Most Expensive Torrance Neighborhoods
|1||Pacific Coast Hwy / Janet Ln|
|3||Del Amo Blvd / Madison St|
|4||Del Amo Blvd / Henrietta St|
|5||Crenshaw Blvd / Lomita Blvd|
|6||Linda Dr / Sepulveda Blvd|
|7||Pacific Coast Hwy / Anza Ave|
|8||Anza Ave / Del Amo Blvd|
|10||Lomita Blvd / Hawthorne Blvd|
Torrance is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 147,478 people and 34 constituent neighborhoods, Torrance is the 36th largest community in California.
Torrance home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Torrance real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Torrance is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Torrance is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Torrance who work in office and administrative support (14.01%), management occupations (13.96%) and sales jobs (11.85%).
Also of interest is that Torrance has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Torrance is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Torrance a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
One of the nice things about Torrance is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The education level of Torrance ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Torrance, 44.66% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Torrance in 2010 was $36,234, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,936 for a family of four. However, Torrance contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Torrance is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Torrance home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Torrance residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Torrance also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Torrance include German, Irish, English and Italian.
In addition, Torrance has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.54%).
The languages spoken by people in Torrance are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Torrance is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Japanese and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||56,001|
|TORRANCE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||55.91%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||44.09%|
|TYPE OF TORRANCE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||53.70%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.43%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.13%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||31.60%|
|SIZE OF TORRANCE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.82%|
|AGE OF TORRANCE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.35%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||27.82%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||64.84%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.99%|
|TORRANCE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$775,466|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,742|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $63,000||1.64%|
|$63,001 - $126,000||1.51%|
|$126,001 - $253,000||1.64%|
|$253,001 - $379,000||2.75%|
|$379,001 - $506,000||6.54%|
|$506,001 - $632,000||14.25%|
|$632,001 - $948,000||47.69%|
|$948,001 - $1,264,000||18.95%|
|PEOPLE OF TORRANCE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.33%|
|5 TO 17||15.71%|
|18 TO 24||7.78%|
|25 TO 34||11.59%|
|35 TO 54||31.77%|
|55 TO 64||11.85%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.98%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.96%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$77,061|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$36,234|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.38%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (14.76%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.58%)
Public Service (3.64%)
Information Technology (3.52%)
Real estate (2.85%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.94%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.30%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.21%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.59%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.23%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||16.66%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (6.69%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (61.48%)
Indic languages (1.18%)
Other Asian languages (1.04%)
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