Gardena, California Population 2020

59,721

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 40.5 years, 39.6 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.0 males.

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

Gardena Ca Demographics

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

  • Asian: 24.80%
  • White: 23.93%
  • Black or African American: 23.07%
  • Other race: 22.32%
  • Two or more races: 4.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0.37%

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 Percentage
Asian14,86324.80%
White14,33723.93%
Black or African American13,82323.07%
Some Other Race13,37422.32%
Two or More Races2,5974.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7091.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native2210.37%

Gardena Ca Population Pyramid 2020

Gardena Ca Median Age

40.5


Total

39.6


Male

41.6


Female

Gardena Ca Adults

There are 47,542 adults, (9,708 of whom are seniors) in Gardena Ca.

Gardena Ca Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardena Ca Sex Ratio

Female

31,546

52.64%

Male

28,378

47.36%

Gardena Ca Households and Families

Gardena Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gardena Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.1%41.9%
All48.9%51.1%
Non Family43.2%56.8%
Male39%61%
Female38.3%61.7%

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,6192.8748.9
Married9,3803.7258.1
Non Family6,5991.2843.2
Female3,4843.3238.3
Male1,1563.6139

3.53

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gardena Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8338.96%
9th to 12th Grade3,6878.62%
High School Graduate10,76825.17%
Some College9,81522.94%
Associates Degree4,2589.95%
Bachelors Degree7,75618.13%
Graduate Degree2,6666.23%

Gardena Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic14,1168,9961,684
Asian12,37411,3794,671
Black10,0579,1822,118
Other Race7,9284,696808
White4,9734,5281,525
Multiple Races1,4141,305474
Islander382382135
Native American19411414

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 37.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,298$36,210$31,010
Less Than High School$20,892$23,939$16,219
High School Grad$28,996$32,150$26,144
Some College$35,443$41,421$31,232
Bachelors Degree$49,748$52,669$46,403
Graduate Degree$64,643$63,529$70,663

$33,298

Average Earnings

$36,210

Average Male

$31,010

Average Female

Gardena Ca Language

Gardena Ca Language by Age

Gardena Ca Language

47.36% of Gardena Ca residents speak only English, while 52.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.06% of the population.

Gardena Ca Poverty

Gardena Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic22,9464,82721.04%
Other13,2553,38525.54%
Black13,5661,70012.53%
Asian14,7051,3349.07%
White5,59766811.93%
Multiple2,5681776.89%
Native2212410.86%

14.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.58%

Male Poverty Rate

15.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardena Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardena Ca is Other, with 25.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardena Ca is Multiple, with 6.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.29%
High School13.22%
Some College10.25%
Bachelors or Greater6.75%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.52%
Female Unemployed23.38%
Female Employed8.64%
Male Employed5.95%

Gardena Ca Income

Gardena Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,351$72,514
Families$65,114$81,176
Married Families$76,705-
Non Families$36,909$51,018

Gardena Ca Marital Status

Gardena Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

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

Gardena Ca Marital Status by Race

Gardena Ca Veterans

2,220

Number of Veterans

2,065

Male Veterans

155

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam767
Second Gulf War354
Korea277
First Gulf War144
World War II91

Gardena Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black7356.64%
White6875.94%
Asian5994.52%
Hispanic3001.82%
Other1271.35%
2 or More452.71%
Indian2311.86%
Hawaiian41.01%

Gardena Ca Veterans by Education

7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardena Ca Employment Status

62%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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

51.74%

Born in California

65.06%

Native Born

34.94%

Foreign Born

15.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

65.06% of Gardena Ca residents were born in the United States, with 51.74% having been born in California. 15.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.