Long Beach demographics profile

StatisticLong BeachCaliforniaNational
Population469,79338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9,33923291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%46%43%
Speak English54%56%79%
Speak Spanish34%29%13%
Long Beach, CA has a population of 469,793 and is the 38th largest city in the United States. The population density is 9,339 per sq mi which is 3919% higher than the California average and 10208% higher than the national average. The median age in Long Beach is 34 which is approximately 5% lower than the California average of 36. In Long Beach, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 54% speak English and 34% speak Spanish. 58% of Long Beach residents were born in California, 15% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 26% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Long Beach is 3919% higher than California.
  • The median age in Long Beach is 5% lower than California.
  • In Long Beach 53.12% of the population is White.
  • In Long Beach 13.04% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Long Beach 13.04% of the population is Asian.

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Long Beach population breakdown by race

RaceLong BeachCaliforniaNational
White53.12%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American13.04%5.85%12.63%
Asian13.04%13.85%5.22%
American Indian1.19%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.94%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race5.49%4.62%3.06%
Other race13.17%13.28%4.75%
In Long Beach, 42.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Long Beach, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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