Lawndale, California Population 2019

Lawndale, California's estimated population is 32,754 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lawndale, California is the 231st largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 16591.47 people/mi² (6405.97 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35 years, 34.2 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 3.34 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 Lawndale, California is $54,862, while the mean household income is $69,393.

Lawndale Ca Demographics

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

  • White: 42.89%
  • Other race: 26.18%
  • Black or African American: 10.51%
  • Asian: 10.03%
  • Two or more races: 8.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.42%

How Many People Live in Lawndale, California?

32,754
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201832,754-178-0.54%
201732,932-154-0.47%
201633,086-115-0.35%
201533,201270.08%
201433,174420.13%
201333,132990.30%
201233,0331230.37%
201132,9101340.41%
201032,7761,0650.33%
200031,7114,3801.50%
199027,3313,8711.54%
198023,460-1,365-0.56%
197024,8253,0851.34%
196021,7400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,237
Some Other Race8,689
Black or African American3,488
Asian3,330
Two or More Races2,949
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander357
American Indian and Alaska Native141

Lawndale Ca Population Pyramid 2019

Lawndale Ca Median Age

35


Total

34.2


Male

35.9


Female

Lawndale Ca Adults

There are 25,372 adults, (2,955 of whom are seniors) in Lawndale Ca.

Lawndale Ca Age Dependency

48.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawndale Ca Sex Ratio

Female

16,247

48.95%

Male

16,944

51.05%

Lawndale Ca Households and Families

Lawndale Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawndale Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married39%61%
All32.3%67.7%
Male29.3%70.7%
Non Family26.1%73.9%
Female24.4%75.6%

32.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8753.3432.3
Married4,7524.239
Non Family2,7601.3526.1
Female1,4714.0324.4
Male8923.8129.3

3.94

Average Family Size

3.34

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawndale Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,37115.39%
9th to 12th Grade2,40911.00%
High School Graduate5,51425.17%
Some College5,45324.89%
Associates Degree1,3105.98%
Bachelors Degree2,65012.10%
Graduate Degree1,2005.48%

Lawndale Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,1757,5551,106
Other Race5,4283,368409
White4,1233,7281,049
Asian2,5051,964841
Black2,3592,201689
Multiple Races1,3801,082290
Islander260209
Native American7459

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,286$34,157$23,667
Less Than High School$19,907$24,476$11,199
High School Grad$25,625$30,781$20,766
Some College$32,289$38,837$25,924
Bachelors Degree$43,920$50,916$41,386
Graduate Degree$51,771$58,725$49,628

$30,286

Average Earnings

$34,157

Average Male

$23,667

Average Female

Lawndale Ca Language

Lawndale Ca Language by Age

Lawndale Ca Language

37.23% of Lawndale Ca residents speak only English, while 62.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 50.60% of the population.

Lawndale Ca Poverty

Lawndale Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic20,3633,37416.57%
Other8,6501,30715.11%
Asian3,33071621.50%
Multiple2,94959820.28%
Black3,46457116.48%
White4,8713477.12%
Native1412819.86%
Islander356123.37%

15.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.08%

Male Poverty Rate

14.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawndale Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawndale Ca is Asian, with 21.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawndale Ca is Islander, with 3.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.19%
High School15.98%
Some College12.42%
Bachelors or Greater8.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.76%
Male Unemployed22.08%
Female Employed9.31%
Male Employed8.80%

Lawndale Ca Income

Lawndale Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,862$69,393
Families$55,720$70,742
Married Families$66,146-
Non Families$45,374$56,159

Lawndale Ca Marital Status

Lawndale Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawndale Ca Married by Age and Sex

Lawndale Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lawndale Ca Marital Status by Race

Lawndale Ca Veterans

983

Number of Veterans

910

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War375
Vietnam186
Second Gulf War178
Korea49
World War II

Lawndale Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4824.26%
Black32112.93%
Hispanic2191.47%
Other961.46%
Asian541.90%
2 or More301.69%

Lawndale Ca Veterans by Education

10.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawndale Ca Employment Status

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Lawndale 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

53.80%

Born in California

64.11%

Native Born

35.89%

Foreign Born

19.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

64.11% of Lawndale Ca residents were born in the United States, with 53.80% having been born in California. 19.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.