Long Beach, CA Demographics

The total population of Long Beach is estimated to be 462,293 with 228,674 males (49.47%) and 233,619 females (50.53%). There are 4,945 more females than males in Long Beach.
The median household income in Long Beach was $76,907 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,655(2.20%) from $75,252 in 2020. This income is 103.08% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Long Beach sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $91,227. Overall, the median household income for the city of Long Beach stands at $80,493.
In Long Beach, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $45,535 for males and $36,229 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $61,268 for males and $58,698 for females.
In Long Beach, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 7 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander households have the highest median household income at $114,414, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $61,084.
In 2022, the population of Long Beach was 451,307, a 0.67% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Long Beach's population was 454,334, a decline of 2.39% compared to a population of 465,448 in 2020.
The median age in Long Beach, CA is 35.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.87% were under the age of 15, 22.25% aged 15 to 29, 47.88% aged 30 to 64, 10.49% aged 65 to 84, and 1.52% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Long Beach population: 47.03% are White, 12.05% are Black or African American, 1.01% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 12.98% are Asian, 0.53% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 17.74% are some other race and 8.65% are multiracial.