Long Beach

by | Apr 25, 2019

Serving Long Beach CA

Long Beach, CA is known for being a part of the Los Angeles Metropolitan area as well as a port city. Long Beach was incorporated in 1897. The city has plenty of good things to offer its residents and its new visitors. Long Beach has an elevation of 52′.

Some of the local beaches in the 50-plus square mile of Long Beach include Mother’s Beach, Junipero Beach, Colorado Lagoon, Rosie’s Dog Beach, Shoreline Aquatic Park, Alamitos Park, Bluff Park and many more.

Concerning its population size, Long Beach, CA has approximately 470,130 people. These population numbers are based on the 2016 estimates. As for the poverty rate in Long Beach, it sits at 19 percent — this according to data gathered from DataUSA.io.

The racial demographics of Long Beach, CA, includes 213,066 Whites, 59,496 Asians, 21.907 people of two or more races, 68,720 of some other race, 60,784 Blacks, 5,689 American Indian and Alaska Native and 4,284 Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders. Long Beach is also known to have the largest population of Cambodian people (20 thousand) residing outside of Asia.

Long Beach was noted to have hit a peak population number of 471,967 in 2015 but has decreased slightly since then. The median household income for Long Beach, CA is $60,557 — this according to DataUSA.io.

The city of Long Beach has many recreational sports like baseball, golf, basketball, water sports, flag football, football, soccer, volleyball, roller hockey and more. There is also the Long Beach Armada minor league baseball team and the LA Galaxy pro soccer team.

Nature lovers can enjoy swimming, hiking, biking, kayaking, paddleboarding, fishing and much more at the many beaches that kiss the Pacific Ocean or the many other bodies of water in the city.

Moreover, the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden and the Jack Dunster Biological Reserve are amazing places in Long Beach to visit with family.

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