General Law city
Incorporated: September 2, 1924
City Hall: 4319 E Slauson Ave, Maywood, California 90270
Population (2020 Census): 25,138 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 26.9%
Population Density (2020 Census): 21,448.8 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 6,696
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.8
Land Area: 1.17 square miles (3.04 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.00 square kilometers)
Total Area: 1.17 square miles (3.03 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.988548 -118.187707
Possibly named after May Wood, an employee of the land developer Laguna Bell Land Company. Voters chose the name probably at the time of the city’s incorporation.
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