Lawndale, California Population 2022

31,615
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Lawndale is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 31,615, it is the 260th largest city in California and the 1446th largest city in the United States. Lawndale is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -2.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,533 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Lawndale has a population density of 16,015 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lawndale is $75,646 with a poverty rate of 12.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,564 per month, and the median house value is $551,800. The median age in Lawndale is 35.5 years, 34.8 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Lawndale Demographics

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

  • White: 42.06%
  • Other race: 24.57%
  • Asian: 11.85%
  • Two or more races: 11.49%
  • Black or African American: 8.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.81%
The current population of Lawndale, California is 31,615 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 32,533.

Lawndale, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Lawndale Population by Race

Lawndale Population Pyramid 2022

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Lawndale Median Age

34.8


Total

34.6


Male

35


Female

Lawndale Adults

There are 25,045 adults, (3,197 of whom are seniors) in Lawndale.

Lawndale Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawndale Sex Ratio

Female

15,721

48.32%

Male

16,812

51.68%

Lawndale Population by Age

Lawndale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawndale Household Types

37.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawndale Households and Families

3.78

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

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Lawndale Households by Type

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Lawndale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawndale Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.66%.

Lawndale Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,825

Average Earnings

$37,849

Average Male

$27,244

Average Female

Lawndale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawndale Language by Age

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Lawndale Language

30.38% of Lawndale residents speak only English, while 69.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.20% of the population.

Lawndale Language

Lawndale Poverty by Race

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12.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.23%

Male Poverty Rate

12.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawndale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawndale is Asian, with 20.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawndale is Multiple, with 5.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.42%.

Lawndale Poverty

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Lawndale Poverty Rate by Education

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Lawndale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawndale Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lawndale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawndale Married by Age and Sex

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Lawndale 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 45-54.

Lawndale Marital Status by Race

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Lawndale Marital Status

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853

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lawndale Veterans by War

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Lawndale Veterans by Age

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Lawndale Veterans by Race

Lawndale Veterans by Education

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8.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawndale Veterans by Education

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72.1%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lawndale Employment by Age

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Lawndale Employment by Race

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Lawndale 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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50.54%

Born in Lawndale

60.10%

Native Born

39.90%

Foreign Born

19.97%

Non Citizen

19.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

60.10% of Lawndale residents were born in the United States, with 50.54% having been born in California. 19.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lawndale Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lawndale Population by Year