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Population (year 2000): 57,746. Estimated population in July 2005: 59,891 (+3.7% change)
Males: 28,143 (48.7%), Females: 29,603 (51.3%)

Los Angeles County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $38,988 (year 2000)
Median house value: $179,500 (year 2000)

Gardena, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Gardena:

  • Hispanic (31.8%)
  • Black (26.0%)
  • Other race (16.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (12.2%)
  • Japanese (11.6%)
  • Korean (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (5.1%)
  • Filipino (3.3%)
  • Vietnamese (2.4%)
  • Chinese (1.6%)
  • Other Asian (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (2.8%), Irish (1.9%), Subsaharan African (1.7%), English (1.6%), United States (1.3%), Italian (1.1%).

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Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 5.8 square miles

Gardena,

For population 25 years and over in Gardena

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gardena city

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

32.9% Foreign born (16.5% Latin America, 14.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,351 (+10.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Beach, CA Long (12.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (14.1 miles www.info.com/LosAngelesRealEstate )

Nearest cities: Park, CA (1.8 miles Alondra Athens, CA (2.0 miles West Compton, CA (2.9 miles West CA (3.2 miles Lawndale, CA (3.2 miles Hawthorne, CA (3.3 miles Westmont, CA (4.1 miles Willowbrook, Aire, CA (4.5 miles Del


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $136,800
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $208,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2000: 177 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2004: 101 buildings, average cost: $191,800

Latitude: 33.89 N, Longitude: 118.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 310


Gardena, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (18.7%), Educational,health and social services (16.4%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,221 (+10.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,539 (15.1%)


 

Crime in Gardena by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 3 6 5 3 5
    per 100,000 6.9 5.2 10.4 8.7 5.2 8.7
Rapes 16 14 21 15 17 13
    per 100,000 27.7 24.2 36.4 26.0 29.4 22.5
Robberies 323 376 280 288 269 263
    per 100,000 559.3 651.1 484.9 498.7 465.8 455.4
Assaults 262 268 328 316 238 208
    per 100,000 453.7 464.1 568.0 547.2 412.1 360.2
Burglaries 493 541 520 526 396 531
    per 100,000 853.7 936.9 900.5 910.9 685.8 919.5
Thefts 1,068 989 876 941 850 855
    per 100,000 1849.5 1712.7 1517.0 1629.6 1472.0 1480.6
Auto thefts 447 484 456 401 437 438
    per 100,000 774.1 838.2 789.7 694.4 756.8 758.5
472.2 504.2 470.9 462.6 406.6 410.6


Average climate in Gardena, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gardena,

Gardena-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Gardena city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 tornado 3.4 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Eugene Jeter - College basketball player (Portland Pilots), Jermaine Harper - College basketball player (Cal State Fullerton Titans), Lisa Leslie - WNBA player (Los Angeles Sparks, born: Jul 7, 1972), Olumuyiwa Popoola - College basketball player (Radford Highlanders).


Main business address for: ROTONICS MANUFACTURING INC/DE (PLASTICS PRODUCTS, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers in Gardena:
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF GARDENA (1246 W 155TH ST)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF GARDENA (1145 W REDONDO BEACH BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gardena:
  • ROBERT F KENNEDY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; HAWTHORNE, CA)
  • LAC/MARTIN LUTHER KING JR GEN HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; TORRANCE, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Gardena, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gardena:
  • LOS ANGELES INTL (about 7 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; ID: LAX)
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 13 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 20 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gardena:
  • JACK NORTHROP FIELD/HAWTHORNE MUNICIPAL (about 3 miles; HAWTHORNE, CA; ID: HHR)
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 6 miles; COMPTON, CA; ID: CPM)
  • ZAMPERINI FIELD (about 7 miles; TORRANCE, CA; ID: TOA)

