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0.21% decline
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9.2% growth
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6.49% growth
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6.13% growth


The economy of Lawndale, CA employs 17,025 people. The economy of Lawndale, CA is specialized in Accommodation & Food Service; Information; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 1.83; 1.78; and 1.74 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Lawndale, CA are Accommodation & Food Service (2,516), Retail trade (2,115), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,768), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($52,697), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($49,655), and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($41,000).

Median household income in Lawndale, CA is $51,934. Males in Lawndale, CA have an average income that is 1.04 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,530. The income inequality of Lawndale, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.425 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Lawndale, CA. In Los Angeles County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 72 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,222. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Lawndale, CA is from the county of Los Angeles County, CA.

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Lawndale, CA is home to a population of 33,161 people, from which 79.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Lawndale, CA is composed of 20,660 Hispanic residents (62.3%), 4,897 White residents (14.8%), 3,084 Asian residents (9.3%), 3,015 Black residents (9.1%), and 917 Two+ residents (2.77%). The most common foreign languages in Lawndale, CA are Spanish (16,307 speakers), Vietnamese (1,054 speakers), and Tagalog (626 speakers), but compared to other places, Lawndale, CA has a relative high number of Vietnamese (1,054 speakers), Thai (100 speakers), and Urdu (207 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Gardena, Lawndale Cities & West Athens PUMA, CA awarded 3,693 degrees. The student population of Gardena, Lawndale Cities & West Athens PUMA, CA is skewed towards females, with 1,393 male students and 2,300 female students. Most students in Gardena, Lawndale Cities & West Athens PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,636 and 44.3%), followed by Black or African American (853 and 23.1%), Asian (456 and 12.3%), and White (404 and 10.9%). The largest universities in Gardena, Lawndale Cities & West Athens PUMA, CA by number of graduates are El Camino Community College District (2,387 and 64.6%), Los Angeles Southwest College (730 and 19.8%), and American Auto Institute (566 and 15.3%). The most popular majors in Gardena, Lawndale Cities & West Athens PUMA, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (706 and 19.1%), Humanistic Studies (287 and 7.77%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (183 and 4.96%). The median tuition costs in Gardena, Lawndale Cities & West Athens PUMA, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Lawndale, CA is $401,700, which is 1.96 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $378,500 to $401,700, a 6.13% increase. The homeownership rate of Lawndale, CA is 33.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Lawndale, CA have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lawndale, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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