Manhattan Beach, California

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Population in 2017: 35,924 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 
Males: 17,580  (48.9%)
Females: 18,344  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90266.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $158,639 (it was $100,750 in 2000)
Manhattan Beach:

$158,639
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $94,579 (it was $61,136 in 2000)

Manhattan Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $669,800 in 2000)
Manhattan Beach:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $965,379

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,537.

March 2019 cost of living index in Manhattan Beach: 156.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.8%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.5% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for American Indian residents, 11.2% for other race residents, 1.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Manhattan Beach, CA (2017)
    • 26,35673.4%White alone
    • 3,87610.8%Asian alone
    • 3,0828.6%Hispanic
    • 1,7925.0%Two or more races
    • 2220.6%Other race alone
    • 1630.5%Black alone
    • 730.2%American Indian alone

Races in Manhattan Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Manhattan Beach, California as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manhattan Beach is 11,953 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Manhattan Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(13.7)
7
(19.0)
2
(5.4)
2
(5.4)
8
(21.7)
6
(16.3)
6
(16.9)
7
(19.6)
5
(13.9)
2
(5.6)
8
(22.2)
8
(22.3)
11
(30.7)
8
(22.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(87.5)
24
(65.2)
29
(78.2)
29
(78.7)
27
(73.2)
21
(57.1)
10
(28.1)
29
(81.2)
34
(94.6)
20
(55.8)
36
(99.8)
32
(89.0)
36
(100.4)
27
(74.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
35
(95.7)
16
(43.5)
23
(62.1)
21
(57.0)
24
(65.0)
20
(54.3)
28
(78.8)
26
(72.8)
25
(69.6)
15
(41.8)
26
(72.1)
13
(36.2)
24
(67.0)
21
(58.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
216
(590.8)
205
(556.9)
192
(518.1)
144
(390.6)
157
(425.4)
162
(440.2)
204
(573.9)
183
(512.3)
194
(539.9)
218
(607.7)
206
(571.2)
191
(531.2)
179
(499.4)
113
(313.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
535
(1,463)
635
(1,725)
785
(2,118)
736
(1,996)
718
(1,945)
627
(1,704)
654
(1,840)
631
(1,767)
623
(1,734)
609
(1,698)
697
(1,933)
786
(2,186)
625
(1,744)
684
(1,898)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(183.3)
60
(163.0)
50
(134.9)
50
(135.6)
56
(151.7)
50
(135.9)
33
(92.8)
41
(114.8)
36
(100.2)
51
(142.2)
44
(122.0)
53
(147.4)
71
(198.1)
47
(130.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(10.9)
7
(19.0)
2
(5.4)
3
(8.1)
4
(10.8)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.6)
1
(2.8)
1
(2.8)
2
(5.6)
2
(5.5)
8
(22.3)
3
(8.4)
2
(5.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)176.4164.5172.0157.4172.0156.3158.9170.3168.6151.4189.2188.2188.6165.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Manhattan Beach, CA

Crime rate in Manhattan Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 97 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: American (10.5%), German (7.3%), Irish (7.1%), English (6.5%), Italian (5.9%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 3.93 square miles.

Population density: 9,133 people per square mile   (high).

Manhattan Beach, California map

4,235 residents are foreign born (3.5% Asia, 2.9% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

This city:

11.8%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,951 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,193 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Bay Cities, CA (0.9 miles , pop. 131,712).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Los Angeles, CA (13.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

South Bay Cities, CA (1.0 miles ),
Hermosa Beach, CA (1.3 miles ),
El Segundo, CA (1.5 miles ),
Redondo Beach, CA (1.7 miles ),
Del Aire, CA (1.7 miles ),
Lawndale, CA (1.7 miles ),
Hawthorne, CA (1.9 miles ),
Alondra Park, CA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 33.89 N, Longitude: 118.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,485 (+9.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,766 (22.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 310

Distribution of median household income in Manhattan Beach, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Manhattan Beach, CA in 2017

Property values in Manhattan Beach, CA

Manhattan Beach satellite photo by USGS

Manhattan Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Manhattan Beach, CA
Historical housing units in Manhattan Beach, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,476 (+4.6%).
Most common industries in Manhattan Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.9%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.8%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.6%)
  • Air transportation (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Manhattan Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Lawyers (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Engineers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Top executives (7.2%)
  • Engineers (6.8%)
  • Lawyers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.5%)
  • Lawyers (3.9%)

