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Overview

Introduction to Hawaiian Gardens, California

Hawaiian Gardens, California, in Los Angeles county, is 1 miles S of Cerritos, California (center to center) and 8 miles NE of Long Beach, California. Hawaiian Gardens is part of the surrounding Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

Hawaiian Gardens History

The Tong-va Indians were among the first settlers in the region that is now called Hawaiian Gardens. In the 1920s, there was a local refreshment stand that had palm fronds and bamboo decoration. This bamboo shack refreshment stand was a landmark in the area in those days, and the city acquired its name from this stand. The City of Hawaiian Gardens was incorporated on April 9, 1964. The city allows casino gambling, and the Hawaiian Gardens Casino is the main source of the city's revenue.

Hawaiian Gardens and Nearby Attractions

  • Hawaiian Gardens Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library.
  • Hawaiian Gardens City Hall.
  • Bingo Hawaiian Gardens.
  • Lee Ware Park.
  • Hawaiian Gardens Square Shopping Center.

Things To Do In Hawaiian Gardens

The public library and the city hall bear evidence to the city's varied historical and cultural background. One will enjoy a visit to the Bingo Hawaiian Gardens, the city's main amusement park which has fun rides and slides for both adults and children. Pioneer Park, Clarkdale Park, Lee Ware Park and Bloomfield Park also offer excellent entertainment opportunities. Visitors can also browse through the numerous shops and food joints lining the streets of Hawaiian Gardens.

Hawaiian Gardens Transportation

Los Angeles Airport serves the area best for air travel.

Hawaiian Gardens Higher Education

The city is served by the Cypress College.

Demographics

People

Total Population14,468
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens9.8%
Employed Population 16+5,527
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.4%
Median Earnings25+$25,147
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,769
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,326

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,250
% Above Poverty Level70.4%
% Below Poverty Level29.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation5.4%

Housing

People Living Alone11.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,160
Median House Value$288,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)89%
German1.9%
Irish1.5%
English1.4%
Italian0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Swedish0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
African0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Scottish0.1%
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Hawaiian Gardens Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes90716
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.83
Approximate Longitude-118.07

Hawaiian Gardens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLONG BEACH AP
Distance4.6 miles
Jan Temp46 to 68 F
Apr Temp53 to 73 F
Jul Temp65 to 83 F
Oct Temp58 to 79 F
Annual Precip12.9 inches
StationANAHEIM
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp45 to 69 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip11.2 inches
StationSAN GABRIEL FIRE DEPT
Distance18.7 miles
Jan Temp43 to 70 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp62 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip18.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Artesia16,789$62,626
Cerritos49,797$102,958
Cypress48,978$92,478
La Palma15,834$93,295
Lakewood81,054$91,152
Los Alamitos11,661$90,382

Hawaiian Gardens Hospitals

Gardens Regional Hospital And Medical Center
(Non-profit)
21530 South Pioneer Boulevard

Hawaiian Gardens Public Schools

Fedde (pharis F.) Middle
21409 S. Elaine Ave.
ZIP: 90716
Middle
Total Enrollment 416
Furgeson (venn W.) Elementary
22215 Elaine Ave.
ZIP: 90716
Primary
Total Enrollment 425
Hawaiian Elementary
12350 E. 226th St.
ZIP: 90716
Primary
Total Enrollment 436

Hawaiian Gardens Private Schools

Turner Christian High School
22427 Norwalk Blvd
ZIP: 90716
Secondary
Total Enrollment 17
Sources :
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