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Seal 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 B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Seal Beach is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 24,268. Seal Beach is in Orange County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Seal Beach offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Seal Beach there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Seal Beach and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Seal Beach are highly rated.

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About Seal Beach...
Population
24,268

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$417,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,031
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Seal 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
    50.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    25.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    33.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    251.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,922.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    175.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    42%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in Seal Beach

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$72,596
National
$64,994

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