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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
Peninsula is a neighborhood in Long Beach, California. Peninsula is in Los Angeles County. Living in Peninsula offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Peninsula there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Peninsula tend to be liberal. The public schools in Peninsula are above average.
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Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,000,001
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,235
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

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

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$89,460
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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I live in an area called the Peninsula in Long Beach California. We face the ocean. It is a quiet,residential beach community, with

single family and multifamily apartments. We have a historic boardwalk right outside our door. Many people walk their dogs,ride bikes,jog, stand up Paddle, kayak in our bay and ocean.I moved here 13 years ago from Austin, Texas. I lived back east in New England and Los Angeles, Ca. Log Beach is my favorite by far! This a a growing dynamic city that cares about its community. People here get involved with charities want to give back. Like most big cities we have our crime and gangs, but I feel that there is a collective push to help people here and make it a great quality of life.
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We have had recent bike thefts and vandalism in our area. Police and residents have been very proactive in responding

and getting information out to residents.