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Brawley, CA

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<h2>Getting Your Apartment On in Brawley</h2><p>Named after J.H. Braly, owner of the land this desert town sat on upon its inception, you'll notice that his name and the town's name don't quite match. Strangely, he wasn't flattered by the idea of a Braly, Calfornia, so the powers-to-name that be were forced to come up with something, well, close enough. Since 1908, this town that began as a tent city (the likes of which today are only found among the homeless, or at Burning Man) hasn't seen its tune change all that much. Cattle and the closely related cattle feed (duh) industries make up most of the parts of Brawley's economic engine, which can be indirectly thanked for lavishing this literal hot spot with an apartment to your liking.</p><p>Check out the Apartment Guide to score some valuable information on Brawley basics. Want to get to know Brawley in more depth before actually stepping foot within its borders? We thought so. Take a gander at the LocalTalk to get the inside track on Brawley, and utilize the \\Ask a Question\\ feature to get personalized replies to your inquiries from local experts. \</p><h2>Pricing History For Brawley In Recent Days</h2><p>Brawley's stark, palm tree laden desert streets are lined by a whole lot, and a portion of that \\whole lot\\ includes an apartment that is destined to be the place you come home to every night. Or at least most nights - wink, wink.&nbsp; Go ahead and get shakin' on your apartment hunt by clicking on the Brawley rentals listed below.</p><h2>On Brawley</h2><p>The landscape looks like something out of a Mad Max movie, but fortunately for the residents of Brawley there are no post-apocalyptic thugs shaking them down for their possessions. You could say that San Diego State University'ssatellite campus way out here acts as an outpost of sorts, connecting an oceanside civilization to the brutal anarchy of the inland territory where temperatures routinely exceed 120 degrees.</p><p>Ok, we confess that by this point our imagination is running away with us.</p><h2>But it really does get that hot.</h2><p>This city of nearly 25,000 sits in the vast Imperial Valley of southeastern California, and is known for its humble obligation to provide its citizens with rodeos for entertainment and agriculture for livelihood. Indeed, agriculture is a year long economic boon to the folks here. After all, the last thing you'll find around Brawley is the crop killer known as snow. For the residents of this remote place, their bread n' butter is just about literally bread and butter.</p><p>This city is overwhelmingly Hispanic in influence, and has seen their impact grow over the last half century, replacing the earlier white, Chinese, East Indian, and Filipino immigrants. Small time, out of the way towns like this are often forced to attract business interest as a way of garnering tax revenue. Following suit, plan on joining Brawley for its 12th annual Imperial Valley Chamber of Commerce Joint Mixer if you can. It comes hot off the heels of Brawley's OWN Chamber of Commerce Mixer, held just days before. See, we weren't kidding about all that bread n' butter stuff.</p><h2>Finding Fun (And Sun) In Brawley</h2><p>Yes, the whole Mad Max thing was a joke, but there's a germ of truth in in it. Folks with an itch to make their own law are encouraged to go off-roading in the vast sand dunes that make up a big part of this corner of the country. Four-wheeling is not a popular pastime, generally speaking, but for those in or near Brawley, it may as well be. The Imperial Valley Sand Dunes &amp; Recreation Area is a veritable mecca (and much like the actual Mecca, located in a wasteland of baking brown) for motor machine junkies with a need for speed.</p><p>For something a little more laid back, be surprised to learn that fishing is actually a possibility out here. You'll find these waterbound creatures in the Salton Sea, California's largest inland lake. Bird watching is another list item you can check off, quite literally, with a visit to this ginormous watering hole. The Salton Sea is about as close to an African Serengeti type experience one is likely to get while still within the confines of the state recently presided over by the Governator, so you're well advised to enjoy it while it lasts. And unfortunately, it isn't likely to last very long.</p>

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The average age of Brawley, CA is
Under 5 Years
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 4.8%
  • 5.59%
  • 7.54%
  • Female
  • 7.86%
  • 5.71%
  • 5.02%
$668
is average rent in Brawley, CA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 9.36%
  • 6.03%
  • 3.75%
32.87%
of units are available for rent in Brawley
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 310
  • 51
  • 270
Getting Around in Brawley, CA

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  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.7%
  • 15.52%
  • 1.5%