Blythe, CA

19,675 Population
26.2 square miles 751.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
751.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
31.4%
was 30.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.6%
was 17.0%
 
Percent Under 18
17.8%
was 17.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
9.5%
was 9.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
23.7%
was 24.4%
 
Median Household Income
$40,448
was $42,798
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.9
45.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5.3
was 4.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
474.7
was 315.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,467.1
was 3,359.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
6,331
was 6,263
 
Median Rent
$714
was $722
 
Total Building Permits
3
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,987
was 4,915
 
Homeownership Rate
51.2%
was 50.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
3
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
238.3
was 239.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
35.6%
was 35.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.5
was 0.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.5%
was 93.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
78.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.4%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
70.3%
was 69.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
8.7%
was 8.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
85.6%
was 87.7%
 
Debt Service Ratio
8.1%
was 21.0%
 
Revenue
$18,915,994
was $19,565,261
 
Expenditure
$17,554,473
was $20,071,949
 
Revenue per Capita
$941
was $959
 
Expenditure per Capita
$873
was $984
 

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