562 area code - Get a Long Beach, California local phone number

You can start using your new 562 area code business telephone number in just a few minutes with OpenPhone. OpenPhone lets you call from a device you already use, so you won’t need to carry a new phone, go to a store, or sign a new contract. With a simple app, you make and receive calls and texts wherever you are, on your cell phone, tablet, or computer. Once you activate your phone number, you can customize your business settings and keep all your business calls in one place.

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With just a few clicks, you can sign up for a phone number and start building your presence in any area code you like, from coast to coast. A local number helps you establish that your business is part of the community. Plus, most people are more receptive to calls from their local area code.


From population to big cities, adjacent area codes, and nearby counties, let’s look at some of the most important details on area code 562:


The heart of area code 562 and its largest city is Long Beach, California. With a population of 466,742 people, many callers in this area code hail from the greater Los Angeles County area. But that’s not all there is to area code 562. The area code covers outlying regions as well. It includes portions of Downey, Long Beach, Whittier, Norwalk, La Habra, Lakewood, Pico Rivera, and most of southeastern Los Angeles County.


Area code 562 touches 2 different counties, including Los Angeles and Orange counties.


You can find other major cities in nearby area codes like 213/323 (Los Angeles, CA), 310/424 (Los Angeles, CA), 442/760 (Oceanside, CA), 626 (Pasadena, CA), 657/714 (Anaheim, CA), 909 (San Bernardino, CA), and 949 (Irvine, CA).


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With a local 562 phone number, you can effectively get in front of the right people and establish a foothold in the Long Beach, CA area.

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What’s the startup climate like for new businesses in area code 562? Here are some statistics on population, employment, and core regional businesses:


The largest county in area code 562, Los Angeles County, lies entirely within Pacific Standard Time. Population in the area is shrinking slightly. There was a -0.30% population change from 2019 to 2020.

Overall unemployment rates are significant for businesses looking to source talent and grow their presence in a new area. Between 2019 and 2020, the city of Long Beach’s unemployment rate was 12.3%.

But none of these demographics tell the whole story of new business opportunities in the area. In fact, in area code 562, new enterprises are slightly dropping. Business applications were up 23.00% from 2019 to 2020. And many of these endeavors are thriving with a startup survival of rate 81.80% within California.

New businesses can also benefit from working closely with large existing industries. California's top three industries are:
  • Educational services, and health care and social assistance
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services


Try out calling and texting with an area code tied to this flourishing region and confirm OpenPhone is a great fit for your business by starting a free seven-day trial of OpenPhone.

Try out calling and texting with an area code tied to this flourishing region and confirm OpenPhone is a great fit for your business by starting a free seven-day trial of OpenPhone.

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Whether you're looking for a local Long Beach or North American toll-free number,
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See which specific 562 phone numbers are available and claim your own Long Beach, CA number by signing up for a free trial. Here’s how it works: using our service, you can easily set up your local phone number without the need to install any additional hardware. Easily download and install our app, and find the right numbers for your business.

How to get a 562 phone number

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Enter your email address or sign in with your Google account.

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Then search by city (Long Beach, CA) or area code (562) to select a specific local number.

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Verify your account via credit card (you won’t be charged until your trial ends, cancel anytime.)

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Use the OpenPhone browser app or download the desktop apps or mobile apps.

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Why do businesses sign up for a virtual 562 number with OpenPhone
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Flexible calls from anywhere

OpenPhone lets you get a new business phone number in area code 562. You can even port over your existing number with no service interruptions. Use your number on any cell phone, tablet, or computer using OpenPhone, the #1 rated business phone platform on G2. There’s an app for all your favorite devices so your conversations — and contacts — always stay in one place.

Make and receive calls from across the state or around the world. An OpenPhone business number travels with you wherever you have an internet connection. Best of all, you can use your phone number from anywhere to call anyone in the US or Canada without any long-distance charges. Calls to other countries are just a fraction of what you’d pay with a traditional carrier.

You can also have different numbers for departments, teammates, and locations. If you need a new number, it takes just seconds to activate and assign unique numbers to someone on your team. There are no waiting periods, no trips to the store, and no contracts to sign.

Streamline all your phone communication

OpenPhone’s modern business phone platform comes packed with features that make looking professional effortless. Start by easily adding a phone menu, caller ID, and away voicemail greeting.

Respond to customers easier when you save go-to message templates as snippets. Stop typing the same responses over and over again, and give your customers reliable answers faster.
You can even automatically send out a text message to missed or after-hours calls. There are so many creative ways to use automatic messaging. Harness your newfound powers to nurture leads or promote sales when you can’t answer business calls.
While you’re at it, get your team aligned, too. You can start by working together off a shared number where your team can split responsibility for incoming calls and messages to your business number. That way, no important calls go unanswered and your team stays on the same page.

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Decide which numbers to share with team members. Share the main business number with your entire team or share it with your assistant so after-hours calls get answered. Create departments for small groups. Then everyone can collaborate on any external communication through internal threads. You can even offer direct lines for your employees, too.


Most importantly, your team can quickly catch up on any conversation. Anyone with access to your a shared number inbox can see all voicemails, call history, and text messaging in a single view for every contact.


With your OpenPhone number, you have complete control over your business calls. Know which calls are business and which are personal. Your private number stays private — and when you’re off the clock, you can mute notifications for business calls.


OpenPhone’s flexible suite of features means you’re open for business from any device, anywhere.


Frequently asked questions about local numbers

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Just a piece of advice. I used my personal cell number as the company number and I still regret it a decade later (I get so many stupid calls). Don’t do what I did. I wish I had a service like this 10 years ago!

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