Seal Beach, California

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Population in 2017: 24,326 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 11,245  (46.2%)
Females: 13,081  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

58.7 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90743.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,890 (it was $42,079 in 2000)
Seal Beach:

$68,890
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $54,108 (it was $34,589 in 2000)

Seal Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $370,194 (it was $130,400 in 2000)
Seal Beach:

$370,194
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $605,573; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $294,902; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $807,520; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,526; mobile homes: $220,257

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,854.

March 2019 cost of living index in Seal Beach: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.3%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.6% for Black residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 3.2% for other race residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Seal Beach, CA (2017)
    • 17,52370.7%White alone
    • 3,03612.3%Hispanic
    • 2,58510.4%Asian alone
    • 8843.6%Two or more races
    • 3551.4%Black alone
    • 410.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 430.2%Other race alone
    • 220.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Seal Beach, California as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seal Beach is 3,546 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Seal Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
8
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.2)
3
(12.4)
1
(4.1)
4
(16.5)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
2
(8.2)
9
(37.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(36.6)
11
(44.9)
10
(41.0)
12
(49.7)
10
(41.5)
5
(20.6)
8
(32.7)
5
(20.2)
8
(32.3)
7
(28.3)
5
(20.2)
4
(16.2)
19
(77.6)
20
(82.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(158.4)
23
(93.8)
25
(102.5)
43
(178.1)
40
(165.8)
37
(152.7)
13
(53.2)
11
(44.4)
7
(28.2)
18
(72.8)
18
(72.6)
22
(89.0)
24
(98.0)
10
(41.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
105
(426.5)
107
(436.5)
77
(315.8)
109
(451.6)
133
(551.4)
122
(503.6)
133
(543.9)
135
(545.1)
93
(375.0)
88
(355.9)
80
(322.6)
80
(323.6)
92
(375.6)
70
(287.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
340
(1,381)
359
(1,464)
282
(1,157)
317
(1,313)
338
(1,401)
374
(1,544)
367
(1,501)
387
(1,563)
336
(1,355)
372
(1,504)
478
(1,927)
425
(1,719)
503
(2,053)
493
(2,024)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(211.2)
55
(224.4)
47
(192.8)
46
(190.6)
33
(136.8)
28
(115.6)
30
(122.7)
23
(92.9)
33
(133.1)
34
(137.5)
36
(145.2)
41
(165.9)
48
(196.0)
38
(156.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(12.2)
2
(8.2)
3
(12.3)
5
(20.7)
2
(8.3)
5
(20.6)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.1)
14
(57.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)147.9142.6123.2159.9154.5164.5197.1126.3109.6122.4135.1138.7173.5176.0

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 Seal Beach, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 49 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
California average:

1.99
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Seal Beach, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (8.7%), American (8.1%), German (7.4%), Irish (5.4%), Italian (4.4%), European (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 2,114 people per square mile   (low).

Seal Beach, California map

3,782 residents are foreign born (3.4% Asia, 3.1% Europe, 2.5% Latin America).

This city:

15.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,515 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,653 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Westminster, CA (5.1 miles , pop. 88,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (5.3 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (28.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Rossmoor, CA (1.4 miles ),
Sunset Beach, CA (1.8 miles ),
Los Alamitos, CA (1.8 miles ),
Cypress, CA (2.2 miles ),
Hawaiian Gardens, CA (2.2 miles ),
Westminster, CA (2.3 miles ),
Long Beach, CA (2.3 miles ),
Midway City, CA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.76 N, Longitude: 118.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,215 (+13.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,610 (15.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 714

Distribution of median household income in Seal Beach, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Seal Beach, CA in 2017
Seal Beach satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Seal Beach, CA
Historical housing units in Seal Beach, CA
Most common industries in Seal Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.7%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Seal Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Top executives (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Seal Beach, California

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Seal 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 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.376. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.376
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.646. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.646
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00829. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00829
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Seal Beach-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 700% 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 100.5 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 93.7 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 107.8 miles away from Seal Beach center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 186.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 39.4 miles away from Seal Beach center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seal Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Seal Beach:

  • COUNTRY VILLA SEAL BEACH HEALTHCARE CENTER (3000 BEVERLY MANOR RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Seal Beach:

  • A-1 HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA)
  • ELEVATEHEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LONG BEACH, CA)
  • LOS ALAMITOS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; LOS ALAMITOS, CA)
  • ALAMITOS WEST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LOS ALAMITOS, CA)
  • JOHN DOUGLAS FRENCH CENTER/ALZHEIMER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LOS ALAMITOS, CA)
  • DAVITA-LOS ALAMITOS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LOS ALAMITOS, CA)
  • STANLEY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CA)

