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-Pleasant winters
-Cultural diversity
-Low crime rate


-Summer heat
-Low educational attainment

What Bert Has To Say About El Centro Metro Area

El Centro is a dry, dusty, agricultural center in the vast Imperial Valley, which is irrigated by the Colorado River. Although the name in Spanish translates to “the center,” El Centro isn’t in the center of very much except for several hundred square miles of flat irrigated agricultural land and surrounding desert. The city is 115 miles east of San Diego and only 12 miles north of the Mexican border.


  • Profile: Small agricultural city
  • Time zone: Pacific Standard Time
  • Elevation: –45
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: El Centro
  • Zip Codes: El Centro (zip 92243)

Quick Facts About El Centro

    The unemployment rate in El Centro (zip 92243) is 20.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. El Centro (zip 92243) jobs have Increased by 2.11 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, El Centro (zip 92243)'s cost of living is 0.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, El Centro (zip 92243)'s population is 47,762 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.01 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in El Centro (zip 92243) is $134,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 13.30 percent.
    El Centro (zip 92243) public schools spend $11,216 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 21.5 students per teacher in El Centro (zip 92243).

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