Amtrak stations near Gardena:
  • 11 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station. Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 1 $4,052 $48,624 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 81 $544,799 $80,710 0 $0
Police - Other 21 $77,399 $44,228 19 $20,433
Other Government Administration 24 $63,026 $31,513 1 $1,745
Welfare 27 $61,126 $27,167 14 $21,350
Health 5 $14,068 $33,763 5 $4,390
Solid Waste Management 3 $11,037 $44,148 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 36 $99,829 $33,276 32 $26,411
Financial Administration 18 $66,199 $44,132 7 $6,454
Other and Unallocable 24 $92,603 $46,301 15 $11,801
Streets and Highways 19 $75,223 $47,509 0 $0
Transit 70 $293,125 $50,250 23 $75,236
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $8,500 $51,000 0 $0
Totals for Government 331 $1,410,984 $51,153 116 $167,819


Colleges/Universities in Gardena:
  • BRYMAN COLLEGE-CORINTHIAN COLLEGES INC (Full-time enrollment: 464; Location: 1045 W. Redondo Beach Boulevard, Suite 275; Private, for-profit)
  • THE RIGHT WAY ADULT LEARNING CENTER (FT enrollment: 106; Location: 879 W 190TH ST STE 200; Private, for-profit)
  • AMERICAN COLLEGE OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 53; Location: 555 W REDONDO BLVD STE 100; Private, for-profit)
  • AMERICAN SCHOOL OF XRAY (Location: 555 W REDONDO BEACH BLVD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gardena:
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-DOMINGUEZ HILLS (about 5 miles; CARSON, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,672)
  • LOS ANGELES SOUTHWEST COLLEGE (about 5 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • COMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; COMPTON, CA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • CITY UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES (about 8 miles; INGLEWOOD, CA; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (about 8 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; FT enrollment: 26,718)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-NORTHRIDGE (about 8 miles; NORTHRIDGE, CA; FT enrollment: 23,133)
  • EL CAMINO COLLEGE (about 8 miles; TORRANCE, CA; FT enrollment: 12,627)
Public high schools in Gardena:
  • GARDENA SENIOR HIGH (Students: 3,288; Location: 1301 W. 182ND ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MONETA CONTINUATION (Students: 77; Location: 1230 W. 177TH ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Gardena:
  • JUNIPERO SERRA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 14830 S VAN NESS AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Gardena:
  • PEARY (ROBERT E.) MIDDLE (Students: 2,357; Location: 1415 W. GARDENA BLVD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-FIFTH STREET ELEM. (Students: 961; Location: 801 W. 135TH ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DENKER AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 901; Location: 1620 W. 162ND ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • AMESTOY ELEMENTARY (Students: 864; Location: 1048 W. 149TH ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ONE HUNDRED EIGHT-SIXTH ST. ELEMENTARY (Students: 861; Location: 1581 W. 186TH ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GARDENA ELEMENTARY (Students: 860; Location: 647 W. GARDENA BLVD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PURCHE AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 685; Location: 13210 PURCHE AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-THIRD STREET (Students: 635; Location: 1605 W. 153RD ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHAPMAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 436; Location: 1947 MARINE AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIXTH ST. ELEMENTARY (Students: 340; Location: 2100 W. 156TH ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Gardena:
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 540; Location: 2818 MANHATTAN BCH BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GARDENA VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHL (Students: 341; Location: 1473 WEST 182ND STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MARIA REGINA SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 13510 S VAN NESS AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 1003 WEST 163RD STREET; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • GARDENA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 146; Location: 16311 S WESTERN AVE; Grades: PK - 4)
  • VAN NESS NURSERY SCHOOL KINDER (Students: 111; Location: 15408 VAN NESS AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST ANTHONYS DAY NURSERY (Students: 80; Location: 1044 W 163RD ST P O BOX 168; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable locations in Gardena: Gardena Mayme Dear Memorial Library (A), Gardena City Hall (B), Masao W Satow Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (C).

Shopping Centers: Gardena Gateway Shopping Center (1), Gardena Valley Shopping Center (2), Pacific Square Shopping Center (3), Tozai Shopping Center (4).

Parks in Gardena include: Bell Park (1), Rowley Park (2), Thornburg Park (3), Freeman Park (4), Recreation Park (5), South Gardena Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Gardena compared to California state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Gardena:
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFOX (1650 AM; 10 kW; TORRANCE, CA; Owner: CHAGAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gardena:
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Gardena:
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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