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Lawndale
  • Suburb of Los Angeles, CA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Lawndale is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 32,819. Lawndale is in Los Angeles County. Living in Lawndale offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lawndale there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Lawndale and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Lawndale are above average.

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About Lawndale...
Population
32,819

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$518,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,475
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    66%
  • Own
    34%
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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
    238.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    122.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    253.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    696.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    305.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    national  12%

Working in Lawndale

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,013
National
$62,843

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