Long Beach, CA

470,140 Population
50.3 square miles 9,346.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 7th Highest in CA
Population Density
9,346.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
43.1%
was 43.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
26.2%
was 25.4%
Ranked 67th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
23.4%
was 24.6%
Ranked 68th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
10.5%
was 10.4%
Ranked 104th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.2
was 7.4
Ranked 24th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
18.8%
was 20.5%
Ranked 111th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$55,151
was $52,116
Ranked 94th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.8
46.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7.6
was 7.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
580.7
was 499.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,010
was 2,767.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
168,588
was 175,205
Ranked 7th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,194
was $1,101
Ranked 99th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
297
was 25
 
Occupied Housing Units
160,769
was 165,125
 
Homeownership Rate
37.7%
was 40.6%
Ranked 128th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
20
was 23
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,350.6
was 3,483.1
Ranked 14th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.2%
was 9.3%
Ranked 101st Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
277
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.8
Ranked 86th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.7
was 0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.6
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.4%
was 91.9%
Ranked 95th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.6%
Ranked 93rd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.2%
was 97.8%
Ranked 74th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
79.0%
was 80.0%
Ranked 93rd Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
30.0%
was 28.2%
Ranked 65th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
84.8%
was 88.9%
 
Debt Service Ratio
9.1%
was 5.3%
 
Revenue
 
$2,442,792,274
$1,978,725,742
 
Expenditure
 
$2,291,732,000
$2,304,617,016
 
Revenue per Capita
$5,158
was $4,216
 
Expenditure per Capita
$4,839
was $4,910
 

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