In 2020, El Centro, CA had a population of 181k people with a median age of 32.5 and a median household income of $46,222. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of El Centro, CA declined from 180,701 to 180,580, a −0.067% decrease and its median household income declined from $47,622 to $46,222, a −2.94% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in El Centro, CA are White (Hispanic) (46.5%), Other (Hispanic) (27.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (10%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.39%).
None of the households in El Centro, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
85% of the residents in El Centro, CA are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in El Centro, CA was $206,700, and the homeownership rate was 58.1%. Most people in El Centro, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in El Centro, CA was 2 cars per household.