General Law city
Incorporated: September 11, 1930
City Hall: 1700 W 162nd St, Gardena, California 90247
Population (2020 Census): 61,027 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 18.9%
Population Density (2020 Census): 10,469.5 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 22,393
Persons Per Housing Unit: 2.7
Land Area: 5.83 square miles (15.10 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.04 square miles (0.09 square kilometers)
Total Area: 5.87 square miles (15.20 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.894417 -118.307522
Founded by Spencer R. Thorpe. The name was derived from the generic term garden.
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