What is the current population of El Centro?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of El Centro is 44,079. El Centro, California is the 878th largest city in the US.

El Centro Geography [top]

What county is El Centro, California in?

El Centro is located entirely in Imperial County.

What is the size of El Centro, California in square miles?

El Centro has an area of 11.1 square miles.

El Centro Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of El Centro?

The current population of El Centro (44,079) is it's peak population.

How quickly is El Centro growing?

El Centro has grown 15.6% since the 2000. El Centro, California's growth is about average. 40% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of El Centro, California?

El Centro has a population density of 3,844.2 people per square mile.

El Centro Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of El Centro, California?

The total voting age population of El Centro, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 24,725. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

What percentage of El Centro, California residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 13.3% of the residents of El Centro are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of El Centro, California?

The racial demographics of El Centro are 47.6% Other, 41.8% White, 4.9% Two or more races, 2.4% Asian, 2.2% Black, 0.8% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 87.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of El Centro, California residents are below the poverty line?

In El Centro, 24.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.9%. On a per-household basis, 20.9% of families are below the poverty line in El Centro.

What percentage of El Centro, California residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 55.9% of El Centro residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among El Centro, California residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 69.9% of El Centro residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.8% have a bachelor's degree and 6.4% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of El Centro, California residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among El Centro residents aged 5 and older, 79.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 77.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.

El Centro Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in El Centro, California?

The unemployment rate in El Centro is 13.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of El Centro, California residents work for the government?

In El Centro, 26.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in El Centro, California?

The median household income in El Centro is $47,864.

El Centro Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in El Centro, California?

In El Centro, 50.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in El Centro, California?

Renters occupy 49.2% of housing units in El Centro.

What percentage of El Centro, California housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in El Centro, 3.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of El Centro, California housing units were built after 2000?

In El Centro, 18.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,600 units.

What is the median monthly rent in El Centro, California?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in El Centro is $803.

What percentage of households in El Centro, California have broadband internet?

In El Centro, 81.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

El Centro Population By Year

Population Graph For El Centro
Year Population Rank in US
2019 44,079 878
2018 44,120 876
2017 44,364 861
2016 44,201 855
2015 43,956 854
2014 43,763 852
2013 43,363 845
2012 43,107 846
2011 43,003 844
2010 42,598 840
2000 38,126 849
1990 32,989 844

