Area Demographics

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City Population

In 2006-2008, Seal Beach city had a total population of 24,000 – 14,000 (57 percent) females and 11,000 (43 percent) males. The median age was 58.4 years. Eleven percent of the population was under 18 years and 38 percent was 65 years and older.

  • 65 and Older 38%
  • 45-64 28%
  • 25-44 18%
  • 18-24 4%
  • Under 18 11%

Education

The total school enrollment in Seal Beach city was 4,100 in 2006-2008. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 380 and elementary or high school enrollment was 2,100 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 1,600.

  • Graduate or Professional Degree 15%
  • Bachelors Degree 23%
  • Associates Degree 9%
  • Some College, No Degree 23%
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency 20%
  • Less Than High School Diploma 6%

Income

The median income of households in Seal Beach city was $48,920. Fifty-one percent of the households received earnings and 33 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Fifty-five percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $15,068.

Industries

Employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Seal Beach city were Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 22 percent, and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 16 percent.

  • Agriculture 0%
  • Construction 4%
  • Manufacturing 8%
  • Wholesale Trade 6%
  • Retail 9%
  • Transportation & Warehousing 6%
  • Information 3%
  • Finance, Insurance, Real Estate & Leasing 9%
  • Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative & Waste Management 16%
  • Educational, Healthcare, & Social Assistance 22%
  • Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodations, & Food Services 8%
  • Other Services Except Public Administration 5%
  • Public Administration 4%

County Population

Orange County: In 2006-2008, Orange County had a total population of 3.0 million – 1.5 million (50 percent) females and 1.5 million (50 percent) males. The median age was 35.8 years. Twenty-six percent of the population was under 18 years and 11 percent was 65 years and older. 

  • 65 and Older 11%
  • 45-64 24%
  • 25-44 29%
  • 18-24 10%
  • Under 18 26%