Gardena, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 21,037 housing units in Gardena. This represents a 10.5% growth from 19,037 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 21,037 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Gardena is about 47.3%. Gardena's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.3%. Average household size is 2.8 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Gardena were built after 1961.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type10.20%
One Bedroom25.40%
Two Bedrooms31.80%
Three Bedrooms26.90%
Four Bedrooms5.20%
Five Bedrooms or more0.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.81
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$179,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$160,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.8
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$639

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage8.80%
Home Equity Loan7.10%
Simple Mortgage55.90%
Debt Free28.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.9%