Imperial Beach demographics profile

StatisticImperial BeachCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,53223291
Median age31.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%46%43%
Speak English52%56%79%
Speak Spanish40%29%13%
Imperial Beach, CA has a population of 27,180 and is the 1,589th largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,532 per sq mi which is 2711% higher than the California average and 7110% higher than the national average. The median age in Imperial Beach is 32 which is approximately 12% lower than the California average of 36. In Imperial Beach, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 52% speak English and 40% speak Spanish. 53% of Imperial Beach residents were born in California, 23% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Imperial Beach is 2711% higher than California.
  • The median age in Imperial Beach is 12% lower than California.
  • In Imperial Beach 72.95% of the population is White.
  • In Imperial Beach 3.39% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Imperial Beach 8.78% of the population is Asian.

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Imperial Beach population breakdown by race

RaceImperial BeachCaliforniaNational
Black or African American3.39%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.82%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.72%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race7.54%4.62%3.06%
Other race5.81%13.28%4.75%
In Imperial Beach, 50.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Imperial Beach, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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