Hermosa Beach

Hermosa Beach is a beachfront city located in Los Angeles County, California. The city is situated on the Pacific Ocean, and is known for its wide, sandy beach, which is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and beach volleyball. The population of Hermosa Beach is around 19,000. It's known for being a fun and lively place to live, with a laid-back, beachy atmosphere and a strong sense of community.

There are many things to do in Hermosa Beach for locals. Some popular activities include:

  1. Beaching: The most popular activity in Hermosa Beach is undoubtedly visiting the beach.
  2. Outdoor activities: Hermosa Beach has several parks and recreational areas, including the Hermosa Beach Pier and the Hermosa Beach Greenbelt, which are popular spots for running, biking, and picnicking.
  3. Shopping and dining: Hermosa Beach has a lively downtown area with a variety of shops and restaurants, offering locals a wide range of options for shopping and dining.
  4. Nightlife: Hermosa Beach has a vibrant nightlife scene with many bars, clubs, and music venues, providing locals with plenty of options for entertainment and socializing.
  5. Sports: Hermosa Beach is home to a number of sports teams, including the Hermosa Beach Horseshoe Club, the Hermosa Beach Little League, and the Hermosa Beach Volleyball Club.
  6. Annual events: Hermosa Beach hosts several annual events, including the Hermosa Beach Ironman, the Hermosa Beach Open Volleyball Tournament, and the Hermosa Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade.
  7. Fitness: Hermosa Beach offers several options for fitness enthusiasts, including yoga, Pilates, and fitness classes at the community center, and gyms.
  8. Art and culture: Hermosa Beach has several art galleries and cultural centers, providing locals with a variety of options for experiencing art and culture.


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Overview for Hermosa Beach, CA

19,762 people live in Hermosa Beach, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $100,583. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

42 years

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Hermosa Beach, CA

Hermosa Beach has 8,925 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hermosa Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,762 people call Hermosa Beach home. The population density is 15,840.922 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

54.48 / 45.52%

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Schools in Hermosa Beach, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Hermosa Beach. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Hermosa View Elementary
K - 3rd
No rating available
Our Lady Of Guadalupe School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
7th - 12th
No rating available
Hermosa Valley Elementary
4th - 8th
3rd - 4th
No rating available

Around Hermosa Beach, CA

There's plenty to do around Hermosa Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Very Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Habaneros Salsa and Chips, Electric Dreams, and Golden State BJJ.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.16 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.02 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.47 miles 41 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.2 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.67 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.56 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

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