StatisticImperialCaliforniaNational
Population16,58339,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,82625691
Median age29.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1866%46%43%
Speak English37%56%79%
Speak Spanish61%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Imperial is 1004% higher than California
  • The median age in Imperial is 18% lower than California
  • In Imperial 77.24% of the population is White
  • In Imperial 2.81% of the population is Black
  • In Imperial 2.34% of the population is Asian

Compare Imperial, CA Demographics

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      Imperial population breakdown by race

      RaceImperialCaliforniaNational
      White77.24%61.26%73.35%
      Black2.81%5.85%12.63%
      Asian2.34%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.92%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.21%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race6.11%4.62%3.06%
      Other race10.37%13.28%4.75%
      In Imperial, 76.1% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Imperial age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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