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Imperial Beach is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 27,149 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Imperial Beach is the 266th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Imperial Beach are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Imperial Beach is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Imperial Beach is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Imperial Beach who work in office and administrative support (14.86%), sales jobs (13.92%) and maintenance occupations (7.88%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Imperial Beach. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
One of the nice things about Imperial Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Imperial Beach is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Imperial Beach, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Imperial Beach rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.96% of adults 25 and older in Imperial Beach have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Imperial Beach in 2010 was $19,896, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,584 for a family of four. However, Imperial Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Imperial Beach is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Imperial Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Imperial Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Imperial Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 49.99% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Imperial Beach include German, Irish, English and Italian.
In addition, Imperial Beach has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.49%).
The most common language spoken in Imperial Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.
|IMPERIAL BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||8,649|
|IMPERIAL BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||32.66%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||67.34%|
|TYPE OF IMPERIAL BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||48.08%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.07%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.25%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||30.81%|
|SIZE OF IMPERIAL BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||0.81%|
|AGE OF IMPERIAL BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.67%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||44.13%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||50.02%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.18%|
|IMPERIAL BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$459,973|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,475|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $67,000||3.70%|
|$67,001 - $135,000||2.18%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||8.37%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||20.26%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||36.38%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||15.53%|
|$675,001 - $1,012,000||7.61%|
|$1,012,001 - $1,349,000||3.25%|
|PEOPLE OF IMPERIAL BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.70%|
|5 TO 17||20.06%|
|18 TO 24||12.24%|
|25 TO 34||17.35%|
|35 TO 54||23.39%|
|55 TO 64||10.49%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.77%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||79.08%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$48,117|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$19,896|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||19.74%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (14.15%)
Public Service (10.12%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.82%)
Real estate (3.53%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.68%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.47%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.98%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||7.51%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||7.32%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||49.99%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.76%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (52.63%)
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