Gardena Population By Year

Population Graph For Gardena, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 59,702 648 -2.0%
2020 60,892 634 0.3%
2010 58,829 581 0.2%
2000 57,935 511 1.0%
1990 52,322 493

Gardena Population Facts

What is the current population of Gardena?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gardena is 59,702. Gardena, California is the 648th largest city in the US.

What county is Gardena, California in?

Gardena is located entirely in Los Angeles County.

What is the size of Gardena, California in square miles?

Gardena has an area of 5.8 square miles.

What was the peak population of Gardena?

The peak population of Gardena was in 2020, when its population was 60,892. In 2020, Gardena was the 634th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 648th largest city in the US. Gardena is currently 2.0% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Gardena growing?

Gardena has grown 3.0% since the 2000. Gardena, California's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Gardena, California?

Gardena has a population density of 10,092.5 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
628 Woodland 61,398 23.4%
629 Montebello 61,204 -1.6%
634 San Rafael 60,769 8.2%
635 Pico Rivera 60,764 -4.3%
636 La Mesa 60,721 10.7%
647 Santee 59,703 12.5%
648 Gardena 59,702 3.0%
650 Monterey Park 59,667 -0.8%
657 Petaluma 59,403 8.3%
670 Cupertino 58,622 11.3%
672 Hanford 58,496 39.4%
680 Gilroy 58,101 39.3%
692 Highland 57,159 27.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
642 Parker, Colorado 60,313 143.8%
643 Youngstown, Ohio 60,270 -26.2%
644 Owensboro, Kentucky 60,011 10.6%
645 Corvallis, Oregon 59,864 21.0%
646 Stonecrest, Georgia 59,863
647 Santee, California 59,703 12.5%
648 Gardena, California 59,702 3.0%
649 Kokomo, Indiana 59,691 27.3%
650 Monterey Park, California 59,667 -0.8%
651 Taunton, Massachusetts 59,600 6.2%
652 White Plains, New York 59,526 11.6%
653 West Allis, Wisconsin 59,484 -2.6%
654 Des Plaines, Illinois 59,459 4.1%

Gardena Demographics

What is the voting age population of Gardena, California?

The total voting age population of Gardena, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 38,525. The voting age population is 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

What percentage of Gardena, California residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 16.8% of the residents of Gardena are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Gardena, California?

The racial demographics of Gardena are 24.9% Asian, 24.6% White, 22.5% Black, 21.3% Other, 4.8% Two or more races, 1.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 39.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Gardena, California residents are below the poverty line?

In Gardena, 13.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.1%. On a per-household basis, 10.8% of families are below the poverty line in Gardena.

What percentage of Gardena, California residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 62.4% of Gardena residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Gardena, California residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.4% of Gardena residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.4% have a bachelor's degree and 6.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Gardena, California residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Gardena residents aged 5 and older, 54.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 33.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 17.4% speak an Asian language.

Gardena Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Gardena, California?

The unemployment rate in Gardena is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Gardena, California residents work for the government?

In Gardena, 13.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Gardena, California?

The median household income in Gardena is $58,447.

Gardena Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Gardena, California?

In Gardena, 47.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Gardena, California?

Renters occupy 52.1% of housing units in Gardena.

What percentage of Gardena, California housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Gardena, 5.8% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Gardena, California housing units were built after 2000?

In Gardena, 5.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Gardena, California?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gardena is $1,309.

What percentage of households in Gardena, California have broadband internet?

In Gardena, 81.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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