Hawthorne is a city in Southwestern Los Angeles in California which is about five miles (approx. 8 km) from the Los Angeles International Airport with a population of over 84,293. It has an area of 6.1 square miles (approx. 16 km2) which predominantly land.
It has to the North, a community of Lennox and the City of Inglewood. To the East is the community of Athens and the city of Gardena. To the South is the community of El Camino Village and the city of Lawndale. To the southwest is Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach and El Segundo is seen in the west respectively.
The east-west streets includes Rosecrans Ave, El Segundo Ave, and Imperial Highway. North-South Street include Aviation Blvd., Inglewood Ave., Hawthorne Blvd., Prairie Ave., Crenshaw Blvd. and Van Ness Ave.
Hawthorne has a cool temperature as a result of the moderating effect of the ocean. It has relatively a good median household income and few of the population live below the federal poverty line.
There are about 29,869 housing units at an average density of 4,902.7 per square mile (approx. 1,892.9/km2), of which 7,623 (26.8%) is owner-occupied and 20,863 (73.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.5%; the rental vacancy rate was 4.6%. 25,869 people (30.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 57,885 people (68.7%) lived in rental housing units.
The financial sector is relatively doing well as it has a revenue of some million dollars with less expenditure, increase in total assets including cash and investment and a decrease in liability.
Hawthorne is in the 35th Senate District and 62nd Assembly District in California State Legislature. It has a Post Office located at 12700 Inglewood Avenue and have medical assess from the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services which operates the Curtis Tucker Health Center in Inglewood. It has a Press Tribune newspaper operating in the city.
The Shopping Centers are: Hawthorne Plaza Shopping Center and Crenshaw Imperial Plaza Shopping Center. The churches includes: Asamblea De Dios Cristo Viene, Del Aire Baptist Church, Del Aire Assembly of God Church, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Islamic Center of Hawthorne, Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, Iglesia La Resurrection and Calvary Baptist Church.
The Parks in Hawthorne include: Beach Boys Historic Landmark, Holly Park, Jim Thorpe Park, Bicentennial Park, Hawthorne Memorial Park, Holly Glen Park and Zella Davis Park.
The Tourist attraction is Hawaii Sea Scapes (Aquariums; 4847 W Rosecrans Ave Suite E) and the hotel is Ayres Hotel Manhattan Beach (14400 Hindry Avenue). The banks in operation are: JPMorgan Chase Bank, Union Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America and Citibank. The Hotels are: Ramada Plaza Hotel, Hawthorne Plaza Inn, Town place Suites Lax-Manhattan Beach, Springhill Suites Hawthorne/Manhattan Beach, Guesthouse Inn Hawthorne and Comfort Inn, 11500 Acacia Ave.
The Beach Boys are from Hawthorne, CA. They attended Hawthrone High School