Hawthorne, CA Demographics

The total population of Hawthorne is estimated to be 86,978 with 42,479 males (48.84%) and 44,499 females (51.16%). There are 2,020 more females than males in Hawthorne.
The median household income in Hawthorne was $69,013 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,462(5.28%) from $65,551 in 2020. This income is 92.50% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Hawthorne sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $80,415. Overall, the median household income for the city of Hawthorne stands at $73,515.
In Hawthorne, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $40,332 for males and $33,075 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $53,733 for males and $50,400 for females.
In Hawthorne, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $121,368, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $49,398.
In 2022, the population of Hawthorne was 84,563, a 1.68% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Hawthorne's population was 86,010, a decline of 2.04% compared to a population of 87,804 in 2020.
The median age in Hawthorne, CA is 33.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 21.39% were under the age of 15, 23.17% aged 15 to 29, 46.68% aged 30 to 64, 7.82% aged 65 to 84, and 0.95% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Hawthorne population: 31.86% are White, 26.78% are Black or African American, 1.64% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 7.05% are Asian, 0.22% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 20.06% are some other race and 12.40% are multiracial.