Nestled in the heart of the South Bay region, Hawthorne, California, is a vibrant and diverse community that seamlessly blends suburban charm with urban convenience. Known for its central location, rich history, and welcoming atmosphere, Hawthorne offers residents an ideal place to call home. One of Hawthorne's greatest assets is its strategic location. Situated just 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles and only minutes away from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), residents enjoy unparalleled access to major employment centers, world-class dining, entertainment, and shopping options. The city's proximity to major freeways, including the 105, 405, and 110, makes commuting and traveling throughout the greater Los Angeles area a breeze.  Hawthorne, California, is a city on the rise, offering a unique blend of suburban comfort and urban excitement. With its welcoming community, excellent amenities, and prime location, Hawthorne is an ideal place for individuals and families seeking a vibrant and connected lifestyle. Whether you're looking to plant roots or find your next investment opportunity, Hawthorne is a city with something for everyone.
Community and Culture Hawthorne is a melting pot of cultures and backgrounds, contributing to a lively and inclusive community spirit. The city is home to a wide array of cultural events, local festivals, and community gatherings that bring neighbors together, fostering a strong sense of belonging and camaraderie.
Amenities and Recreation Hawthorne boasts a variety of amenities that cater to all lifestyles. For outdoor enthusiasts, the city offers numerous parks and recreational facilities, including Holly Park, Eucalyptus Park, Holy Glen Park and the popular Bicentennial Park, which features sports courts, playgrounds, and picnic areas. The city's dedication to maintaining green spaces ensures that residents have ample opportunities to enjoy nature and stay active. The city also offers many sports programs throughout the year and swimming pool that offer various activities to residents.
Education and Schools Education is a priority in Hawthorne, with several highly regarded public and private schools serving the area. The Hawthorne School District and the Centinela Valley Union High School District provide quality education and a variety of extracurricular programs. And highly rated Hawthorne Math and Science Academy.  Additionally, the city's proximity to prestigious universities and colleges, such as UCLA, USC, and Loyola Marymount University, offers excellent opportunities for higher education.
Real Estate and Housing Hawthorne's real estate market is diverse, featuring a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartment complexes. The city's housing options cater to various budgets and preferences, from charming mid-century homes to modern new developments. Many neighborhoods such as Ramona Tract, Holly Glen and Holly park to name a few are characterized by tree-lined streets, well-maintained properties, and a strong sense of community. Find your local Real Estate Company in Hawthorne, Pacific Properties Realty Group. Home of Johan Cisneros, The Running Realtor, Broker/Owner of Pacific PRG.  Johan and his team are local Realtor(s), real estate agents in Hawthorne.
Economic Growth and Development Hawthorne is experiencing significant economic growth, driven by a burgeoning tech industry and the presence of major aerospace companies such as SpaceX. This economic vitality not only provides ample job opportunities but also contributes to the overall prosperity and development of the city.
Local Attractions and Dining Residents of Hawthorne enjoy a variety of local attractions and dining options. The city's culinary scene is diverse, offering everything from local beloved restaurants and fast food. Popular spots for shopping and entertainment can be found in the nearby South Bay Galleria, Manhattan Village in Manhattan Beach and The Point in El Segundo. For those seeking cultural enrichment, the Hawthorne Historical Society and the nearby Beach Boys Historic Landmark pay homage to the city's rich history and contributions to music.

Overview for Hawthorne, CA

90,027 people live in Hawthorne, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $30,263. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

90,027

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$30,263

Average individual Income

Around Hawthorne, CA

There's plenty to do around Hawthorne, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

87
Very Walkable
Walking Score
61
Bikeable
Bike Score
38
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Masarap Cafe, Sta Sof Tacos, and Ricardo Santos PT.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.44 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.42 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.73 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.5 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.58 miles 33 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.32 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Hawthorne, CA

Hawthorne has 29,698 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hawthorne do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 90,027 people call Hawthorne home. The population density is 22,273.247 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

90,027

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35

Median Age

49.23 / 50.77%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
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29,698

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$30,263

Average individual Income

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Schools in Hawthorne, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Hawthorne. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Richard Henry Dana Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Cimarron Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Renaissance County Community
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Al-Huda Islamic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Trinity Lutheran School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Hawthorne Math and Science Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Juan Cabrillo Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
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