Average climate in Manhattan Beach, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Manhattan Beach, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 134. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

134
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.332. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.332
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.548. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.548
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 29.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00829. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00829
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Manhattan Beach-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 702% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 120.7 miles away from Manhattan Beach center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 165.8 miles away from Manhattan Beach center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 20.9 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manhattan Beach topographic map

Main business address for: SKECHERS USA INC (FOOTWEAR, (NO RUBBER)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Manhattan Beach:

  • HUMAN TOUCH HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY, INC (3629 NORTH SEPULVEDA BLVD, STE 101)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Manhattan Beach:

  • DUHANEY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; EL SEGUNDO, CA)
  • BAYSHORE SANITARIUM (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HERMOSA BEACH, CA)
  • PROFOUND HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; EL SEGUNDO, CA)
  • MARY'S HOUSE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LAWNDALE, CA)
  • BEACHSIDE HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LAWNDALE, CA)
  • COASTAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; REDONDO BEACH, CA)
  • AMI SOUTH BAY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; REDONDO BEACH, CA)

Amtrak stations near Manhattan Beach:

  • 13 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manhattan Beach:

  • El Camino Community College District (about 5 miles; Torrance, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,952)
  • Loyola Marymount University (about 6 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 7,720)
  • Los Angeles Southwest College (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,247)
  • West Los Angeles College (about 9 miles; Culver City, CA; FT enrollment: 5,221)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 9 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 9,862)
  • Santa Monica College (about 10 miles; Santa Monica, CA; FT enrollment: 20,311)
  • Los Angeles Harbor College (about 11 miles; Wilmington, CA; FT enrollment: 5,285)

Public high school in Manhattan Beach:

  • MIRA COSTA HIGH (Students: 1,740, Location: 1401 ARTESIA BLVD., Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Manhattan Beach:

Public elementary/middle schools in Manhattan Beach:

Private elementary/middle schools in Manhattan Beach:

  • AMERICAN MARTYRS SCHOOL (Students: 708, Location: 1701 LAUREL AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF MANHATTAN BEACH - PECK (Students: 300, Location: 315 S PECK AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • MANHATTAN ACADEMY (Students: 86, Location: 1740 MANHATTAN BEACH BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • DEL SOL SCHOOL/VIA PACIFICA (Students: 71, Location: 1700 MANHATTAN BEACH BLVD, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Manhattan Beach

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • CHURCH: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Address: 501 Rowell Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Manhattan Beach: Radisson Plaza Golf Course (A), Manhattan Heights Library (B), Manhattan Heights Community Center (C), Manhattan Beach City Hall (D), City of Manhattan Beach Public Library (E), Manhattan Beach Fire Department Station 2 (F), Manhattan Beach Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Metlox Plaza Shopping Center (1), Sepulveda Shopping Center (2), Manhattan Village Shopping Center (3), Manhattan Marketplace Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Manhattan Beach: SKECHERS USA INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Manhattan Beach include: American Martyrs Catholic Church (A), Chapel of the Valley (B), First Lutheran Church (C), New Life Presbyterian Church (D), Pacific Christian Center (E), South Bay Chinese Alliance Church (F), Trinity Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Manhattan Beach include: Waller Football Stadium (1), Parque Culiacan (2), Live Oak Park (3), Aviation Park (4), Manhattan Heights Park (5), Marine Avenue Park (6), Polliwog Park (7), Sand Dune Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Auberge Restaurant at Barnabeys Hotel (3501 North Sepulveda Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Bob Keane - Record producer, Jeff Harnar - Jazz singer, Jeff Tarango - Tennis player, Michele Tafoya - Radio sports announcer, Ryan Newman (actress) - Child actor, Tessa Allen - Child actor, Alix Klineman - Volleyball player, Amanda Wyss - Actor, Dan Staley - Television producer, Eric Fonoimoana - Volleyball player.

