Gardena, CA

59,898 Population
5.8 square miles 10,275.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
10,275.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.6%
was 51.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
33.4%
was 33.7%
 
Percent Under 18
21.5%
was 21.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.9%
was 15.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.1
was 6.7
Ranked 23rd Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
15.0%
was 15.0%
 
Median Household Income
$50,137
was $47,674
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.4
45.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
9.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
495.2
was 410.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,499.1
was 2,229.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
21,521
was 21,864
 
Median Rent
$1,180
was $1,154
 
Total Building Permits
4
was 102
 
Occupied Housing Units
20,682
was 20,897
 
Homeownership Rate
50.6%
was 51.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 87
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,692.0
was 3,750.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.6%
was 8.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 15
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.2
was 4.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 1.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.0%
was 92.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
78.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
94.6%
was 94.1%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
82.0%
was 81.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.1%
was 23.2%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
81.4%
was 85.4%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.2%
was 1.0%
 
Revenue
$86,170,929
was $77,964,564
 
Expenditure
$81,299,704
was $75,475,448
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,444
was $1,316
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,362
was $1,274
 

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