Living in Torrance, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Torrance, California Info Snack

Population
145,492
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
6.9%
Median Home
$762,700
Median Income
$93,492
Median Rent
$1,736

Torrance SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Torrance, CA Crime Report

3,133
Total Crimes
2,158.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.87%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Torrance
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,133 2,158.0 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 280 192.9 441.2 366.7
Murder 3 2.1 4.3 5.0
Robbery 114 78.5 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 137 94.4 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 2,853 1,965.1 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 399 274.8 386.1 340.5
Larceny 2,161 1,488.5 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 293 201.8 358.8 219.9

Torrance, CA Cost Of Living

168
Torrance's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Torrance California National Average
Overall 168 140 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 295 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100

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Rankings for Torrance in California

Map Of Torrance, CA

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Population over time in Torrance

Year Population % Change
2019 145,492 -0.6%
2018 146,392 -0.5%
2017 147,190 -0.1%
2016 147,307 -0.2%
2015 147,589 0.3%
2014 147,181 0.7%
2013 146,187 0.5%
2012 145,443 0.6%
2011 144,622 0.5%
2010 143,951 -

Race / Ethnicity in Torrance

White
37.4% (54,416)
African American
2.6% (3,852)
American Indian
0.4% (514)
Asian
35.6% (51,726)
Hawaiian
0.5% (699)
Other
0.3% (480)
Two Or More
4.6% (6,736)
Hispanic
18.6% (27,069)
Race Torrance CA USA
White 37.4% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 2.6% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 35.6% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.6% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 18.6% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Torrance

Female
51.7% (75,159)
Male
48.3% (70,333)
Gender Torrance CA USA
Female 51.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Torrance for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (5,819)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (4,364)
High School / GED
16.0% (23,278)
Some College
19.0% (27,643)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (11,639)
Bachelor's Degree
33.0% (48,012)
Master's Degree
12.0% (17,459)
Professional Degree
3.0% (4,364)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,909)
Education Torrance CA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 33.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Torrance, California

Less than $10,000
3.9% (572,218)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (351,188)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.5% (796,187)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.4% (789,505)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.3% (1,359,853)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (2,018,131)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.8% (1,861,512)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.3% (2,952,495)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.9% (1,591,840)
$200,000 or more
15.5% (2,256,265)
Income Torrance CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.9% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.5% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.4% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.3% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.8% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.3% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.9% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 15.5% 12.2% 7.7%

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