Long Beach Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Long Beach Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
462,628

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.5%
5 - 17:
15.9%
18 - 24:
10.3%
25 - 34:
17.5%
35 - 54:
27.0%
55 - 64:
11.4%
Over 65 Years:
11.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
8.3%
8.3%
High School Graduates
80.2%
80.2%
College Graduated
31.1%
31.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Long Beach
$32,323
$32,323
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Long Beach
$63,017
$63,017
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.8%

Employment Industries in Long Beach

 
Healthcare
13.6%
13.6%
Manufacturing
9.7%
9.7%
Retail
9.5%
9.5%
Education
9.2%
9.2%
Accommodation
8.3%
8.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.5%
7.5%
Transportation
7.4%
7.4%
Administration
5.4%
5.4%
Construction
5.3%
5.3%
Other
5.0%
5.0%
Public Service
4.2%
4.2%
Finance
3.2%
3.2%
Arts
2.9%
2.9%
Wholesale
2.8%
2.8%
Information Technology
2.4%
2.4%
Real estate
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
42.6%
42.6%
White
28.2%
28.2%
Asian
12.8%
12.8%
Black or African American
12.2%
12.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.1%
3.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.7%
0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
5.1%
5.1%
Irish
4.8%
4.8%
English
3.8%
3.8%
Italian
2.6%
2.6%
French
1.2%
1.2%
Polish
1.2%
1.2%
European
1.1%
1.1%
Scottish
1.0%
1.0%
African
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.8%
0.8%
Russian
0.7%
0.7%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Scots-Irish
0.4%
0.4%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
Danish
0.3%
0.3%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
53.9%
53.9%
Spanish
34.0%
34.0%
Tagalog
3.1%
3.1%
Chinese
0.6%
0.6%
Vietnamese
0.6%
0.6%
Pacific Island languages
0.5%
0.5%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
Korean
0.5%
0.5%
French
0.4%
0.4%
Japanese
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Long Beach Residents:
25.2%