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As of 2010, the total population of Long Beach is 462,257, which is 0.16% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.99% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Long Beach population density is 8,986.74 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 227.58 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. There is no dominant race in Long Beach.The average Long Beach education level is about the same as the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 462,257. #7

Population Growth Since 2000, #718

Long Beach, CA

Population Density, #67

Long Beach, CA
8,986.74 per square mile
227.58 per square mile
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:213,066 (46.09%, #1329)
Black:62,603 (13.54%, #52)
Hispanic:188,412 (40.76%, #413)
Asian:59,496 (12.87%, #172)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):8,711 (1.88%, #477)
One Race, Other:93,930 (20.32%, see rank)
Two or More Races:24,451 (5.29%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:151,983 (80.67%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:3,025 (1.61%, see rank)
Cuban:1,264 (0.67%, see rank)
Central American:16,486 (8.75%, see rank)
South American:4,123 (2.19%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:1,916 (3.22%, see rank)
Chinese:3,767 (6.33%, see rank)
Filipino:20,964 (35.24%, see rank)
Japanese:2,883 (4.85%, see rank)
Korean:1,888 (3.17%, see rank)
Vietnamese:4,204 (7.07%, see rank)
Asian, Other:21,522 (36.17%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

435,926 (94.03%) out of the total population of 463,589 reported first ancestry.

 Long Beach, CA% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Arab2,8860.62%, see rank0.70%0.53%
Czech9160.20%, see rank0.24%0.50%
Danish1,4190.31%, see rank0.50%0.45%
Dutch4,4680.96%, see rank1.08%1.51%
English22,1224.77%, see rank6.39%8.53%
French9,9912.16%, see rank2.28%3.54%
German32,3966.99%, see rank9.10%15.79%
Greek1,7650.38%, see rank0.35%0.42%
Hungarian1,4430.31%, see rank0.34%0.48%
Irish27,8536.01%, see rank7.13%11.36%
Italian13,3932.89%, see rank4.08%5.66%
Norwegian4,3520.94%, see rank1.06%1.46%
Polish6,0771.31%, see rank1.35%3.13%
Portuguese1,4670.32%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Russian4,1400.89%, see rank1.18%0.97%
Scotch-Irish2,5600.55%, see rank0.67%1.07%
Scottish5,6021.21%, see rank1.43%1.81%
Subsaharan African9,7782.11%, see rank0.72%0.93%
Swedish4,1080.89%, see rank1.16%1.34%
Swiss7680.17%, see rank0.28%0.31%
Ukrainian4820.10%, see rank0.26%0.31%
American9,6642.08%, see rank2.78%6.72%
Welsh2,3270.50%, see rank0.46%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 226,520 (49.00%, see rank)
Females: 235,737 (51.00%, see rank)

Long Beach, CA
Male: 49.00%
Female: 51.00%
Male: 49.71%
Female: 50.29%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Long Beach, CA
33.20 years old
35.20 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Long Beach, CA
32.70 years old
34.00 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Long Beach, CA
33.80 years old
36.30 years old
38.50 years old

 Long Beach, CA% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Under 5 years32,4747.03%, see rank6.79%6.54%
5 to 9 years30,4546.59%, see rank6.73%6.59%
10 to 14 years31,7156.86%, see rank6.95%6.70%
15 to 19 years35,6777.72%, see rank7.58%7.14%
20 to 24 years38,9868.43%, see rank7.42%6.99%
25 to 34 years73,43415.89%, see rank14.27%13.30%
35 to 44 years67,47614.60%, see rank13.91%13.30%
45 to 54 years63,07213.64%, see rank14.10%14.58%
55 to 64 years46,1349.98%, see rank10.84%11.82%
65 to 74 years23,2105.02%, see rank6.11%7.03%
75 to 84 13,1032.83%, see rank3.68%4.23%
85 years and over6,5221.41%, see rank1.61%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Long Beach, CACaliforniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population291,844, 100%24,117,317204,336,017
Less Than High School61,406, 21.04%, see rank18.98%14.28%
High School Graduate54,787, 18.77%, see rank20.68%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree92,059, 31.54%, see rank29.88%28.99%
Bachelor Degree54,903, 18.81%, see rank19.35%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree28,689, 9.83%, see rank11.10%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#13.23, see rank13.3913.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Long Beach, CA CaliforniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten14,47180.28%19.72%71.35%28.65%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)49,70394.36%, see rank5.64%, see rank91.23%8.77%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)29,40594.99%, see rank5.01%, see rank92.19%7.81%90.52%9.48%
College40,31187.36%, see rank12.64%, see rank84.00%16.00%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School7,84365.98%, see rank34.02%, see rank56.31%43.69%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Long Beach, CACaliforniaU.S.
Total Households163,531, 100%12,577,498116,716,292
Average Household Size2.78, see rank2.902.58
1 Person Households46,536, 28.46%, see rank23.29%26.74%
2 or More Person Households116,995, 71.54%, see rank76.71%73.26%
Family Households (Families)99,229, 60.68%, see rank68.71%66.43%
Average Family Size3.52, see rank3.453.14
Married-Couple Family61,850, 37.82%, see rank49.40%48.42%
Nonfamily Households64,302, 39.32%, see rank31.29%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Long Beach, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total366,797see rank29,700,084248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over179,458100%, see rank14,662,725120,789,875
Never Married85,27747.52%, see rank39.41%35.08%
Married74,89541.73%, see rank50.47%52.93%
Widowed3,6192.02%, see rank2.12%2.53%
Divorced15,6678.73%, see rank8.00%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over187,339100%, see rank15,037,359127,252,362
Never Married76,67940.93%, see rank32.05%28.74%
Married75,13140.10%, see rank48.68%49.95%
Widowed13,3997.15%, see rank8.12%9.34%
Divorced22,13011.81%, see rank11.14%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Long Beach, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
Native341,15573.59%, see rank72.93%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence256,86355.41%, see rank53.78%58.71%
Born in Different State77,95416.82%, see rank17.96%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
6,3381.37%, see rank1.19%1.38%
Foreign Born122,43426.41%, see rank27.07%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship51,89411.19%, see rank12.54%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship70,54015.22%, see rank14.53%7.16%
Born In Europe5,2811.14%, see rank1.79%1.56%
Born In Asia38,4518.29%, see rank9.79%3.67%
Born In Africa2,3020.50%, see rank0.42%0.51%
Born In Oceania7630.16%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America74,18016.00%, see rank14.53%6.79%
Born In Northern America1,4570.31%, see rank0.35%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Long Beach, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
English94,14758.26%, see rank58.28%79.64%
Spanish44,38427.47%, see rank24.75%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages5,6023.47%, see rank5.78%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages16,0529.93%, see rank10.14%3.24%
Other1,4050.87%, see rank1.05%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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