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Calipatria, California - Basic Facts

The City of Calipatria had a population of 7,129 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Calipatria: Date City.

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Calipatria, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,129
Population in Households 4,087
Population in Familes 3,609
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,042
Population Density1 1,919
Diversity Index2 89


Total Households 1,039
Average Household Size 3.93
Family Households 845
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 532 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 507 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $104,023
Average Home Value $132,190


Median Household Income $29,794
Average Household Income $40,626
Per Capita Income $18,866
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.24% 0.38%
Households 0.49% 0.59%
Families 0.5% 0.58%
Median Household Income   0.35%
Per Capita Income   0.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 Density1 # 614 60th
Diversity Index2 # 48 97th
Median Household Income # 1443 5th
Per Capita Income # 1192 21st

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