El Segundo

City Summary

El Segundo is home to a wide variety of entertaining activities. Residents can visit the famous Dockweiler Beach, known for bonfires and plane-watching. They can also enjoy biking, skating, or walking on The Strand, which passes through the beach city on its way to Santa Monica. El Segundo is home to many attractions visited by those from all over the South Bay, and beyond, such as The Lakes at El Segundo, a popular golf course. The Point, also drawing many visitors, is a high-end outdoor mall, where shoppers can eat at gourmet restaurants, like True Food Kitchen. Across the street, the Apollo Landing Center is home to one location of the iconic Randy’s Donuts, as well as a Philz Coffee and a Shake Shack. With tons of great food and lively activity, El Segundo makes a great place to live.


Annually, in El Segundo, the average daily temperature is approximately 57 degrees Fahrenheit. The weather is coldest in January and December, temperatures reaching as low as 48 degrees. The warmest months are September and October, when temperatures can get as high as 77 degrees.



El Segundo has a population of 17,077. The city’s 5.46 square miles provide for a ratio of 3,128 people per square mile. El Segundo has the lowest population density of any South Bay city, providing for larger-than-average backyards.

Median HH Income


The median El Segundo household earns $85,727 per year. Residents are often employed at the Los Angeles Air Force Base, the Chevron Oil refinery, The Aerospace Corporation, and Northrop Grumman. Those living in El Segundo may, too, choose commute to neighboring Playa del Rey, Manhattan Beach, Westchester, Hawthorne.

Number of HH


There are 6,640 households in El Segundo, averaging 2.6 residents per household. Families with children can enjoy the Automobile Driving Museum, which doubles as an ice cream parlor. In the winter, kids can enjoy the famous Candy Cane Lane — a walk-through winter wonderland set up by the residents of the street. Young couples can find tons of nightlife in El Segundo. The Tavern on Main is a popular pub, and Purple Orchid is a tiki-themed lounge which hosts live music and sells tropical drinks.