Manhattan Beach

Founded on December 2, 1912, Manhattan Beach features 2.1 miles of beach front, 40 acres of recreational beach area in total, and is home to the famous Manhattan Beach Pier. The city is 3.88 square miles and is comprised of 49.1% or 1224 acres of residential area featuring some of the most architecturally impressive homes on the west coast.

Census Information

Population:

According to the 2000 census, Manhattan Beach population is 33,852

Gender:

50.4% male and 49.6% female

Income

The median household income is $107.750

City Government

Government

The City of Manhattan Beach is a General Law city and operates under the council-manager form of government. The Manhattan Beach City Council is comprised of five members, each serving a nine month mayoral position during their four year term.

Current City Council

  • City Mayor: Nicholas W. Tell
  • Mayor Pro Tem: Wayne Powell
  • City Council Member: David J. Lesser
  • City Council Member: Amy Howorth
  • City Council Member: Richard P. Montgomery

Police Department:


Manhattan Beach has a full-service Police Department that provides patrol, traffic, parking and investigative services for the city.

Manhattan Beach Police Department
420 15th Street
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Non-Emergency: (310) 802-5100
Emergency: 9-1-1

Fire Department:


The city of Manhattan Beach has a full-service Fire Department that provides fire, paramedic and building inspection services for the city.

Manhattan Beach Fire Department
420 15th Street
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Non-Emergency: (310) 802-5203
Emergency: 9-1-1