Living in Gardena, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Gardena SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
5

Gardena, CA Crime Report

1,632
Total Crimes
2,701.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
5.16%
Above National Average

Gardena, CA Cost Of Living

133
Gardena's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Gardena, California Info Snack

Gardena is a city located in the South Bay (southwestern) region of Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 58,829 at the 2010 census, up from 57,746 at the 2000 census. Until 2014, the US census cited the City of Gardena as the place with the highest percentage of Japanese Americans in California. Gardena has a large Japanese population helping make the South Bay region of Los Angeles home to the largest concentration of Japanese companies within the mainland United States.
Population
59,924
Unemployment
5.8%
Poverty
14.9%
Median Home
$441,900
Median Income
$55,351
Median Rent
$1,252

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Rankings for Gardena in California

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Map Of Gardena, CA

Population over time in Gardena

Year Population % Change
2017 59,924 -0.3%
2016 60,096 0.3%
2015 59,898 -0.1%
2014 59,931 0.4%
2013 59,682 0.8%
2012 59,226 0.5%
2011 58,960 0.4%
2010 58,743 0.1%
2009 58,668 -
Crime/100k Gardena CA USA
Violent Crime 539.5 447.4 368.9
Murder 11.6 4.4 5.0
Robbery 264.8 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 236.7 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 2161.4 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 478.3 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1161.8 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 521.3 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Gardena

White
9.7% (5,839)
African American
22.8% (13,684)
American Indian
0.1% (79)
Asian
24.5% (14,681)
Hawaiian
1.1% (655)
Other
0.7% (421)
Two Or More
2.4% (1,429)
Hispanic
38.6% (23,136)
Race Gardena CA USA
White 9.7% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 22.8% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 24.5% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 1.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 38.6% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Gardena, California

Less than $10,000
7.1% (427,800)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (291,497)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.2% (553,350)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (653,615)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (829,734)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (1,054,969)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (761,147)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.9% (831,187)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (298,472)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (290,625)
Income Gardena CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.1% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.2% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.9% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Gardena

Female
52.6% (31,545)
Male
47.4% (28,378)
Gender Gardena CA USA
Female 52.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gardena for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (4,793)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (5,393)
High School / GED
25.0% (14,981)
Some College
23.0% (13,782)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (5,992)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (10,786)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,996)
Professional Degree
1.0% (599)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (599)
Education Gardena CA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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