Seal Beach, California Population 2022

25,456
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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.

Seal Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Seal Beachwas:

  • White: 80.23%
  • Asian: 10.61%
  • Two or more races: 5.00%
  • Black or African American: 2.24%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
The current population of Seal Beach, California is 25,456 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,242.

Seal Beach, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Seal Beach Population by Race

Seal Beach Population Pyramid 2022

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Seal Beach Median Age

59.4


Total

55.4


Male

63.2


Female

Seal Beach Adults

There are 21,120 adults, (10,125 of whom are seniors) in Seal Beach.

Seal Beach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

92.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Seal Beach Sex Ratio

Female

13,276

54.71%

Male

10,992

45.29%

Seal Beach Population by Age

Seal Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Seal Beach Household Types

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seal Beach Households and Families

2.75

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

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Seal Beach Households by Type

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Seal Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seal Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Seal Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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$65,363

Average Earnings

$84,683

Average Male

$51,460

Average Female

Seal Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seal Beach Language by Age

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Seal Beach Language

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.

Seal Beach Language

Seal Beach Poverty by Race

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5.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.86%

Male Poverty Rate

5.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seal Beach

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%.

Seal Beach Poverty

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Seal Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Seal Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seal Beach Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Seal Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Seal Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Seal Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Seal Beach Marital Status by Race

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Seal Beach Marital Status

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1,908

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Seal Beach Veterans by War

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Seal Beach Veterans by Age

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Seal Beach Veterans by Race

Seal Beach Veterans by Education

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5.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seal Beach Veterans by Education

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45.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Seal Beach Employment by Age

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Seal Beach Employment by Race

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Seal Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.51%

Born in Seal Beach

84.93%

Native Born

15.07%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

12.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Seal Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Seal Beach Population by Year