Lawndale, CA (City Center)




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About Lawndale, CA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Lawndale is $531,408, which is more expensive than 56.9% of the neighborhoods in California and 88.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lawndale City Center is currently $1,794, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 45.4% of California neighborhoods.

Lawndale City Center is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lawndale, California.

Real estate in the City Center of Lawndale, CA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Lawndale City Center, the current vacancy rate is 4.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Lawndale City Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Lawndale City Center neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lawndale City Center neighborhood has more South American and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 53.9% have Mexican ancestry.

Lawndale City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 68.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Lawndale City Center neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.9% of the neighborhoods in CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Lawndale are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 32.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Lawndale City Center neighborhood, 48.7% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 19.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.1%), and 13.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the City Center neighborhood in Lawndale, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (53.9%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (4.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (3.2%), along with some Spanish ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 35.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lawndale City Center neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 68.0% of households. Some people also speak English (26.4%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Lawndale City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Lawndale 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Lawndale 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hawthorne High
4859 W. El Segundo Blvd.
Hawthorne, CA, 90250
09-12
Leuzinger High
4118 W. Rosecrans Ave.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
09-12
R. K. Lloyde High
14901 Inglewood Ave.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
09-12
Family First Charter
4953 Marine Ave.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
09-12
New Opportunities Charter
450 Bauchet St.
Los Angeles, CA, 90012
09-12
Centinela Valley Independent Study
4409 Redondo Beach Blvd.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
09-12
South Bay Academy Community Day
4409 Redondo Beach Blvd.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
09-12
Lawndale High
14901 S. Inglewood Ave.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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LAWNDALE ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Billy Mitchell Elementary
14429 Condon Ave.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
KG-05
F. D. Roosevelt Elementary
3533 W. Marine Blvd.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
KG-05
Mark Twain Elementary
3728 W. 154 Th St.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
KG-05
William Anderson Elementary
4130 W. 154 Th St.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
KG-05
Environmental Charter High
16315 Grevillea Ave.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
09-12
Jane Addams Middle
4535 W. 153 Rd Pl.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
06-08
Lucille J. Smith Elementary
4521 W. 147 Th St.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
KG-05
Kit Carson Elementary
3530 W. 147 Th St.
Hawthorne, CA, 90250
M-M
Will Rogers Middle
4110 W. 154 Th St.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
06-08
William Green Elementary
4520 W. 168 Th St.
Lawndale, CA, 90260
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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