Gardena, California 

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+2.4% since 2020

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9.9 / 8.8

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Gardena, California is a vibrant city located in Los Angeles County. Gardena offers residents and visitors alike plenty of attractions and activities, such as the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute and Hermosa Beach Expressway Park. It is also home to a variety of shops and restaurants, movie theaters, bowling alleys, spas, fitness centers, and more. In addition to its lively culture and wonderful array of amenities, Gardena offers easy access to the beach and other nearby cities. With its warm weather and breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, Gardena is an ideal place to visit or call home! National-center complex - Southern California Coast, south and west of the San Bernardino Mountains.
Zip Codes: 90247 90249
Cost of Living: 53.3% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

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Gardena, Ca Housing Market
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What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Metro Area

In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward


The unemployment rate in Gardena is 12.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gardena jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Gardena's cost of living is 53.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gardena's Cost of Living

July, September and August are the most pleasant months in Gardena, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Los Angeles county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.0% to 26.9%. More Voting Stats

Gardena's population is 58,498 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.4%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 28.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Gardena is Real Estate: $692,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%.

Gardena public schools spend $12,807 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.6 students per teacher in Gardena. More Education

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Housing Market in Gardena

It's a good time to buy in Gardena. Home Appreciation is up 17.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Gardena is $692,600.
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Reviews for Gardena   6 Reviews
Maria Regina Catholic School Review - 11/9/2012
As an alumni of Maria Regina, I am extremely proud that I had the wonderful opportunity to send my children here. The quality of the Christian-Catholic education they... Read More

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8 Reasons to Avoid Gardena - 5/16/2011
1. Crime. Gardena is a relatively low income city and attracts a lot neighboring losers. You have to watch your surroundings at all times. One woman was severely... Read More

Would love some suggestions about living in or aro - 1/24/2011
My husband has a job opportunity in Gardena. We're considering leaving Seattle for the first time in our lives and moving to LA. We love our home and neighborhood, but... Read More

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