General Law city
Incorporated: July 12, 1922
City Hall: 4455 W 126th St, Hawthorne, California 90250
Population (2020 Census): 88,083 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 23.7%
Population Density (2020 Census): 14,470.7 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 31,578
Persons Per Housing Unit: 2.8
Land Area: 6.09 square miles (15.77 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.01 square miles (0.03 square kilometers)
Total Area: 6.10 square miles (15.80 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.914775 -118.348083
Named by Mrs. Laurine H. Woolwine, daughter of H. D. Harding about 1906. It was named for Nathaniel Hawthorne, the American novelist.
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