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ZIP Code 92243

Post Office City:El Centro, CA (View All Cities)
County: Imperial County
Timezone: Pacific (12:46pm)
Area code: 760 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.7, -115.8
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 92243

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 92243. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 92243 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred 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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,8891,7803,669
5-91,9301,7973,727
10-142,0811,8953,976
15-192,2052,0964,301
20-242,0031,7933,796
25-291,7451,5693,314
30-341,5031,4092,912
35-391,3981,4802,878
40-441,5091,5813,090
45-491,4901,6543,144
50-541,5341,6733,207
55-591,2221,4582,680
60-641,0611,1482,209
65-697018891,590
70-745586101,168
75-794165851,001
80-84318425743
85 Plus249376625

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2493548641
25-346421,5722,214
35-441,2781,5142,792
45-541,8871,3693,256
55-641,7169702,686
65-749865721,558
75-846154241,039
85 Plus223157380

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


MaleFemaleTotal
1362373735
2377369746
3373365738
4373361734
5378382760
6382365747
7419343762
8366358724
9385349734
10407406813
11388369757
12416334750
13429385814
14441401842
15453421874
16415429844
17448447895
18474407881
19415392807
20442355797

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.

For more information, see El Centro, CA rent prices.

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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 9,313 32.5%
 High School Graduate 12,100 42.2%
 Associate's degree 2,290 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 3,224 11.2%
 Master's degree 1,357 4.7%
 Professional school degree 293 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 97 0.3%
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 following school districts: Imperial County Office of Education School District, El Centro Elementary School District, Mccabe Union Elementary School District, Meadows Union Elementary School District, Imperial Valley Rop School District, Central Union High School District, and Private. There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 92243.

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
Valley Academy
253 E. Ross Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Imperial County Office of Education School District
De Anza Magnet
1530 S. Waterman Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Desert Garden Elementary
1900 S. Sixth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Harding Elementary
950 S. Seventh St.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Margaret Hedrick Elementary
550 S. Waterman Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Lincoln Elementary
200 N. Twelfth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Mckinley Elementary
1177 N. Eighth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Washington Elementary
223 S. 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
1525 W. Main St.
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 N. Imperial Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Mccabe Elementary
701 W. 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 S. 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
Phoenix Rising High School
1302 S. Third St.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Central Union High School District
Kennedy Middle School
900 N. Sixth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: El Centro Elementary School District
Wilson Junior High School
600 S. Wilson
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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