Calexico, California Population 2022

38,645
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Calexico is a city located in Imperial County California. With a 2020 population of 38,645, it is the 221st largest city in California and the 1156th largest city in the United States. Calexico is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,633 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Calexico has a population density of 4,483 people per square mile.

The average household income in Calexico is $61,951 with a poverty rate of 20.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $934 per month, and the median house value is $219,600. The median age in Calexico is 31.8 years, 29.8 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Calexico Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Calexicowas:

  • White: 68.27%
  • Other race: 21.00%
  • Two or more races: 9.30%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Calexico, California is 38,645 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 38,633.

Calexico, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,19968.27%
Black or African American880.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.29%
Asian3640.91%
Some Other Race8,36821.00%
Two or More Races3,7069.30%
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Calexico Population by Race

Calexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Calexico Median Age

34.6


Total

33.2


Male

35.9


Female

Calexico Adults

There are 28,681 adults, (6,161 of whom are seniors) in Calexico.

Calexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Calexico Sex Ratio

Female

21,208

53.23%

Male

18,633

46.77%

Calexico Population by Age

Calexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Calexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.2%34.8%
Male59.3%40.7%
All52.9%47.1%
Female38.6%61.4%
Non Family36.2%63.8%

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3334.2652.9
Married4,9105.0965.2
Male4055.2759.3
Female1,9085.2938.6
Non Family2,1101.236.2

5.05

Average Family Size

4.26

Average Household Size

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Calexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,78919.19%
9th to 12th Grade3,38613.57%
High School Graduate5,32221.33%
Some College4,69118.80%
Associates Degree2,0478.20%
Bachelors Degree3,82915.34%
Graduate Degree8923.57%
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Calexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian320214130
Hispanic24,26916,2574,575
Other Race5,9573,6731,043
White29526048
2+ Races2,2081,516308
Native American867010
Black8765

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.63%.

Calexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,693$33,579$19,019
Less Than 9th Grade$17,631$30,671$14,772
High School Graduate$20,158$32,328$14,839
Some College$28,818$32,571$22,030
Bachelors Degree$31,963$40,237$29,230
Graduate Degree$52,759$53,793$40,625

$25,693

Average Earnings

$33,579

Average Male

$19,019

Average Female

Calexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calexico Language by Age

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Calexico Language

4.53% of Calexico residents speak only English, while 95.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 94.50% of the population.

Calexico Language

Calexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black878091.95%
White59423439.39%
Asian36411331.04%
Other1,575NaN%
Hispanic38,6947,53219.47%
Multiple3,70539010.53%

20.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.30%

Male Poverty Rate

21.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calexico is Black, with 91.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calexico is Multiple, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.45%.

Calexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.45%
High School15.22%
Some College13.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Calexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.18%
Male Unemployed35.35%
Female Employed10.14%
Female Unemployed30.92%

Calexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,732$61,606
Families$54,353$71,093
Married Families$67,543-
Non Families$15,201$25,339
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Income by Household Type

Calexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Calexico Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Calexico Marital Status

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706

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War206
First Gulf War100
Vietnam198
Korea89
World War II7

Calexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34117
35 to 54151
55 to 64108
65 to 7470
75+260

Calexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4642.45%
Black66.82%
Native American1615.53%
Asian61.88%
Other Race1592.42%
2+ Races552.09%
Hispanic6802.44%

Calexico Veterans by Race

Calexico Veterans by Education

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8.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calexico Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

15.4%

Unemployment Rate

Calexico Employment by Age

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Calexico Employment by Race

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Calexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.04%

Born in Calexico

55.09%

Native Born

44.91%

Foreign Born

19.93%

Non Citizen

24.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

55.09% of Calexico residents were born in the United States, with 50.04% having been born in California. 19.93% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19107970.00%
19206,2235,42622.82%
19306,299760.12%
19405,415-884-1.50%
19506,4331,0181.74%
19607,9921,5592.19%
197010,6252,6332.89%
198014,4123,7873.10%
199018,6334,2212.60%
200027,1098,4763.82%
201038,57211,4633.59%
201138,57860.02%
201238,58460.02%
201338,59060.02%
201438,59660.02%
201538,60260.02%
201638,60860.02%
201738,61460.02%
201838,62060.02%
201938,62660.02%
202038,63370.02%
202138,63960.02%
202238,64560.02%

Calexico Population by Year