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Hawthorne is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community was named after writer Nathaniel Hawthorne.
The latitude of Hawthorne is 33.916N. The longitude is -118.351W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 86,173.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hawthorne demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Los Angeles County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 90261 ZIP code.
3% of Hawthorne residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hawthorne ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hawthorne was $15,022, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Hawthorne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hawthorne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $594. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,427.
Libraries in Hawthorne include Hawthorne Library, Wiseburn Library ... View libraries
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hawthorne political report.
Hawthorne restaurants taking online reservations include Matisse Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Hawthorne workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hawthorne between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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