Maywood, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Maywood, California - Basic Facts

The City of Maywood had a population of 27,179 as of July 1, 2015. Maywood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Maywood is located at latitude 33.9885 and longitude -118.1877 in Los Angeles County. 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. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 151 feet.

The City of Maywood (GNIS ID: 2411054) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Maywood is located within South Gate-East Los Angeles CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Maywood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Maywood, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 27,179
Population in Households 27,057
Population in Familes 24,325
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density1 23,064
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 6,500
Average Household Size 4.16
Family Households 5,653
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,832 (26.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,668 (68.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 357 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $317,874
Average Home Value $364,670


Median Household Income $37,994
Average Household Income $47,646
Per Capita Income $11,493
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% 0.19%
Households -0.17% 0.19%
Families -0.13% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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, 2015 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 # 279 82nd
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 523 66th
Median Household Income # 1235 19th
Per Capita Income # 1445 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.