Imperial County, California Population 2018

Imperial County, California's estimated population is 182,830 with a growth rate of 2.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Imperial County, California is the 30th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017182,8304,0232.25%
2016178,807-2,173-1.20%
2016180,9801,1410.63%
2015179,8399710.54%
2014178,8681,6010.90%
2013177,267260.01%
2012177,2411,0840.62%
2011176,1571,3790.79%
2010174,77865,47559.90%
1990109,30317,19318.67%
198092,11017,61823.65%
197074,4922,3873.31%
196072,1059,13014.50%
195062,9753,2355.42%
194059,740-1,163-1.91%
193060,90317,45040.16%
192043,45329,862219.72%
191013,5910.00%

Imperial County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White124,349
Some Other Race36,347
Two or More Races8,529
Black or African American4,856
Asian2,558
American Indian and Alaska Native1,914
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander254

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Imperial County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Imperial County, California Median Age

32.2


Total

31


Male

33.6


Female

Imperial County, California Adults

There are 127,489 adults, (21,278 of which are seniors) in Imperial County, California.

Imperial County, California Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Imperial County, California Sex Ratio

Female

87,483

48.93%

Male

91,324

51.07%

Imperial County, California Households and Families

Imperial County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Imperial County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.2%34.8%
All55.8%44.2%
Male53.2%46.8%
Non Family49.9%50.1%
Female38.4%61.6%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Imperial County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,8003.6855.8
Married23,5914.3965.2
Non Family10,4251.2649.9
Female8,9114.4538.4
Male2,8734.2453.2

4.28

Average Family Size

3.68

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Imperial County, California Households

Imperial County, California Education

Imperial County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20,26118.82%
9th to 12th Grade15,24414.16%
High School Graduate24,20422.48%
Some College25,91424.07%
Associates Degree7,0276.53%
Bachelors Degree10,5769.82%
Graduate Degree4,4534.14%

Imperial County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic84,46352,01510,044
Other Race21,87212,0931,866
White16,59715,0063,751
Multiple Races3,7052,530455
Black3,4682,585485
Asian1,8011,426651
Native American1,212948129
Islander17115729

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 91.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 36.15%.

Imperial County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,195$33,490$21,414
Less Than High School$15,132$21,772$10,350
High School Grad$26,566$31,301$21,009
Some College$29,488$37,424$24,011
Bachelors Degree$42,385$55,808$33,587
Graduate Degree$66,900$71,691$61,819

$27,195

Average Earnings

$33,490

Average Male

$21,414

Average Female

Imperial County, California Language

Imperial County, California Language by Age

Imperial County, California Language

24.32% of Imperial County, California residents speak only English, while 75.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 73.94% of the population.

Imperial County, California Poverty

Imperial County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic140,89336,29525.76%
Other31,4989,08028.83%
White20,4003,00214.72%
Multiple7,9861,41417.71%
Black2,50572628.98%
Native1,81058832.49%
Asian2,36235314.94%
Islander2102813.33%

24.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.41%

Male Poverty Rate

25.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Imperial County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Imperial County, California is Native, with 32.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Imperial County, California is Islander, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.76%.

Imperial County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.77%
High School20.61%
Some College15.70%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%

Imperial County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.26%
Male Unemployed33.01%
Female Employed14.23%
Male Employed10.30%

Imperial County, California Income

Imperial County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,560$58,039
Families$48,130$63,047
Married Families$60,692$73,652
Non Families$17,489$35,476

Imperial County, California Marital Status

Imperial County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Imperial County, California Married by Age and Sex

Imperial County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Imperial County, California Marital Status by Race

Imperial County, California Veterans

Imperial County, California Veterans by War

5,818

Number of Veterans

5,386

Male Veterans

432

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,816
Second Gulf War1,128
First Gulf War891
Korea483
World War II368

Imperial County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,506
65 to 741,318
75+1,240
55 to 64997
18 to 34757

Imperial County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8195.51%
Hispanic2,8472.80%
Other4561.68%
Black2145.09%
2 or More2034.47%
Indian886.17%
Asian381.90%

Imperial County, California Veterans by Education

9.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Imperial County, California Employment Status

Imperial County, California Employment by Age

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

17.1%

Unemployment Rate

Imperial County, California Employment by Race

Imperial County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Imperial County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
El Centro425954420116063.77%
Calexico385734023216594.30%
Brawley249532614911964.79%
Imperial1475217203245116.61%
Calipatria77057526-179-2.32%
Holtville593664354998.41%
Westmorland22232269462.07%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990