El Centro (zip 92243), California 

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Population

48,615

27% Growth

Unemployment Rate

22.1%

Median Income

$42,206

Avg. Home Price

$181,400

Best Places to Live in El Centro (zip 92243), California

Small agricultural city - Southern California, near the Mexican border
Pros
-Pleasant winters
-Cultural diversity
-Low crime rate
Cons
-Summer heat
-Low educational attainment
-Isolation

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: California
County: Imperial County
Metro Area: El Centro Metro Area
City: El Centro
Zip Codes: El Centro (zip 92243)
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: –45 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in El Centro (zip 92243) is 22.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. El Centro (zip 92243) jobs have increased by 0.26%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, El Centro (zip 92243)'s cost of living is 0.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare El Centro (zip 92243)'s Cost of Living
POPULATION
El Centro (zip 92243)'s population is 48,615 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 26.95%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in El Centro (zip 92243) is $181,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -24.35%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
El Centro (zip 92243) 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 (zip 92243). Learn More...

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