The city of Seal Beach, California is situated in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Seal Beach. The noise levels in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area are low, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case close to San Gabriel River Freeway, Garden Grove Freeway or the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to get to green spaces in the city and there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to enjoy.
Roughly three quarters of the population of this city own their home and one quarter are renters. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of the dwellings in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this city occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. This city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Some, but not all, house buyers in Seal Beach will reside within walking distance of one of about 10 supermarkets. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. As far as education is concerned, primary schools tend to necessitate a long walk to get to, and there are no high schools in Seal Beach.
A car is a great mode of transportation in this city. It is very easy to park. In contrast, traveling by transit can be very hard in Seal Beach as a result of the low service level. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the city, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. It is difficult for pedestrians to navigate Seal Beach since few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.