Long Beach, California - Facts & Figures
Long Beach, California was first established as part of a Spanish land grant in 1784. By 1902, it was the fastest growing city in the country. Today, it is a tourist draw, full of amusement including the Queen Mary, The Long Beach Aquarium, and many Broadway shows. Carnival Cruiselines has a port in Long Beach; and Catalina Island, Disneyland, and Universal Studios are all a short ride away. While there is a local economy, Long Beach is not a particularly residential city, and people tend to travel to it to work and play.
- Population: 465,576
- Industries: Educational services; Health care; Professional, scientific, and technical services; Motor vehicle and parts dealers; Social assistance; Arts, entertainment, and recreation; Management of companies and enterprises; Construction; Air transportation
- Area Codes: 562
- ZIP Codes: 90801, 90802, 90803, 90804, 90805, 90806 33111, 33114, 33116, 33121, 33122, 33124
- Surrounding Cities: Los Angeles, CA; Signal Hill, CA; Lakewood, CA; Rossmoor, CA; Hawaiian Gardens, CA; Seal Beach, CA; Los Alamitos, CA;