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Hermosa Beach
  • Suburb of Los Angeles, CA

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Hermosa Beach is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 19,147. Hermosa Beach is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Hermosa Beach offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Hermosa Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Hermosa Beach and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Hermosa Beach are highly rated.

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About Hermosa Beach...
Population
19,147

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,649,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,246
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Hermosa Beach Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    155.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    25.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    62.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    637.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,544
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    279.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    50%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Hermosa Beach

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$142,500
National
$64,994

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