Torrance, CA

147,185 Population
20.5 square miles 7,187.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
Ranked 39th Highest in CA
Population Density
7,187.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.0%
was 49.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
31.2%
was 29.0%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
21.2%
was 20.2%
Ranked 96th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
15.3%
was 16.1%
Ranked 40th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 4.7
Ranked 16th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
5.1%
was 9.1%
Ranked 6th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$80,862
was $79,921
Ranked 39th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.8
44.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.3
was 0.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
143.4
was 126.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,930.4
was 1,888.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
58,284
was 56,993
Ranked 28th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,565
was $1,566
Ranked 51st Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
34
was 27
 
Occupied Housing Units
53,614
was 54,436
 
Homeownership Rate
54.7%
was 54.9%
Ranked 72nd Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
13
was 24
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,846.1
was 2,783.1
Ranked 23rd Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.1%
was 9.4%
Ranked 15th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
21
was 3
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 105th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.6
was 0.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.7%
was 97.1%
Ranked 57th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.8%
Ranked 36th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.2%
Ranked 25th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.7%
was 94.7%
Ranked 19th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
49.3%
was 46.8%
Ranked 23rd Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
95.3%
was 93.1%
 
Debt Service Ratio
13.1%
was 0.8%
 
Revenue
 
$338,272,880
$278,757,531
 
Expenditure
 
$324,516,771
$277,587,750
 
Revenue per Capita
$2,278
was $1,890
 
Expenditure per Capita
$2,186
was $1,882
 

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