Imperial Beach, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
27,334
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
16.6%
Median Home
$593,400
Median Income
$59,795
Median Rent
$1,487

Imperial Beach SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
6

Imperial Beach, CA Crime Report

378
Total Crimes
1,371.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-41.54%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Imperial Beach
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 378 1,371.6 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 95 344.7 442.0 387.8
Murder 1 3.6 5.6 6.5
Robbery 21 76.2 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 65 235.8 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 283 1,026.9 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 33 119.7 369.7 314.2
Larceny 172 624.1 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 78 283.0 427.6 246.0

Imperial Beach, CA Cost Of Living

138
Imperial Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Imperial Beach California National Average
Overall 138 140 100
Services 110 112 100
Groceries 113 113 100
Health 109 115 100
Housing 185 198 100
Transportation 134 134 100
Utilities 128 126 100

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Rankings for Imperial Beach in California

Map Of Imperial Beach, CA

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Population over time in Imperial Beach

Year Population % Change
2020 27,334 0.2%
2019 27,290 0.1%
2018 27,270 0.3%
2017 27,180 0.5%
2016 27,051 0.7%
2015 26,857 0.8%
2014 26,634 0.6%
2013 26,463 0.4%
2012 26,348 0.4%
2011 26,254 -

Race / Ethnicity in Imperial Beach

White
32.4% (8,865)
African American
5.5% (1,490)
American Indian
0.5% (148)
Asian
6.3% (1,729)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.8% (1,026)
Hispanic
51.5% (14,076)
Race Imperial Beach CA USA
White 32.4% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 5.5% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.5% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 6.3% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.8% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 51.5% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Imperial Beach

Female
48.3% (13,194)
Male
51.7% (14,140)
Gender Imperial Beach CA USA
Female 48.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 51.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Imperial Beach for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,640)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (2,186)
High School / GED
28.0% (7,653)
Some College
25.0% (6,833)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,460)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (4,373)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,640)
Professional Degree
1.0% (273)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (273)
Education Imperial Beach CA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Imperial Beach, California

Less than $10,000
5.1% (138,699)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (124,683)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.8% (158,263)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (339,010)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (364,414)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (546,329)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.2% (416,390)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.6% (370,838)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (135,779)
$200,000 or more
5.1% (138,991)
Income Imperial Beach CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.8% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.2% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.6% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.1% 13.3% 8.3%

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