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Calexico, California

Calexico is a city located in Imperial County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 27,109.


\nCalexico is located at 32°40'42" North, 115°29'53" West (32.678246, -115.497997)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.1 km² (6.2 mi²). 16.1 km² (6.2 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 27,109 people, 6,814 households, and 5,982 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,680.1/km² (4,353.4/mi²). There are 6,983 housing units at an average density of 432.8/km² (1,121.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 46.56% White, 0.49% Black or African American, 0.67% Native American, 1.81% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 46.99% from other races, and 3.45% from two or more races. 95.29% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 6,814 households out of which 53.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% are married couples living together, 22.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 12.2% are non-families. 10.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.96 and the average family size is 4.21. In the city the population is spread out with 34.9% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.6 males. The median income for a household in the city is $28,929, and the median income for a family is $30,277. Males have a median income of $27,712 versus $18,857 for females. The per capita income for the city is $9,981. 25.7% of the population and 22.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 30.8% are under the age of 18 and 16.2% are 65 or older.