Welcome to Lawndale
Lawndale is a small suburban Los Angeles community located 4 miles inland from prestigious Manhattan Beach. The diverse population of 33,600 tends to attract millennials with an average age of 35 and an average income of $54,862. The real estate in Lawndale is extremely affordable for its location with the median home price of $530,000. Affordable living in Lawndale allows easy I-405 freeway access and close proximity to downtown LA and LAX Airport also add to the attraction of owning a home in Lawndale. Just over 60% of the population rent their homes, Lawndale is an excellent opportunity to purchase a residential income property. City of Lawndale Community Department
provides a variety of programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the community. These include volunteer opportunities for seniors and youths alike and recreation classes.
What to Love
- Affordable housing
- Close proximity to prestigious beach cities
- Central location
- Alondra Golf Course and Community Park
People & Lifestyle
Lawndale operates 5 parks, the Diane Bollinger Memorial Gym and the Dan McKenzie Community Gardens. The largest of them is Alondra Community Regional Park which is 53-acres of grass, woods, and a beautiful urban lake that contains a California native garden that attracts butterflies and wild birds. Adjacent to the park is the well-kept Par 3 and 18-hole Alondra Golf Course. The parks and recreation division oversees the day-to-day operations of parks, playgrounds, and recreational facilities in the city and works closely with locally-based, private youth sports organizations to provide organizations such as Lawndale Youth Football and Lawndale Little League field space for practices and games.
Things to Do
The Parks and Recreation Division programs provide opportunities to promote healthy and productive lifestyles for people of all ages that build strong families and healthy and active communities. A number of programs are available in the City of Lawndale. Some of these include Winter and Summer Youth Basketball, Teen and Adult Drop-in Badminton Program, Adult and Family Drop-In Basketball, and youth sports clinics for children and teens. They also hold Pee Wee Sports, Karate, Gymnastics, Dance, and Music for Youth, Teens, and Adults.
With its close proximity to the Los Angeles Freeways, you are never far from all that Southern California has to offer such as; Surfing, Skiing, Entertainment, Historical Landmarks, Culture, and Professional Sporting Events.
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment
Shopping and local restaurants are located within walking distance including The South Bay Galleria. The Galleria is a three-level indoor mall anchored by Kohl’s, Macy’s, and a Dine-in AMC Movie Theater. Additional places to eat include Red Robin, California Pizza Kitchen, and Panda Express. This area is known for offering a variety of ethnic cuisines… Mexican, Vietnamese, and Peruvian to name a few.
Adventure Plex was created for families to play, learn and grow! This indoor playground is a dynamic place for kids to get silly and healthy at the same time. They offer birthday party packages and day camps. Don’t forget about heading west to the beautiful beaches of Manhattan, Hermosa, and Redondo! A short 10-minute drive will have your toes in the sand.
Lawndale Elementary School District
- Will Rogers Middle School (6-8th)
- Jane Addams Middle School
- F.D.R Elementary School (K-5th)
- William Anderson Elementary School
- William Green Elementary School
- Mark Twain Elementary School
- Billy Mitchell Elementary School
- Lucille J. Smith Elementary School
Centinela Valley Union High School District (9-12th)
- Lawndale High School
- Leuzinger High School
- Hawthorne High School
- Lloyde High School
- Environmental Charter High School