|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
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.
Gardena is located entirely in Los Angeles County.
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.
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.
Gardena has a population density of 10,092.5 people per square mile.
|650||Monterey Park, California||59,667||-0.8%|
|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%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.8% of the residents of Gardena are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.4% of Gardena residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Gardena is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gardena, 13.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gardena is $58,447.
In Gardena, 47.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.1% of housing units in Gardena.
Of all the housing units in Gardena, 5.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Gardena, 5.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gardena is $1,309.
In Gardena, 81.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.