|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Imperial is 21,017. Imperial, California is the 1,800th largest city in the US.
Imperial is located entirely in Imperial County.
The current population of Imperial (21,017) is it's peak population.
Imperial has grown 172.4% since the 2000. Imperial, California is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 93% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Imperial has a population density of 2,520.2 people per square mile.
|1773||South Lake Tahoe||21,414||-9.4%|
|1860||La Cañada Flintridge||20,114|
|1794||East Moline, Illinois||21,136||-1.5%|
|1796||Battle Ground, Washington||21,119||110.3%|
|1801||South Holland, Illinois||21,015||-5.4%|
The total voting age population of Imperial, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,815. The voting age population is 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 8.6% of the residents of Imperial are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Imperial are 79.0% White, 13.2% Other, 3.0% Two or more races, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Black and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 78.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Imperial, 7.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.7%. On a per-household basis, 7.5% of families are below the poverty line in Imperial.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.7% of Imperial residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.2% of Imperial residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.1% have a bachelor's degree and 8.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Imperial residents aged 5 and older, 66.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 64.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Imperial is 11.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Imperial, 39.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Imperial is $85,654.
In Imperial, 74.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 25.6% of housing units in Imperial.
In Imperial, 53.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Imperial is $1,394.
In Imperial, 91.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.