Hawaiian Gardens is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 14,592 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hawaiian Gardens is the 359th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Hawaiian Gardens are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities, Hawaiian Gardens isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hawaiian Gardens are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hawaiian Gardens is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hawaiian Gardens who work in office and administrative support (13.06%), sales jobs (12.88%), and food service (7.47%).
For a small city, Hawaiian Gardens has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Hawaiian Gardens exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
The rate of college-level education in Hawaiian Gardens is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.13% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hawaiian Gardens in 2010 was $13,311, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $53,244 for a family of four. Hawaiian Gardens also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.68% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Hawaiian Gardens is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hawaiian Gardens home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Hawaiian Gardens, accounting for 75.55% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Hawaiian Gardens residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Hawaiian Gardens include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Hawaiian Gardens also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 40.31%.
The most common language spoken in Hawaiian Gardens is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Korean.