Hawthorne, California Population 2022

88,841
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Hawthorne is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 88,841, it is the 93rd largest city in California and the 413th largest city in the United States. Hawthorne is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 0.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 88,083 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Hawthorne has a population density of 14,605 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hawthorne is $72,342 with a poverty rate of 15.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,335 per month, and the median house value is $602,100. The median age in Hawthorne is 33.2 years, 32.3 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Hawthorne Demographics

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

  • White: 34.50%
  • Black or African American: 27.07%
  • Other race: 22.06%
  • Two or more races: 8.41%
  • Asian: 6.73%
  • Native American: 0.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.28%
The current population of Hawthorne, California is 88,841 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 88,083.

Hawthorne, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Hawthorne Population by Race

Hawthorne Population Pyramid 2022

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Hawthorne Median Age

32.6


Total

31.7


Male

33.4


Female

Hawthorne Adults

There are 62,769 adults, (7,298 of whom are seniors) in Hawthorne.

Hawthorne Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hawthorne Sex Ratio

Female

43,671

51.13%

Male

41,739

48.87%

Hawthorne Population by Age

Hawthorne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hawthorne Household Types

27.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hawthorne Households and Families

3.74

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Hawthorne Households by Type

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Hawthorne Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hawthorne Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.85%.

Hawthorne Educational Attainment by Race

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$34,620

Average Earnings

$38,958

Average Male

$31,027

Average Female

Hawthorne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hawthorne Language by Age

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Hawthorne Language

41.75% of Hawthorne residents speak only English, while 58.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.95% of the population.

Hawthorne Language

Hawthorne Poverty by Race

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15.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.56%

Male Poverty Rate

16.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hawthorne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hawthorne is Islander, with 28.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hawthorne is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.48%.

Hawthorne Poverty

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Hawthorne Poverty Rate by Education

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Hawthorne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hawthorne Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Hawthorne Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hawthorne Married by Age and Sex

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Hawthorne 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 45-54.

Hawthorne Marital Status by Race

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Hawthorne Marital Status

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1,810

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Hawthorne Veterans by War

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Hawthorne Veterans by Age

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Hawthorne Veterans by Race

Hawthorne Veterans by Education

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6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hawthorne Veterans by Education

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hawthorne Employment by Age

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Hawthorne Employment by Race

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Hawthorne 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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54.62%

Born in Hawthorne

66.66%

Native Born

33.34%

Foreign Born

18.31%

Non Citizen

15.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.66% of Hawthorne residents were born in the United States, with 54.62% having been born in California. 18.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hawthorne Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Hawthorne Population by Year