Imperial is a city located in Imperial County California. Imperial has a 2020 population of 19,467. Imperial is currently growing at a rate of 2.36% annually and its population has increased by 31.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,836 in 2010.
The average household income in Imperial is $88,685 with a poverty rate of 6.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,155 per month, and the median house value is $248,200. The median age in Imperial is 27.3 years, 27 years for males, and 27.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Imperialwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.86%.
32.26% of Imperial residents speak only English, while 67.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 65.29% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Imperial is White, with 6.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Imperial is Multiple, with 3.77% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Imperial
78.64% of Imperial residents were born in the United States, with 65.20% having been born in California. 8.83% 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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