Manhattan Beach, CA

Population: 35,573

Key findings

  • Manhattan Beach has a Livability Score of 86/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Manhattan Beach crime rates are 8% lower than the California average
  • Cost of living in Manhattan Beach is 97% higher than the California average
  • Manhattan Beach real estate prices are 276% higher than the California average
  • Rental prices in Manhattan Beach are 72% higher than the California average

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      Top Rated Schools in Manhattan Beach

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Opal Robinson ElementaryKG - 541688%
      Pacific ElementaryKG - 565487%
      Grand View ElementaryKG - 572982%
      Meadows Avenue ElementaryKG - 544582%
      Aurelia Pennekamp ElementaryKG - 556881%
      Manhattan Beach Middle School6 - 81,52072%
      Mira Costa High9 - 122,51764%
      Manhattan Beach PreschoolKG - KG6n/a
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      Manhattan Beach - Gorgeous Beach City

      After living in and around Manhattan Beach for nearly a decade, I think that this beach city is filled with great things to do at all times of the year. The neighborhood features great restaurants and several expansive shopping centers. There are fantastic bike routes located all around the city, as well as several peaceful parks to relax in.

      The weather, as always in southern California, is gorgeous at all times of the year. It is very rare for any sort of bad weather to cruise in off the coast. Restaurant and shopping selection is made extremely easy with a wide variety of options to choose from.

      The neighborhood is extremely safe and protected very well by the Manhattan Beach Police Department. In addition to great shopping centers and restaurants, the community is great, but there can be some noise from the constant flow of airplanes landing and taking off from the Los Angeles Airport, just a few miles down the road.
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      Source: The Manhattan Beach, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).