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Maywood, California - Basic Facts

The City of Maywood is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Los Angeles County at latitude 33.9885 and longitude -118.1877. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 151 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Maywood, but most people and references simply refer to it as Maywood, California.

The P1 Census Class Code for Maywood indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Maywood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Maywood, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 27,178
Population in Households 27,058
Population in Familes 24,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 23,064
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 6,496
Average Household Size 4.17
Family Households 5,642
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,849 (27.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,647 (68.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $290,308
Average Home Value $320,295


Median Household Income $37,414
Average Household Income $46,747
Per Capita Income $11,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.19% 0.19%
Households -0.23% 0.2%
Families -0.21% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Maywood, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maywood to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 277 82nd
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 525 66th
Median Household Income # 1221 20th
Per Capita Income # 1437 6th

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