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Signal Hill is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The latitude of Signal Hill is 33.804N. The longitude is -118.166W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 148 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,159.


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Median household income
Local
$48,938
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Signal Hill demographic reports
Signal Hill is surrounded by Long Beach.
Former and merged names include:
· Los Cerritos
Oil was discovered here in 1921.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 59. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include It's a Grind, Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 407

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8% of Signal Hill residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Signal Hill ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Signal Hill was $24,399, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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25% of Signal Hill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Signal Hill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $642.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,523.


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Libraries in Signal Hill include Signal Hill Public Library ... View libraries

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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Signal Hill political report.

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The average commute time for Signal Hill workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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