El Centro, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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El Centro, California Info Snack

Population
43,881
Unemployment
12.1%
Poverty
24.2%
Median Home
$210,100
Median Income
$47,366
Median Rent
$821

El Centro SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
8.5

El Centro, CA Crime Report

1,161
Total Crimes
2,624.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.87%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
El Centro
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,161 2,624.4 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 158 357.2 442.0 387.8
Murder 1 2.3 5.6 6.5
Robbery 30 67.8 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 117 264.5 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 1,003 2,267.3 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 213 481.5 369.7 314.2
Larceny 679 1,534.9 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 111 250.9 427.6 246.0

El Centro, CA Cost Of Living

97
El Centro's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense El Centro California National Average
Overall 97 140 100
Services 102 112 100
Groceries 102 113 100
Health 111 115 100
Housing 87 198 100
Transportation 101 134 100
Utilities 117 126 100

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Rankings for El Centro in California

Map Of El Centro, CA

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Population over time in El Centro

Year Population % Change
2020 43,881 -0.0%
2019 43,898 -0.1%
2018 43,932 0.5%
2017 43,699 0.3%
2016 43,570 0.7%
2015 43,268 0.9%
2014 42,888 0.9%
2013 42,514 0.9%
2012 42,141 1.3%
2011 41,581 -

Race / Ethnicity in El Centro

White
7.9% (3,475)
African American
2.3% (1,019)
American Indian
0.1% (49)
Asian
1.8% (775)
Hawaiian
0.1% (31)
Other
0.0% (6)
Two Or More
0.5% (221)
Hispanic
87.3% (38,305)
Race El Centro CA USA
White 7.9% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 2.3% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 1.8% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.5% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 87.3% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in El Centro

Female
50.7% (22,264)
Male
49.3% (21,617)
Gender El Centro CA USA
Female 50.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in El Centro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
17.0% (7,459)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (5,704)
High School / GED
23.0% (10,092)
Some College
24.0% (10,531)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (3,071)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (4,388)
Master's Degree
4.0% (1,755)
Professional Degree
1.0% (438)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (438)
Education El Centro CA USA
< 9th Grade 17.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For El Centro, California

Less than $10,000
5.4% (235,650)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.1% (398,476)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.3% (669,605)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.8% (341,711)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (690,892)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (703,216)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.1% (441,050)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.5% (592,673)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (167,681)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (147,141)
Income El Centro CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.1% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.3% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.8% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.1% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.5% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 13.3% 8.3%

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