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Manhattan Beach and their reported violations in the past:

KINECTA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2005)
DESERT PARADISE RV PARK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.5%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Manhattan Beach in 2010:

  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in Manhattan Beach (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 2600 Sepulveda Blvd Branch, 700 So Sepulveda Blvd Branch, 201 Manhattan Beach Blvd Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Manhattan Village Branch at 2910 North Sepulveda Boulevard, branch established on 1998/06/15; Manhattan Beach Branch at 400 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, branch established on 1966/09/29. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Manhattan & Sepulveda Branch at 1129 N Speulveda Blvd, branch established on 2010/07/01; Manhattan Beach Branch at 3110 N Sepulveda Boulevard, branch established on 1965/12/29. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Manhattan Beach Branch at 1200 Highland Avenue, branch established on 1934/12/17; Manhattan Village Branch at 3016 N Sepulveda Boulevard, branch established on 1971/03/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Citizens Business Bank: Manhattan Beach at 1800 N. Sepulveda Boulevard, branch established on 1984/11/29. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $6,475.4 mil, Deposits: $4,625.6 mil, headquarters in Ontario, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Cvb Financial Corp.
  • OneWest Bank, FSB: Manhattan Beach Branch at 1570 Rosecrans Ave. Suite F, branch established on 2005/06/27. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $26,181.3 mil, Deposits: $15,408.4 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, 79 total offices
  • Beach Business Bank: at 1230 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 100, branch established on 2004/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $305.0 mil, Deposits: $251.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Opus Bank: Manhattan Beach at 3005 N. Sepulveda Boulevard, branch established on 2007/02/20. Info updated 2011/11/08: Bank assets: $2,404.2 mil, Deposits: $1,831.2 mil, headquarters in Irvine, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Manhattan Beach Branch at 3300 North Sepulveda Boulevard, branch established on 1980/08/29. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Manhattan Beach:

Marital status in Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Manhattan Beach:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Manhattan Beach
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Manhattan Beach:

(Manhattan Beach, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Manhattan Beach, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Los Angeles County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
This county:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Los Angeles County:

7.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.4%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.0%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Manhattan Beach:

54.8%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Manhattan Beach:

27.9
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.6%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Manhattan Beach:

33.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

62.0%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.6%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manhattan Beach, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 64$891,719$167,1970$0
Police - Other 41$267,455$78,28012$18,762
Other Government Administration 35$284,571$97,5673$7,163
Firefighters 29$182,451$75,4970$0
Financial Administration 26$209,228$96,5675$7,531
Streets and Highways 26$171,707$79,2491$2,155
Housing and Community Development (Local) 20$163,082$97,8493$8,525
Parks and Recreation 16$114,855$86,14189$99,291
Welfare 5$22,484$53,96210$22,863
Sewerage 4$26,445$79,3350$0
Water Supply 3$20,126$80,5040$0
Fire - Other 1$2,741$32,8921$1,386
Judicial and Legal 1$6,355$76,2600$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 4$9,380
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 271$2,363,219$104,644128$177,056

Manhattan Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $3,145,000 ($87.55)
    Water Utilities: $2,459,000 ($68.45)
    Regular Highways: $968,000 ($26.95)
    Sewerage: $497,000 ($13.83)
    Central Staff Services: $105,000 ($2.92)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $20,173,000 ($561.55)
    Water Utilities: $7,964,000 ($221.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,225,000 ($201.12)
    Central Staff Services: $6,758,000 ($188.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,014,000 ($167.41)
    Regular Highways: $5,953,000 ($165.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,193,000 ($116.72)
    Health - Other: $3,079,000 ($85.71)
    Parking Facilities: $2,118,000 ($58.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,808,000 ($50.33)
    Financial Administration: $1,789,000 ($49.80)
    Sewerage: $1,507,000 ($41.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $693,000 ($19.29)
    Transit Utilities: $675,000 ($18.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $881,000 ($24.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parking Facilities: $848,000 ($23.61)
    Police Protection: $812,000 ($22.60)
    Water Utilities: $318,000 ($8.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $277,000 ($7.71)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($1.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,894,000 ($525.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($3.51)

