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Long Beach, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $557,700 (it was $198,600 in 2000)
Long Beach:

$557,700
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $397,100 - $722,100

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $651,563
Here:

$651,563
State:

$697,940

Townhouses or other attached units: $564,317
Here:

$564,317
State:

$618,365

In 2-unit structures: $846,275
Here:

$846,275
State:

$938,396

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $634,402
Here:

$634,402
State:

$619,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $405,234
Here:

$405,234
State:

$573,773

Mobile homes: $112,767
Here:

$112,767
State:

$121,346

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $64,422
Here:

$64,422
State:

$209,961

Long Beach,CA index of house prices

Total population: 473,577 (Urban population: 461,381, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 175,632 (167,447 occupied: 68,066 owner occupied, 99,381 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

59%
State:

45%

Housing density: 3,482 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $372,387.

Median contract rent in 2017: $1,160 (lower quartile is $932, upper quartile is $1,496)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $917


Median gross rent in Long Beach, CA in 2017: $1,278

Housing units in Long Beach with a mortgage: 52,229 (1,348 second mortgage, 3,748 home equity loan, 614 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 15,837

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $101,450

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $71,879

Median monthly housing costs: $1,431


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Long Beach, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1962

Household type by relationship:

Households: 469,459
  • In family households: 371,780 (49,324 male householders, 52,128 female householders)
    64,169 spouses, 147,958 children (141,538 natural, 2,562 adopted, 3,858 stepchildren), 14,409 grandchildren, 7,621 brothers or sisters, 12,202 parents, 11,340 other relatives, 12,629 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 88,828 (31,077 male householders (23,601 living alone)), 34,918 female householders (27,354 living alone)), 22,833 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8,851

Size of family households: 38,010 2-persons, 24,573 3-persons, 19,946 4-persons, 9,682 5-persons, 5,657 6-persons, 3,584 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 50,955 1-person, 12,512 2-persons, 1,418 3-persons, 872 4-persons, 180 5-persons, 58 6-persons.

55,763 married couples with children.
32,038 single-parent households (7,951 men, 24,087 women).

51.8% of residents of Long Beach speak English at home.
35.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
9.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 119,423 (25.4%)
(53.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Long Beach, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Long Beach, California
  • 863no bedroom
  • 3,9371 bedroom
  • 20,4652 bedrooms
  • 31,6233 bedrooms
  • 9,0844 bedrooms
  • 2,0945+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Long Beach, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Long Beach, California
  • 12,036no bedroom
  • 34,3131 bedroom
  • 40,2762 bedrooms
  • 10,7143 bedrooms
  • 1,3304 bedrooms
  • 7125+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Long Beach in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Long Beach in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,590no vehicle
  • 17,2761 vehicle
  • 30,1212 vehicles
  • 11,2873 vehicles
  • 5,4424 vehicles
  • 2,3505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Long Beach in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Long Beach in renter-occupied apartments
  • 13,506no vehicle
  • 47,2731 vehicle
  • 29,0572 vehicles
  • 7,7673 vehicles
  • 1,2834 vehicles
  • 4955+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Long Beach, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Long Beach, California
  • 8391 room
  • 8682 rooms
  • 3,1223 rooms
  • 11,5284 rooms
  • 15,0825 rooms
  • 18,1546 rooms
  • 8,0567 rooms
  • 5,3838 rooms
  • 5,0349+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Long Beach, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Long Beach, California
  • 10,4851 room
  • 6,0622 rooms
  • 24,3703 rooms
  • 31,7874 rooms
  • 14,7095 rooms
  • 7,9036 rooms
  • 2,7477 rooms
  • 6298 rooms
  • 6899+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Long Beach, CA in 2017
  • 10,620Less than $10,000
  • 13,919$10,000 to $19,999
  • 13,340$20,000 to $29,999
  • 15,996$30,000 to $39,999
  • 14,828$40,000 to $49,999
  • 14,143$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15,820$60,000 to $74,999
  • 22,353$75,000 to $99,999
  • 14,452$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8,850$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10,967$150,000 to $199,999
  • 12,159$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Long Beach, CA

