Lawndale, California Population 2020

32,754

Lawndale, California's estimated population is 32,754 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lawndale, California is the 231st largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 16591.47 people/mi² (6405.97 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.7 years, 35.5 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.5 males.

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

Lawndale Ca Demographics

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

  • White: 41.43%
  • Other race: 30.62%
  • Asian: 10.56%
  • Black or African American: 8.60%
  • Two or more races: 7.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.32%

How Many People Live in Lawndale, California?

32,754
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201832,754-178-0.54%
201732,932-154-0.47%
201633,086-115-0.35%
201533,201270.08%
201433,174420.13%
201333,132990.30%
201233,0331230.37%
201132,9101340.41%
201032,7761,0650.33%
200031,7114,3801.50%
199027,3313,8711.54%
198023,460-1,365-0.56%
197024,8253,0851.34%
196021,7400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,67441.43%
Some Other Race10,10630.62%
Asian3,48610.56%
Black or African American2,8378.60%
Two or More Races2,5457.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2520.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1070.32%

Lawndale Ca Population Pyramid 2020

Lawndale Ca Median Age

35.7


Total

35.5


Male

35.8


Female

Lawndale Ca Adults

There are 25,250 adults, (3,127 of whom are seniors) in Lawndale Ca.

Lawndale Ca Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawndale Ca Sex Ratio

Female

16,138

48.89%

Male

16,869

51.11%

Lawndale Ca Households and Families

Lawndale Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawndale Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married40.7%59.3%
All32.5%67.5%
Female28.4%71.6%
Non Family23.8%76.2%
Male23.5%76.5%

32.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8223.3432.5
Married4,6484.1940.7
Non Family2,6651.2823.8
Female1,605428.4
Male9043.8823.5

3.94

Average Family Size

3.34

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawndale Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,32014.98%
9th to 12th Grade2,67712.08%
High School Graduate5,57725.17%
Some College5,42624.49%
Associates Degree1,1955.39%
Bachelors Degree2,92613.21%
Graduate Degree1,0354.67%

Lawndale Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,8317,9471,298
Other Race6,2973,939615
White4,0533,6751,066
Asian2,6652,153992
Black1,9901,834485
Multiple Races1,284955258
Islander216156
Native American6251

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,960$35,829$24,512
Less Than High School$21,039$27,517$11,232
High School Grad$27,768$31,889$17,813
Some College$35,879$41,694$29,984
Bachelors Degree$50,666$50,703$50,341
Graduate Degree$51,200$46,935$53,533

$30,960

Average Earnings

$35,829

Average Male

$24,512

Average Female

Lawndale Ca Language

Lawndale Ca Language by Age

Lawndale Ca Language

33.18% of Lawndale Ca residents speak only English, while 66.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.73% of the population.

Lawndale Ca Poverty

Lawndale Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic20,9292,93414.02%
Other10,0701,31513.06%
Asian3,48660817.44%
Black2,81858720.83%
Multiple2,54456622.25%
White4,9023647.43%
Native1072826.17%
Islander251124.78%

13.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.41%

Male Poverty Rate

13.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawndale Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawndale Ca is Native, with 26.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawndale Ca is Islander, with 4.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.04%
High School13.41%
Some College10.19%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Unemployed26.61%
Female Employed9.72%
Male Employed7.18%

Lawndale Ca Income

Lawndale Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,447$73,130
Families$61,584$76,176
Married Families$68,157-
Non Families$45,632$54,925

Lawndale Ca Marital Status

Lawndale Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawndale Ca Married by Age and Sex

Lawndale 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 45-54.

Lawndale Ca Marital Status by Race

Lawndale Ca Veterans

976

Number of Veterans

908

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War299
Second Gulf War237
Vietnam196
Korea53
World War II12

Lawndale Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5495.08%
Black2119.94%
Hispanic2091.36%
Other1031.38%
Asian712.37%
2 or More322.02%
Hawaiian104.50%

Lawndale Ca Veterans by Education

7.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawndale Ca Employment Status

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lawndale 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

51.89%

Born in California

62.16%

Native Born

37.84%

Foreign Born

19.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

62.16% of Lawndale Ca residents were born in the United States, with 51.89% having been born in California. 19.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.