Overview

Introduction to Holtville, California

Holtville, California, in Imperial county, is 44 miles W of Yuma, Arizona and 103 miles E of San Diego, California

Holtville History

The city of Holtville was founded in 1903 as Holton, named after its founder, W. F. Holt. The city was officially incorporated on June 20, 1908. Holt, a banker, moved to Imperial Valley on health grounds. He was the first to visualize a beautiful city on the east bank of Alamo River.

Holtville and Nearby Attractions

  • Alford Auto Museum.
  • Cibola National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Pioneers Museum and Cultural Center.
  • Imperial National Wildlife Refuge.

Things To Do In Holtville

The city celebrates various local festivals like Carrot Festival every year. In the mid-20th century, Holtville became famous for this 12-day festival, featuring a parade, a carnival and other activities. Local museums include the Alford Auto Museum and the Pioneers Museum and Cultural Center. The nearby Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, which covers an area of more than 15,000 acres, is located on the Colorado River and offers opportunities for canoeing, fishing and hiking.

Holtville Transportation

Yuma International is the nearest major airport.

Holtville Higher Education

Imperial Valley College, Arizona Western College and the University of California-Riverside provide higher education to local students.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,458
Male Share of the Population52.4%
Female Share of the Population47.6%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+2,074
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married48.2%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,826
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,315
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,876

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,234
% Above Poverty Level71.7%
% Below Poverty Level28.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.2%
Median Gross Rent$625
Median House Value$162,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)79.9%
Swiss4.6%
German3.1%
Swedish2.3%
Irish2%
Italian1.2%
Hungarian0.9%
Iranian0.6%
Czech0.6%
Danishn0.5%
English0.3%
Arab0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Russian0.1%
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Holtville Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyImperial County
Standard Zip Codes92250
Phone Area Codes760
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude32.83
Approximate Longitude-115.19

Holtville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationIMPERIAL
Distance11.2 miles
Jan Temp41 to 69 F
Apr Temp54 to 85 F
Jul Temp75 to 105 F
Oct Temp60 to 89 F
Annual Precip3 inches
StationYUMA CITRUS STATION
Distance45.5 miles
Jan Temp41 to 68 F
Apr Temp52 to 86 F
Jul Temp76 to 106 F
Oct Temp58 to 90 F
Annual Precip3.8 inches
StationYUMA MCAS
Distance45.8 miles
Jan Temp46 to 69 F
Apr Temp59 to 86 F
Jul Temp81 to 107 F
Oct Temp64 to 90 F
Annual Precip3.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brawley26,009$45,989
Calexico39,934$48,340
Calipatria7,458$35,077
El Centro43,898$53,053
Imperial17,175$90,076
Westmorland2,643$37,656

Holtville Public Schools

Emmett S. Finley Elementary
627 E. Sixth St.
ZIP: 92250
Primary
Total Enrollment 554
Freedom Academy Of Imperial Valley
522 E. 8th St.
ZIP: 92250
Other
Total Enrollment 20
Holtville High
755 Olive Ave.
ZIP: 92250
High
Total Enrollment 541
Holtville Junior High
800 Beale Ave.
ZIP: 92250
Middle
Total Enrollment 289
Pine Elementary
3295 Holt Rd.
ZIP: 92250
Primary
Total Enrollment 176
Sam Webb Continuation
522 W. Eighth St.
ZIP: 92250
High
Total Enrollment 17
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