 to 1979
  • 2,0361960 to 1969
  • 2,3951950 to 1959
  • 6081940 to 1949
  • 5451939 or earlier

Zip code 92243 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in El Centro, CA (92243)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in El Centro, CA (92243)
  • 93no bedroom
  • 2281 bedroom
  • 8002 bedrooms
  • 3,0563 bedrooms
  • 2,3074 bedrooms
  • 4465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in El Centro, CA (92243)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in El Centro, CA (92243)
  • 278no bedroom
  • 1,4871 bedroom
  • 2,5552 bedrooms
  • 1,6263 bedrooms
  • 4374 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in El Centro, CA (92243) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in El Centro, CA (92243) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 174no vehicle
  • 1,5501 vehicle
  • 2,6742 vehicles
  • 1,5233 vehicles
  • 7204 vehicles
  • 2985+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in El Centro, CA (92243) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in El Centro, CA (92243) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 855no vehicle
  • 2,8071 vehicle
  • 1,9462 vehicles
  • 6253 vehicles
  • 1674 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles

  • Zip code 92243 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 92243 household income distribution in 2017
  • 909Less than $10,000
  • 1,137$10,000 to $14,999
  • 935$15,000 to $19,999
  • 763$20,000 to $24,999
  • 720$25,000 to $29,999
  • 862$30,000 to $34,999
  • 582$35,000 to $39,999
  • 586$40,000 to $44,999
  • 502$45,000 to $49,999
  • 899$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,156$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,285$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,095$100,000 to $124,999
  • 638$125,000 to $149,999
  • 634$150,000 to $199,999
  • 458$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 92243

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 92243
  • 220Less than $10,000
  • 147$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 105$20,000 to $24,999
  • 52$25,000 to $29,999
  • 71$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 99$40,000 to $49,999
  • 85$50,000 to $59,999
  • 83$60,000 to $69,999
  • 86$70,000 to $79,999
  • 102$80,000 to $89,999
  • 116$90,000 to $99,999
  • 601$100,000 to $124,999
  • 420$125,000 to $149,999
  • 860$150,000 to $174,999
  • 516$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,019$200,000 to $249,999
  • 697$250,000 to $299,999
  • 911$300,000 to $399,999
  • 208$400,000 to $499,999
  • 73$500,000 to $749,999
  • 77$750,000 to $999,999
  • 24$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 7$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 92243

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 92243
  • 71Less than $100
  • 63$100 to $149
  • 116$150 to $199
  • 257$200 to $249
  • 90$250 to $299
  • 124$300 to $349
  • 169$350 to $399
  • 272$400 to $449
  • 239$450 to $499
  • 443$500 to $549
  • 430$550 to $599
  • 533$600 to $649
  • 461$650 to $699
  • 441$700 to $749
  • 405$750 to $799
  • 465$800 to $899
  • 375$900 to $999
  • 629$1,000 to $1,249
  • 236$1,250 to $1,499
  • 104$1,500 to $1,999
  • 21$2,000 to $2,499
  • 198No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $796.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $132,894.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $234,871
  • Black or African American householders: $192,185
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $216,577
  • Asian householders: $240,379
  • Some other race householders: $187,071
  • Two or more races householders: $235,658
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $193,759

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $192,972
92243:

$192,972
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,364 - $281,577

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $234,551
Here:

$234,551
State:

$697,940

Townhouses or other attached units: $168,866
Here:

$168,866
State:

$618,365

In 2-unit structures: $184,637
Here:

$184,637
State:

$938,396

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $207,665
Here:

$207,665
State:

$619,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,852
Here:

$138,852
State:

$573,773

Mobile homes: $43,120
Here:

$43,120
State:

$121,346

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,162
Here:

$15,162
State:

$209,961
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 92243
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,855
  • One, attached: 403
  • Two: 408
  • 3 or 4: 1,332
  • 5 to 9: 1,488
  • 10 to 19: 713
  • 20 to 49: 421
  • 50 or more: 457
  • Mobile homes: 1,783
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Unemployment: 11.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 92243