  • Distribution of house value in Long Beach, CA in 2017
  • 246Less than $10,000
  • 90$10,000 to $14,999
  • 68$15,000 to $19,999
  • 80$20,000 to $24,999
  • 103$25,000 to $29,999
  • 115$30,000 to $34,999
  • 83$35,000 to $39,999
  • 107$40,000 to $49,999
  • 502$50,000 to $59,999
  • 273$60,000 to $69,999
  • 40$70,000 to $79,999
  • 41$80,000 to $89,999
  • 162$90,000 to $99,999
  • 131$100,000 to $124,999
  • 121$125,000 to $149,999
  • 207$150,000 to $174,999
  • 64$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,642$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,363$250,000 to $299,999
  • 10,897$300,000 to $399,999
  • 10,718$400,000 to $499,999
  • 25,890$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7,675$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4,407$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,393$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 648$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Long Beach, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Long Beach, CA in 2017
  • 317Less than $100
  • 500$100 to $149
  • 468$150 to $199
  • 1,090$200 to $249
  • 665$250 to $299
  • 373$300 to $349
  • 330$350 to $399
  • 929$400 to $449
  • 436$450 to $499
  • 861$500 to $549
  • 360$550 to $599
  • 1,188$600 to $649
  • 966$650 to $699
  • 1,863$700 to $749
  • 1,906$750 to $799
  • 7,096$800 to $899
  • 10,345$900 to $999
  • 25,340$1,000 to $1,249
  • 17,142$1,250 to $1,499
  • 16,171$1,500 to $1,999
  • 7,126$2,000 to $2,499
  • 2,469$2,500 to $2,999
  • 456$3,000 to $3,499
  • 276$3,500 or more
  • 708No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.3%
Number of people working at home: 11,129 (4.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,833
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10,535
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 20,510
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 31,469
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 31,550
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 11,127
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 40,272
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 4,857
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 9,197
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 26,467
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 19,634
  • 90 or more minutes: 7,421
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Long Beach

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 146,639 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 17,329 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9,011 (5%)
  • Subway or elevated: 27 (0%)
  • Railroad: 240 (0%)
  • Taxi: 3,641 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 1,977 (1%)
  • Walked: 5,800 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 11,129 (6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 9.9%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.3%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 5.6%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Long Beach, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Long Beach, California
  • 13,8182010 or later
  • 24,1282000 to 2009
  • 26,0251990 to 1999
  • 53,5461980 to 1989
  • 22,2531970 to 1979
  • 9,809Before 1970
Ancestries in Long Beach, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 7,191 (2.2%)
  • Irish: 6,777 (2.0%)
  • German: 6,171 (1.9%)
  • English: 4,887 (1.5%)
  • European: 4,156 (1.3%)
  • Italian: 4,066 (1.2%)
  • African: 3,748 (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 1,426 (0.4%)
  • Polish: 1,381 (0.4%)
  • French: 1,258 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 1,077 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 1,037 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 1,037 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 894 (0.3%)
  • British: 863 (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 808 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 673 (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 620 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 533 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 517 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 507 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 430 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 401 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 383 (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 355 (0.1%)
  • Kenyan: 351 (0.1%)
  • Czech: 321 (0.10%)
  • Jamaican: 303 (0.09%)
  • Brazilian: 291 (0.09%)
  • Danish: 278 (0.08%)
  • Nigerian: 269 (0.08%)
  • Egyptian: 258 (0.08%)
  • Croatian: 242 (0.07%)
  • Swiss: 240 (0.07%)
  • Belizean: 240 (0.07%)
  • Lebanese: 236 (0.07%)
  • Portuguese: 224 (0.07%)
  • Hungarian: 221 (0.07%)
  • Ethiopian: 191 (0.06%)
  • Romanian: 190 (0.06%)
  • Arab: 188 (0.06%)
  • Scandinavian: 167 (0.05%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 158 (0.05%)
  • Turkish: 147 (0.04%)
  • West Indian: 131 (0.04%)
  • Lithuanian: 126 (0.04%)
  • Slavic: 121 (0.04%)
  • Austrian: 117 (0.04%)
  • Slovak: 112 (0.03%)
  • Syrian: 111 (0.03%)
  • Haitian: 107 (0.03%)
  • Serbian: 74 (0.02%)
  • Basque: 73 (0.02%)
  • Palestinian: 72 (0.02%)
  • Moroccan: 64 (0.02%)
  • Israeli: 64 (0.02%)
  • Slovene: 57 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 57 (0.02%)
  • Yugoslavian: 56 (0.02%)
  • Ghanaian: 55 (0.02%)
  • South African: 52 (0.02%)
  • Latvian: 43 (0.01%)
  • Ugandan: 38 (0.01%)
  • Cajun: 35 (0.01%)
  • Bermudan: 32 (0.01%)
  • Guyanese: 31 (0.01%)
  • Finnish: 31 (0.01%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 29 (0.01%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 29 (0.01%)
  • New Zealander: 28 (0.01%)
  • Cape Verdean: 28 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 28 (0.01%)
  • Macedonian: 27 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 27 (0.01%)
  • Afghan: 25 (0.01%)
  • Icelander: 17 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Long Beach:

