Long Beach, California Census Data & Community Profile

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Long Beach GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Long Beach, CA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Long Beach, CA was 461,522.

Long Beach Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Long Beach was 226,718, which represents 49.1 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Long Beach, CA
There are an estimated 74,489 married men in the town. 44.8 percent of men over 15 years old in Long Beach are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Long Beach is 234,804 which is 50.9 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Long Beach, California
There are an estimated 74,364 married women in the community. 41.5 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Long Beach, CA
The median age of people living in Long Beach, CA was 30.8 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Long Beach was 38,587. There were 326,883 people above the age of 18, which represents 70.8 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 9.1 percent of the population (41,902) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Long Beach, CA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Long Beach, CA was 437,212.

White Population in Long Beach, CA
The estimated White population in the Long Beach community is 208,410, which is 45.2 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Long Beach, California
The estimated Black/African American population is 68,618, which is 14.9 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Long Beach, CA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Long Beach, CA was 3,881.

Asian Population in Long Beach, California
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 55,591.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Long Beach, CA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Long Beach was an estimated 5,605.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 95,107, while those of “two or more races” was 24,310 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Long Beach community was 165,092, or 35.8 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Long Beach, CA
The household population number in Long Beach was 451,341.

Group Quarters Population in Long Beach, CA
Group Quarters population in the community was 10,181.

Average Household Size in Long Beach, CA
The average household size in Long Beach is 2.77 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.55 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Long Beach, CA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 171,632 total housing units in Long Beach.

The number of occupied housing units was 163,088, or 95 of the total units in town. Of these, 66,928 were owner-occupied (41), and 96,160 were renter-occupied (59, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 8,544 vacant homes in Long Beach at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Long Beach, California
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 53,897, with a median value in dollars of 210,000.

Monthly Owner Costs in Long Beach, CA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,476 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Long Beach, average costs per month were $275 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 201,578 people in the community had a high school degree, or 72.7 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Long Beach, California
66,424 people in Long Beach also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 23.9 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Long Beach, CA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Long Beach was 31,175, or 9.5 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Long Beach, CA
In 2000, there were 87,773 people in Long Beach, CA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Long Beach, CA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 187,323 people in Long Beach who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 44.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Long Beach, California
There were 209,485 in the labor force in Long Beach at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 61.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Long Beach was 28.7 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Long Beach, CA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $37,270. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Long Beach, CA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $40,002. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Long Beach, California
Per capita income in Long Beach in the last full census was 19,040. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Long Beach numbered 19,512, or 19.3 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Long Beach, CA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 103,434, or 22.8 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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