Hermosa Beach, California Population 2024

18,283

Hermosa Beach is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Hermosa Beach has a 2024 population of 18,283. Hermosa Beach is currently declining at a rate of -1.88% annually and its population has decreased by -7.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,687 in 2020.

The average household income in Hermosa Beach is $231,463 with a poverty rate of 5.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hermosa Beach is 40.2 years, 40.2 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Hermosa Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hermosa Beach was:

  • White: 77.89%
  • Two or more races: 11.61%
  • Asian: 7.32%
  • Other race: 2.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
12,823.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.13% (-1,404)
The current population of Hermosa Beach, California is 18,283 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,687.

Hermosa Beach, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,22877.89%
Two or more races2,26911.61%
Asian1,4317.32%
Other race4982.55%
Black or African American1100.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander130.07%
Native American20.01%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Hermosa Beach Population by Race

Hermosa Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Hermosa Beach Median Age

40.2

Total

40.2

Male

40.2

Female

Hermosa Beach Adults

There are 15,772 adults, (2,739 of whom are seniors) in Hermosa Beach.

Hermosa Beach Age Dependency

50

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Hermosa Beach Sex Ratio

Female8,99846.02%
Male10,55353.98%

Hermosa Beach Population by Age

Hermosa Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,8822.251.448.6
Non Family4,3661.433.366.7
Married3,7912.9574.725.3
Female4643.1144.255.8
Male2613.052872

2.91

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

51.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hermosa Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade180.12%
9th to 12th Grade1120.75%
High School Graduate8835.89%
Some College1,61910.79%
Associates Degree6234.15%
Bachelors Degree7,19547.95%
Graduate Degree4,55430.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hermosa Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hermosa Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White11,78111,7119,225
Hispanic1,2491,189789
Asian1,2081,2081,070
2+ Races931931760
Other Race416385270
Black919184
Islander13130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 92.31%.

Hermosa Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$102,659$117,580$86,743
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$69,099$0$68,459
Some College$56,712$63,266$43,382
Bachelors Degree$103,080$116,146$89,922
Graduate Degree$124,375$169,818$100,781

$102,659

Average Earnings

$117,580

Average Male

$86,743

Average Female

Hermosa Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hermosa Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hermosa Beach Language

87.21% of Hermosa Beach residents speak only English, while 12.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.5% of the population.

Hermosa Beach Language

Hermosa Beach Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,3466454.5%
Asian1,43128720.06%
Hispanic2,2261938.67%
Multiple2,2671376.04%
Other498499.84%

5.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.68%

Male Poverty Rate

7.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hermosa Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hermosa Beach is Asian, with 20.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hermosa Beach is White, with 4.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.02%.

Hermosa Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.14%
Some College7.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.2%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Hermosa Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.13%
Male Unemployed5.53%
Female Employed3.83%
Male Employed2.65%

Hermosa Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hermosa Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$149,500$231,463
Families$226,970$300,899
Married Families$249,583$-999,999,999
Non Families$104,648$153,354

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hermosa Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hermosa Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hermosa Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hermosa Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hermosa Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

825

Number of Veterans

755

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam272
Second Gulf War250
First Gulf War198
Korea64
World War II0

Hermosa Beach Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54194
65 to 74189
75+186
18 to 34154
55 to 64102

Hermosa Beach Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7275.67%
Hispanic795.54%
2+ Races575.56%
Other Race204.26%
Asian141.13%
Black77.69%

Hermosa Beach Veterans by Race

Hermosa Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hermosa Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hermosa Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hermosa Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hermosa Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.91%

Born in Hermosa Beach

88.08%

Native Born

11.92%

Foreign Born

3.91%

Non Citizen

8.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.08% of Hermosa Beach residents were born in the United States, with 48.91% having been born in California. 3.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hermosa Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,528-351-2.08%
202816,879-351-2.04%
202717,230-351-2%
202617,581-351-1.96%
202517,932-351-1.92%
202418,283-351-1.88%
202318,634-351-1.85%
202218,985-293-1.52%
202119,278-409-2.08%
202019,6876763.56%
201919,011-147-0.77%
201819,158-136-0.7%
201719,294-170-0.87%
201619,464-138-0.7%
201519,602-53-0.27%
201419,655-16-0.08%
201319,671370.19%
201219,634610.31%
201119,573660.34%
201019,5079415.07%
200018,5663471.9%
199018,2191490.82%
198018,0706583.78%
197017,4121,2978.05%
196016,1154,28936.27%
195011,8264,62964.32%
19407,1972,40150.06%
19304,7962,469106.1%
19202,3271,648242.71%
191067900%
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Hermosa Beach Population by Year