Imperial Beach, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,739 housing units in Imperial Beach. This represents a 2.2% growth from 9,525 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,739 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Imperial Beach is about 30%. Imperial Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.8%. Average household size is 2.84 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Imperial Beach were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type8.60%
One Bedroom25.10%
Two Bedrooms36.60%
Three Bedrooms24.80%
Four Bedrooms4.20%
Five Bedrooms or more0.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.74
Median year structure was built1959
Median Value of occupied units$171,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$175,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.88
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$566

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage11.40%
Home Equity Loan5%
Simple Mortgage49.90%
Debt Free33.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.9%