45.3% (55,316)
California:

39.9% (4,196,887)

Philippines
Long Beach:

11.7% (14,289)
California:

8.0% (842,233)

Cambodia
Long Beach:

8.0% (9,771)
California:

0.5% (57,556)

El Salvador
Long Beach:

4.0% (4,836)
California:

4.1% (428,905)

Guatemala
Long Beach:

3.1% (3,819)
California:

2.6% (272,771)

Vietnam
Long Beach:

2.2% (2,660)
California:

4.9% (516,046)

Honduras
Long Beach:

1.8% (2,183)
California:

0.6% (63,263)

India
Long Beach:

1.7% (2,060)
California:

4.4% (464,381)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 271,970
  • Other state: 71,824
  • Northeast: 15,607
  • Midwest: 20,152
  • South: 22,045
  • West: 14,020

88.3% of Long Beach residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70.7% lived in California.


Long Beach:

88.3%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10,018
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,005
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,512
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,699
  • 9th grade: 2,416
  • 10th grade: 2,014
  • 11th grade: 2,886
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,310
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 30,665
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7,902
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 26,839
  • Associate degree: 10,438
  • Bachelor's degree: 31,465
  • Master's degree: 10,419
  • Professional school degree: 2,872
  • Doctorate degree: 1,381
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12,420
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,353
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5,143
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,153
  • 9th grade: 2,900
  • 10th grade: 2,030
  • 11th grade: 3,772
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,277
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 28,022
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7,742
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 29,620
  • Associate degree: 13,308
  • Bachelor's degree: 34,101
  • Master's degree: 13,625
  • Professional school degree: 2,735
  • Doctorate degree: 1,787
Educational Attainment for Females
Long Beach marital status for males
Long Beach marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 70,974
  • One, attached: 8,688
  • Two: 7,229
  • 3 or 4: 14,278
  • 5 to 9: 20,084
  • 10 to 19: 20,551
  • 20 to 49: 12,788
  • 50 or more: 18,526
  • Mobile homes: 2,049
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 465

Median worth of mobile homes: $51,600

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 3.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Long Beach
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Long Beach, CA
  • 74.5%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 3.4%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Long Beach, CA
  • 60.9%Utility gas
  • 29.2%Electricity
  • 8.6%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,722
Here:

3.9%
California:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,067
Here:

5.5%
California:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,075
Here:

9.9%
California:

15.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability