Signal Hill, California

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Population in 2017: 11,622 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.5%
 
Males: 5,720  (49.2%)
Females: 5,902  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90806.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $80,804 (it was $48,938 in 2000)
Signal Hill:

$80,804
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,224 (it was $24,399 in 2000)

Signal Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $529,213 (it was $171,400 in 2000)
Signal Hill:

$529,213
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $636,965; detached houses: $789,513; townhouses or other attached units: $557,930; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $549,038; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $474,357

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,447.

March 2019 cost of living index in Signal Hill: 137.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 2.9% for other race residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Signal Hill, CA (2017)
    • 3,67931.8%White alone
    • 3,35028.9%Hispanic
    • 3,01626.1%Asian alone
    • 1,21210.5%Black alone
    • 2231.9%Two or more races
    • 710.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 210.2%American Indian alone

Races in Signal Hill detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Signal Hill, California as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Signal Hill is 1,277 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Signal Hill by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
2
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(37.1)
3
(27.4)
3
(26.6)
1
(9.0)
6
(54.2)
3
(27.3)
3
(26.9)
3
(26.8)
2
(17.8)
2
(17.5)
6
(51.5)
9
(77.1)
5
(42.5)
10
(85.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
30
(278.6)
33
(301.4)
20
(177.5)
22
(197.6)
19
(171.8)
17
(154.8)
13
(116.6)
15
(134.0)
14
(124.6)
21
(184.0)
31
(266.0)
29
(248.4)
34
(289.2)
37
(315.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(213.6)
39
(356.2)
37
(328.3)
35
(314.4)
26
(235.0)
20
(182.1)
16
(143.5)
24
(214.3)
16
(142.3)
16
(140.2)
20
(171.6)
31
(265.5)
23
(195.6)
39
(333.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
121
(1,124)
108
(986.4)
80
(709.8)
86
(772.4)
96
(867.8)
86
(783.2)
99
(888.2)
87
(776.9)
95
(845.2)
63
(552.1)
102
(875.2)
103
(882.1)
93
(791.0)
107
(913.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
360
(3,343)
341
(3,114)
311
(2,760)
318
(2,856)
271
(2,450)
275
(2,504)
312
(2,799)
362
(3,233)
379
(3,372)
373
(3,269)
592
(5,079)
640
(5,481)
521
(4,431)
471
(4,022)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
102
(947.2)
63
(575.4)
64
(567.9)
58
(520.9)
58
(524.3)
67
(610.1)
60
(538.3)
87
(776.9)
80
(711.7)
64
(560.9)
90
(772.2)
113
(967.7)
135
(1,148)
112
(956.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(65.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
4
(35.9)
3
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.9)
2
(17.9)
2
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.2)
2
(17.1)
2
(17.0)
4
(34.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)444.1441.5345.7357.3378.8308.5302.4368.2331.0329.1498.7547.7501.4531.0

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City-data.com crime index in Signal Hill, CA

Crime rate in Signal Hill detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: Irish (3.1%), German (2.4%), English (2.1%), Russian (2.1%), American (1.8%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 5,208 people per square mile   (average).

Signal Hill, California map

3,152 residents are foreign born (11.1% Asia, 8.3% Latin America).

This city:

27.2%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,540 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,987 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Long Beach, CA (0.7 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (22.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Long Beach, CA (0.9 miles ),
Lakewood, CA (2.1 miles ),
Rossmoor, CA (2.3 miles ),
Carson, CA (2.4 miles ),
Seal Beach, CA (2.4 miles ),
Hawaiian Gardens, CA (2.4 miles ),
Los Alamitos, CA (2.5 miles ),
Bellflower, CA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 118.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,415 (+46.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 766 (12.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 562

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

4.4%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Signal Hill, CA
Historical housing units in Signal Hill, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +953 (+11.4%).
Most common industries in Signal Hill, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Signal Hill, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
  • Cashiers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)

Average climate in Signal Hill, California

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Signal Hill, 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 124. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

124
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.382. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.382
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.688. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.688
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
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 0.7 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 13.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00829. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00829
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Signal Hill-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 95.4 miles away from Signal Hill 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 97.6 miles away from Signal Hill 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 110.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from Signal Hill 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 33.7 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 42.0 miles away from Signal Hill 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).
Signal Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Signal Hill:

  • HAVEN HOSPICE (2895 TEMPLE AVENUE)
  • CHS HOMECARE (2525 CHERRY AVENUE, SUITE 320)
  • HAVEN HEALTHCARE (2855 TEMPLE AVENUE, SUITE A)
  • COURTYARD CARE CENTER (1880 DAWSON AVENUE)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (1880 DAWSON AVENUE)
  • VILLA HERMOSA CARE CENTER (2375 CALIFORNIA AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Signal Hill:

  • 3 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.
  • 8 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: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Signal Hill:

  • American University of Health Sciences (Full-time enrollment: 281; Location: 1600 East Hill St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.auhs.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Signal Hill:

  • Long Beach City College (about 3 miles; Long Beach, CA; Full-time enrollment: 15,602)
  • Wyotech-Long Beach (about 3 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 2,453)
  • California State University-Long Beach (about 4 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 28,287)
  • El Camino College-Compton Center (about 6 miles; Compton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Los Angeles Harbor College (about 7 miles; Wilmington, CA; FT enrollment: 5,285)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 7 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 9,862)
  • Cerritos College (about 8 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 13,090)

