Hermosa Beach, California

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Population in 2017: 19,708 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 
Males: 10,058  (51.0%)
Females: 9,650  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90254.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $133,015 (it was $81,153 in 2000)
Hermosa Beach:

$133,015
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $92,936 (it was $54,244 in 2000)

Hermosa Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $491,000 in 2000)
Hermosa Beach:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $831,419; mobile homes: $229,566

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,158.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hermosa Beach: 153.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.6% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Hermosa Beach, CA (2017)
    • 15,43677.7%White alone
    • 1,7979.0%Hispanic
    • 1,2246.2%Asian alone
    • 6463.3%Two or more races
    • 2341.2%Black alone
    • 2331.2%American Indian alone
    • 890.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Hermosa Beach, California as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hermosa Beach is 2,486 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Hermosa Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(25.4)
10
(50.8)
12
(61.0)
6
(30.7)
9
(46.3)
6
(30.9)
7
(35.5)
9
(45.4)
4
(20.1)
7
(35.2)
7
(35.0)
10
(50.2)
4
(20.2)
3
(15.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(50.8)
17
(86.4)
19
(96.6)
25
(128.1)
30
(154.4)
19
(97.9)
16
(81.1)
18
(90.8)
6
(30.2)
11
(55.4)
12
(60.0)
14
(70.2)
7
(35.3)
5
(25.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(162.7)
38
(193.1)
36
(183.0)
38
(194.7)
44
(226.4)
15
(77.3)
38
(192.6)
27
(136.2)
17
(85.6)
19
(95.6)
25
(125.1)
22
(110.4)
17
(85.7)
22
(111.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
184
(935.6)
152
(772.5)
108
(548.9)
110
(563.7)
148
(761.7)
107
(551.3)
130
(658.7)
138
(695.9)
119
(599.3)
104
(523.3)
121
(605.4)
85
(426.5)
116
(584.8)
130
(658.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
336
(1,708)
394
(2,002)
410
(2,084)
370
(1,896)
524
(2,697)
423
(2,180)
450
(2,280)
494
(2,491)
395
(1,989)
407
(2,048)
423
(2,116)
424
(2,127)
426
(2,148)
316
(1,601)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
41
(208.5)
36
(183.0)
34
(172.8)
29
(148.6)
43
(221.3)
23
(118.5)
25
(126.7)
46
(232.0)
35
(176.3)
32
(161.0)
41
(205.1)
30
(150.5)
48
(242.0)
31
(157.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.2)
1
(5.1)
2
(10.3)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
3
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)228.8254.0249.9229.2307.5204.8248.8257.7177.9195.3214.5220.3190.1164.8

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 Hermosa Beach, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 62 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: American (9.9%), German (8.4%), English (8.2%), Irish (7.0%), European (3.9%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 1.43 square miles.

Population density: 13,781 people per square mile   (very high).

Hermosa Beach, California map

2,121 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe, 2.1% Asia, 1.3% Latin America).

This city:

10.7%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,109 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,205 (0.3%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (14.5 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (15.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

South Bay Cities, CA (0.9 miles ),
Redondo Beach, CA (1.2 miles ),
Manhattan Beach, CA (1.3 miles ),
Lawndale, CA (1.7 miles ),
El Segundo, CA (2.0 miles ),
Del Aire, CA (2.0 miles ),
Torrance, CA (2.0 miles ),
Alondra Park, CA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 118.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,462 (-22.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,182 (17.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 310

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

Property values in Hermosa Beach, CA

Hermosa Beach satellite photo by USGS

Hermosa Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Hermosa Beach, CA
Historical housing units in Hermosa Beach, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +525 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Hermosa Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.6%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.4%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Hermosa Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Lawyers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.9%)
  • Engineers (7.0%)
  • Computer specialists (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Lawyers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Art and design workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Hermosa Beach, California

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Hermosa Beach, California environmental map by EPA

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

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

City:

134
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.349. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.349
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.558. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.558
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 29.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00829. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00829
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Hermosa Beach-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 701% 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 85.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 121.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 166.8 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 22.4 miles away from Hermosa Beach center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 55.3 miles away from Hermosa Beach 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).
Hermosa Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hermosa Beach:

  • BAYSHORE SANITARIUM (160 MANHATTAN AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hermosa Beach:

  • COASTAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; REDONDO BEACH, CA)
  • AMI SOUTH BAY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; REDONDO BEACH, CA)
  • SOUTH BAY MEDICAL CENTER SNF/DP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; REDONDO BEACH, CA)
  • HUMAN TOUCH HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MANHATTAN BEACH, CA)
  • BEACHSIDE HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LAWNDALE, CA)
  • PROVIDENCE LITTLE CO OF MARY TRANSITIONAL CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • THE EARLWOOD (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)

Amtrak stations near Hermosa Beach:

  • 11 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.
  • 14 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.
  • 17 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

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

  • El Camino Community College District (about 5 miles; Torrance, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,952)
  • Los Angeles Southwest College (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,247)
  • Loyola Marymount University (about 8 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 7,720)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 9 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 9,862)
  • Los Angeles Harbor College (about 9 miles; Wilmington, CA; FT enrollment: 5,285)
  • West Los Angeles College (about 10 miles; Culver City, CA; FT enrollment: 5,221)
  • El Camino College-Compton Center (about 11 miles; Compton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,506)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hermosa Beach:

Private elementary/middle school in Hermosa Beach:

  • OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE SCHOOL (Students: 161, Location: 340 MASSEY ST, Grades: KG-8)
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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Correction: CBS 2 is owned by Viacom Inc.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hermosa Beach: Hermosa Beach Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (A), Hermosa Beach City Hall (B), Hermosa Beach Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Loreto Plaza Shopping Center (1), Hermosa Beach Pavilion Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hermosa Beach include: Church of Christ (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Community Baptist Church (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), Hermosa Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God Church (E), Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint Cross Episcopal Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hermosa Beach include: Cypress Park (1), Hermosa City Beach (2), Rodaway Park (3), Valley Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Hermosa Beach City - Police Department- Court Liaison (540 Pier).

Birthplace of: Jacqueline Frank DeLuca - Water polo player, Morgan Ensberg - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Houston Astros, born: Aug 26, 1975), Sean Loeffler - Martial artist, Jennifer Lombardi - Beach volleyball player, Kembra Pfahler - Musician, Pete Beathard - Football player, Canyon Ceman - Beach volleyball player.

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

2.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

42.3%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
11 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

People in group quarters in Hermosa Beach in 2000:

  • 66 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Hermosa Beach (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Hermosa Beach Branch at 90 Pier Avenue, branch established on 1934/12/14. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: Hermosa Beach Branch at 81 Pier Avenue, branch established on 1987/06/30. 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.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Hermosa Beach Branch at 1401 Pacific Coast Highway, branch established on 2002/12/01. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • OneWest Bank, FSB: Hermosa Beach Branch at 1100 Pacific Coast Highway, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $26,181.3 mil, Deposits: $15,408.4 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, 79 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hermosa Beach Branch at 1501 Pacific Coast Highway, branch established on 2004/03/15. 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 Hermosa Beach:

Marital status in Hermosa Beach, CA
  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Hermosa Beach:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
California average:

15.0

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

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Here:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

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

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hermosa Beach:

55.5%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

57.4%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Hermosa Beach:

27.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.9%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.5%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

64.7%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hermosa Beach:

84.4%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hermosa 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 47$309,790$79,0952$884
Other and Unallocable 27$137,178$60,9683$594
Firefighters 15$136,426$109,14114$5,000
Financial Administration 10$53,160$63,7921$2,312
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$51,384$77,0761$1,336
Other Government Administration 6$37,836$75,6726$4,856
Parks and Recreation 4$19,590$58,77018$16,304
Streets and Highways 3$13,870$55,4800$0
Fire - Other 1$5,744$68,9281$960
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 121$764,978$75,86646$32,246

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,102,000 ($55.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $851,000 ($43.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,023,000 ($610.06)
    Central Staff Services: $5,133,000 ($260.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,567,000 ($231.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,938,000 ($98.34)
    Regular Highways: $1,439,000 ($73.02)
    Financial Administration: $1,318,000 ($66.88)
    Parking Facilities: $766,000 ($38.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $567,000 ($28.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $522,000 ($26.49)
    Sewerage: $414,000 ($21.01)
    Transit Utilities: $271,000 ($13.75)
    Health - Other: $170,000 ($8.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $92,000 ($4.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $862,000 ($43.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $110,000 ($5.58)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($0.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,149,000 ($514.97)

