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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Imperial Beach is 26,059. Imperial Beach, California is the 1,494th largest city in the US.
Imperial Beach is located entirely in San Diego County.
The peak population of Imperial Beach was in 2000, when its population was 27,042. In 2000, Imperial Beach was the 1,183rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,494th largest city in the US. Imperial Beach is currently 3.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Imperial Beach has shrunk 3.6% since the year 2000. Imperial Beach, California's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Imperial Beach has a population density of 6,326.4 people per square mile.
|1489||East Chicago, Indiana||26,099||-19.2%|
|1492||Forest Grove, Oregon||26,089||43.9%|
|1494||Imperial Beach, California||26,059||-3.6%|
The total voting age population of Imperial Beach, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 17,924. The voting age population is 52.7% male and 47.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.4% of the residents of Imperial Beach are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Imperial Beach are 72.2% White, 9.1% Asian, 6.9% Two or more races, 5.3% Other, 5.2% Black and 1.2% American Indian. Additionally, 51.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Imperial Beach, 18.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.6%. On a per-household basis, 13.8% of families are below the poverty line in Imperial Beach.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.8% of Imperial Beach residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.9% of Imperial Beach residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.9% have a bachelor's degree and 7.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Imperial Beach residents aged 5 and older, 44.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 38.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Imperial Beach is 8.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Imperial Beach, 17.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Imperial Beach is $53,690.
In Imperial Beach, 30.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 69.2% of housing units in Imperial Beach.
Of all the housing units in Imperial Beach, 1.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Imperial Beach, 6.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 670 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Imperial Beach is $1,459.
In Imperial Beach, 85.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.