El Centro, California 

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Population

43,932

+5.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

13.3%

Median Income

$41,677

Median Home Price

$205,900

Best Places to Live in El Centro, California

Small agricultural city - Southern California, near the Mexican border. March, November and April are the most pleasant months in El Centro, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Pleasant winters
-Cultural diversity
-Low crime rate
Cons
-Summer heat
-Low educational attainment
-Isolation

Local Listings in El Centro
 $258,500 
3403 Cattail Ct
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1440 SqFt
 $110,000 
187 E Orange Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1440 SqFt
 $160,000 
126 W Heil Ave
Bed 0 | Bath 2 | 1538 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: El Centro
Zip Codes: 92243
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: –45 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in El Centro is 13.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. El Centro jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, El Centro's cost of living is 7.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare El Centro's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
March, November and April are the most pleasant months in El Centro, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Imperial county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
El Centro's population is 43,932 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in El Centro is $205,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
El Centro public schools spend $7,158 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.8 students per teacher in El Centro. More Education


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92243

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NEW LISTINGS IN EL CENTRO
$258,500
3403 Cattail Ct
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$110,000
187 E Orange Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$160,000
126 W Heil Ave
Bed 0 | Bath 2

$225,000
1224 Vine St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$235,000
1776 Wensley Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$239,900
1810 Smoketree Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$715,000
1773 Bass Cove Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 5

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