Hawthorne is a city in southwestern Los Angeles bordered by El Segundo, Lawndale, Redondo Beach, and Inglewood, with a population of 86,199 in an area of 6.1 square miles. Hawthorne is five miles from Los Angeles International Airport.
Hawthorne real estate values have gone up 8% over the past year and the median price of homes currently listed is $549,950.
The Hawthorne Math & Science Academy ranks #34 of 334 best charter high schools in California. Hawthorne High School is a public high school within the Centinela Valley Union High School District. Within the Hawthorne School District are three middle schools and seven elementary schools.
The Curtis Tucker Health Center, operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, serves Hawthorne residents. Hawthorne Municipal Airport is an FAA-designated reliever airport and headquarters of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX).