Imperial County Information

Imperial in California occupies 4,482 square miles and has a 2006 population of 160,301, a change from a 2000 population of 142,361 and 109,303 in 1990. 17.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.4% percent is 25-35, and 14.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 687 acts of violent crime reported in Imperial in 2004, a change from 707 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 9,828 people: 15.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 17.5%.

Read more about Imperial, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyImperial 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area4,482 sq. milesRanked 109 of 3,140
Population 2006160,301Ranked 364 of 3,140
Population 2005155,862 
Population 2000142,361Ranked 384 of 3,140
Population 1990109,303Ranked 421 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion90.6% 
African American4.2% 
Asian American2.3% 
Native American1.9% 
Pacific Islander.3% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 59.1% 
Population 5 to 1415.8% 
Population 15 to 2417.5% 
Population 25 to 3413.4% 
Population 35 to 4414.2% 
Population 45 to 5412.1% 
Population 55 to 647.6% 
Population 65 to 745.2% 
Population 75 and up5.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes687707
Murders / Manslaughters4 
Forcible Rapes34 
Robberies123 
Aggravated Assaults526 
Total Property Crimes5,6195,449
Burglaries1,913 
Larceny Thefts2,714 
Motor Vehicle Thefts992 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population64,18256,072
Unemployed Population9,8289,791
Unemployment Rate15.3%17.5%

Imperial County Cities