Signal Hill, California Population 2021

11,231
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Signal Hill is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 11,231, it is the 364th largest city in California and the 2866th largest city in the United States . Signal Hill is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually but its population has increased by 1.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,016 in 2010. Signal Hill reached it's highest population of 11,602 in 2016. Spanning over 2 miles, Signal Hill has a population density of 5,127 people per square mile.

The average household income in Signal Hill is $95,927 with a poverty rate of 16.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,449 per month, and the median house value is $505,900. The median age in Signal Hill is 37.9 years, 39.6 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Signal Hill Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Signal Hill was:

  • White: 49.48%
  • Asian: 25.28%
  • Black or African American: 11.18%
  • Other race: 9.21%
  • Two or more races: 4.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.07%
The current population of Signal Hill, California is 11,231 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,516.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,016.

Signal Hill, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,69649.48%
Asian2,91025.28%
Black or African American1,28711.18%
Some Other Race1,0609.21%
Two or More Races5304.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.07%
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Signal Hill Population by Race

Signal Hill Population Pyramid $2021

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Signal Hill Median Age

37.9


Total

39.6


Male

37


Female

Signal Hill Adults

There are 9,357 adults, (1,486 of whom are seniors) in Signal Hill.

Signal Hill Age Dependency

46.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Signal Hill Sex Ratio

Female

6,316

54.86%

Male

5,196

45.14%

Signal Hill Population by Age

Signal Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Signal Hill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.6%33.4%
All52.3%47.7%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Male27%73%
Female25.2%74.8%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Signal Hill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7192.4352.3
Non Family2,2231.3750.5
Married1,7253.1566.6
Female5713.8325.2
Male2003.9727

3.28

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Signal Hill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7979.38%
9th to 12th Grade3383.98%
High School Graduate1,17413.82%
Some College1,51017.78%
Associates Degree7288.57%
Bachelors Degree2,66731.40%
Graduate Degree1,27915.06%
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Signal Hill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Signal Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,9992,8531,655
Asian2,3161,9711,314
Hispanic2,0381,458509
Black949885365
Other Race704497185
2+ Races281281111
Native American88
Islander666

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Signal Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,372$51,466$51,162
Less Than 9th Grade$21,664$21,737$21,406
High School Graduate$33,413$35,917$31,875
Some College$41,575$51,042$36,220
Bachelors Degree$66,250$70,625$65,000
Graduate Degree$94,063$120,938$79,375

$51,372

Average Earnings

$51,466

Average Male

$51,162

Average Female

Signal Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Signal Hill Language by Age

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Signal Hill Language

57.98% of Signal Hill residents speak only English, while 42.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.49% of the population.

Signal Hill Language

Signal Hill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,6531,15831.70%
Black1,28034727.11%
Asian2,9062026.95%
Multiple53016831.70%
White3,3261494.48%
Other1,056262.46%

16.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.67%

Male Poverty Rate

17.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Signal Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Signal Hill is Hispanic, with 31.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Signal Hill is Other, with 2.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.14%.

Signal Hill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.98%
Some College17.12%
High School7.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.42%

Signal Hill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed59.06%
Female Employed5.73%
Male Employed4.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Signal Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Signal Hill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,508$95,927
Families$83,070$109,185
Married Families$119,612-
Non Families$59,971$78,407
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Income by Household Type

Signal Hill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Signal Hill Married by Age and Sex

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Signal Hill 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 45-54.

Signal Hill Marital Status by Race

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Signal Hill Marital Status

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445

Number of Veterans

425

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam225
First Gulf War84
Second Gulf War84
World War II
Korea

Signal Hill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54134
65 to 74108
75+103
55 to 6483
18 to 3417

Signal Hill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2595.80%
Black11410.86%
Asian501.90%
Hispanic381.60%
Other Race161.94%
Islander628.57%

Signal Hill Veterans by Race

Signal Hill Veterans by Education

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5.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Signal Hill Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Signal Hill Employment by Age

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Signal Hill Employment by Race

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Signal Hill 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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55.66%

Born in Signal Hill

72.65%

Native Born

27.35%

Foreign Born

8.45%

Non Citizen

18.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.65% of Signal Hill residents were born in the United States, with 55.66% having been born in California. 8.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Signal Hill Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,231-95-0.84%
202011,326-95-0.83%
201911,421-95-0.82%
201811,516-35-0.30%
201711,551-51-0.44%
201611,6021361.19%
201511,466460.40%
201411,4201321.17%
201311,2881461.31%
201211,142840.76%
201111,058400.36%
201011,0181,6851.67%
20009,3339621.09%
19908,3712,6373.86%
19805,7341460.26%
19705,5889611.91%
19604,6275871.37%
19504,0408562.41%
19403,1842520.83%
19302,9320.00%

Signal Hill Population by Year