Long Beach Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Long Beach?

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There are 462,081 residents in Long Beach, with a median age of 35.3. Of this, 49.26% are males and 50.74% are females. US-born citizens make up 73.68% of the resident pool in Long Beach, while non-US-born citizens account for 13.91%. Additionally, 12.4% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 403,982 people in Long Beach currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 462,081 -1.0%
Male Population 227,632 -1.4%
Female Population 234,449 -0.6%
Male population 49.26%
Female population 50.74%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.3 1.2%
Citizen US Born 340,468 -0.9%
Citizen not US Born 64,293 -2.9%
Not Citizen 57,320 0.6%
Citizen US Born 73.68%
Citizen not US Born 13.91%
Not Citizen 12.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,144 -9.4%
Moved from Same County 35,810 -1.9%
Moved from Same State 8,772 3.6%
Moved from Different State 5,754 19.5%
Same House as Last Year 403,982 -1.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.47%
Moved from Same County 7.85%
Moved from Same State 1.92%
Moved from Different State 1.26%
Same House as Last Year 88.5%

What are the employment statistics in Long Beach?

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White-collar workers make up 79.31% of the working population in Long Beach, while blue-collar employees account for 20.69%. There are also 23,656 entrepreneurs in Long Beach (10.24% of the workforce); 158,530 workers employed in private companies (68.61%); and 33,000 people working in governmental institutions (14.28%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 183,233 0.4%
Blue Collar 47,811 -2.6%
White Collar 79.31%
Blue Collar 20.69%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 23,656 -0.4%
Private Companies 158,530 -0.8%
Governmental Workers 33,000 -0.5%
Not for Profit Companies 15,858 6.6%
Self Employees 10.24%
Private Companies 68.61%
Governmental Workers 14.28%
Not for Profit Companies 6.86%

How many households are there in Long Beach?

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There are a total of 166,236 households in Long Beach, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 59.8% of these Long Beach households, while non-family units account for the remaining 40.2%. Additionally, 30.32% of households have children and 69.68% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 166,236 -0.4%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.7%
Family Households 99,417 -0.1%
Non-family Households 66,819 -0.7%
Family Households 59.8%
Non-family Households 40.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 50,404 -2.7%
Households without Children 115,832 0.7%
Households with Children 30.32%
Households without Children 69.68%

What are the median and average incomes in Long Beach?

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The average annual household income in Long Beach is $89,912, while the median household income sits at $66,410 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $69,540, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $76,206. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $34,545 and $51,758, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $89,912 3.6%
Median Household Income $66,410 5.4%
People below Poverty Level 72,179 -4.8%
People above Poverty Level 377,194 -0.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Long Beach?

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There are 175,725 housing units in Long Beach, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1958. Of the 166,236 occupied housing units in Long Beach, 40.16% are owner-occupied, while 59.84% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 73.32% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $587,000. In general, housing costs reach $1,508 per month in Long Beach.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 175,725 -0.1%
Median Year Built 1958 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 35,158 2.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 24,501 0.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 37,529 -5.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 23,636 -1.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 22,365 0.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 15,620 1.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 8,537 8.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 5,630 5.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 2,749 14.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 166,236 -0.4%
Owner Occupied 66,766 0.5%
Renter Occupied 99,470 -0.9%
Owner Occupied 40.16%
Renter Occupied 59.84%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 48,953 -0.8%
Without Mortgage 17,813 4.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $587,000 5.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $576,000 5.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,508 3.2%
With Mortgage 73.32%
Without Mortgage 26.68%

What is the level of education in Long Beach?

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Approximately 26.52% of the population in Long Beach holds a high school degree (that's 95,916 residents), while 26.89% have attained a college certificate (97,003 locals) and 19.26% have a bachelor's degree (69,646 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 38,540 0.1%
Some High School 95,916 -2.0%
Some College 97,003 -0.1%
Associate Degree 24,431 -1.7%
Bachelor's Degree 69,646 2.4%
Graduate Degree 35,880 3.0%
No High School 10.66%
Some High School 26.52%
Some College 26.89%
Associate Degree 6.76%
Bachelor's Degree 19.26%
Graduate Degree 9.92%

What is the marital status of Long Beach residents?

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A total of 171,134 people in Long Beach have never been married (which represents 45.33% of the total population), while 155,111 of them are wedded (41.08%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 9,691 (2.57%) and 35,180 (9.32%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 171,134 0.2%
Married 155,111 -0.3%
Separated 9,691 13.6%
Widowed 16,136 -1.9%
Divorced 35,180 -3.1%
Never Married 45.33%
Married 41.08%
Separated 2.57%
Widowed 4.27%
Divorced 9.32%

What are the most common means of transportation in Long Beach?

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The top three means of transportation people in Long Beach use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 185,029 residents commute by car, 9,677 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 6,400 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 185,029 -3.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 9,677 -4.4%
Subway or Elevated 713 N/A
Railroad 362 16.4%
Ferryboat 37 2.8%
Bicycle 1,616 -13.7%
Motorcycle 485 -23.5%
TaxiCab 851 67.5%
Walk 6,400 18.5%

What is the median and average household income in Long Beach by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
90804 38,151 15,027 $52,122.00 $67,579.00
90805 95,094 27,280 $53,299.00 $69,985.00
90806 41,280 12,335 $57,037.00 $79,398.00
90807 32,699 12,697 $77,966.00 $105,590.00
90808 39,602 13,992 $111,163.00 $134,132.00
90810 36,657 9,571 $60,486.00 $74,758.00
90813 56,726 17,167 $41,175.00 $53,979.00
90755 11,458 4,514 $86,140.00 $102,832.00
90802 39,165 20,841 $60,939.00 $77,717.00
90803 32,241 16,858 $92,230.00 $122,208.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 90755 90802 90803 90804 90805 90806 90807 90808 90810 90813 90814 90815 90822 90831

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