Torrance Information

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General Torrance Information

State: California

County: Los Angeles County

Close cities: Rolling Hills, CA, Lennox, CA, Hermosa Beach, CA, El Nido, CA, Westmont, CA, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA, West Carson, CA, Del Aire, CA, Palos Verdes Estates, CA, Alondra Park, CA, Huntington Park, CA, Gardena, CA, Compton, CA, Lawndale, CA, Rolling Hills Estates, CA, Walnut Park, CA, Lomita, CA, Lynwood, CA, Lincoln Village, CA, Marina del Rey, CA, El Segundo, CA, Wilmington, CA, Redondo Beach, CA, West Compton, CA, East Compton, CA, Inglewood, CA, Willowbrook, CA, Playa-del-Rey, CA, Harbor-City, CA, Carson, CA, Hawthorne, CA, Manhattan Beach, CA

Torrance Population (census data)
Total 141,420 (+2.6% since 2000)
Male 68,776 (48.6%)
Female 72,644 (51.4%)

Population Density: 6,885 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 158.7 (US Avg is 100)

Torrance Elevation: 84 feet above sea level

Land Area: 20.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $70,834

Zip Codes: 90501, 90509, 90504, 90505, 90508, 90510, 90502, 90507, 90506, and 90503.

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Torrance Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (52.4%)
  • Hispanic (12.8%)
  • Japanese (10.1%)
  • Korean (6.9%)
  • Chinese (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.7%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • Filipino (2.2%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.8%)
  • Asian Indian (1.7%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (11.4%)
  • Irish (9.1%)
  • English (8.9%)
  • Italian (5.0%)
  • United States (3.5%)
  • French (2.7%)
Foriegn Born: 38,074 people (26.9%)
  • Asia (80.4%)
  • Latin America (19.6%)

Local Torrance Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels
NBA Basketball: Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers
NHL Hockey: Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings

Torrance School Information

High Schools
North High (3620 West 182nd Street, Torrance, CA, 90504 - Torrance Unified District)
Shery (Kurt T.) High (Continuation) (2600 Vine Street, Torrance, CA, 90501 - Torrance Unified District)
South High (4801 Pacific Coast Highway, Torrance, CA, 90505 - Torrance Unified District)
Torrance High (2200 Carson Street, Torrance, CA, 90501 - Torrance Unified District)
West High (20401 Victor Street, Torrance, CA, 90503 - Torrance Unified District)
Middle Schools
Bert M. Lynn Middle (5038 Halison Street, Torrance, CA, 90503 - Torrance Unified District)
Calle Mayor Middle (4800 Calle Mayor, Torrance, CA, 90505 - Torrance Unified District)
Casimir Middle (17220 Casimir Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90504 - Torrance Unified District)
Edward J. Richardson Middle (23751 Nancy Lee Lane, Torrance, CA, 90505 - Torrance Unified District)
J. H. Hull Middle (2080 West 231st Street, Torrance, CA, 90501 - Torrance Unified District)
Jefferson Middle (21717 Talisman Street, Torrance, CA, 90503 - Torrance Unified District)
Madrona Middle (21364 Madrona Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90503 - Torrance Unified District)
Philip Magruder Middle (4100 West 185th Street, Torrance, CA, 90504 - Torrance Unified District)
Elementary Schools
Anza Elementary (21400 Ellinwood Drive, Torrance, CA, 90503 - Torrance Unified District)
Arlington Elementary (17800 Van Ness Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90504 - Torrance Unified District)
Edison Elementary (3800 182nd Street, Torrance, CA, 90504 - Torrance Unified District)
Evelyn Carr Elementary (3404 West 168th Street, Torrance, CA, 90504 - Torrance Unified District)
Fern Elementary (1314 Fern Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90503 - Torrance Unified District)
Halldale Elementary (21514 Halldale Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90501 - Los Angeles Unified District)
Hickory Elementary (2800 West 227th Street, Torrance, CA, 90505 - Torrance Unified District)
Howard Wood Elementary (2250 West 235th Street, Torrance, CA, 90501 - Torrance Unified District)
John Adams Elementary (2121 238th Street, Torrance, CA, 90501 - Torrance Unified District)
Joseph Arnold Elementary (4100 227th Street, Torrance, CA, 90505 - Torrance Unified District)
Lincoln Elementary (2418 West 166th Street, Torrance, CA, 90504 - Torrance Unified District)
Meyler Street Elementary (1123 West 223rd Street, Torrance, CA, 90502 - Los Angeles Unified District)
Riviera Elementary (365 Paseo De Arena, Torrance, CA, 90505 - Torrance Unified District)
Seaside Elementary (4651 Sharynne Lane, Torrance, CA, 90505 - Torrance Unified District)
Torrance Elementary (2125 Lincoln Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90501 - Torrance Unified District)
Towers Elementary (5600 Towers Street, Torrance, CA, 90503 - Torrance Unified District)
Van Deene Avenue Elementary (826 West Javelin Street, Torrance, CA, 90502 - Los Angeles Unified District)
Victor Elementary (4820 Spencer Street, Torrance, CA, 90503 - Torrance Unified District)
Walteria Elementary (24456 Madison Street, Torrance, CA, 90505 - Torrance Unified District)
Yukon Elementary (17815 Yukon Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90504 - Torrance Unified District)
Other/Private Schools
Torrance Community Day (2291 West Washington Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90501 - Torrance Unified District)

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