Long Beach, CA

LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 12.3.20)

 

AGE IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years36,0537.7%
25 to 29 years43,1999.2%
30 to 34 years38,9968.3%
35 to 39 years35,8857.7%
40 to 44 years27,6055.9%
45 to 49 years31,3806.7%
50 to 54 years33,0397.1%
55 to 59 years30,1216.4%
60 to 64 years29,4276.3%
65 to 69 years19,7044.2%
70 to 74 years12,7192.7%
75 to 79 years8,4811.8%
80 to 84 years4,9861.1%
85+ years7,0631.5%

The median age in Long Beach is 35.8 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White228,02348.8%
Black or African American62,81713.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,0820.9%
Asian61,10513.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,0290.6%
Other89,31319.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade35,87111.3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma26,4658.3%
High school graduate (includes GED)59,28018.7%
Some college, no degree71,40822.5%
Associate’s degree20,2146.4%
Bachelor’s degree70,28422.1%
Graduate or professional degree34,32910.8%
High school graduate or higher255,51580.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher104,61332.9%
Less than Bachelor’s degree213,23867.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0005.9%
$10,000 to $14,9995.1%
$15,000 to $24,9998.9%
$25,000 to $34,9999.5%
$35,000 to $49,99912.4%
$50,000 to $74,99916.8%
$75,000 to $99,99913.2%
$100,000 to $149,99914.2%
$150,000 to $199,9997.0%
$200,000 or more6.9%

Median household income: $60,551

Mean household income: $83,896

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$22,329
High school graduate (includes GED)$29,722
Some college or Associate’s degree$37,634
Bachelor’s degree$58,538
Graduate or professional degree$80,352

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

 PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 379,726 NA
Never married168,95544.5%
Now married (except separated)149,34439.3%
Separated10,5732.8%
Widowed16,1154.2%
Divorced34,7399.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

 PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line83,87518.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Owner-occupied housing units66,699
Renter-occupied housing units99,761
Single-family detached units69,952
Homeownership rate40.1%
Vacancy rate5.0%
Renters rate59.9%
Average housing value$571,481
Average monthly owner cost (with/ mortgage)$1,890
Average rent$1,265

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Average income$83,896
Average household size2.76
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force65.7%
Percent disabled10.1%
Percent with health coverage90.4%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)30.6
Percent workers using public transportation6.0%
Percent veterans4.8%
Percent foreign born25.4%
Percent speaking Spanish at home11.7%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Total consumer expenditures per household$75,313.09
Alcoholic beverages$634.68
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$366.67
Beer consumed away from home$106.97
Wine consumed away from home$63.03
Apparel & services$2,255.08
Men’s apparel$439.09
Women’s apparel$757.83
Children’s apparel$326.66
Boys’ apparel$113.81
Girls’ apparel$125.23
Footwear$527.27
Dining out (food away from home)$3,803.18
Dining out – Breakfast$394.01
Dining out – Lunch$1,149.92
Dining out – Dinner$1,791.27
Education$1,747.03
Entertainment / recreation$3,164.05
Club membership fees$251.26
Dating services$0.92
Pet food$232.52
Pet services$65.11
Food consumed at home$5,269.71
Bakery products consumed at home$685.20
Dairy products consumed at home$541.83
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$1,075.46
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$1,185.93
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$497.05
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,781.28
Health care$5,317.73
Medical services$993.26
Nonprescription drugs$126.35
Household Services$2,024.12
Care for the elderly and handicapped$63.67
Lawn and garden services$399.49
Housekeeping services$181.31
PC repair$6.54
Housing$24,891.49
Home improvements$2,311.20
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,622.04
Phone services$1,763.82
Water$676.00
Life and other insurance$391.58
Pensions and social security$8,143.79
Personal care products and services$870.42
Hair care products$111.85
Personal care products$362.18
Local transportation$8,196.94
Gasoline$2,191.66
Vehicle maintenance and repair$1,088.94
Travel$2,258.28
Airline fares$601.15
Auto / truck rental on trips$27.93
Lodging on trips$595.87
Food and drink on trips$543.94
Entertainment on trips$184.77

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY (home to LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA)

% with any debt in collections27%
Average debt in collections$1,569
% with medical debt in collections10%
Average medical debt in collections$791
% with student loan debt13%
Average student loan debt$17,482
Average monthly student loan payment$183
% with auto debt27%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

YearPopulationPercent
January 201912,2395.1%
February 201911,0094.6%
March 201910,6514.5%
April 20199,5854.0%
May 20199,8474.1%
June 201910,8824.6%
July 201912,2775.1%
August 201912,2225.1%
September 201911,0764.6%
October 201911,1124.6%
November 201910,4454.3%
December 201910,0094.1%
January 202011,0564.6%
February 202011,3394.6%
March 202015,3756.6%
April 202045,85020.6%
May 202046,48621.0%
June 202045,13819.6%
July 202043,44318.7%
August 202039,97117.2%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)