Imperial, California

Population 14,689

Imperial is located in Imperial County, CA. The population is 14,689, making Imperial the 4th largest city in Imperial County.

There are 5 public schools in Imperial with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Imperial is very low , and there are 21 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Imperial is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Imperial property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Imperial include El Centro, Seeley and Heber.

Imperial Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 15.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.9%

Crime Rate

86.38% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 55
  • Violent Crimes: 28
  • Robbery: 6
  • Burglary: 55
  • Property Crime: 310
  • Larceny Theft: 199

Registered Offenders

5.29% Higher than national avg.
  • 21 offenders in Imperial
  • 14.30 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

40 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 8
  • Tanks & Spills: 32


High 16.2%
  • California unemployment average: 4.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Imperial, CA and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Imperial's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
2 Private Schools

Faith Academy

Valley Christian School

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Crime view details

21 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Imperial, CA

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116 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Imperial, CA issued 116 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Imperial, CA issued 234 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $825
  • 1 Bedroom: $940
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,230
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,715
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,070

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Environmental Hazards

40 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (127/152)
    Imperial, CA has 83.55% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Imperial, CA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.98 Average
    Imperial, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 55.8°
  • February 58.13°
  • March 65.57°
  • April 70.6°
  • May 78.35°
  • June 87.23°
  • July 93.77°
  • August 93.64°
  • September 88.37°
  • October 75.1°
  • November 64.55°
  • December 55.34°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Imperial, CA

Imperial, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Imperial, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Imperial, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Imperial, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Imperial, CA: $85,503


Unemployment in Imperial is 16.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.1% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.07%
White Collar - 60.93%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Juan Vargas

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

0 Cemeteries view all

  • No Cemeteries found in Imperial, CA

14 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Imperial, CA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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