Heber is a city located in Imperial County California. With a 2020 population of 7,420, it is the 545th largest city in California and the 5131st largest city in the United States. Heber is currently growing at a rate of 3.66% annually but its population has decreased by -11.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,413 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Heber has a population density of 5,003 people per square mile.
The average household income in Heber is $50,407 with a poverty rate of 12.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $856 per month, and the median house value is $208,900. The median age in Heber is 34.6 years, 34.5 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Heberwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
7.75% of Heber residents speak only English, while 92.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 91.52% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Heber is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Heber is Hispanic, with 12.72% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.50%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Heber
67.15% of Heber residents were born in the United States, with 61.36% having been born in California. 14.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.