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 92243
  • 80.3%14,270Drove a car alone
  • 9.5%1,695Carpooled
  • 1.2%221Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%10Motorcycle
  • 0.3%60Bicycle
  • 2.6%465Walked
  • 1.1%190Other means
  • 4.8%854Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 92243

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 92243
  • 687Less than 5 minutes
  • 3,1635 to 9 minutes
  • 4,29010 to 14 minutes
  • 3,26915 to 19 minutes
  • 1,99420 to 24 minutes
  • 68825 to 29 minutes
  • 1,19630 to 34 minutes
  • 8735 to 39 minutes
  • 32540 to 44 minutes
  • 52045 to 59 minutes
  • 27860 to 89 minutes
  • 41290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 93.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,034
  • In family households: 44,904 (5,066 male householders, 5,234 female householders)
    6,464 spouses, 19,106 children (17,907 natural, 275 adopted, 925 stepchildren), 2,837 grandchildren, 1,177 brothers or sisters, 1,905 parents, 1,129 other relatives, 1,138 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,072 (1,303 male householders (1,002 living alone)), 1,694 female householders (1,503 living alone)), 1,076 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,607 (1,605 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,335 2-persons, 2,299 3-persons, 2,171 4-persons, 1,481 5-persons, 565 6-persons, 431 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,506 1-person, 359 2-persons, 59 3-persons, 69 4-persons

7,221 married couples with children.
3,977 single-parent households (687 men, 3,290 women).

21.7% of residents of 92243 zip code speak English at home.
77.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% very well, 13% well, 13% not well, 12% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% very well, 24% well, 10% not well, 6% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% very well, 17% well, 19% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (84% very well, 16% not at all).

Foreign born population: 16,703 (33.0%)
(47.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

33.0%
Whole state:

26.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 1%Burma
  • 1%Costa Rica
  • 1%Japan
  • 1%Bangladesh
  • 0%El Salvador
  • 0%India
  • 0%Guatemala
Most common first ancestries reported in 92243
  • 1%American
  • 1%German
  • 1%English
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%African
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,5202010 or later
  • 4,2832000 to 2009
  • 2,9831990 to 1999
  • 7,631Before 1990

Zip code 92243 topographic map

There are 83 Counselors 73 Rehabilitation Counselors 260 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 92243.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT STEAM PLANT (485 EAST VILLA ROAD in EL CENTRO, CA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: FISH HATCHERIES AND PRESERVES; ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Alternative names: EL CENTRO, EL CENTRO GENERATING STATION, IID-GRASS CARP HTCHRY 94-056
  • CENTRAL UNION HIGH SD (1001 BRIGHTON AVE in EL CENTRO, CA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1333004
    Alternative names: CENTRAL UNION HIGH SCHOOL DIRTRICT, CENTRAL UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (2095 HIGHWAY 111 in EL CENTRO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
  • MEADOWS UNION ELEMENTARY SD (2059 BOWKER RD in EL CENTRO, CA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-6008619
  • CHROMALLOY SOUTHWEST (1150 MCCULLOM DR in EL CENTRO, CA) . Federal Facility
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Alternative names: CHROMIZING SOUTHWEST
  • CALTRANS EL CENTRO (1605 ADAMS AVENUE in EL CENTRO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Alternative names: CALTRANS DISTRICT 11-EL CENTRO MAINT STA
  • HLR INCORPORATED (802 EAST MAIN STREET in EL CENTRO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: H L R INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: H L R INC DBA RYERSON, HLR INC DBA RYERSON
  • IMPERIAL 8 TRAVEL CENTER (550 WAKE AVE in EL CENTRO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: TRAVEL CENTER PARTNERS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • IMPERIAL 8 TRAVEL CTR MOBIL STATION (2420 S 4TH ST in EL CENTRO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: TRAVEL CENTER PARTNERS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • J AND D AUTO REPAIR (1870 DOGWOOD RD in EL CENTRO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: JOSE PEREZ (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • EL CENTRO, CITY OF (1275 MAIN STREET in EL CENTRO, CA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2004-0149, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS)
    Alternative names: CITY OF EL CENTRO
  • JUVENILE HALL/COMMUNITY (1398 SPERBER ROAD in EL CENTRO, CA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1330117
    Organizations: IMPERIAL CO. OFFICE OF EDUCATION (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HARDING ELEMENTARY (950 S. SEVENTH ST. in EL CENTRO, CA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-6008437
    Organizations: EL CENTRO ELEMENTARY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 92243 marital status for males
Zip code 92243 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 21.4%Utility gas
  • 4.0%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 39,246. Population change in the 1990s: +4,459 (+11.4%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 28,641
  • Northeast: 380
  • Midwest: 994
  • South: 1,036
  • West: 1,294

