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City of Lawndale

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General Law city
Incorporated: December 28, 1959
City Hall: 14717 Burin Ave, Lawndale, California 90260
Website: www.lawndalecity.org
Population (2020 Census): 31,807 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 22.3%
Population Density (2020 Census): 16,129.3 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 10,286
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.1
Land Area: 1.97 square miles (5.11 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.00 square kilometers)
Total Area: 1.97 square miles (5.10 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.888435 -118.353143

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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.

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