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Calipatria, California - Basic Facts

The City of Calipatria had a population of 7,160 as of July 1, 2017. Calipatria ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Calipatria is located at latitude 33.1688 and longitude -115.4857 in Imperial County. The formal boundaries for the City of Calipatria (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Imperial County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is -180 feet.

The City of Calipatria (GNIS ID: 2409962) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Calipatria is located within Calipatria-Westmorland CCD of Imperial County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Calipatria population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Calipatria: Date City.

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Calipatria, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,160
Daytime Population: Workers 1,752
Daytime Population: Residents 2,610
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,362
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 4,074
Population in Familes 3,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,086
Population Density2 1,927
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $29,562
Average Household Income $41,766
Per Capita Income $19,256


Total Housing Units 1,167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 538 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 511 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $106,593
Average Home Value $136,571


Total Households 1,049
Average Household Size 3.88
Family Households 851
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.01% 0.31%
Households 0.55% 0.58%
Families 0.53% 0.56%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   0.89%

Calipatria, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calipatria to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 561 63rd
Population Density # 614 60th
Diversity Index # 53 97th
Median Household Income # 1451 4th
Per Capita Income # 1216 20th

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