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
868 Urbandale, Iowa 44,379 50.4%
869 Farmington, New Mexico 44,372 15.4%
870 Plainfield, Illinois 44,308 222.3%
871 Lombard, Illinois 44,303 3.8%
872 Prescott, Arizona 44,299 28.9%
873 North Lauderdale, Florida 44,262 14.7%
874 Blacksburg, Virginia 44,233 11.0%
875 Hackensack, New Jersey 44,188 3.1%
876 Sayreville, New Jersey 44,173 9.0%
877 Altamonte Springs, Florida 44,143 6.8%
878 El Centro, California 44,079 15.6%
879 Sherman, Texas 44,002 24.9%
880 Cleveland Heights, Ohio 43,992 -13.1%
881 Bountiful, Utah 43,981 6.2%
882 York, Pennsylvania 43,932 6.4%
883 Peachtree Corners, Georgia 43,905
884 Haltom City, Texas 43,874 12.1%
885 Spring Hill, Tennessee 43,769 430.4%
886 Ormond Beach, Florida 43,759 19.7%
887 Cutler Bay, Florida 43,718 44.2%
888 Goose Creek, South Carolina 43,665 38.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
384 Citrus Heights 87,796 2.8%
391 Hawthorne 86,068 2.2%
392 Redwood City 85,925 13.8%
396 Lake Forest 85,531 12.4%
397 Hemet 85,334 43.6%
398 Whittier 85,098 1.5%
405 Newport Beach 84,534 6.9%
408 Milpitas 84,196 33.9%
410 Chino Hills 83,853 24.4%
411 Alhambra 83,750 -1.6%
412 Merced 83,676 29.4%
417 Manteca 83,028 64.7%
418 Mountain View 82,739 17.0%
421 Buena Park 81,788 4.7%
422 Pleasanton 81,777 27.1%
428 Folsom 81,328 54.2%
440 Tustin 79,348 17.1%
441 Lakewood 79,307 -0.1%
442 Perris 79,291 117.8%
451 Napa 78,130 7.2%
454 Alameda 77,624 7.0%
460 Upland 77,140 12.0%
464 Bellflower 76,435 4.7%
466 San Ramon 75,995 69.1%
473 Baldwin Park 75,251 -0.9%
475 Rancho Cordova 75,087 39.7%
484 Union City 74,107 9.8%
486 Turlock 73,631 29.2%
490 Apple Valley 73,453 34.5%
496 Pittsburg 72,588 26.9%
508 Redlands 71,513 11.7%
519 Walnut Creek 70,166 8.6%
521 Camarillo 69,888 21.5%
522 Lynwood 69,887 0.0%
527 Davis 69,413 17.3%
528 Lake Elsinore 69,283 136.7%
531 Rocklin 68,823 84.7%
542 South San Francisco 67,789 11.8%
543 Yorba Linda 67,644 14.4%
545 Lodi 67,586 17.5%
554 Yuba City 67,010 31.1%
558 Redondo Beach 66,749 5.1%
560 Laguna Niguel 66,385 5.6%
568 Madera 65,860 50.7%
573 Tulare 65,496 42.7%
577 Palo Alto 65,364 11.5%
583 Dublin 64,826 111.5%
586 Santa Cruz 64,608 15.6%
588 San Clemente 64,558 27.6%
589 Brentwood 64,474 160.6%
592 Eastvale 64,157
601 Encinitas 62,709 7.7%
608 Pico Rivera 62,027 -2.3%
609 Montebello 61,954 -0.4%
612 National City 61,394 13.0%
621 Woodland 60,548 21.7%
622 Petaluma 60,520 10.3%
623 La Habra 60,513 1.7%
631 Monterey Park 59,669 -0.8%
633 Porterville 59,599 29.7%
640 Gardena 59,329 2.4%
643 Cupertino 59,276 12.6%
645 La Mesa 59,249 8.1%
646 Gilroy 59,032 41.5%
655 San Rafael 58,440 4.1%
663 Santee 58,081 9.4%
665 Arcadia 57,939 8.9%
672 Hanford 57,703 37.5%
673 Huntington Park 57,509 -6.3%
688 Diamond Bar 55,720 -1.1%
692 Novato 55,516 16.1%
694 Highland 55,417 23.5%
695 Fountain Valley 55,357 0.5%
703 Cathedral City 55,007 28.0%
707 Colton 54,824 14.1%
719 Rosemead 54,058 0.8%
720 Paramount 53,955 -2.5%
722 Yucaipa 53,921 30.1%
723 Watsonville 53,856 15.7%
728 Delano 53,573 34.8%
730 West Sacramento 53,519 66.9%
732 Palm Desert 53,275 19.4%
755 Glendora 51,544 4.1%
761 Placentia 51,233 9.7%
764 Beaumont 51,063 347.1%
