El Centro Real Estate Market Overview

Could El Centro, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about El Centro. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near El Centro such as Im...perial and Calexico. When you’re ready, Trulia has 71 resale and new homes in El Centro lined up for you, including 1 open house, and 35 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$181,500

Median Sales Price

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Price Per Sqft

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$1,400

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in El Centro show a 12% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in El Centro for Feb 19 to May 18 was $181,500 based on 63 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in El Centro for Apr 20 to May 20 was $1,400.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in El Centro can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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504

Counts of Traffic

355

Counts of Disorder

229

Counts of Theft


Best Schools in El Centro

There are 23 schools in El Centro.

Elementary Schools
9

Mccabe Elementary School

Public, K - 8

7

Margaret Hedrick Elementary School

Public, K - 6

6

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

Middle Schools
9

Mccabe Elementary School

Public, K - 8

7

Wilson Junior High School

Public, 7 - 8

6

De Anza Magnet School

Public, K - 8

High Schools
6

Southwest High School

Public, 9 - 12

6

Central Union High School

Public, 9 - 12

3

Desert Oasis High (Continuation) School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in El Centro by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
23%
Single residents
Home owners
58%
Home owners
Median age
34
Median age
Household income
$40,781
Median household income
College educated
25%
College educated

Commute

Most people in El Centro commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
95% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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