52% of the 92243 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in California.

86% of the 92243 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in El Centro, CA (92243)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 62
Here:

1.0%
California:

8.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 35
Here:

1.0%
California:

8.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 220
Here:

7.2%
California:

15.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 83,850Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 83,647Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 81,890Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 80,726Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 73,944Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 66,282Management occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • WELCH & HOWELL DRILLING, INC (1547 DOGWOOD ROAD in EL CENTRO, CA; small business) : $13,868,528 in 21 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Geophysical Studies, Geophysical Instruments, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Pumps and Compressors by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,701,939; 2001: $10,404,218; 2002: $0; 2003: $1,000,479; 2004: $943,700; 2005: -$181,808; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $10,200,000 with Navy for Geophysical Studies. Signed on 2001-09-24. Completion date: 2002-11-27.
    $1,603,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-09-01. Completion date: 2001-02-08.
    $1,402,800 with Navy for Geophysical Instruments. Signed on 2003-09-22. Completion date: 2003-12-01.
    $1,000,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-28. Completion date: 2003-12-01.
  • G W HEINEKE COMPANY, INC (596 E MAIN STREET in EL CENTRO, CA; small business) : $208,524 in 12 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Structural Shapes, Prefabricated Tower Structures, Parachutes; Aerial Pick Up, Delivery, Recovery Systems; and Cargo Tie Down Equipment, Miscellaneous Fabricated Nonmetallic Materials, and more by Army, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $38,000; 2001: $0; 2002: $14,500; 2003: $23,638; 2004: $8,202; 2005: $104,744; 2006: $19,440.

