City of Imperial Beach

Situated in the southwest corner of the region, Imperial Beach is flanked by the Pacific Ocean on the west, San Diego Bay on the North, and the Tijuana River and international border on the south and the City of San Diego on the east. It is located five miles northwest of downtown Tijuana, Mexico. Within the city, there are six public parks, one preschool, five elementary schools, one middle school, two high schools and three alternative education schools. The transportation network includes three MTS bus routes.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier
Business Retention Economic Health 3.2% 20 Top
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 29.6% 127 Bottom
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 59.1% 39 Top
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 39.3% 125 Bottom
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 54.9% 95 Middle
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 81.8% 50 Top
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 80.2% 118 Bottom
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 6.2% 64 Middle
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 5.2% 60 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 26.1 84 Middle
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 22.5% 133 Bottom
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 52.5% 113 Bottom
Vacancy Rates Housing 10.7% 111 Bottom
Age of Housing Housing 75.8% 126 Bottom
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 41.6% 101 Bottom
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 1.5 8 Top
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 13.8 117 Bottom
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 6.2% 50 Top
Tree Cover Natural Areas 0.9% 88 Middle
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 3.1 16 Top
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 0.8 31 Top
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 12 123 Bottom
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 81.9% 105 Bottom
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 65.0% 132 Bottom
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 117.4 18 Top
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 18.8% 29 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation 51.3 28 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 20.4% 33 Top