North Long Beach is a predominantly working class area of Long Beach, California. The neighborhood is bounded to the west, north and east by the Long Beach city limits, and to the south by Del Amo Blvd and the Bixby Knolls neighborhood. The north boundary with Paramount is only a few blocks north of the 91 - Artesia Freeway.
North Long Beach is mostly residential. There is a business and retail district centered at the 5600 block of Atlantic Avenue, as well as retail activity along most major streets in the area, including Artesia Blvd., Long Beach Blvd., and Cherry Ave. There are some industrial businesses, mostly along the eastern edge of North Long Beach between Cherry Ave. and Paramount Blvd. serviced by the Union Pacific Railroad.
The northern end of the district is home to Houghton Park and Jordan High School, while the southern end includes the Carmelitos housing project and its adjacent small shopping center. On its west side, at approximately Market St. and Long Beach Blvd., is the site of the original Long Beach civic center dating back to the city's Rancho days. The Long Beach Police Department's North Division operates a substation on the corner of Atlantic and Del Amo, at Scherer Park.
Currently, the average rents in this neighborhood are approximately:
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