Maywood, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Maywood, California - Basic Facts

The City of Maywood had a population of 27,469 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Maywood, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,469
Daytime Population: Workers 4,121
Daytime Population: Residents 15,616
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,737
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 27,345
Population in Familes 24,558
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density2 23,310
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $39,266
Average Household Income $50,207
Per Capita Income $12,097


Total Housing Units 6,894 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,884 (27.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,628 (67.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 382 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $350,454
Average Home Value $391,972


Total Households 6,512
Average Household Size 4.2
Family Households 5,663
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.04% 0.27%
Households -0.1% 0.16%
Families -0.07% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Maywood, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maywood to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 280 82nd
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 531 65th
Median Household Income # 1230 19th
Per Capita Income # 1438 5th

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