The city of Hawthorne, California is situated in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
Hawthorne offers a broad selection of green spaces to enjoy, as well as some areas with a vibrant feel. It is easy to get to parks from many locations in the city since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to explore. Lastly, most parts of this city are very serene and quiet, but some other sections can be noisy, especially near Glenn M Anderson Freeway, San Diego Freeway, the airport (Jack Northrop Field) or one of the railway lines.
Around two thirds of the dwellings in the city are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. About one third of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this city, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. The average year of construction for buildings in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area is 1964. This city has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is usually feasible for home buyers in Hawthorne to purchase their groceries on foot. Over 50 supermarkets are situated nearby, and the best variety can be found on streets such as Inglewood Avenue. Moreover, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of options, and there are also around 20 coffee shops in Hawthorne. A good choice of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. When it comes to education, both primary and secondary schools are very easy to walk to from anywhere in Hawthorne. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Most homes for sale in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area are located in places that are conducive to walking; carrying out daily needs is easy, and there are also a good number of businesses close by. The public transit service in Hawthorne is not very frequent. Thankfully, there are approximately 10 bus lines traversing the city, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. On the other hand, driving is very often the preferred way to move around in Hawthorne. It is a short car ride to the closest highway, such as Glenn M Anderson Freeway, from any location in Hawthorne, and parking is quite easy.