Population: 19,933

Male 53% Female 47%
Married 39%
Single 61%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Hermosa Beach has a similar population density. Hermosa Beach is perfect for those who like the fast paced city environment.

13,939 Hermosa Beach
27,441 New York

City Info

Hermosa Beach, CA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Hermosa Beach has a population density of 13,939, with 19,933 current residents.

Out of the 19,933 current residents, 53% are male and 47% are female. 39% of the residents are married and 61% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 78% Sun
  • 12% Rain
  • 0% Snow


61°F average temperature

  • 42 years Median home age
  • $927,730 Median home price
  • -17.06% Home appreciation rate
  • 7.73% Annual property tax
  • 41.5%
    Homes owned
  • 55.6%
    Homes rented
  • 2.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Hermosa Beach, the air quality is 1% and the weather, on average, is 78% sunny, 12% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 61°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Hermosa Beach, you should know that 41.5% of homes are owned while 55.6% of homes are rented, and 2.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $927,730, the median age of homes is 42 years, the annual home appreciation is -17.06% and the annual property tax is 7.73%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Hermosa Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Hermosa Beach’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Hermosa Beach is 38 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 69.19% Democratic, 28.82% Republican, and 1.99% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:20


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 97%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 45%
    Bachelors degree
  • 23%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Hermosa Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 12.60% of residents are unemployed in Hermosa Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Hermosa Beach residents: 26.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 34.88% are in the arts and sciences field, 6.8% are in the customer service field, 25.4% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 3.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:20. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 97.49%, 4.74% of residents have an associate’s degree, 44.67% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 23.21% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Hermosa Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 36 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Hermosa Beach have a few different options. 83% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 6% of residents work from home.

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