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Seal Beach city, California

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Seal Beach city, California
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 25,242
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 24,168
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,908
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 15.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 76.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $417,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $3,475
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $511
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $2,031
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 12,555
Persons per household, 2016-2020 1.91
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 88.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 15.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 90.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 86.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 94.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 49.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 7.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 44.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 37.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 147,409
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 87,896
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 13,950
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 386,585
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $15,817
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 33.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $72,596
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $58,801
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 693
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 321
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 160
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 445
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 587
Population per square mile, 2020 2,240.1
Population per square mile, 2010 2,141.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 11.27
Land area in square miles, 2010 11.29
FIPS Code 0670686
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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