    Biggest contracts:
    $65,584 with Army for Structural Shapes. Signed on 2005-04-07. Completion date: 2005-06-29.
    $38,000 with Army for Prefabricated Tower Structures. Taking place in AZ. Signed on 2000-04-24. Completion date: 2000-07-19.
    $19,440 with Army for Parachutes; Aerial Pick Up, Delivery, Recovery Systems; and Cargo Tie Down Equipment. Signed on 2006-03-29. Completion date: 2006-05-24.
    $14,500, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-17. Completion date: 2003-01-16.
  • E F POPEJOY JR (234 W MAIN STREET in EL CENTRO, CA; small business) : $146,444 in 5 contracts from 2000 to 2003
    Contracts for Packing/Crating Services by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $74,326; 2001: $35,234; 2002: $36,884; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $40,000 with Navy for Packing/Crating Services. Signed on 2000-01-01. Completion date: 2000-12-31.
    $36,884, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-08. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $35,234, same as above. Signed on 2001-12-18. Completion date: 2002-12-31.
    $34,326, same as above. Signed on 2000-12-11. Completion date: 2001-12-31.
  • AMERICAN AMSTEEL AND SUPPLY, (1002 E EVANS HEWES HWY in EL CENTRO, CA; small business)
    $99,813 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Pipe, Tube and Rigid Tubing. Signed on 2001-03-08. Completion date: 2001-03-26.
  • ALSCO INC (353 COMMERCIAL AVE in EL CENTRO, CA; small business) : $36,000 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $18,000 with U.S. Special Operations Command for Laundry and DryCleaning Services. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $18,000 with Department of Defense for Laundry and DryCleaning Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2004-10-01.
  • DOBSON COMMUNICATIONS CORPORAT (509 S 8TH ST in EL CENTRO, CA)
    $31,320 with Army for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment. Taking place in KY. Signed on 1999-10-26. Completion date: 2001-10-31.
  • COUNTY OF IMPERIAL (940 WEST MAIN STREET 105 in EL CENTRO, CA)
    $29,700 with Navy for Fire Protection Services. Signed on 2000-04-21. Completion date: 2000-05-26.
  • RUSH TRUCK CENTERS OF CALIFORN (DOGWWOD RD in EL CENTRO, CA; small business) : $24,522 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $15,978 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Vehicular Equipment Components. Signed on 2005-06-23. Completion date: 2005-07-01.
    $4,066 with Army for Miscellaneous Vehicular Components. Signed on 2003-07-21. Completion date: 2003-06-09.
    $3,089, same as above. Signed on 2003-05-29. Completion date: 2003-06-09.
    $1,389, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-17. Completion date: 2003-06-09.
  • IMPERIAL HARDWARE COMPANY, INC (355 OLIVE ST in EL CENTRO, CA; small business) : $8,561 in 2 contracts in 2003
    $6,890 with Army for Household Furniture. Taking place in AZ. Signed on 2003-02-13. Completion date: 2003-02-18.
    $1,671, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-12. Completion date: 2003-02-18.
  • EDDIE MEALEY CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION CO ( in PO BOX 3911, CA; small business)
    $6,800 with Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2005-09-27. Completion date: 2005-09-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 18, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 10)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 10, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 8)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499: 1, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 12, 5-9: 19, 1-4: 28)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (50-99: 3, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 8)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 637 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 418 people in federal detention centers
  • 167 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 123 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 119 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 675 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 557 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 117 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 80 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 71 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 60 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 58 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 36 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED542$155,870171$132,068259$181,41419$87,5491$894,36072$93,24110$129,583
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED35$146,44116$119,47940$218,3292$145,0000$011$83,6596$128,473
APPLICATIONS DENIED117$168,48157$84,861214$171,57527$47,0390$039$111,98333$78,562
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN138$162,86533$137,663130$210,58514$116,1760$019$121,8087$122,436
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$159,3932$29,00030$174,1677$80,5600$06$107,7525$66,822
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$194,8064$248,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$227,0003$201,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$167,6800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$221,3900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$111,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 92243
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 92243 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 92243 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria13374.3 years
John12474.4 years
Jose12370.3 years
James11672.8 years
William10672.6 years
Robert9871.1 years
Mary8477.4 years
Charles6674.7 years
George6075.6 years
Frank5674.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 92243 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia6973.4 years
Lopez6972.5 years
Smith5474.6 years
Hernandez4371.5 years
Gonzalez4272.3 years
Johnson3872.5 years
Rodriguez3773.6 years
Brown3575.2 years
Martinez3573.1 years
Jones3471.2 years
Businesses in zip code 92243
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4JCPenney1
99 Cents Only Stores1Jones New York4
AT&T2Journeys1
Aeropostale1Justice1
American Eagle Outfitters1KFC1
Applebee's1Kmart1
AutoZone2Kroger1
Bakers1Lane Furniture1
Bath & Body Works1Little Caesars Pizza1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Lowe's1
Best Western1Macy's1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Marriott2
Burger King2McDonald's3
Carl\s Jr.2Motherhood Maternity2
Charlotte Russe1New York & Co1
Chevrolet1Nike3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Old Navy1
Church's Chicken1Pac Sun1
Circle K1Payless3
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Costco1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys2Sears2
Discount Tire2Skechers USA1
Domino's Pizza1Spencer Gifts1
El Pollo Loco1Sprint Nextel4
Express1Staples2
FedEx5Starbucks3
Finish Line1T-Mobile4
Foot Locker1Taco Bell2
GNC2Target1
GameStop2U-Haul1
Gap1UPS10
Gymboree1Vans5
H&R Block2Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Vons1
Hollister Co.1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's1
Honda1Wet Seal1
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