Torrance Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $552,000
    -4.22%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    350
    30-day change

Torrance Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Torrance, CA

City County
High School Graduates 90.58 69.57
College Degree - 2 year 9.03 6.23
College Degree - 4 year 24.64 15.87
Graduate Degree 11.61 8.61
Expenditures per Student 4,576 5,263
Students per Teacher 22.9 22.4

Elementary Schools near Torrance, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Anza Elementary School KG - 05 604 17.9 90503
Arlington Elementary School KG - 05 596 17.5 90504
Edison Elementary School KG - 05 574 17.6 90504
Evelyn Carr Elementary School KG - 06 418 18 90504
Fern Elementary School KG - 05 479 19.3 90503
Halldale Elementary School KG - 05 592 17.3 90501
Hickory Elementary School KG - 05 846 21.1 90505
Howard Wood Elementary School KG - 05 355 20.2 90501
John Adams Elementary School KG - 05 396 16.9 90501
Joseph Arnold Elementary School KG - 05 620 18.5 90505
Lincoln Elementary School KG - 05 421 18.5 90504
Meyler Street Elementary School KG - 05 830 18 90502
Riviera Elementary School KG - 05 699 19.5 90505
Seaside Elementary School KG - 05 655 20.1 90505
Torrance Elementary School KG - 05 487 16.9 90501
Towers Elementary School KG - 05 578 19.1 90503
Van Deene Avenue Elementary School KG - 05 398 17.7 90502
Victor Elementary School KG - 05 978 18.5 90503
Walteria Elementary School KG - 05 666 18.7 90505
Yukon Elementary School KG - 06 334 16.9 90504

Middle Schools near Torrance, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Bert M. Lynn Middle School 06 - 09 794 26.5 90503
Calle Mayor Middle School 06 - 08 825 22.5 90505
Casimir Middle School 06 - 09 671 24.9 90504
Edward J. Richardson Middle School 06 - 08 712 23.6 90505
J. H. Hull Middle School 05 - 08 606 21.2 90501
Jefferson Middle School 06 - 08 613 22.6 90503
Madrona Middle School 06 - 08 756 22.9 90503
Philip Magruder Middle School 06 - 08 697 22.9 90504

High Schools near Torrance, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
North High School 09 - 12 2,201 23.2 90504
South High School 09 - 12 2,165 21.6 90505
Torrance High School 09 - 12 2,142 22.9 90501
West High School 09 - 12 2,110 22.7 90503

Ungraded Schools near Torrance, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Gene Drevno Community Day School 07 - 12 37 8.3 90501
* Shery (Kurt T.) High (Continuation) School 11 - 12 196 17.9 90501

Private Schools near Torrance, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
ABC Playhouse PK - 1 91 18 90504
Ascension Lutheran School PK - 8 165 12.9 90504
First Lutheran School KG - 8 383 16.3 90503
Hickory Tree School PK - 5 203 18.8 90503
Nativity School KG - 8 237 26.3 90501
Peninsula Montessori School PK - 1 25 7.7 90505
South Bay Junior Academy KG - 10 201 20.1 90503
St. Catherine Laboure School PK - 8 426 20.5 90504
St. James Elementary School KG - 8 330 24.3 90503
Torrance Montessori School PK - 1 35 3.5 90501

Colleges near Torrance, CA

Tuition URL ZIP
El Camino College $645 www.elcamino.edu 90506
Everest College-Torrance www.everest.edu 90501
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center 90509
ITT Technical Institute $13548 www.itt-tech.edu 90502

Demographics near Torrance, CA

City County
Neighborhood Type
Population 145,438 9,818,605
Population Density 7,102 2,420
Median Age 41.4 34.8
People per Household 2.6 3
Median Household Income 70,061 52,874
Average Income per Capita 33,505 25,422

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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111 Capital, Inc.
1405 Sartoni Ave. #5
Torrance, CA
310-929-7502
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Bay Cities Realty
1820 W. Carson St. #202-341
Torrance, CA
310-532-3838
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Exit Realty Experts
1609 Cravens Ave
Torrance, CA
310-782-3940
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Exit Realty Experts
1609 Cravens Ave
TORRANCE, CA
310-782-3940
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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
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Person Realty, Inc.
21641 Western Ave. #C
Torrance, CA
310-787-1045
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Person Realty Inc.
21641 Western Ave #C
Torrance, CA
310-787-1045
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Asensio Property Mgmt. Inc
2071 Torrance Bl.
Torrance, CA
310-618-0808
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Everett Real Estate Group
2370 W. Carson Street
Torrance, CA
310-518-1221
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