Most Expensive Hermosa Beach Neighborhoods
Hermosa Beach is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 19,891 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hermosa Beach is the 315th largest community in California.
Hermosa Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Hermosa Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hermosa Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.68% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hermosa Beach is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hermosa Beach who work in management occupations (25.38%), sales jobs (15.09%) and business and financial occupations (9.85%).
Of important note, Hermosa Beach is also a city of artists. Hermosa Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hermosa Beach’s character.
Also of interest is that Hermosa Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.41% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Hermosa Beach, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
One of the nice things about Hermosa Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Hermosa Beach, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.78 minutes every day commuting to work.
If knowledge is power, Hermosa Beach is a pretty powerful place. 71.12% of the adults in Hermosa Beach have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Hermosa Beach in 2010 was $74,730, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $298,920 for a family of four.
Hermosa Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hermosa Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hermosa Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hermosa Beach include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and European.
The most common language spoken in Hermosa Beach is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|HERMOSA BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,294|
|HERMOSA BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||44.95%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||55.06%|
|TYPE OF HERMOSA BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||41.18%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.97%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||20.19%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||25.82%|
|SIZE OF HERMOSA BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.80%|
|AGE OF HERMOSA BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.19%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||37.75%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||43.52%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||10.53%|
|HERMOSA BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$1,402,000|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,264|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||1.20%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||0.00%|
|$135,001 - $271,000||1.60%|
|$271,001 - $406,000||2.08%|
|$406,001 - $541,000||2.65%|
|$541,001 - $677,000||3.61%|
|$677,001 - $1,015,000||14.72%|
|$1,015,001 - $1,353,000||19.04%|
|PEOPLE OF HERMOSA BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.77%|
|5 TO 17||11.85%|
|18 TO 24||5.12%|
|25 TO 34||21.27%|
|35 TO 54||33.63%|
|55 TO 64||11.73%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.62%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||99.34%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$105,029|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$74,730|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.30%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (17.27%)
Information Technology (9.12%)
Real estate (4.01%)
Public Service (3.29%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.30%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.51%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.79%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.26%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.57%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (18.87%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.95%)
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