Most Expensive Manhattan Beach Neighborhoods
Manhattan 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 35,881 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Manhattan Beach is the 222nd largest community in California.
Manhattan Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Manhattan Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Manhattan Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 95.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Manhattan Beach is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manhattan Beach who work in management occupations (21.74%), sales jobs (13.85%) and business and financial occupations (9.96%).
Of important note, Manhattan Beach is also a city of artists. Manhattan Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Manhattan Beach’s character.
Also of interest is that Manhattan Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Manhattan Beach telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.35% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
In addition, Manhattan Beach is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Manhattan Beach is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Manhattan Beach really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Manhattan Beach perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Manhattan 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Manhattan Beach. 74.20% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Manhattan Beach in 2010 was $81,787, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $327,148 for a family of four.
Manhattan Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manhattan Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manhattan Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Manhattan Beach include German, Irish, English, Italian, Russian and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Manhattan Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|MANHATTAN BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||13,951|
|MANHATTAN BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||68.49%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||31.51%|
|TYPE OF MANHATTAN BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||70.10%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.29%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||15.82%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.79%|
|SIZE OF MANHATTAN BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||11.79%|
|AGE OF MANHATTAN BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.58%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||30.20%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||51.37%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.85%|
|MANHATTAN BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$1,958,315|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,593|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||0.70%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||0.64%|
|$135,001 - $271,000||1.33%|
|$271,001 - $406,000||0.44%|
|$406,001 - $541,000||1.25%|
|$541,001 - $677,000||2.43%|
|$677,001 - $1,015,000||5.31%|
|$1,015,001 - $1,353,000||19.04%|
|PEOPLE OF MANHATTAN BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.23%|
|5 TO 17||19.04%|
|18 TO 24||4.65%|
|25 TO 34||10.99%|
|35 TO 54||32.46%|
|55 TO 64||12.97%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.65%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.03%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$142,071|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$81,787|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.37%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (18.65%)
Information Technology (6.96%)
Real estate (3.94%)
Public Service (2.95%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.63%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.30%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.44%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.95%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.26%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (18.70%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.40%)
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