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Population in 2012: 11,185 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.8%
 

Males: 5,400  (48.3%)
Females: 5,785  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 90806.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,954 (it was $48,938 in 2000)
Signal Hill:

$61,954
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,480

Signal Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $368,229 (it was $171,400 in 2000)
Signal Hill:

$368,229
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $467,974; Detached houses: $575,142; Townhouses or other attached units: $446,961; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $409,649; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $362,281

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,084.

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  • Hispanic - 3,553 (32.4%)
  • White alone - 2,797 (25.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2,401 (21.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,529 (13.9%)
  • Two or more races - 638 (5.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 12 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Signal Hill: 128.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.4%), English (4.0%), Irish (3.3%), Italian (3.0%), Subsaharan African (2.2%), United States (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 5,012 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Signal Hill:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Signal Hill city:

  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

3,335 residents are foreign born (11.8% Asia).

This city:  30.4%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Signal Hill, California as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Signal Hill to the number of sex offenders is 1,017 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,676 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,894 (0.8%)

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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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2001: 103 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $255,500
  • 2003: 110 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $256,600
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $340,300
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $259,900
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $391,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $419,900
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $242,000
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $270,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 118.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,671 (+51.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 600 (11.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 562

Signal Hill household income distribution Signal Hill home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Signal Hill by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100101012001
per 100,000 10.50.00.09.70.09.10.09.018.10.00.08.9
Rapes 353643316333
per 100,000 31.651.729.758.437.127.426.69.054.227.326.926.8
Robberies 202934283033202219171315
per 100,000 210.4299.7336.3272.5278.6301.4177.5197.6171.8154.8116.6134.0
Assaults 141122192339373526201624
per 100,000 147.3113.7217.6184.9213.6356.2328.3314.4235.0182.1143.5214.3
Burglaries 170108115129121108808696869987
per 100,000 1788.31116.21137.51255.41123.6986.4709.8772.4867.8783.2888.2776.9
Thefts 480452412453360341311318271275312362
per 100,000 5049.44671.44075.24408.33342.93114.42759.52856.12449.82504.32799.23232.7
Auto thefts 1281168910010263645858676087
per 100,000 1346.51198.8880.3973.1947.2575.4567.9520.9524.3610.1538.3776.9
Arson 202070143022
per 100,000 21.00.019.80.065.00.08.935.927.10.017.917.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 540.3484.9453.2496.3418.3415.8325.6336.5356.7290.6284.8346.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 49 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
California average:

2.36

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Signal Hill, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +953 (+11.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Signal Hill-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/9/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Signal Hill city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category F2 tornado 6.8 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Signal Hill-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2466% 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 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 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 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 the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from Signal Hill center
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 43.3 miles away from the city center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Signal Hill:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Signal Hill, CA

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.

Local government website: ci.signal-hill.ca.us

College/University in Signal Hill:

  • American University of Health Sciences (Full-time enrollment: 94; Location: 1600 Hill St; Private, for-profit; Website: 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: 9,070)
  • Wyotech-Long Beach (about 3 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • California State University-Long Beach (about 4 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 26,754)
  • Los Angeles Harbor College (about 7 miles; Wilmington, CA; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 7 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 8,354)
  • Cerritos College (about 8 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 6,782)
  • TUI University (about 8 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 3,317)

Public elementary/middle schools in Signal Hill:

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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)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 46.7. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

46.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.123. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.123
U.S.:

0.022
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.422. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.422
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.10
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 25.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 29.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.0%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 17.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.1% for other race residents, 7.6% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Signal Hill, CA

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

Signal Hill compared to California state average:

Signal Hill, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Signal Hill travel time to work - commute


Signal Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Signal Hill city (based on Los Angeles County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents68.8%10.2%2.0%1.8%1.7%
Congregations6.9%5.0%7.7%5.9%1.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.3%1.2%1.0%10.7%
Congregations5.2%0.3%6.4%4.4%57.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

