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ZIP Code 92243

Primary City:El Centro, CA (View All Cities)
County: Imperial County
Timezone: Pacific (10:09pm)
Area code: 760 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.7, -115.8
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 92243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 92243. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 92243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 92243, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
El Centro, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 92243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 92243 is located in southeast California and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 92243 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 92243 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 48,030
Population Density 436 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,217
Median Home Value $148,400
Land Area 110.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,566
Median Household Income $42,618

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8891,9302,0812,2052,0031,7451,5031,3981,5091,4901,5341,2221,061701558416318249
Female1,7801,7971,8952,0961,7931,5691,4091,4801,5811,6541,6731,4581,148889610585425376
Total3,6693,7273,9764,3013,7963,3142,9122,8783,0903,1443,2072,6802,2091,5901,1681,001743625

Gender

 Male 23,812 50%
 Female 24,218 50%
Gender

Race

 White 29,344 61.1%
 Black Or African American 1,205 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 601 1.3%
 Asian 1,078 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.1%
 Other Race 13,354 27.8%
 Two Or More Races 2,408 5.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner936421,2781,8871,716986615223
Renter5481,5721,5141,369970572424157
Total6412,2142,7923,2562,6861,5581,039380

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,451 51%
 Single Guardian 3,914 27%
 Singles 2,699 19%
 Singles With Roommate 502 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,670 53%
 Households with Kids 6,896 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male362377373373378382419366385407388416429441453415448474415442
Female373369365361382365343358349406369334385401421429447407392355
Total735746738734760747762724734813757750814842874844895881807797

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 92243 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 92243 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 92243 real estate data, the median home value of $148,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 92243. Rentals in 92243 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 92243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,388 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,055 2.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 98 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 167 0.3%
 Other Noninstitutional 302 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,233 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,207 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,126 44%
 Households Vacant 1,651 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 594 36.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 0.8%
 For Sale Only 209 12.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 385 23.3%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 396 24.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 324 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,913 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,577 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,995 29%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $42,618 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 92243 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 92243 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,444 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,590 27%
 No Earnings 14,717 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,444 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,590 27%
 No Earnings 14,717 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,633 89.8%
 Public transportation 165 0.9%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 19 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 696 4.0%
 Worked at Home 884 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,272 31.1%
 High School Graduate 6,097 44.4%
 Associate's degree 996 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,581 11.5%
 Master's degree 542 3.9%
 Professional school degree 169 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 68 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,565 89.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 458 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 798 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 92243

ZIP Code 92243 is in the Central Union High School District. There are 26 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 92243.

Central Union Adult
1302 South Third St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Central Union High School District
El Centro District Wide Preschool
1256 Broadway
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Imperial County Special Education
1398 Sperber Rd
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Imperial County Office of Education School District
Imperial County Juvenile Hall/Community
1398 Sperber Rd
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Imperial County Office of Education School District
De Anza Magnet
1530 South Waterman Ave
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Desert Garden Elementary
1900 South Sixth St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Harding Elementary
950 South Seventh St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Margaret Hedrick Elementary
550 South Waterman Ave
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Lincoln Elementary
200 North Twelfth St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Mckinley Elementary
1177 North Eighth St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Washington Elementary
223 East First St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Sunflower Elementary
2450 Main St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary
1950 Villa Ave
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences
2298 Merrill Center Dr
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Imperial Valley Home School Academy
2370 Main St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Imagine Schools at Imperial Valley
1150 North Imperial Ave
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Westside Elementary
2295 West Vaughn Rd
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Imperial Unf School District
Mccabe Elementary
701 West McCabe Rd
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccabe Union Elementary School District
Meadows Elementary
2059 Bowker Rd
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meadows Union Elementary School District
Imperial Valley Rop
687 State St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Imperial Valley Rop School District
Central Union High School
1001 Brighton Ave
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Central Union High School District
Desert Oasis High (continuation)
1302 South Third St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Central Union High School District
Southwest High School
2001 Ocotillo Dr
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Central Union High School District
Kennedy Middle School
900 North Sixth St
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Wilson Junior High School
600 South Wilson Ave
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
St Mary S School
700 S Waterman Ave
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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