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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Hawthorne is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 87,107. Hawthorne is in Los Angeles County. Living in Hawthorne offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Hawthorne there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Hawthorne and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Hawthorne are above average.

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About Hawthorne...
Population
87,107

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$564,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,261
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    73%
  • Own
    27%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    468.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    38.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    217.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    227.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,065.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    407.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    national  12%

Working in Hawthorne

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,215
National
$62,843

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