Calipatria is located in the Northern part of Imperial County with a population of 7,800 (which includes 4000 prison population). Calipatria has a small town flavor; it is friendly and enjoys a multi-cultural ambience that is enjoyed by all. Located 50 miles North of the Mexico Border, short drives from San Diego, Palm Springs, Los Angeles and Colorado River, one can enjoy the relative serenity and low cost of small town living while maintaining the option to access urban areas.
The City of Calipatria has a growing population of 7,564. Elevation is 185 feet below sea level.