Gardena, California Population 2022

61,467
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Gardena is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 61,467, it is the 155th largest city in California and the 690th largest city in the United States. Gardena is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 0.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 61,027 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Gardena has a population density of 10,545 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gardena is $75,513 with a poverty rate of 13.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,377 per month, and the median house value is $519,000. The median age in Gardena is 41.3 years, 39.7 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Gardena Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gardenawas:

  • Asian: 25.96%
  • White: 23.65%
  • Black or African American: 21.13%
  • Other race: 19.74%
  • Two or more races: 8.41%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.50%
The current population of Gardena, California is 61,467 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 61,027.

Gardena, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Gardena Population by Race

Gardena Population Pyramid 2022

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Gardena Median Age

40.5


Total

38.1


Male

42.8


Female

Gardena Adults

There are 47,569 adults, (10,037 of whom are seniors) in Gardena.

Gardena Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardena Sex Ratio

Female

30,628

51.56%

Male

28,773

48.44%

Gardena Population by Age

Gardena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gardena Household Types

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gardena Households and Families

3.55

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Gardena Households by Type

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Gardena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gardena Educational Attainment by Race

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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 islander people with a rate of 41.54%.

Gardena Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,545

Average Earnings

$38,409

Average Male

$33,738

Average Female

Gardena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gardena Language by Age

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Gardena Language

45.46% of Gardena residents speak only English, while 54.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.11% of the population.

Gardena Language

Gardena Poverty by Race

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13.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.43%

Male Poverty Rate

11.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardena is Hispanic, with 14.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardena is Multiple, with 7.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.04%.

Gardena Poverty

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Gardena Poverty Rate by Education

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Gardena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gardena Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gardena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardena Married by Age and Sex

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Gardena 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 55-64.

Gardena Marital Status by Race

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Gardena Marital Status

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2,166

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gardena Veterans by War

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Gardena Veterans by Age

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Gardena Veterans by Race

Gardena Veterans by Education

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17.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardena Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gardena Employment by Age

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Gardena Employment by Race

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Gardena Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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49.24%

Born in Gardena

62.58%

Native Born

37.42%

Foreign Born

16.90%

Non Citizen

20.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.58% of Gardena residents were born in the United States, with 49.24% having been born in California. 16.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gardena Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Gardena Population by Year