City of Huntington Beach Demographic and Workforce Information

Huntington Beach At-A-Glance

  • Fourth largest population in Orange County
  • 23rd largest largest city in California by population
  • More than 16 million beach visitors each year

Traffic Count:

  • I-405 Freeway - 250,000 vehicles/day
  • Beach & Edinger - 94,000 vehicles/day
  • Pacific Coast Highway & Main Street - 43,000 vehicles/day
  • Traffic Counts Map


2013 Orange County Register Annual Reader Survey

  • Best Beach
  • Best Surf Spot
  • Best Dog Park - #1 HB Dog Beach and #3 HB Dog Park in Central Park
  • Third best Downtown
  • First and third best surf shops

2011 Award of Excellence Winner from the Orange County Business Council's "Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet" Program

Best Family Beach, Orange County Parenting Magazine 3rd Annual Readers Choice Awards (September 2005)

Eighth-Lowest Crime Rate Among Large U.S. Cities – Federal Bureau of Investigation (July 2004)

“Sixth Best City In The Nation For Women,” Ladies Home Journal Survey (2002)


The City of Huntington Beach has a diverse local population and abundant resources to support all industries and businesses.  The following demographic information gives a brief City overview.  All information, unless otherwise designated, is provided by the Demographic Research Unit of the California Department of Finance.


Households by Income (2013)

Median Household Income


Mean Household Income


Per Capita Income



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Other links of interest

Cal State Fullerton



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Did you know?

The city has over 1,000 parking spaces near the beach!  You can purchase the Annual Beach Parking pass that allows discounted parking prices near the City beach.  Learn more about this beach parking pass.

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