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

  • Charges - Other: $3,795,000 ($192.56)
    Parking Facilities: $1,649,000 ($83.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $466,000 ($23.65)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($2.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $63,000 ($3.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $707,000 ($35.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,660,000 ($134.97)
    Rents: $752,000 ($38.16)
    General Revenue - Other: $242,000 ($12.28)
    Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($5.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $75,000 ($3.81)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $7,000 ($0.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $548,000 ($27.81)
    General Local Government Support: $85,000 ($4.31)
    Other: $38,000 ($1.93)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($1.12)
  • Tax - Property: $12,039,000 ($610.87)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,226,000 ($163.69)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,990,000 ($100.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,815,000 ($92.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $951,000 ($48.25)
    Other License: $768,000 ($38.97)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $178,000 ($9.03)
    Other: $8,000 ($0.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,840,000 ($752.99)

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 Hermosa Beach, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Jamba Juice1
7-Eleven1Kroger1
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike4
CVS2Quality1
Chipotle1Safeway1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks3
FedEx2UPS5
Hilton1Vans6
Holiday Inn1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hermosa Beach:

  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFOX (1650 AM; 10 kW; TORRANCE, CA; Owner: CHAGAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hermosa Beach:

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

TV broadcast stations around Hermosa 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 Hermosa Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hermosa Beach)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hermosa Beach, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • HERMOSA BCH, 3201 Pacific Coast Hwy (Lat: 33.876667 Lon: -118.396444), Type: Building, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WMJ497,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Los Angeles Smsa Limited Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • LAC646, 2447 Pacific Coast Highway (Lat: 33.871694 Lon: -118.395278), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.8 m, Overall height: 17.4 m, Call Sign: WQJX653,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2009, Expiration Date: 02/04/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/12/2016, Certifier: Don Houghton, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • CA-LOS2118B, 2601 Pacific Coast Highway (Lat: 33.873083 Lon: -118.395944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13.1 m, Overall height: 15.1 m, Call Sign: WQNL280,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2011, Expiration Date: 03/11/2021, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PROSPECT, 801 N Prospect Ave (Lat: 33.855194 Lon: -118.384028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQVY484, Licensee ID: L00137012,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2015, Expiration Date: 06/15/2025, Certifier: Laurie Koike, Registrant: Redondo Beach Police Department, 401 Diamond St, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, Phone: (310) 379-2477, Fax: (310) 937-6667, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1200 Strand St (Lat: 33.861972 Lon: -118.401472), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KWS614, Licensee ID: L00007682,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2014, Expiration Date: 07/28/2024, Registrant: County Of Los Angeles, 1110 N Eastern Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90063, Phone: (323) 267-3004, Fax: (323) 262-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hermosa Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hermosa Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$664,571172$746,855679$504,95726$435,7312$1,275,00084$637,024
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$508,00027$849,48154$487,0002$625,5000$08$452,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$439,00037$789,432182$642,4898$322,3750$026$784,538
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$579,00037$851,973104$544,9719$307,8892$2,227,00015$576,267
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$441,50033$489,1822$278,0000$02$510,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6210.01 , 6210.02, 6211.01, 6211.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$595,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$521,0002$582,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$684,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6210.01 , 6210.02, 6211.01, 6211.02

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 39. The highest number of fires - 68 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hermosa Beach, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (61.8%), and Outside Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hermosa Beach, CA
    • 40861.8%Structure Fires
    • 17125.9%Outside Fires
    • 487.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 335.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hermosa Beach, CA

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

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 901 Aviation Blvd, Hermosa Beach, California 90254 , Phone: (310) 374-2666, Fax: (310) 379-3797
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1530 Pacific Coast Hwy, Hermosa Beach, California 90254 , Phone: (310) 318-7800, Fax: (310) 318-7801
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hermosa Beach, California
Most common first names in Hermosa Beach, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8271.4 years
William7472.6 years
Mary7280.7 years
Robert6070.1 years
James5873.2 years
George5276.9 years
Helen4679.8 years
Margaret4480.9 years
Charles4274.5 years
Frank3276.8 years
Most common last names in Hermosa Beach, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3575.1 years
Johnson2078.7 years
Brown1776.2 years
Anderson1671.0 years
Clark1380.1 years
Taylor1263.8 years
Hall1180.7 years
Jones1170.5 years
Roberts1079.2 years
Williams972.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hermosa Beach, CA
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hermosa Beach, CA
  • 65.2%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Electricity
  • 5.0%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy


Hermosa Beach compared to California state average:

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

Hermosa Beach on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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