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Census Data

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The National Census is conducted every decade, and contains most useful demographic information. Census data is available at the federal Census Bureau's factfinder site (tip: try the quick start box). Most useful Census 2010 demographic data for Manhattan Beach is contained in this Demographic Profiles (PDF) file.

Previous Manhattan Beach data includes this Census 2000 (PDF) file, and a Comparison of Population and Housing Characteristics (XLS) spreadsheet.

The table below contains Census 2000 and 2010 population data for Manhattan Beach, adjacent cities, and the entire county.

2000 Population 2010 Population
Los Angeles County 9,519,338 9,818,605
El Segundo 16,033 16,654
Hawthorne 84,112 84,293
Hermosa Beach 18,566 19,508
Manhattan Beach 33,852 35,135
Redondo Beach 63,261 66,748

The table below contains Manhattan Beach Census populations since the City's incorporation in 1912.

Year 1912 1920  1930 1940 1950 1960
Population 600 859 1,891 6,398 17,330 33,934

Year 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
Population 35,352 31,542 32,063 33,852 35,135

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