Amtrak stations near Seal Beach:

  • 7 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.
  • 12 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.
  • 12 miles: ANAHEIM (2150 KATELLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

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

  • California State University-Long Beach (about 3 miles; Long Beach, CA; Full-time enrollment: 28,287)
  • Trident University International (about 5 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 5,974)
  • Golden West College (about 5 miles; Huntington Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 7,358)
  • Cypress College (about 6 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 8,732)
  • Long Beach City College (about 6 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 15,602)
  • Wyotech-Long Beach (about 9 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 2,453)
  • Cerritos College (about 9 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 13,090)

Public elementary/middle school in Seal Beach:

See full list of schools located in Seal Beach

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Seal Beach: Anaheim Landing (A), Old Ranch Golf Course (B), Leisure World Golf Course (C), Seal Beach City Hall (D), Mary Wilson Branch Orange County Public Library (E), North Seal Beach Community Center (F), Los Alamitos-Rossmoor Branch Orange County Public Library (G), Leisure World Branch Orange County Public Library (H), Leisure World Amphitheatre (I), Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station Fire Department (J), Orange County Fire Authority Station 44 (K), Orange County Fire Authority Station 48 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Seal Beach Shopping Center (1), Rossmoor Shopping Center (2), Leisure World Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Seal Beach include: First United Methodist Church (A), Saint Anne's Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Seal Beach include: Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge (1), Sunset Aquatic Regional Park (2), College Park (3), Edison Park (4), Gummere Park (5), Heather Park (6), Shapell Park (7), Eisenhower Park (8), Gum Grove Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Surfside Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Ayres Hotel Seal Beach (12850 Seal Beach Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Jimmy Bennett - Child actor, Mitch Wahl - Ice hockey player, Pat McCormick (diver) - Diver, Susan Egan - Actress.

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

1.8 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Seal Beach in 2010:

  • 183 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Seal Beach in 2000:

  • 188 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Seal Beach (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Seal Beach Rossmoor Branch, Old Ranch Town, Seal Beach Branch, Pch And Main Branch. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Seal Beach Ralphs Branch, Seal Beach Branch, Seal Beach Pavilions Branch. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Seal Beach Branch at 13900 Seal Beach Boulevard, branch established on 1889/01/01; 801 Pacific Coast Hwy Branch at 801 Pacific Coast Hwy, branch established on 1988/12/27. 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.
  • Pacific Premier Bank: Seal Beach Branch at 13928 Seal Beach Boulevard, branch established on 1999/06/14. Info updated 2011/02/14: Bank assets: $956.6 mil, Deposits: $832.2 mil, headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc.
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank of Long Beach: Town & Country Branch at 12535 Seal Beach Boulevard, branch established on 1980/03/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $4,659.3 mil, Deposits: $3,393.5 mil, headquarters in Long Beach, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Palomar Enterprises, Llc
  • Citibank, National Association: Seal Beach Branch at 12800 Seal Beach Boulevard, branch established on 1934/12/17. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Seal Beach Branch at 208 Main Street, branch established on 1959/10/23. 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

For population 15 years and over in Seal Beach:

Marital status in Seal Beach, CA
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Seal Beach:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
California average:

15.0

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

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Neighborhoods in Seal Beach:

(Seal Beach, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Seal Beach, CA (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic797,47367
Evangelical Protestant345,893894
Other141,815329
Mainline Protestant76,574202
Orthodox13,40619
Black Protestant2,4248
None1,632,647-
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: 530
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Orange County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 147
Orange County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 434
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,438
This county:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

18.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Orange County:

16.4%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Seal Beach:

57.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Seal Beach:

54.5%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.1%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

59.7%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Seal Beach:

76.5%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Seal Beach, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$299,864$128,5130$0
Streets and Highways 11$84,707$92,4082$706
Water Supply 10$52,459$62,9511$722
Police - Other 9$44,066$58,75512$5,987
Financial Administration 6$39,686$79,3721$1,466
Other Government Administration 5$36,103$86,6477$2,717
Other and Unallocable 4$23,085$69,2558$12,512
Parks and Recreation 2$9,517$57,10219$7,162
Sewerage 2$10,215$61,2900$0
Solid Waste Management 2$8,148$48,8885$3,347
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$12,185$73,1100$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 81$620,035$91,85755$34,619

Seal Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,672,000 ($192.06)
    Sewerage: $2,059,000 ($84.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,166,000 ($47.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $231,000 ($9.50)
    Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($4.28)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,919,000 ($366.64)
    Central Staff Services: $6,443,000 ($264.86)
    Water Utilities: $3,643,000 ($149.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,614,000 ($107.46)
    Regular Highways: $1,682,000 ($69.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,160,000 ($47.69)
    Sewerage: $626,000 ($25.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $562,000 ($23.10)
    General - Other: $180,000 ($7.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $898,000 ($36.92)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $4,273,000 ($175.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $597,000 ($24.54)
    General Public Building: $141,000 ($5.80)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.16)

