Hawthorne, CA

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Population

87,425

0.56% growth

Median Age

33


Median Household Income

$47,636

5.65% growth

Poverty Rate

17%


Number of Employees

42,258

2.31% growth

Median Property Value

$461,400

9.96% growth

About

In 2017, Hawthorne, CA had a population of 87.4k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $47,636. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hawthorne, CA grew from 86,938 to 87,425, a 0.56% increase and its median household income grew from $45,089 to $47,636, a 5.65% increase.

The population of Hawthorne, CA is 54.8% Hispanic or Latino, 23.3% Black or African American Alone, and 8.92% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Hawthorne, CA speak a non-English language, and 80.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hawthorne, CA is $461,400, and the homeownership rate is 26.5%. Most people in Hawthorne, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Hawthorne, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hawthorne, CA employs 42.3k people. The largest industries in Hawthorne, CA are Accommodation & Food Services (5,217 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,005 people), and Retail Trade (4,662 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,563), Utilities ($54,928), and Finance & Insurance ($50,297).

Median household income in Hawthorne, CA is $47,636. Males in Hawthorne, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Hawthorne, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,636

2017 value

± $1,706

5.65%

1 Year Growth

± 4.74%

Households in Hawthorne, CA have a median annual income of $47,636, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,089 in 2016, which represents a 5.65% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hawthorne, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 6023.02

  2. Census Tract 6037.03

  3. Census Tract 6027

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hawthorne, CA was Census Tract 6023.02 with a value of $126,116, followed by Census Tract 6037.03 and Census Tract 6027, with respective values of $86,200 and $82,868.

The following map shows all of the places in Hawthorne, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hawthorne, CA (14.8k out of 87k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    8,913 ± 693

  2. Other

    4,793 ± 544

  3. White

    4,255 ± 467

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hawthorne, CA is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

42.3k

2017 Value

± 1,486

2.31%

1 Year growth

± 4.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hawthorne, CA grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 41.3k employees to 42.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hawthorne, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,467 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,403 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (3,296 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hawthorne, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hawthorne, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,467 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,403 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (3,296 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hawthorne, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.44 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.89 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.65 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hawthorne, CA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($86,167), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($73,203), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($67,292).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

42.3k

2017 Value

± 1,486

2.31%

1 Year growth

± 4.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hawthorne, CA grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 41.3k employees to 42.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hawthorne, CA, are Accommodation & Food Services (5,217 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,005 people), and Retail Trade (4,662 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hawthorne, CA, though some of these residents may live in Hawthorne, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hawthorne, CA, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (5,217 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,005 people), and Retail Trade (4,662 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hawthorne, CA has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.18 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.77 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hawthorne, CA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,563), Utilities ($54,928), and Finance & Insurance ($50,297).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight ($157B) and Gasoline ($127B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

83.2% of the population of Hawthorne, CA has health coverage, with 39.8% on employee plans, 29.2% on Medicaid, 5.31% on Medicare, 8.29% on non-group plans, and 0.657% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Hawthorne, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Hawthorne, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

16.8%

Uninsured

39.8%

Employer Coverage

29.2%

Medicaid

5.31%

Medicare

8.29%

Non-Group

0.657%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hawthorne, CA declined by 12.9% from 19.3% to 16.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hawthorne, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Hawthorne, CA is home to a population of 87.4k people, from which 80.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Hawthorne, CA residents were born outside of the country (31.2k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Hawthorne, CA is composed of 47.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (54.8%), 20.3k Black or African American Alone residents (23.3%), 7.8k White Alone residents (8.92%), 6.4k Asian Alone residents (7.32%), 3.89k Two or More Races residents (4.45%), 527 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.603%), 452 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.517%), and 109 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.125%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hawthorne, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

25

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hawthorne, CA was 33. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Hawthorne, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Hawthorne, CA residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    31.2k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Hawthorne, CA residents (31.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hawthorne, CA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 California residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

80.5%

2017 Citizenship

79.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 80.5% of Hawthorne, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hawthorne, CA was 79.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    47.9k ± 2.62k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    20.3k ± 994

  3. White Alone

    7.8k ± 622

In 2017, there were 2.36 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (47.9k people) in Hawthorne, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.3k Black or African American Alone and 7.8k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hawthorne, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Hawthorne, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Hawthorne, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Hawthorne, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    619 ± 170

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    467 ± 146

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    376 ± 128

Hawthorne, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hawthorne, CA was $461,400 in 2017, which is 2.12 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $419,600 to $461,400, a 9.96% increase. The homeownership rate in Hawthorne, CA is 26.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hawthorne, CA have an average commute time of 28.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hawthorne, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,636

Median Household Income

± $1,706

29.5k

Number of Households

± 1,159

In 2017, the median household income of the 29.5k households in Hawthorne, CA grew to $47,636 from the previous year's value of $45,089.

The following chart displays the households in Hawthorne, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$461,400

2017 Median

± $13,079

$419,600

2016 Median

± $11,602

In 2017, the median property value in Hawthorne, CA grew to to $461,400 from the previous year's value of $419,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hawthorne, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hawthorne, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hawthorne, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hawthorne, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

26.5%

2017 Homeownership

26.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 26.5% of the housing units in Hawthorne, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 26.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hawthorne, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hawthorne, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hawthorne, CA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

28.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hawthorne, CA have a longer commute time (28.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.68% of the workforce in Hawthorne, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.4%

  2. Carpooled

    11.4%

  3. Public Transit

    6.56%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hawthorne, CA was Drove Alone (75.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.4%) and those who Public Transit (6.56%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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