Public elementary/middle schools in Signal Hill:

  • SIGNAL HILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 504, Location: 2285 WALNUT AVE., Grades: KG-5)
  • BURROUGHS ELEMENTARY (Students: 172, Location: 1260 E. 33RD ST., Grades: KG-5)
  • JESSIE NELSON ACADEMY (Location: 1951 CHERRY AVE., Grades: 6-8)
  • ALVARADO ELEMENTARY (Location: 1900 E. 21ST ST., Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Signal Hill

Library in Signal Hill:

  • SIGNAL HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $370,151; Location: 1770 E. HILL ST.; 23,567 books; 164 audio materials; 2,741 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Signal Hill: Signal Hill Public Library (A), Signal Hill City Hall (B), Clooney Building (C), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 60 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Signal Hill: Calvary Light Assembly of God Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Signal Hill include: Hillbrook Park (1), Reservoir Park (2), Signal Hill Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

2.6 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.8% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
48 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Signal Hill (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Signal Hill Branch at 2615 Cherry Avenue, branch established on 1982/04/14. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Signal Hills Branch at 2598 Cherry Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/12. 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

For population 15 years and over in Signal Hill:

Marital status in Signal Hill, CA
  • Never married: 45.1%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Signal Hill:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
California average:

15.0

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

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Religion statistics for Signal Hill, 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
This 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.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
Here:

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:
Los Angeles County:

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Signal Hill:

49.5%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.6%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Signal Hill:

28.0
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Signal Hill:

11.5%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Signal Hill:

81.9%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Signal Hill, 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 36$293,063$97,6880$0
Police - Other 12$67,771$67,7715$7,346
Streets and Highways 12$57,575$57,5750$0
Other and Unallocable 10$66,537$79,8440$0
Water Supply 8$41,335$62,0030$0
Other Government Administration 6$65,003$130,0066$4,324
Parks and Recreation 6$34,465$68,93012$12,013
Financial Administration 5$33,735$80,9643$4,995
Local Libraries 2$7,240$43,4408$8,311
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 97$666,724$82,48134$36,989

Signal Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $11,711,000 ($1007.66)
    Regular Highways: $1,088,000 ($93.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $259,000 ($22.29)
    Police Protection: $138,000 ($11.87)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,705,000 ($662.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,027,000 ($346.50)
    Central Staff Services: $3,284,000 ($282.57)
    Water Utilities: $2,876,000 ($247.46)
    Regular Highways: $2,331,000 ($200.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,100,000 ($180.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,017,000 ($87.51)
    Financial Administration: $598,000 ($51.45)
    Libraries: $475,000 ($40.87)
    Transit Utilities: $149,000 ($12.82)
    Health - Other: $85,000 ($7.31)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($4.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,363,000 ($375.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $102,000 ($8.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $13,000 ($1.12)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.17)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.17)

Signal Hill government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $322,000 ($27.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($10.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $95,000 ($8.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($6.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $268,000 ($23.06)
    Water Utilities: $98,000 ($8.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($2.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $584,000 ($50.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $406,000 ($34.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $125,000 ($10.76)
    Interest Earnings: $96,000 ($8.26)
    Special Assessments: $55,000 ($4.73)
    Royalties: $39,000 ($3.36)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,672,000 ($315.95)
    Transit Utilities: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $603,000 ($51.88)
    Highways: $263,000 ($22.63)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.34)
  • Tax - Property: $17,063,000 ($1468.16)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,429,000 ($811.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,258,000 ($108.24)
    Other: $946,000 ($81.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $659,000 ($56.70)
    Other License: $320,000 ($27.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $156,000 ($13.42)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $63,000 ($5.42)

Signal Hill government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,238,000 ($8624.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,577,000 ($7879.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,661,000 ($745.22)

Signal Hill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $466,000 ($40.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,149,000 ($2938.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,916,000 ($1971.78)

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 Signal Hill, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nissan1
BMW1Office Depot1
Costco1PetSmart1
DHL1RadioShack1
Discount Tire1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Starbucks1
GNC1Subway2
Home Depot2T-Mobile2
Honda1Target1
Kroger1The Room Place1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Toys"R"Us1
McDonald's1UPS4
Nike1

Strongest AM radio stations in Signal Hill:

  • 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.)
  • KFWB (980 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.)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Signal Hill:

  • 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.)
  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 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.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Signal Hill:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
Signal Hill fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Signal Hill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.3mTotal length
  • 1,151,700Total average daily traffic
  • 57,741Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Signal Hill)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Signal Hill, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Signal Hill)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Signal Hill)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fires per year is 25. The highest number of fire incidents - 46 took place in 2016, and the least - 4 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Signal Hill, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.1%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Signal Hill, CA
    • 13138.1%Outside Fires
    • 10731.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 8223.8%Structure Fires
    • 247.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Signal Hill, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Signal Hill, CA
  • 81.4%Utility gas
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%Solar energy
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Signal Hill, CA
  • 58.2%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Signal Hill compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 (90806) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #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+)"
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