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.