Huntington Beach Real Estate and Lifestyle
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Huntington Beach, located in Orange County in Southern California and is the largest beach city in Orange County in terms of population.
The city is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the southwest, by Seal Beach on the northwest, by Costa Mesa on the east, by Newport Beach on the southeast, by Westminster on the north, and by Fountain Valley on the northeast.
Huntington Beach has a total area of 31.9 square mile,s of which 26.7 sq. miles is land and 5.1 sq. miles is water. The entire city lies in area codes 657 and 714, except for small parts of Huntington Harbour and covers the 6 Zip codes: 92605, 92615, 92646, 92647, 92648 and 92649 (Zip code boundary map).
Huntington Beach boasts having 8.5-miles of beautiful sandy beach, mild climate, excellent surfing and beach culture. The ocean waves are enhanced by a natural effect caused by the edge-diffraction of open ocean swells around the island of Catalina. Huntington Beach has consistent surf all year long, hence the nickname “Surf City, USA”.
As of 2012, the population of Huntington Beach is 189,992 with 7,103 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 40.2. 46.15% of people in Huntington Beach are married mf 11.66% are divorced. The average household size is 2.55 people. 31.03% of people are married, with children snd 10.46% have children, but are single.
Huntington Beach has an abundance of sunshine all year round. On average, Huntington Beach gets around 13 inches of rain per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is around 35. July highs are around 76 degrees and January lows are around 43 degrees.
Huntington Beach Real Estate and Housing
The median home value in Huntington Beach is $533,300. The median age of Huntington Beach, CA, real estate is 37 years. Renters make up 37.65% of the Huntington Beach population and 4.77% of houses and apartments in Huntington Beach are unoccupied (vacancy rate). Visit Trulia for current market trends, average listing price and median home sales price for Huntington Beach real estate by zip code.
The City offers residents a diverse range of residential options – everything from one-of-a-kind waterfront homes with private boat slips to neighborhoods of single-family residences on tree-lined streets to multi-family rental units. Whether you are looking for Huntington Beach luxury estate homes, properties with coastal views, single-family homes, townhomes or condos, we are experienced Huntington Beach Realtors® that can help you find the right home to suit your lifestyle, preferences and needs.
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Huntington Beach Utility Service Providers
- Electricity – Southern California Edison – 800.409.2564
- Natural Gas – Southern California Gas Company – 800.427.2200
- Water/Trash/Sewer – City of Huntington Beach – 714.536.5919
Huntington Beach Beach Economy
Tourism and technology are the leading industries in Huntington Beach. Home to more than 650 industrial businesses, including: Boeing, Quicksilver, Cambro Manufacturing, and C & D Aerospace, Huntington Beach boasts a diversified and dynamic economy.
The unemployment rate in Huntington Beach is 8.10%, with job growth of 0.60%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.10%. Huntington Beach sales tax rate is 7.75%. Income tax is 4.00%. The income per capita is $36,523, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $73,413.
Population by Occupation:
- Management, Business, and Financial Operations 20.26%
- Professional and Related Occupations 23.97%
- Service 11.04%
- Sales and Office 29.93%
- Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.08%
- Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 6.94%
- Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 7.78%
Huntington Beach Schools and Education
Huntington Beach offers residents 35 elementary schools and five high schools located in the city. Further educational opportunities are offered in close proximity at Golden West College, Orange Coast College, the University of California, Irvine, and California State Universities at Long Beach and Fullerton. Huntington Beach schools spend $4,742 per student. There are 24 pupils per teacher, 11,434 students per librarian and 4,002 children per counselor.
Hospitals/Medical Centers in or near Huntington Beach
Huntington Beach Transportation
The average one-way commute in Huntington Beach takes 31 minutes. 83% of commuters drive their own car alone, 8% carpool with others, 1% take mass transit and 5% work from home. Regional bus service is offered through the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA).
There are nine routes currently in Huntington Beach. Major bus lines, such as Greyhound and Trailways, also provide transportation to the area -(View bus routes and schedules).
Major highways in Huntington Beach include: Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1) on the coast connecting the beach cities, the San Diego Freeway (I-405) connecting with all other major freeways in Southern California, and Beach Boulevard (Highway 39) running directly through the heart of Huntington Beach. Amtrak stations are located in Santa Ana and Anaheim, each approximately 20 minutes away.
Nearest Airports to Huntington Beach include:
- John Wayne Airport
- Long Beach Airport
- LA/Ontario International Airport
- Los Angeles International Airport
- Official Huntington Beach Website
- Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce
- Huntington Beach Libraries
- Huntington Beach Upcoming Events
- California Environmental Protection Agency
- California Online Voter Guide
- Cal Trans Orange County Home Page
- California State Web Page
- Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- Better Business Bureau
- Orange County Registrar of Voters
- California Online Voter Guide
Huntington Beach CA Real Estate Specialists
If you are thinking about selling your Huntington Beach property, we have years of experience and extensive training in cutting-edge, online marketing technologies for today’s competitive market. If you are behind on your mortgage and don’t know what to do, we are experts in Huntington Beach short sales.
The first step in the selling process is to provide you with an in-depth comparative market analysis (CMA) on your home. We will then create a comprehensive online game plan to get your Huntington Beach real estate in front of as many people as possible and get it sold as quickly as possible!
As an investor, we have several services available in the preparation for the sale of REO’S and Short Sale properties. This includes a variety of professional sub-contractors who can do whatever is needed to prepare the property for sale. Once the property is ready, we can also help you with your specific marketing needs.
We provide real estate services for buyers and sellers within the following cities and communities:
- Laguna Beach – Emerald Bay , Irvine Cove , Crystal Cove,The Village, Crescent Bay and 3 Arch Bay
- Newport Coast – Pelican Hill
- Corona Del Mar – The Village , Spyglass and Cameo Shores
- Newport Beach – Newport Heights, Lido Island, Balboa Island, East Bluff, One Ford Road, Port Streets and Big Canyon
- Costa Mesa – Eastside Costa Mesa
- Huntington Beach –
- Irvine – Turtle Ridge, Shady Canyon, Turtle Rock and Woodbridge
Give us a call today at 949.355.9558 or fill out our online contact form and let us know how we can best serve your Huntington Beach real estate needs.
We look forward to speaking with you!