Seal Beach government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,675,000 ($109.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,208,000 ($49.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $901,000 ($37.04)
    Other: $769,000 ($31.61)
    Parking Facilities: $539,000 ($22.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $407,000 ($16.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $180,000 ($7.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $324,000 ($13.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,973,000 ($122.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,037,000 ($42.63)
    Rents: $811,000 ($33.34)
    Interest Earnings: $288,000 ($11.84)
    Special Assessments: $144,000 ($5.92)
    Royalties: $51,000 ($2.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000 ($1.44)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,921,000 ($202.29)
    Transit Utilities: $142,000 ($5.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $618,000 ($25.40)
    Other: $552,000 ($22.69)
    General Local Government Support: $52,000 ($2.14)
    Health and Hospitals: $37,000 ($1.52)
  • Tax - Property: $10,723,000 ($440.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,188,000 ($254.38)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,867,000 ($158.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,289,000 ($52.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $564,000 ($23.19)
    Other License: $385,000 ($15.83)
    Other: $319,000 ($13.11)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $143,000 ($5.88)

Seal Beach government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,063,000 ($865.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,085,000 ($784.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,978,000 ($81.31)

Seal Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,240,000 ($50.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,528,000 ($1830.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $626,000 ($25.73)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,018 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.64% ($74,627 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.45% ($58,801)
from San Diego County, CA  0.27% ($69,550)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
California average:

5.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,308 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.07%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.35% ($64,742 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.64% ($64,976)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($85,709)
Businesses in Seal Beach, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ann Taylor1Kohl's1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Kroger1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Marshalls1
CVS2McDonald's1
Carl\s Jr.1New York & Co1
Chico's1Nike1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL1Safeway1
Domino's Pizza1Soma Intimates1
FedEx4Starbucks3
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Jamba Juice1Target1
JoS. A. Bank1UPS3
Jones New York1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Seal Beach:

  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVNR (1480 AM; 5 kW; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seal Beach:

  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, INC.)
  • KKJZ (88.1 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: CALIF. STATE UNIV LONG BEACH FOUND.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDLE (103.1 FM; NEWPORT BEACH, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC.)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 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.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Seal 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 Seal Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 981ft / 299mTotal length
  • $16,826,000Total costs
  • 3,936,235Total average daily traffic
  • 132,453Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,391,350Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Seal Beach, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 201960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 202010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Seal Beach, CA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Seal Beach)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Seal Beach, CA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 408 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seal Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Seal Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 3 partial 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$501,457108$531,580662$412,96231$293,0844$625,75045$405,5030$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$013$713,93667$474,2170$00$05$348,8041$64,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$575,48424$581,349136$496,53510$338,1693$700,00013$248,6090$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$316,84710$585,154108$429,8924$356,7750$05$321,1281$159,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$609,7205$554,61235$421,9194$156,1950$03$447,7130$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Seal Beach, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$428,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$562,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Seal Beach, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Seal Beach, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 37. The highest number of fires - 47 took place in 2005, and the least - 16 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Seal Beach, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (31.1%), and Outside Fires (28.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Seal Beach, CA
    • 16131.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 14928.8%Outside Fires
    • 14728.4%Structure Fires
    • 6011.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Seal Beach, CA

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

  • The Pacific Inn, 600 Marina Dr, Seal Beach, California 90740 , Phone: (562) 493-7501, Fax: (562) 596-3448
  • Ayres Hotel Seal Beach, 12850 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, California 90740 , Phone: (562) 596-8330, Fax: (562) 596-8310
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2401 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, California 90740 , Phone: (562) 594-3939, Fax: (562) 594-3922
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Seal Beach, California
Most common first names in Seal Beach, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John41479.9 years
Mary38782.9 years
William36380.5 years
Robert28777.4 years
Helen24883.8 years
George24479.6 years
James24378.8 years
Dorothy23081.9 years
Ruth22783.5 years
Margaret22682.9 years
Most common last names in Seal Beach, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18382.0 years
Johnson11583.1 years
Brown9580.7 years
Miller9081.6 years
Jones8482.3 years
Anderson8181.4 years
Wilson5982.1 years
Davis5881.9 years
Williams5781.2 years
Thompson4981.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seal Beach, CA
  • 59.7%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seal Beach, CA
  • 48.8%Utility gas
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 7.4%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy


Seal Beach compared to California 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Seal Beach on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 (90743) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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