El Centro is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 44,059, it is the 194th largest city in California and the 882nd largest city in the United States. El Centro is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually but its population has increased by 3.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,598 in 2010. El Centro reached it's highest population of 44,114 in 2017. Spanning over 12 miles, El Centro has a population density of 3,828 people per square mile.
The average household income in El Centro is $65,899 with a poverty rate of 24.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $192,600. The median age in El Centro is 32.9 years, 30.5 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.9 males.