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Huntington Beach is a city in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community was named after Henry Huntington, landholder and promoter of railroads.
The latitude of Huntington Beach is 33.660N. The longitude is -117.998W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 194,248.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Huntington Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92648 ZIP code.
14% of Huntington Beach residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Huntington Beach ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Huntington Beach was $31,964, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Huntington Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Huntington Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $930. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,800.
Libraries in Huntington Beach include Banning Library, Helen Murphy Branch, Huntington Beach Library, Main Street Library, Oak View Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Huntington Beach include Huntington Beach Independent
TV stations in Huntington Beach include KOCE.
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Huntington Beach political report.
Huntington Beach restaurants taking online reservations include Chimayo at the Beach, Spark Woodfire Grill - Huntington Beach, The Palm Court the Waterfront Hilton Beach Resort ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Huntington Beach workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 36 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Huntington Beach between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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