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

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$28,350$56,7002$5,703
Other Government Administration 17$96,099$67,8350$0
Police Protection - Officers 33$259,715$94,4420$0
Police - Other 14$64,760$55,5095$4,893
Streets and Highways 17$86,999$61,4110$0
Welfare 1$5,792$69,5041$1,003
Parks and Recreation 5$28,561$68,54616$10,578
Water Supply 9$41,298$55,0640$0
Local Libraries 2$9,507$57,0426$4,676
Other and Unallocable 2$9,434$56,6040$0
Totals for Government 106$630,515$71,37930$26,853

Signal Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $2,374,000 ($212.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,397,000 ($124.90)
    Water Utilities: $1,066,000 ($95.31)
    Police Protection: $141,000 ($12.61)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $102,000 ($9.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $88,000 ($7.87)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,731,000 ($422.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,395,000 ($303.53)
    Water Utilities: $1,728,000 ($154.49)
    Financial Administration: $1,414,000 ($126.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,232,000 ($110.15)
    Regular Highways: $1,214,000 ($108.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,062,000 ($94.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $328,000 ($29.32)
    Libraries: $321,000 ($28.70)
    Central Staff Services: $278,000 ($24.85)
    Sewerage: $252,000 ($22.53)
    Transit Utilities: $93,000 ($8.31)
    General - Other: $56,000 ($5.01)
    Health Services - Other: $34,000 ($3.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,376,000 ($391.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $1,079,000 ($96.47)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($4.65)
    Central Staff: $31,000 ($2.77)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,461,000 ($577.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $570,000 ($50.96)

Signal Hill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $489,000 ($43.72)
    Housing & Community Development: $417,000 ($37.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000 ($22.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $132,000 ($11.80)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($6.88)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($2.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,468,000 ($131.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $559,000 ($49.98)
    Special Assessments: $36,000 ($3.22)
    Rents: $27,000 ($2.41)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,124,000 ($279.30)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $678,000 ($60.62)
    General Support: $564,000 ($50.42)
    Highways: $181,000 ($16.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $164,000 ($14.66)
    Health & Hospitals: $31,000 ($2.77)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $10,099,000 ($902.91)
    Property: $6,467,000 ($578.19)
    NEC: $1,889,000 ($168.89)
    Public Utilities: $677,000 ($60.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $174,000 ($15.56)

Signal Hill government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $9,510,000 ($850.25)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $68,171,000 ($6094.86)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $13,880,000 ($1240.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $62,880,000 ($5621.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $9,330,000 ($834.15)
    Other, NEC: $6,182,000 ($552.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $12,989,000 ($1161.29)
    Water Utilities: $180,000 ($16.09)

Signal Hill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,575,000 ($409.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,667,000 ($2115.96)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,443,000 ($397.23)

3.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
California average:

5.75%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.14%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, CA  0.46% ($46,009 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($37,904)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($41,486)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
California average:

6.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.64% ($39,463 average AGI)
to Orange County, CA  0.60% ($54,756)
to Riverside County, CA  0.35% ($50,596)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Signal Hill, California:
  • Fatal accident count: 60
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 97
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 63
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 140
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
California average:
  • Fatal accident count: 208
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 310
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 81
  • Fatalities: 223
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 541
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 42

See more detailed statistics of Signal Hill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 111 meters (364ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,996,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 99,991
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Signal Hill, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Signal Hill)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Signal Hill, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (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: 50 (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: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Signal Hill, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Office Depot1
BMW1PetSmart1
Costco1RadioShack1
DHL1Sprint Nextel1
Discount Tire1Starbucks1
FedEx5Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile2
Home Depot2Target1
Kroger1The Room Place1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Toys"R"Us1
McDonald's1UPS4
Nike1
Browse common businesses in Signal Hill, CA


Signal Hill on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 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+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Vietnamese residents"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Japanese residents"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Two or more races residents"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other race residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most American Indian residents"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 (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 highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ponaka Pung (5)
  • Allen K. Macknight (4)
  • Michael L. Strauss (3)
  • William Nicholas Hiatt (2)
  • David Hocking (2)
  • Ed F. Nicolas (1)
  • Diane Lee Aagesen (1)
  • Nabin C. Panda (1)
  • Patrick Vogel (1)
  • Michael Strauss (1)

Total of 33 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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