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Overview

Introduction to Calipatria, California

Calipatria, California, in Imperial county, is 58 miles NW of Yuma, Arizona and 99 miles E of San Diego, California

Calipatria History

Calipatria's name was derived from the words 'California' and the Spanish word 'patria,' meaning 'fatherland.' Calipatria was incorporated as a city on February 28, 1918.

Calipatria and nearby Attractions

  • Alford Auto Museum
  • Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park
  • Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge
  • Anza - Borrego Desert State Park
  • Lake Cahuilla County Park
  • Agua Caliente County Park

Things To Do In Calipatria

Local parks include Calipatria Park, Lake Cahuilla County Park, the Agua Caliente County Park and the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. The Alford Auto Museum, the General Patton Memorial Museum and the Coachella Valley Museum may interest those hoping to learn more about the history of the area.

Calipatria Transportation

Flights are available from Yuma International Airport.

Calipatria Higher Education

The University of California-Riverside, Imperial Valley College and Riverside Community College are all nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,511
Male Share of the Population77.9%
Female Share of the Population22.1%
Senior Citizens5.4%
Employed Population 16+947
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married21.8%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher3%
Median Earnings25+$22,320
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,684
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,198

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,000
% Above Poverty Level66.5%
% Below Poverty Level33.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone13.5%
Median Gross Rent$722
Median House Value$93,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)92.1%
African2.7%
German2.1%
Irish1.7%
English1.4%
Italian0.7%
French Except Basque0.5%
Scottish0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Belizean0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Norwegian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Polish0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Calipatria Almanac

CategoryValue
County Imperial County
Standard Zip Codes92233
Phone Area Codes760
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.13
Approximate Longitude-115.52

Calipatria 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
Distance12.3 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
Distance19.3 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
Distance40.3 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
Brawley25,776$43,187
El Centro43,699$47,290
Holtville6,230$32,841
Imperial16,583$86,644
Westmorland2,014$34,688

Calipatria Public Schools

Bill E. Young Jr. Middle
220 S. International Blvd.
ZIP: 92233
Middle
Total Enrollment 351
Calipatria High
601 W. Main St.
ZIP: 92233
High
Total Enrollment 364
Fremont Primary
401 W. Main St.
ZIP: 92233
Primary
Total Enrollment 392
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