Most Expensive Long Beach Neighborhoods
Long Beach is a large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 474,140 people and 111 constituent neighborhoods, Long Beach is the seventh largest community in California.
Housing costs in Long Beach are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Long Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Long Beach is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Long Beach who work in office and administrative support (14.19%), sales jobs (11.04%) and management occupations (9.11%).
Long Beach is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Long Beach. This makes Long Beach a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Long Beach presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
Long Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Long Beach is a big city, and with that comes lots of benefits. One benefit is that most big cities have public transit, but Long Beach really shines when it comes to the extensiveness and use of its public transit system. More than most large American cities, Long Beach citizens use public transit daily to get to and from work. And while there are transportation options, most people in Long Beach ride the bus. Whereas in some cities one is destined to sit in traffic every morning to get to work and every evening to get home, in Long Beach a lot leave their cars at home (if they even choose to own one), and hop a ride on the bus.
The overall education level of Long Beach is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.97% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Long Beach in 2010 was $27,014, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,056 for a family of four. However, Long Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Long Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Long Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Long Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Long Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.69% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Long Beach include German, Irish, English and Italian.
In addition, Long Beach has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.14%).
The languages spoken by people in Long Beach are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Long Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) and Tagalog.
|LONG BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||163,232|
|LONG BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||39.44%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||60.57%|
|TYPE OF LONG BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||41.17%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.09%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||13.14%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||39.41%|
|SIZE OF LONG BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.41%|
|AGE OF LONG BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.77%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||24.81%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||50.52%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||20.90%|
|LONG BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$531,009|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,693|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $64,000||3.28%|
|$64,001 - $127,000||1.65%|
|$127,001 - $254,000||7.06%|
|$254,001 - $381,000||15.39%|
|$381,001 - $509,000||19.14%|
|$509,001 - $636,000||17.91%|
|$636,001 - $954,000||23.83%|
|$954,001 - $1,272,000||7.31%|
|PEOPLE OF LONG BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.01%|
|5 TO 17||17.40%|
|18 TO 24||11.35%|
|25 TO 34||15.73%|
|35 TO 54||27.99%|
|55 TO 64||10.71%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.81%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||79.29%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$52,944|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$27,014|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||20.71%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (13.30%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.41%)
Public Service (3.67%)
Information Technology (2.42%)
Real estate (2.38%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||12.97%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.97%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||1.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||12.09%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.29%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||41.69%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (6.46%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (54.65%)
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) (3.57%)
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