Population: 24,406

Male 45% Female 55%
Married 53%
Single 47%

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, Seal Beach has a very low population density. Seal Beach is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

2,121 Seal Beach
27,441 New York

City Info

Seal 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 10/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Seal Beach has a population density of 2,121, with 24,406 current residents.

Out of the 24,406 current residents, 45% are male and 55% are female. 53% of the residents are married and 47% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 75% Sun
  • 13% Rain
  • 0% Snow


63°F average temperature

  • 42 years Median home age
  • $737,750 Median home price
  • -4.32% Home appreciation rate
  • 7.36% Annual property tax
  • 69.3%
    Homes owned
  • 21%
    Homes rented
  • 9.7%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Seal Beach, the air quality is 4% and the weather, on average, is 75% sunny, 13% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 63°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Seal Beach, you should know that 69.3% of homes are owned while 21% of homes are rented, and 9.7% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $737,750, the median age of homes is 42 years, the annual home appreciation is -4.32% and the annual property tax is 7.36%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Seal Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Seal Beach’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Seal Beach is 58 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 47.63% Democratic, 50.19% Republican, and 2.17% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:23


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 91%
    High school diploma
  • 8%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 23%
    Bachelors degree
  • 14%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Seal Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.10% of residents are unemployed in Seal Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Seal Beach residents: 21% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 31.62% are in the arts and sciences field, 11.7% are in the customer service field, 26.6% are in the sales field, 0.10% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.7% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 5.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:23. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 90.50%, 7.77% of residents have an associate’s degree, 23.44% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 14.33% 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 Seal Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 32 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Seal Beach have a few different options. 84% of commuters use their own cars, 8% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.

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