Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation

2415 Imperial Business Park Drive, Suite A
Imperial, CA 92251
P: +1 760-353-8332


As of 2017, the total number of households in the Imperial Valley is 50,103 (California Department of Finance).

Family Size

According to SCAG, the average household size for the Imperial Valley as of 2016 is 3.6.


According to, the cost of living index for the Imperial Valley as of March, 2016 is 89.4, which is less than the national index value of 100, meaning it is less expensive to live in the Valley than the U.S. as a whole.


As of 2016, the Imperial Valley has a crime index of 94 out of 100, with 100 being the safest index possible. This means that the Valley is safer than 94% of U.S. cities (NeighborhoodScout).

NeighborhoodScout reports one's chances of becoming a victim of crime in Imperial Valley is 1 in 263. According to FBI crime statistics, it is one of the safest communities in the entire nation. NeighborhoodScout also reports the Imperial Valley as one of the lowest crime rates in the nation for its size.

The violent crime rate in Imperial Valley is well below the national average. The same report states that one's chances of becoming a victim of violent crime in the Valley is one in 3,419, a violent crime rate of 0 per 1,000 inhabitants.

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