Cities in Imperial County, California by Population (2024)

There are 27 cities in Imperial County, California.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Coachella1California43,64542,0250.94%1,45929.92
El Centro2California43,41544,207-0.45%3,58312.12
La Quinta3California39,15437,6300.98%1,10935.29
Calexico4California37,96538,533-0.37%4,4848.47
Brawley5California27,31026,4140.83%3,3768.09
Imperial6California22,04920,4171.88%3,4976.31
Blythe7California16,69618,020-1.94%63026.50
Heber8California7,4078,413-3.28%5,1581.44
Salton City9California6,4295,9751.8%30021.44
Calipatria10California6,0596,585-2.12%1,6263.73
Holtville11California5,4265,600-0.79%4,7471.14
Oasis12California4,9962,55413.93%25419.64
Borrego Springs13California3,7061,86411.43%8543.41
Vista Santa Rosa14California2,4662,0724.18%15316.08
Westmorland15California1,9722,008-0.45%3,2380.61
Seeley16California1,7061,847-1.44%1,2131.41
Thermal17California1,3331,371-0.67%1429.38
Mesa Verde18California9427530.86%2194.30
Ripley19California6464602.54%3801.70
El Centro Naval Air Facility20California5796093.58%1384.19
Niland21California461743-13.18%1,1470.40
Desert Shores22California309411-7.49%4430.70
Bombay Beach23California2692155.49%4050.66
Ocotillo24California10444-16.8%128.87
Palo Verde25California84782.44%1450.58
Salton Sea Beach26California73299-43.41%2370.31
Winterhaven27California01510%00.24
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Imperial County, California?

Coachella is the largest city in Imperial County.

What is the smallest city in Imperial County, California?

Winterhaven is the smallest city in Imperial County.

How many cities are in Imperial County?

There are 27 cities in Imperial County, California.

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