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Overview

Introduction to Brawley, California

Brawley, California, in Imperial County, is 55 miles W of Yuma, Arizona (center to center) and 96 miles E of San Diego, California

Brawley History

The city of Brawley was incorporated in the year 1908. Initially, it was just a "tent city" of only 100 persons involved in railroads and the earliest onset of agriculture. The city had a population of 11,922 in the year 1950. The population growth was rather slow during the 1960s to the early 1990s. Recent developments in the city have made it a chief cattle raising center in California.

Brawley and nearby Attractions

  • Brawley Parks
  • Hinojosa Park
  • Meserve Park
  • Abe Gonzalez Park
  • Guadalupe Park
  • Alyce Gereaux Park

Things To Do In Brawley

Brawley is full of open spaces and parks, which are great places to hang out with family members or friends. The recreation departments and parks organize a variety of programs and events for adults as well as children. The local restaurants and cafes are ideal places to enjoy the culinary delights of the region.

Brawley Transportation

Yuma Mcas/ Yuma International is the nearest major airport that serves the city.

Brawley Higher Education

The city is served by Imperial valley college.

Demographics

People

Total Population25,776
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens11.6%
Employed Population 16+8,140
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married42.3%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.5%
Median Earnings25+$28,850
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,872
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,798

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,187
% Above Poverty Level71.5%
% Below Poverty Level28.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone20.3%
Median Gross Rent$775
Median House Value$150,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)85.9%
German2.8%
Irish2.2%
English1.7%
Italian0.8%
Scottish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Russian0.2%
Greek0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Basque0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Polish0.1%
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Brawley Almanac

CategoryValue
County Imperial County
Standard Zip Codes92227
Phone Area Codes442,760
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.02
Approximate Longitude-115.45

Brawley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBRAWLEY 2 SW
Distance2.3 miles
Jan Temp39 to 70 F
Apr Temp52 to 86 F
Jul Temp74 to 107 F
Oct Temp58 to 91 F
Annual Precip3.1 inches
StationIMPERIAL
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp41 to 69 F
Apr Temp54 to 85 F
Jul Temp75 to 105 F
Oct Temp60 to 89 F
Annual Precip3 inches
StationHAYFIELD PUMPING PLANT
Distance50.3 miles
Jan Temp39 to 66 F
Apr Temp52 to 82 F
Jul Temp73 to 104 F
Oct Temp55 to 87 F
Annual Precip4.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Calexico39,750$41,739
Calipatria7,511$34,000
El Centro43,699$47,290
Holtville6,230$32,841
Imperial16,583$86,644
Westmorland2,014$34,688

Brawley Public Libraries

Brawley Public Library
400 MAIN ST.
Brawley, California
(760) 344-1891

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Brawley Hospitals

Pioneers Memorial Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
207 West Legion Road

Brawley Public Schools

Barbara Worth Junior High
385 D St.
ZIP: 92227
Middle
Total Enrollment 821
Brawley High
480 N. Imperial Ave.
ZIP: 92227
High
Total Enrollment 1677
Desert Valley High (continuation)
104 W. Magnolia
ZIP: 92227
High
Total Enrollment 179
J. W. Oakley Elementary
1401 B St.
ZIP: 92227
Primary
Total Enrollment 833
Magnolia Elementary
4502 Casey Rd.
ZIP: 92227
Primary
Total Enrollment 130
Miguel Hidalgo Elementary
615 S. Cesar Chavez St.
ZIP: 92227
Primary
Total Enrollment 689
Mulberry Elementary
1391 E. Rutherford Rd.
ZIP: 92227
Primary
Total Enrollment 85
Myron D. Witter Elementary
150 K St.
ZIP: 92227
Primary
Total Enrollment 745
Phil D. Swing Elementary
245 W. A St.
ZIP: 92227
Primary
Total Enrollment 790
Renaissance
190 Magnolia Ave.
ZIP: 92227
High
Total Enrollment 22

Brawley Private Schools

Brawley Christian Academy
430 N 2nd St
ZIP: 92227
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 68
Sacred Heart Elementary School
428 S Imperial Ave
ZIP: 92227
Elementary
Total Enrollment 66
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