771 Aliso Viejo 50,887 27.2%
781 Azusa 49,974 11.4%
782 Cerritos 49,859 -3.3%
791 Poway 49,323 2.2%
793 San Jacinto 49,215 105.9%
795 Newark 49,149 15.1%
801 Cypress 49,006 5.1%
804 Ceres 48,706 39.7%
807 Palm Springs 48,518 12.9%
809 Lincoln 48,275 311.0%
812 La Mirada 48,183 2.6%
822 Rancho Santa Margarita 47,896 1.8%
828 San Luis Obispo 47,459 6.9%
829 Covina 47,450 1.1%
852 Morgan Hill 45,952 34.5%
855 Coachella 45,743 100.0%
863 Danville 44,510 6.5%
878 El Centro 44,079 15.6%
893 Rohnert Park 43,291 4.6%
895 Brea 43,255 21.7%
903 Lompoc 42,853 3.9%
906 San Bruno 42,807 6.5%
912 Oakley 42,543 64.5%
921 Bell Gardens 42,012 -4.7%
924 Campbell 41,793 7.3%
927 La Quinta 41,748 69.8%
934 Rancho Palos Verdes 41,530 0.7%
948 Los Banos 41,036 55.9%
955 Hollister 40,740 16.9%
972 Montclair 40,083 18.1%
975 San Gabriel 39,899 0.0%
979 Calexico 39,825 45.6%
987 La Puente 39,614 -3.6%
997 Culver City 39,185 0.7%
1013 Pacifica 38,546 0.4%
1022 Martinez 38,297 6.5%
1027 Stanton 38,139 1.5%
1039 Wildomar 37,229 76.4%
1063 West Hollywood 36,475 1.6%
1066 Moorpark 36,375 14.2%
1069 Monrovia 36,331 -1.8%
1074 Claremont 36,266 6.4%
1088 San Juan Capistrano 35,911 5.9%
1091 Temple City 35,811 6.6%
1098 Bell 35,521 -3.2%
1105 Manhattan Beach 35,183 3.5%
1114 Pleasant Hill 34,839 5.3%
1122 Menlo Park 34,698 12.7%
1141 Adelanto 34,049 87.2%
1148 Foster City 33,901 17.7%
1155 Beverly Hills 33,792 -0.3%
1156 Seaside 33,748 1.9%
1158 San Dimas 33,621 -4.0%
1160 Dana Point 33,577 -4.5%
1198 Lawndale 32,389 2.0%
1208 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) 32,153 30.3%
1218 La Verne 31,974 0.7%
1234 Banning 31,221 31.9%
1235 Laguna Hills 31,207 -2.5%
1241 San Pablo 30,990 2.4%
1243 Goleta 30,911 7.2%
1246 Burlingame 30,889 9.7%
1273 Los Gatos 30,222 5.2%
1276 San Carlos 30,185 8.8%
1277 Saratoga 30,153 0.2%
1278 Los Altos 30,089 7.0%
1281 Atascadero 30,075 13.3%
1289 Santa Paula 29,806 3.6%
1292 Walnut 29,685 -1.2%
1294 Suisun City 29,663 12.8%
1300 Atwater 29,559 27.0%
1307 East Palo Alto 29,314 -2.1%
1320 Ridgecrest 28,973 16.2%
1324 Desert Hot Springs 28,878 75.4%
1330 Wasco 28,710 34.5%
1344 Benicia 28,240 4.7%
1352 Monterey 28,178 -5.2%
1381 Imperial Beach 27,440 1.4%
1399 Windsor 27,128 17.6%
1413 Maywood 26,973 -4.1%
1417 Belmont 26,941 7.4%
1426 Lemon Grove 26,811 7.4%
1430 Lemoore 26,725 34.9%
1432 Eureka 26,710 2.4%
1436 Lafayette 26,638 10.6%
1437 Norco 26,604 9.3%
1439 Galt 26,536 34.0%
1453 Hercules 26,276 34.8%
1456 Brawley 26,227 19.3%
1462 Twentynine Palms 26,073 -9.8%
1467 Soledad 25,999 12.0%
1483 Reedley 25,658 22.8%
1494 El Cerrito 25,508 9.9%
1498 Sanger 25,339 32.9%
1499 South Pasadena 25,329 4.2%
1528 Riverbank 24,881 57.4%
1535 Selma 24,825 25.9%
1558 Lathrop 24,483 118.6%
1559 Loma Linda 24,482 27.0%
1562 Dinuba 24,461 37.0%
1576 San Fernando 24,322 2.9%
1596 Barstow 23,915 5.8%
1600 Seal Beach 23,896 -1.1%
1603 Calabasas 23,853 15.3%
1609 Coronado 23,731 -1.6%
1619 Oakdale 23,596 49.4%
1622 Cudahy 23,569 -3.0%
1654 Laguna Beach 22,827 -3.9%
1661 Marina 22,781 20.3%
1675 Patterson 22,524 88.0%
1684 Millbrae 22,394 8.1%
1693 South Lake Tahoe 22,197 -6.1%

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