Hawthorne, California Population 2024

81,669

Hawthorne is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Hawthorne has a 2024 population of 81,669. Hawthorne is currently declining at a rate of -1.74% annually and its population has decreased by -6.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 87,804 in 2020.

The average household income in Hawthorne is $92,354 with a poverty rate of 15.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hawthorne is 33.3 years, 33 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Hawthorne Demographics

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

  • White: 28.65%
  • Black or African American: 26.08%
  • Other race: 20.21%
  • Two or more races: 16.27%
  • Asian: 6.62%
  • Native American: 1.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
Land Area (mi²)
6.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
13,426.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.99% (-6,135)
The current population of Hawthorne, California is 81,669 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 87,804.

Hawthorne, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24,91828.65%
Black or African American22,68326.08%
Other race17,57820.21%
Two or more races14,14716.27%
Asian5,7596.62%
Native American1,7051.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1880.22%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hawthorne Population by Race

Hawthorne Population Pyramid 2024

Hawthorne Median Age

33.3

Total

33

Male

33.7

Female

Hawthorne Adults

There are 65,385 adults, (7,849 of whom are seniors) in Hawthorne.

Hawthorne Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hawthorne Sex Ratio

Female44,49951.16%
Male42,47948.84%

Hawthorne Population by Age

Hawthorne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All29,2922.9427.872.2
Married10,8933.924159
Non Family9,7411.318.381.7
Female6,1353.611783
Male2,5233.4633.166.9
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3.62

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

27.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hawthorne Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hawthorne Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hawthorne Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.42%.

Hawthorne Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,566

Average Earnings

$45,438

Average Male

$35,339

Average Female

Hawthorne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hawthorne Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hawthorne Language

42.61% of Hawthorne residents speak only English, while 57.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.01% of the population.

Hawthorne Language

Hawthorne Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic47,7228,69918.23%
Black22,4753,05513.59%
Other17,4282,44114.01%
Multiple14,1022,30916.37%
White8,2228139.89%
Asian5,73764011.16%
Native1,68959635.29%
Islander1782815.73%
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15.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.67%

Male Poverty Rate

15.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hawthorne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hawthorne is Native, with 35.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hawthorne is White, with 9.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.31%.

Hawthorne Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.11%
High School17.47%
Some College7.72%
Bachelors or Greater7.32%
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Hawthorne Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.02%
Female Unemployed30.22%
Female Employed6.91%
Male Employed6.82%
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Hawthorne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hawthorne Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hawthorne Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hawthorne Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hawthorne Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,627

Number of Veterans

1,402

Male Veterans

225

Female Veterans

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Hawthorne Veterans by War

count

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Hawthorne Veterans by Age

count

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Hawthorne Veterans by Race

Hawthorne Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hawthorne Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hawthorne Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hawthorne Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hawthorne Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

55.63%

Born in Hawthorne

67.35%

Native Born

32.65%

Foreign Born

17.64%

Non Citizen

15.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.35% of Hawthorne residents were born in the United States, with 55.63% having been born in California. 17.64% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202974,434-1,447-1.91%
202875,881-1,447-1.87%
202777,328-1,447-1.84%
202678,775-1,447-1.8%
202580,222-1,447-1.77%
202481,669-1,447-1.74%
202383,116-1,447-1.71%
202284,563-1,447-1.68%
202186,010-1,794-2.04%
202087,8043,0973.66%
201984,707-825-0.96%
201885,532-698-0.81%
201786,230-493-0.57%
201686,723-217-0.25%
201586,9403950.46%
201486,5457590.88%
201385,7865740.67%
201285,2123640.43%
201184,8485800.69%
201084,2681560.19%
200084,11212,76317.89%
199071,34914,91226.42%
198056,4373,1335.88%
197053,30420,26961.36%
196033,03516,719102.47%
195016,3168,05397.46%
19408,2631,66725.27%
19306,596
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Hawthorne Population by Year