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Palo Verde, California - Basic Facts

The Palo Verde Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Imperial County at latitude 33.4279 and longitude -114.7272. Imperial County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 233 feet.

The formal official name is the Palo Verde Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Palo Verde, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Palo Verde indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Palo Verde Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Palo Verde: Paloverde.

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Palo Verde, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 176
Population in Households 176
Population in Familes 122
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 298
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (19.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (60.2%)
Median Home Value $67,188
Average Home Value $83,140


Median Household Income $11,727
Average Household Income $19,406
Per Capita Income $9,161
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.68% 0.67%
Households 0.56% 0.69%
Families 2.32% 0.91%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.


Palo Verde, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palo Verde to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1365 10th
Population Density1 # 1057 31st
Diversity Index2 # 680 55th
Median Household Income # 1514 1st
Per Capita Income # 1489 2nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.