Manhattan Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,385,000 ($122.06)
    Parking Facilities: $3,397,000 ($94.56)
    Sewerage: $3,087,000 ($85.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,691,000 ($74.91)
    Other: $2,591,000 ($72.12)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($4.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,985,000 ($83.09)
    Rents: $2,142,000 ($59.63)
    Interest Earnings: $746,000 ($20.77)
    Special Assessments: $395,000 ($11.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $100,000 ($2.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,579,000 ($350.16)
    Transit Utilities: $26,000 ($0.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,023,000 ($28.48)
    Other: $715,000 ($19.90)
    General Local Government Support: $247,000 ($6.88)
  • Tax - Property: $23,079,000 ($642.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,509,000 ($209.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,240,000 ($90.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,018,000 ($84.01)
    Other License: $1,533,000 ($42.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,336,000 ($37.19)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $521,000 ($14.50)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.14)

Manhattan Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,534,000 ($1100.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,610,000 ($1046.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,924,000 ($53.56)

Manhattan Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,184,000 ($283.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,073,000 ($1310.35)

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)
Businesses in Manhattan Beach, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Macy's1
7-Eleven1Marriott2
AT&T1McDonald's2
Aerosoles1Motherhood Maternity2
Ann Taylor1New Balance5
Apple Store1Nike7
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Office Depot1
Bally Total Fitness1Old Navy1
Barnes & Noble1Olive Garden1
Baskin-Robbins1Panda Express1
Bath & Body Works1Pier 1 Imports1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
CVS2Pottery Barn1
Chico's1Pottery Barn Kids1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Safeway1
Comfort Inn1Sephora1
DHL1Skechers USA1
Domino's Pizza1Soma Intimates1
El Pollo Loco1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx11Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Talbots1
Gap1Target1
Goodwill1Toyota1
Gymboree1Trader Joe's1
J. Jill1UPS8
Jamba Juice2Vans2
Johnny Rockets1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York3Vons1
Kroger1Walgreens1
LA Fitness1

Strongest AM radio stations in Manhattan Beach:

  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFOX (1650 AM; 10 kW; TORRANCE, CA; Owner: CHAGAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KABC (790 AM; 5 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manhattan Beach:

  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KZAB (93.5 FM; REDONDO BEACH, CA; Owner: KZAB LICENSING, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Manhattan Beach:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Manhattan Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.0mTotal length
  • $2,152,000Total costs
  • 60,000Total average daily traffic
  • 1,800Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,877Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$706,444310$933,3651,562$561,78968$577,4413$1,523,333115$555,817
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$358,00041$1,047,829154$592,8833$246,6670$014$644,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$761,00071$1,048,535348$710,15218$518,8331$1,025,00053$566,906
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$721,00064$847,266249$637,29716$390,4381$1,350,00021$452,143
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$477,00010$735,70053$825,4914$472,5000$06$506,667

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6202.01 , 6203.01, 6203.02, 6203.03, 6204.00, 6208.00, 6209.01, 6209.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$614,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6202.01 , 6203.01, 6203.02, 6203.03, 6204.00, 6208.00, 6209.01, 6209.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Manhattan Beach, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Manhattan Beach, CA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 54. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 80 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Manhattan Beach, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (58.5%), and Outside Fires (23.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manhattan Beach, CA
    • 53658.5%Structure Fires
    • 21523.5%Outside Fires
    • 10111.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 647.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manhattan Beach, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Manhattan Beach, California:

  • Belamar Hotel, 3501 Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, California 90266 , Phone: (310) 750-0300, Fax: (310) 545-4273
  • Residence Inn By Marriott/Manhattan Beach, 1700 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, California 90266 , Phone: (310) 546-7627, Fax: (310) 545-1327
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Manhattan Beach, California
Most common first names in Manhattan Beach, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16171.9 years
Mary14980.9 years
William14275.8 years
Robert11972.2 years
Helen8579.2 years
James8571.9 years
Margaret8480.7 years
George7977.3 years
Charles6273.1 years
Dorothy6179.7 years
Most common last names in Manhattan Beach, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6079.8 years
Johnson4074.8 years
Brown3972.2 years
Anderson3275.8 years
Clark2677.4 years
Thompson2481.2 years
Wilson2372.0 years
Jones2273.7 years
Martin1879.7 years
Taylor1883.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manhattan Beach, CA
  • 88.3%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Electricity
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manhattan Beach, CA
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 23.3%Electricity
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Manhattan Beach compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Manhattan Beach on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #77 (90266) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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