This is a list of the 100 largest cities in the U.S. State of California ranked by population, based on estimates for July 1, 2021 by the United States Census Bureau.. Note: The population figures are for the incorporated areas of the listed cities, as opposed to metropolitan areas, urban areas, or counties.
Major east–west streets in Hawthorne include Rosecrans Avenue, El Segundo Boulevard, and Imperial Highway. Major north–south streets include Aviation Boulevard, Inglewood Avenue, Hawthorne Boulevard, Prairie Avenue, Crenshaw Boulevard, and Van Ness Avenue. Hawthorne is five miles (8 km) from the Los Angeles International Airport.