Calexico, California Population 2024

37,667

Calexico is a city located in Imperial County California. Calexico has a 2024 population of 37,667. Calexico is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -2.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,533 in 2020.

The average household income in Calexico is $71,093 with a poverty rate of 22.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Calexico is 32.8 years, 30.2 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Calexico Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Calexico was:

  • White: 41.64%
  • Other race: 35.08%
  • Two or more races: 20.99%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
8.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,370.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.25% (-866)
The current population of Calexico, California is 37,667 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 38,533.

Calexico, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,07341.64%
Other race13,53935.08%
Two or more races8,10120.99%
Asian5851.52%
Native American2500.65%
Black or African American510.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Calexico Population by Race

Calexico Population Pyramid 2024

Calexico Median Age

32.8

Total

30.2

Male

34.8

Female

Calexico Adults

There are 27,464 adults, (6,034 of whom are seniors) in Calexico.

Calexico Age Dependency

80.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Calexico Sex Ratio

Female20,28552.55%
Male18,31447.45%

Calexico Population by Age

Calexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,4004.150.649.4
Married4,4704.9668.731.3
Female2,2155.1136.863.2
Non Family2,1851.2528.971.1
Male5304.2844.955.1
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4.83

Average Family Size

4.1

Average Household Size

50.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calexico Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Calexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calexico Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 88.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.75%.

Calexico Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,548

Average Earnings

$37,109

Average Male

$21,678

Average Female

Calexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calexico Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calexico Language

5.84% of Calexico residents speak only English, while 94.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 93.43% of the population.

Calexico Language

Calexico Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic37,6118,44922.46%
Other13,4863,30424.5%
Multiple8,0411,42517.72%
Asian58518932.31%
Native2504919.6%
White2943712.59%
Black513160.78%
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22.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.14%

Male Poverty Rate

24.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calexico is Black, with 60.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calexico is White, with 12.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.18%.

Calexico Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.68%
Some College14.81%
High School13.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.75%
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Calexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.15%
Female Unemployed30.65%
Female Employed10.53%
Male Employed5.71%
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Calexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calexico Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calexico Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Calexico Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Calexico Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calexico Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

407

Number of Veterans

377

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Calexico Veterans by War

count

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Calexico Veterans by Age

count

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Calexico Veterans by Race

Calexico Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calexico Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

18.1%

Unemployment Rate

Calexico Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calexico Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.92%

Born in Calexico

56.45%

Native Born

43.55%

Foreign Born

20.11%

Non Citizen

23.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

56.45% of Calexico residents were born in the United States, with 51.92% having been born in California. 20.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Calexico Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202936,212-291-0.8%
202836,503-291-0.79%
202736,794-291-0.78%
202637,085-291-0.78%
202537,376-291-0.77%
202437,667-291-0.77%
202337,958-291-0.76%
202238,249-291-0.76%
202138,54070.02%
202038,533-1,212-3.05%
201939,745-194-0.49%
201839,939-57-0.14%
201739,996210.05%
201639,9751360.34%
201539,839350.09%
201439,8042460.62%
201339,5582520.64%
201239,3062930.75%
201139,0133530.91%
201038,66011,55142.61%
200027,1098,47645.49%
199018,6334,22129.29%
198014,4123,78735.64%
197010,6252,63332.95%
19607,9921,55924.23%
19506,4331,01818.8%
19405,415-884-14.03%
19306,299761.22%
19206,2235,426680.8%
1910797
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Calexico Population by Year