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Torrance Real Estate Market Conditions

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Torrance Schools and Demographics


Education near Torrance, CA

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College Degree - 2 year 9 7
College Degree - 4 year 31 19

Demographics near Torrance, CA

City County
Population 145,842 10,054,956
Population Density 7,079 2,478
Median Age 43.1 36.7
People per Household 2.6 3
Median Household Income 72,078 52,750
Average Income per Capita 39,755 29,378

Torrance Homes for Sale

 Torrance, California, is located in Los Angeles County and is part of the South Bay area. With a population of approximately 145,000, Torrance is the eighth largest city in the county. It covers 20.5 square miles and has 1.5 miles of beachfront on the Pacific Ocean. Neighboring cities include Gardena, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills and Carson. Torrance Beach is part of the Santa Monica Bay and lies between Malaga Cove and Redondo Beach.

Torrance Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Torrance real estate ranks as some of the most expensive not only in California but also across the county. The city has a diverse population comprised largely of educated professionals with higher-than-average incomes. Torrance also has a large Asian community as a result of large-scale immigration in the past couple of decades.

Torrance Neighborhoods

Torrance is comprised of many distinctive neighborhoods including:
  • Chatelaine
  • Country Hills
  • Delthorne
  • Gramercy Place
  • Hillside
  • La Terraza
  • Madrona
  • Marble Estates
  • Merit-Carson
  • New Horizons South Bay
  • Northeast Torrance
  • Northwest Torrance
  • Olde Torrance Neighborhood
  • Pacific Colony
  • Pacific South Bay
  • Palo del Amo
  • Park Plaza
  • Pueblo
  • Riviera
  • Seaside
  • South Bayport
  • Southeast Torrance
  • Southwood
  • Southwood Riviera
  • Southwood Sunray
  • Springwood
  • Summerwind
  • Torrance Beach
  • Torrance Heights Civic
  • Torrance Windemere
  • Verdi Estates
  • Walteria
  • West Torrance
  • Windsong

Torrance Economy and Employment Opportunities

Torrance was once a major oil-producing region, but oil wells are nowadays not as common. There is a refinery located in the north end of the city that supplies gasoline to much of Southern California. Two of the three largest Japanese automakers have headquarters in Torrance - Toyota Motor Sales, USA and American Honda Motor Company. Other companies with headquarters in Torrance include:
  • Honeywell's Garrett TurboChargers
  • Alcoa Fastening Systems
  • Pacific Sales
  • PC Mall
  • Sunrider International
  • Pelican Products
  • Alpine Electronics
  • Speed Star Racing Wheels
  • Tanabe Racing Development
  • Koyo Radiators
  • Cosworth
  • Edelbrock
  • Girl Skateboards
  • Lakai
  • Globe
  • Tecmo
  • TabletKiosk
  • King's Hawaiian
  • All Nippon Airways
  • Ohzora Publishing
The top employers in Torrance are: In addition, there are more residents of Torrance who work in computers and math than 95 percent of all other places in the country.

Torrance Attractions

Torrance is home to many attractions, special events, festivals and points of interest, including:    

Torrance Transportation and Commuting

Torrance is accessed by several highways and freeways including I-110, I-405, SR 91, SR 107 and SR 1. Public transportation services are provided by Torrance Transit, LACMTA Metro Bus and LADOT services. Torrance has a general aviation airport Zamperini Field with no commercial airline service. The nearest airports with passenger service are Los Angeles International Airport and Long Beach Airport.

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MyAgent Real Estate Broker
3206 Onrado Street
Torrance, CA
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Guaranteed Realty & Investment
3510 Torrance Blvd. #102
Torrance, CA
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C-21 Union Realty
3440 W. Carson St. # 200
Torrance, CA
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K. Farah Daie
3655 Torrance Blvd, 3rd Floor
Torrance, CA
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R.L. Schwarz & Assoc.
1741 Iris Ave.
Torrance, CA
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Advantage Realtors
24 W Carson St. Suite 220
Torrance, CA
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LA Citywide Properties, LLC
21250 Hawthorne blvd. #500
Torrance, CA
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Apex Commercial Real Estate
21250 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 500
Torrance, CA
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Nationwide Property Management
3737 Torrance Bl #208
Torrance, CA
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Tammy L Reyes, Broker
3737 Torrance Blvd. #203
Torrance, CA
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