Hawthorne, California

According to Health-beauty-guides, Hawthorne, California is a city located in Los Angeles County. It is bordered by Redondo Beach to the north, Lawndale to the east, Gardena and Inglewood to the south, and El Segundo to the west. With a population of approximately 86,000 people, Hawthorne is one of the larger cities in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County.

The city’s origin dates back to 1876 when it was first established as a small farming community. It was named after pioneer Daniel Hawthorne who had purchased land from local Native American tribes for agricultural purposes. In 1905, Hawthorne was officially incorporated as a city and has since grown into an urban center with a variety of businesses and industries located within its borders.

According to watchtutorials, Hawthorne’s economy is largely driven by its diverse manufacturing sector which includes aerospace companies such as SpaceX, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon. The city also contains numerous retail stores and restaurants along its main thoroughfare, Imperial Highway. Additionally, Hawthorne is home to several notable attractions including Hollywood Park Racetrack, Del Aire Park, Jack Dunster Marine Life Center and Hawthorne Mall Shopping Center.

The climate in Hawthorne is typical of Southern California with warm summers and mild winters that have low humidity levels throughout most of the year. The area receives an average of 8 inches of rain per year with temperatures ranging from about 55°F in winter months to around 85°F during summer months.

Education in Hawthorne is provided by several public school districts including Centinela Valley Union High School District (CVUHSD), Wiseburn School District (WSD) and Lennox School District (LSD). There are also several private schools located within or near the city limits such as Ramona Convent Secondary School, St Joseph’s Elementary School and Westmont Montessori Academy.

Hawthorne has become increasingly popular among residents due to its close proximity to downtown Los Angeles while still offering an affordable cost of living compared with other areas within Southern California. With plenty of outdoor spaces for recreation activities such as biking trails at Del Aire Park or golfing at Hollywood Park Golf Course alongside numerous shopping opportunities at nearby malls like Westfield Culver City Mall or Manhattan Village Mall; there are plenty of activities for residents to enjoy in this vibrant.

Population: 84,112. Estimated population in July 2020: 85,697 (+1.9% change)
Males: 40,448 (48.1%), Females: 43,664 (51.9%)

Los Angeles County

Zip codes: 90250.

Median resident age: 28.7 years
Median household income: $31,887
Median house value: $183,700

Races in Hawthorne:

  • Hispanic (44.3%)
  • Black (33.0%)
  • Other race (24.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (13.0%)
  • Two or more races (5.2%)
  • Filipino (2.5%)
  • Vietnamese (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (2.9%), Subsaharan African (2.4%), Irish (2.3%), English (2.2%), United States (2.2%), Italian (1.2%).

Elevation: 69 feet

Land area: 6.1 square miles

Hawthorne, California


For population 25 years and over in Hawthorne

  • High school or higher: 66.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hawthorne city

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

33.2% Foreign born (25.3% Latin America, 5.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +12,663 (+17.7%).


Hospital/medical center in Hawthorne:


Other hospitals/medical centers near Hawthorne:



Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hawthorne:

  • LOS ANGELES INTL (about 4 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Abbreviation: LAX)
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 16 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; Abbreviation: LGB)
  • BURBANK-GLENDALE-PASADENA (about 20 miles; BURBANK, CA; Abbreviation: BUR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Hawthorne:

  • ZAMPERINI FIELD (about 9 miles; TORRANCE, CA; Abbreviation: TOA)
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 9 miles; COMPTON, CA; Abbreviation: CPM)

Amtrak stations near Hawthorne:

  • 13 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) – Bus Station. Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) – Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Hawthorne:

  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 24; Location: 13613 HAWTHORNE BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • INTERNATIONAL BARTENDERS SCHOOL (Location: 14151 S HAWTHORNE BLVD; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hawthorne:

  • LOS ANGELES SOUTHWEST COLLEGE (about 4 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,971)
  • LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,890)
  • WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CULVER CITY, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,640)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-DOMINGUEZ HILLS (about 8 miles; CARSON, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,672)
  • CITY UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES (about 10 miles; INGLEWOOD, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,342)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (about 10 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Full-time enrollment: 26,718)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-NORTHRIDGE (about 10 miles; NORTHRIDGE, CA; Full-time enrollment: 23,133)


Public high schools in Hawthorne:

  • HAWTHORNE HIGH (Students: 2,863; Location: 4859 W. EL SEGUNDO BLVD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HAWTHORNE MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: 12329 HAWTHORNE BLVD.; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Hawthorne:

  • LIGHT AND LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOO (Students: 207; Location: 14204 PRAIRIE AV; Grades: PK – 12)
  • RAINBOW BRIDGE CENTER (Students: 84; Location: P O BOX 2208; Grades: 3 – 12)
  • MT CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 46; Location: 13253 SO HAWTHRONE BLVD; Grades: 4 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Hawthorne:

  • EUCALYPTUS ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,261; Location: 12044 S. EUCALYPTUS AVE.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ZELA DAVIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,143; Location: 13435 S. YUKON AVE.; Grades: KG – 04)
  • KORNBLUM ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,008; Location: 3630 EL SEGUNDO BLVD.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BUD CARSON MIDDLE (Students: 947; Location: 13838 S. YUKON AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HAWTHORNE MIDDLE (Students: 909; Location: 4366 W. 129TH ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • YORK ELEMENTARY (Students: 873; Location: 11838 S. YORK AVE.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RAMONA ELEMENTARY (Students: 778; Location: 4617 W. 136TH ST.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PRAIRIE VISTA MIDDLE (Students: 765; Location: 13600 SO PRAIRIE AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 759; Location: 4091 W. 139TH ST.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DANA (RICHARD HENRY) ELEMENTAR (Students: 712; Location: 13500 AVIATION BLVD.; Grades: 06 – 08)

Private primary/middle schools in Hawthorne:

  • ACACIA BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 284; Location: 4712 W EL SEGUNDO BLVD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 4783 W 130TH ST; Grades: KG – 9)
  • ATHERTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 2627 W 116TH STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • PRAIRIE PLAYLAND KNDG (Students: 120; Location: 13703 S PRAIRIE AVE; Grades: PK – 3)
  • DEL AIRE DAY CARE (Students: 38; Location: 4955 W 119TH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • C B C CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 4475 WEST 137TH STREET; Grades: KG – 9)