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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$448,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,150
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Long Beach Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    310
    283
  • Murder
    7
    6
  • Rape
    37
    41
  • Robbery
    239
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    627
    500
  • Theft
    1,758
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    600
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$55,151
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

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Long Beach Reviews

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Born and raised in Long Beach! I've always find myself doing things within the city especially going downtown or the beach. There's always new people coming from different states and cities, visiting The Pike to watch movies or grab a bite to eat authentic foods. But because there's always a huge population of people visiting, I wish to see more public bathrooms and trash cans to use. There's always a lot of trash like cigarette butts, plastic bottles, cans, empty bags of chips, etc. As a community, if we can all keep this city free from dirt then Long Beach would definitely be one of the cleanest cities.
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Long Beach may not be a busy city like Los Angeles but there are many opportunities for exploration! Public transportation is efficient and inexpensive. For about $1.25 the Long Beach Transit bus can take you from one side of the city to the next within thirty to forty-five minutes. There are plenty of activities to choose from visiting the Queen Mary for a few hours trip or checking-in overnight, walk along the Pike and eat at the nearby restaurants, explore the sea creatures within the Aquarium of the Pacific, and enjoy a nice walk or play sports at El Dorado Park.
I love being close to the beach. I love the diversity of people here! There is a lot to see and explore, from 2nd street, to the dog beach, Meetups on the beach for sunset yoga, farmer's markets, museums (Museum of Latin American Art is free on Sundays). There is a variety of foods to try: Mexican, Cambodian, Thailand. They have a Thai Pizza shop that is really good! There is a Cambodian Town to check out a new culture and a new group of people. It is a very interesting and lively city, with a variety of things to see and do. There is the aquarium, Queen Mary, and The Pike.