City of Gardena

Seal of the City of Gardena

General Law city
Incorporated: September 11, 1930
City Hall: 1700 W 162nd St, Gardena, California 90247-3778
City Telephone: (310) 217-9500
Website: www.ci.gardena.ca.us
Population (2010 Census):
58,829 (2000 Census: 57,746; 1990 Census: 49,847). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 10,092.5 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 14.1% (2000 Census: 12.4%; 1990 Census: 10.9%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 22.8% (2000 Census: 25.8%; 1990 Census: 23.1%)
Land Area: 5.83 square miles (15.10 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.04 square miles (0.09 square kilometers)

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City Government Officials

Founded by Spencer R. Thorpe. The name was derived from the generic term garden.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of Gardena