Lawndale demographics profile

StatisticLawndaleCaliforniaNational
Population33,16138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)16,79823291
Median age34.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%46%43%
Speak English37%56%79%
Speak Spanish51%29%13%
Lawndale, CA has a population of 33,161 and is the 1,285th largest city in the United States. The population density is 16,798 per sq mi which is 7128% higher than the California average and 18440% higher than the national average. The median age in Lawndale is 35 which is approximately 3% lower than the California average of 36. In Lawndale, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 37% speak English and 51% speak Spanish. 53% of Lawndale residents were born in California, 8% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 37% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Lawndale is 7128% higher than California.
  • The median age in Lawndale is 3% lower than California.
  • In Lawndale 47.79% of the population is White.
  • In Lawndale 9.60% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lawndale 10.23% of the population is Asian.

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Lawndale population breakdown by race

RaceLawndaleCaliforniaNational
White47.79%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American9.60%5.85%12.63%
Asian10.23%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.41%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian1.26%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race9.13%4.62%3.06%
Other race21.57%13.28%4.75%
In Lawndale, 62.3% 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 Lawndale, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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