Torrance Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $647,000
    18.8%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    225
    30-day change

Torrance Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Torrance, CA

City County
High School Graduates 93.13 76.36
College Degree - 2 year 9.39 6.83
College Degree - 4 year 44.49 29.46
Graduate Degree 10.29 6.56
Expenditures per Student 12,346 12,346
Students per Teacher 22.9 22.4

Elementary Schools near Torrance, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Anza Elementary School KG - 05 636 24.6 90503
Arlington Elementary School KG - 05 597 24.5 90504
Edison Elementary School KG - 05 510 23.3 90504
Evelyn Carr Elementary School KG - 05 371 22.9 90504
Fern Elementary School KG - 05 503 26.2 90503
Halldale Elementary School KG - 05 605 22.4 90501
Hickory Elementary School KG - 05 880 27.4 90505
Howard Wood Elementary School KG - 05 371 22.6 90501
John Adams Elementary School KG - 05 430 23.3 90501
Joseph Arnold Elementary School KG - 05 680 24.5 90505
Lincoln Elementary School KG - 05 428 24.3 90504
Meyler Street Elementary School KG - 05 772 24.1 90502
Riviera Elementary School KG - 05 697 21.6 90505
Seaside Elementary School KG - 05 645 26.8 90505
Torrance Elementary School KG - 05 486 23.1 90501
Towers Elementary School KG - 05 631 27.2 90503
Van Deene Avenue Elementary School KG - 06 427 22.5 90502
Victor Elementary School KG - 05 963 25.7 90503
Walteria Elementary School KG - 05 632 26 90505
Yukon Elementary School KG - 05 361 22 90504

Middle Schools near Torrance, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Bert M. Lynn Middle School 06 - 08 742 32 90503
Calle Mayor Middle School 06 - 08 789 26.2 90505
Casimir Middle School 06 - 08 672 30.3 90504
Edward J. Richardson Middle School 06 - 08 672 29 90505
J. H. Hull Middle School 06 - 08 737 29.9 90501
Jefferson Middle School 06 - 08 604 29.2 90503
Madrona Middle School 06 - 08 725 29.5 90503
Philip Magruder Middle School 06 - 08 631 27.5 90504

High Schools near Torrance, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
North High School 09 - 12 2,143 28.6 90504
South High School 09 - 12 2,181 25 90505
Torrance High School 09 - 12 2,076 28.2 90501
West High School 09 - 12 2,212 25.8 90503

Ungraded Schools near Torrance, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Gene Drevno Community Day School 07 - 12 16 5.8 90501
* Shery (Kurt T.) High (Continuation) School 09 - 12 164 23.3 90501

Demographics near Torrance, CA

City County
Neighborhood Type
Population 145,443 9,840,024
Population Density 7,102 2,425
Median Age 41.7 34.8
People per Household 2.6 3
Median Household Income 76,082 56,241
Average Income per Capita 36,240 27,900

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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Torrance real estate offices

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Re/Max Olson Estates
6355 Topanga Cyn. Blvd #100
Woodland Hills, CA
818-346-7362
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Buckingham Investments, Inc.
1957 W Carson St Ste 107
Torrance, CA
310 982-7055
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Bay Cities Realty
1820 W. Carson St. #202-341
Torrance, CA
310-532-3838
Realtors & Staff

Exit Realty Experts
1609 Cravens Ave
Torrance, CA
310-791-0776
Realtors & Staff

Roberta Ruth Roberts,Realtor
2208 Gramercy Avenue
Torrance, CA
310-803-0926
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Reavans Real Estate & Investme
1218 El Prado Ave # 134
Torrance, CA
310-320-0588
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D.REAMS & CO.
1308 Sartori Ave. #105
Torrance, CA
310-222-1077
Realtors & Staff

Starts Pacific, Inc.
1219 El Prado Avenue
Torrance, CA
310-782-7877
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Person Realty Inc.
21641 Western Ave #C
Torrance, CA
310-787-1045
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Joshua Martin & Associates Rt
22151 S Western Ave. Suite 265
Torrance, CA
310-455-6192
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