Brawley is a city located in Imperial County California. With a 2020 population of 26,708, it is the 288th largest city in California and the 1721st largest city in the United States. Brawley is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,416 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Brawley has a population density of 3,290 people per square mile.
The average household income in Brawley is $59,481 with a poverty rate of 31.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $840 per month, and the median house value is $214,900. The median age in Brawley is 30.6 years, 31.8 years for males, and 29.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brawleywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.04%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.53%.
33.06% of Brawley residents speak only English, while 66.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 66.06% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Brawley is Islander, with 67.92% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Brawley is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.17%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Brawley
73.41% of Brawley residents were born in the United States, with 63.39% having been born in California. 15.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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