Long Beach, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 171,659 housing units in Long Beach. This represents a 0.7% growth from 170,388 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 171,659 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Long Beach is about 41.1%. Long Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5%. Average household size is 2.77 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Long Beach were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type14.20%
One Bedroom28.90%
Two Bedrooms31.30%
Three Bedrooms19.90%
Four Bedrooms4.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.82
Median year structure was built1953
Median Value of occupied units$210,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$171,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.73
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$561

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage10.90%
Home Equity Loan5.70%
Simple Mortgage61%
Debt Free22.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.7%