Gardena, California Population 2019

Gardena, California's estimated population is 59,721 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Gardena, California is the 153rd largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 10245.27 people/mi² (3955.70 people/km²).

The overall median age is 40.6 years, 39.3 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.87 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Gardena, California is $50,807, while the mean household income is $67,900.

Gardena Ca Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gardena Ca was:

  • Asian: 25.11%
  • Black or African American: 23.43%
  • Other race: 23.17%
  • White: 22.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.34%

How Many People Live in Gardena, California?

59,721
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201859,721-236-0.39%
201759,957-4-0.01%
201659,961-53-0.09%
201560,0141190.20%
201459,895690.12%
201359,8264340.73%
201259,3922680.45%
201159,1242870.49%
201058,8371,0910.19%
200057,7467,8991.48%
199049,8474,6820.99%
198045,1654,1440.97%
197041,0215,0781.33%
196035,94321,5389.57%
195014,4058,4969.32%
19405,909-10,060-9.46%
193015,9690.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Asian15,089
Black or African American14,080
Some Other Race13,923
White13,638
Two or More Races2,384
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander779
American Indian and Alaska Native203

Gardena Ca Population Pyramid 2019

Gardena Ca Median Age

40.6


Total

39.3


Male

42


Female

Gardena Ca Adults

There are 47,473 adults, (9,835 of whom are seniors) in Gardena Ca.

Gardena Ca Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardena Ca Sex Ratio

Female

31,558

52.51%

Male

28,538

47.49%

Gardena Ca Households and Families

Gardena Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gardena Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.4%40.6%
All49.7%50.3%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Male41.4%58.6%
Female35.7%64.3%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,6492.8749.7
Married9,5033.7359.4
Non Family6,5301.2244.5
Female3,4643.4635.7
Male1,1523.4341.4

3.55

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gardena Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1299.72%
9th to 12th Grade3,3817.96%
High School Graduate11,05926.03%
Some College10,01523.57%
Associates Degree4,0559.54%
Bachelors Degree7,48317.61%
Graduate Degree2,3665.57%

Gardena Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic13,6038,9231,494
Asian12,52211,3594,467
Black10,2139,0631,980
Other Race8,1594,979833
White4,9264,4891,496
Multiple Races1,1511,101396
Islander395395131
Native American16713013

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,262$35,423$30,104
Less Than High School$20,501$25,559$14,963
High School Grad$28,429$31,612$24,045
Some College$33,342$40,232$29,736
Bachelors Degree$47,730$50,444$46,420
Graduate Degree$62,320$61,658$63,424

$32,262

Average Earnings

$35,423

Average Male

$30,104

Average Female

Gardena Ca Language

Gardena Ca Language by Age

Gardena Ca Language

48.73% of Gardena Ca residents speak only English, while 51.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.01% of the population.

Gardena Ca Poverty

Gardena Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic22,5424,99422.15%
Other13,8253,47225.11%
Black13,7231,87813.69%
Asian14,9231,58610.63%
White5,6425499.73%
Multiple2,3531998.46%
Native2033617.73%

15.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.40%

Male Poverty Rate

16.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardena Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardena Ca is Other, with 25.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardena Ca is Multiple, with 8.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.83%
High School14.84%
Some College11.36%
Bachelors or Greater6.40%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.53%
Female Unemployed21.05%
Female Employed10.25%
Male Employed6.00%

Gardena Ca Income

Gardena Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,807$67,900
Families$58,535$75,055
Married Families$69,931$85,160
Non Families$35,052$48,293

Gardena Ca Marital Status

Gardena Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardena Ca Married by Age and Sex

Gardena Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gardena Ca Marital Status by Race

Gardena Ca Veterans

2,361

Number of Veterans

2,179

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam740
Second Gulf War288
Korea280
World War II157
First Gulf War151

Gardena Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black7766.82%
White6926.28%
Asian6625.01%
Hispanic3412.11%
Other1411.44%
2 or More483.21%
Indian3822.75%
Hawaiian40.98%

Gardena Ca Veterans by Education

6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardena Ca Employment Status

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gardena Ca Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.51%

Born in California

66.78%

Native Born

33.22%

Foreign Born

14.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

66.78% of Gardena Ca residents were born in the United States, with 52.51% having been born in California. 14.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.