Zip Code 92243 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEl Centro
Zip Code StateCalifornia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Imperial
Area Code442 / 760
Current Population:48030
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0.05%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 91.3%
Unemployment Rate:19.2%
Median Household Income$42788
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48050
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time17.9 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range-82 - -16 ft.
Area120 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.77849960, -115.60077667

Zip Code 92243 Description

Zip Code 92243 is located in the state of California in the Yuma - El Centro metro area. Zip code 92243 is primarily located in Imperial County. The official US Postal Service name for 92243 is EL CENTRO, California. Portions of zip code 92243 are contained within or border the city limits of El Centro, CA, Seeley, CA, Imperial, CA, and Heber, CA. The area code for zip code 92243 is 760. 92243 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in California.

The current unemployment level in 92243 is 19.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 23.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 10.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 92243 increased to 48030 from 43705 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 92243 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 92243 public schools is Hispanic. 68.3% of students in 92243 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6856 14.1% 7132 -4%
 Black Or African American 1131 2.33% 959 +18%
 Hispanic 39218 80.67% 38536 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.12% 113 -49%
 Asian 985 2.03% 871 +13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.05% 23 +9%
 Other Race 60 0.13% 60 +5%
 Two Or More Races 336 0.57% 336 -17%

Zip Code 92243 Race/Ethnicity

 White 5.6%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 91.3%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 92243 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4803043705
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households14566
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42788
Income Under $50K Per Year56.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.20%
92243 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
California District 51Juan VargasDemocrat
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92243 California State Assembly Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
56Eduardo GarciaDemocrat
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92243 California State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
40Ben HuesoDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$315438
Average Real Estate Sale Price$129910
Current Unemployment Level 19.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level19.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago14.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 10a: 30F to 35F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 10a: 30F to 35F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBWh - Hot Desert Climate
Average First Frost DatesDecember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesJanuary 21 - 31

Zip Code 92243 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)40444853606876777059474057
Avg Max Temp (°F)697479869410310710610190786988
Avg Precip (In.).
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
El Centro, CA
CBSA Type92243
CBSA Population177819
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours