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Seal Beach is a city in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The latitude of Seal Beach is 33.741N. The longitude is -118.103W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,441.


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Median household income
Local
$42,079
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Seal Beach demographic reports
Seal Beach is on the Pacific Ocean
Former and merged names include:
· Bay City
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 61. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Seal Beach received national attention for invasion of cottontail rabbits, when thousands infested the Leisure World Retirement community
Filming location for:
· 1995 movie, "Apollo 13"
Well-known residents have included:
· Pat McCormick-Keller, Olympic medallist
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Starbucks

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Seal Beach residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Seal Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Seal Beach was $34,589, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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38% of Seal Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Seal Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $984.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,059.


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Libraries in Seal Beach include Los Alamitos-Rossmoor Branch Library, Mary Wilson Branch Library ... View libraries

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Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Seal Beach political report.

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Seal Beach restaurants taking online reservations include Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Seal Beach workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 17 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Seal Beach between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 7.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Seal Beach include Ayres Hotel Seal Beach, Oakwood Worldwide, Pacific Inn, Seal Beach Inn & Gardens.

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