Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA+
- Crime & SafetyB-
- Good for FamiliesA
- Cost of LivingC-
- Health & FitnessA+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA+
Seal Beach is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 24,364. 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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Seal Beach Reviews
Seal Beach is a small, quaint city on the border of Orange County and Los Angeles, and it is my absolute favorite place to live thus far! The people here are incredibly friendly and inviting, the Main Street restaurants and shops are local and crime is almost non-existent. There are several delicious restaurants to try on Main Street Seal Beach as well as off of Pacific Coast Highway. I always feel so welcomed and happy no matter where I step foot in this city. In addition, there are many families that live here, which makes it a wonderful place to raise kids. I would like to see more community events throughout the year. I think that adding more events in Seal Beach would bring us all closer together. Other than that, this city should be more on the map! It's been life changing living here, and I cannot wait to see how Seal Beach grows!
If you want a small town feel near LA, this is the place! Less tourists, more locals, but still in beautiful Southern California. It is an older, more quiet community, and we like it that way! Not really for those looking for a lot of excitement.
Seal Beach is the cutest "sleepy town". A lot of retired people live here along with families making it the perfect place to relax and stroll for a walk along the beach. The little small businesses and restaurants that flood the Main Street are diverse and most definitely delicious! Everyone is welcome in Seal Beach and will always be greeted with a smile.