Maywood, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Maywood, California - Basic Facts

The City of Maywood had a population of 27,596 as of July 1, 2018. 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 33.9867 and longitude -118.1853 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Maywood 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.

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Maywood, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,596
Population in Households 27,473
Population in Familes 24,792
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density2 23,418
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $40,891
Average Household Income $52,608
Per Capita Income $12,667


Total Housing Units 6,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,857 (26.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,687 (67.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 374 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $374,539
Average Home Value $432,054


Total Households 6,544
Average Household Size 4.2
Family Households 5,696
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% 0.2%
Households -0.03% 0.08%
Families 0.01% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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, 2018 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 Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 530 65th
Median Household Income # 1226 19th
Per Capita Income # 1437 5th

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