City Summary

Lawndale is a fun city in the perfect location. Residents can enjoy walks in the park, such as the 12-acre Bodger Park, or grab a delicious bite to eat from one of the various, great restaurants Lawndale has to offer. Lawndale has tons of inexpensive eateries, ranging in cuisine from the Indian and Pakistani Al-Noor Restaurant to the Peruvian Inca Gourmet Buffet to the Vietnamese Saigon Dish. Lawndale could not be in a more perfect location: it’s a wuick trip down Manhattan Beach Boulevard to the beach, and a neighbor to inland cities Hawthorne and Gardena, where residents can find hiking trails, parks, and great restaurants, amongst others. 


Annually, in Lawndale, the average daily temperature is approximately 64 degrees Fahrenheit. The weather is coldest in January, temperatures reaching as low as 48 degrees. The warmest month is August, when temperatures can get as high as 80 degrees. On average, Lawndale experiences more than three inches of rainfall per month.



Lawndale has a population of 33,186. The city’s 2 square miles provide for a ratio of 16,593 people per square mile. The city is made up of North Lawndale and South Lawndale. South Lawndale was founded in 1933, while its northern counterpart was founded 14 years later, in 1947.

Median HH Income


The median Lawndale household earns $47,540 per year. Residents can find jobs at the various firms, corporate offices, and local businesses of Lawndale. They can also commute to the neighboring cities of Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Gardena, or Hawthorne.

Number of HH


There are 9,875 households in Lawndale, averaging 3.4 residents per household. Families with children can enjoy Alondra Park, a forested park with a lake and garden island. Also in this park is the Alondra Park Splash Pad, an outdoor playground with a fountain. Kids can also spend hours with friends in Rudolph and Jane Addams Parks. Couples can enjoy an active night scene, with bars such as Brooklyn Bar and happy hour festivities at places like the Eagle’s Nest Saloon.