Economic Development

Homes in a Signal Hill Neighborhood


The City of Signal Hill is a safe, clean, diverse, and welcoming community with an entrepreneurial spirit and small-town charm.

The City of Signal Hill offers:

  • Award winning schools
  • Million dollar views
  • Attractive housing for all income levels
  • Beautiful parks and trail system

City Services:

  • Ombudsman services
  • Personalized development review services with Planning, Building and/or Engineering
  • Fast track permitting

Additional Highlights:

  • The City is centrally located near I-405 and I-605, about 30 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, and only 3 miles from the beach
  • No utility users tax
  • Low business license and permitting fees
Map of Signal Hill

Business Resources:

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Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce

The Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce promotes business throughout the city and will provide ribbon cuttings for new businesses. For information, contact the Chamber at 888-681-1718 or via email.

Quick Facts

  • Population:  11,749
  • Size: 2.2 square miles
  • Sales Tax Rate:  9.5%
  • Average Age: 38
  • Number of Households:  4,078
  • Number of Jobs:  14,375 (2015)
  • Average Household Income:  70,609 (2016)
  • Daily Temperature:  Mid-70’s with ocean breezes
  • Safety:  Low crime rate & responsive Police Department

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, 2015; Nielsen Co.; California Department of Finance E-1, May 2018; CoreLogic/DataQuick; California Department of Education; and SCAG.