El Segundo

Select Census Data for El Segundo


  • Median Home Value: $762,000
  • Median Year Houses were Built: 1961
  • Total Housing Units: 7,041
  • Vacant Housing Units: 5.9%
  • Owner-occupied: 42.4%
  • Renter-occupied: 57.6%
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Population Data

  • Population: 16,839
  • Median Age: 38.9
  • Median Income: $84,004
  • Income per Capita: $42,575

Education Level of the Population

  • High School Education: 11.0%
  • College Education: 19.8%
  • Professional Education: 1.4%

Work Force

  • Total Work Force: 9,606
  • Number Employed: 93.6%
  • Number Unemployed: 6.3%


  • Homeowner Vacancy Rate: 0.2%
  • Owner-occupied units with a mortgage: 75.6%
  • Owner-occupied units without a mortgage: 24.4%

Rental Housing

  • Rental Vacancy Rate: 2.4%
  • Median Gross Rent: $1,555
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Quick Reference

Information about the city and real estate tools

City Address
350 Main Street
El Segundo, CA
City Phone
(310) 524-2300
Mayor and City Council
Meeting Agendas

The City Council meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month, and the Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

Website links to agendas not available.

Planning Department
City Transfer Tax
County Transfer Tax
$0.275 for each $500.00 or fractional part thereof (ESMC Sec. 3-5-2)
Inspection at Sale
Building Report at Sale
Business License for Agents
Rent Control
Special Development Restrictions
City-Mandated Deed Provisions

Signage Ordinances in El Segundo

Real Estate Signage Restrictions
El Segundo, CA

A. Signs must be displayed on private real property and only with written consent of the Owner.

B. One sign may be placed on the real property to which it pertains in residential zones.

C. Signs cannot exceed six (6) square feet in residential zones.

D. Before the city issues a certificate of occupancy, multi-family buildings must install one permanent sign standard or monument that is for the sole purpose of unit owners advertising their units. The design for the sign standard and its location on the property must be approved by the planning and building safety director before its installation. The one side surface area of the sign cannot exceed a cumulative total of nine (9) square feet.

E. Signs must be removed within five (5) days after the advertised property is sold, rented or leased.

Directional Signs:

A. Signs must be located only along the most direct single route to the residential property along arterial streets.

B. Not more than one sign is permitted at each intersection on private property and only with written consent of the owner.

C. Signs must be removed when the subject property is sold or, for temporary signs, when the event ends.

D. Signs cannot exceed nine (9) square feet in area.

E. Signs cannot exceed five feet (5′) in height.

F. No real estate signs are allowed on public property.

Printable version of sign ordinance available here

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-Year Data, 2010-2014. This product uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau. For more recent housing data, see SBAOR's monthly releases of market statistics at www.SouthBayAOR.com.