Richest Neighborhoods In Long Beach, CA For 2020


We used science and data to determine which Long Beach neighborhoods have the richest people.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Long Beach.
Richest Neighborhoods In Long Beach

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Long Beach has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.48x the national median and household incomes are 2.05x the national median.

But where exactly in Long Beach do the richest of the rich people live? That would be El Dorado Park where the median income is a cool $112,662.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Long Beach out of 27 for 2020.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Long Beach for 2020? According to the most recent census data, El Dorado Park looks to be the richest Long Beach neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $961,434. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Long Beach. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Long Beach reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Long Beach and the worst neighborhoods in Long Beach. Or, for living around Long Beach, out the best Long Beach suburbs and the worst Long Beach suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Long Beach For 2020

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Long Beach by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, El Dorado Park, was named the richest neighborhood in Long Beach.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Wilmington.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Long Beach ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Long Beach For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 El Dorado Park $112,662
2 City College Area $102,980
3 The Plaza $101,520
4 Naples-Marina Area $96,927
5 State College Area $94,105
6 Los Altos $92,172
7 Park Estates $91,803
8 Los Cerritos Area $91,663
9 Alamitos Heights $90,102
10 Dominguez $87,500
11 Belmont Shore $81,361
12 Bixby Knolls $77,510
13 Lakewood Village $76,252
14 Californial Heights $74,520
15 Belmont Heights $72,825
16 Bixby Area $71,633
17 City Of Signal Hill $63,499
18 East Side $57,436
19 North West Long Beach $55,268
20 West Side $54,794
21 Circle Area $54,626
22 Wrigley $53,128
23 Airport Area $52,282
24 North Long Beach $52,199
25 Downtown $40,620
26 Poly High District $39,432
27 Wilmington $36,858

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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