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

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