Community Profile

City Statistics

The City of Signal Hill is 2.2 square miles. It is located:

  • Next to the Long Beach Municipal Airport
  • One mile east of the Blue Line Rail Service
  • On the 405 Freeway
  • Three miles east of the 710 Freeway
  • Three miles north of the Port of Long Beach


The population in Signal Hill is 11,795 (Source: California Department of Finance).

Land Use

Land use in Signal Hill is broken down into the following categories:

  • Commercial - 21%
  • Industrial - 39%
  • Open space - 2%
  • Public/institutional - 3%
  • Residential - 35%


Signal Hill has no utility tax and also boasts one of the lowest business taxes in Los Angeles County. It also has no Mello-Roos Assessment Districts. Total county property taxes are 1% of purchase price.