City of Lawndale

Seal of the City of Lawndale

General Law city
Incorporated: December 28, 1959
City Hall: 14717 Burin Ave, Lawndale, California 90260
City Telephone: (310) 973-3200
Website: www.lawndalecity.org
Population (2010 Census):
32,769 (2000 Census: 31,711; 1990 Census: 27,331). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 16,600.3 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 6.9% (2000 Census: 5.6%; 1990 Census: 5.7%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 27.2% (2000 Census: 31.9%; 1990 Census: 27.1%)
Land Area: 1.97 square miles (5.11 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.00 square kilometers)

Other City Facts & Statistics

City Government Officials

Once known as Lawndale Acres (nicknamed Billy Goat Acres because of a large number of Depression-era migrants from the Midwest). The town was founded and named by Charles Hooper in 1905.

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

Map showing location of the City of Lawndale