Hawthorne demographics profile

StatisticHawthorneCaliforniaNational
Population86,93838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)14,29223291
Median age32.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%46%43%
Speak English40%56%79%
Speak Spanish50%29%13%
Hawthorne, CA has a population of 86,938 and is the 381st largest city in the United States. The population density is 14,292 per sq mi which is 6050% higher than the California average and 15675% higher than the national average. The median age in Hawthorne is 32 which is approximately 10% lower than the California average of 36. In Hawthorne, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 40% speak English and 50% speak Spanish. 53% of Hawthorne residents were born in California, 11% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 36% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hawthorne is 6050% higher than California.
  • The median age in Hawthorne is 10% lower than California.
  • In Hawthorne 34.78% of the population is White.
  • In Hawthorne 23.19% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hawthorne 6.72% of the population is Asian.

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Hawthorne population breakdown by race

RaceHawthorneCaliforniaNational
White34.78%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American23.19%5.85%12.63%
Asian6.72%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.40%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.50%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race9.44%4.62%3.06%
Other race24.97%13.28%4.75%
In Hawthorne, 56.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Hawthorne, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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