Seal Beach is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 25,456, it is the 299th largest city in California and the 1819th largest city in the United States. Seal Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,242 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Seal Beach has a population density of 2,258 people per square mile.
The average household income in Seal Beach is $109,743 with a poverty rate of 5.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,031 per month, and the median house value is $417,700. The median age in Seal Beach is 58.5 years, 55.1 years for males, and 61.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Seal Beachwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.23%.
84.44% of Seal Beach residents speak only English, while 15.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.88% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Seal Beach is Islander, with 71.43% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Seal Beach is Hispanic, with 4.68% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.43%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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84.93% of Seal Beach residents were born in the United States, with 50.51% having been born in California. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.