Torrance Los Angeles County, California

Torrance: City in California

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Torrance is a city located in the county of Los Angeles in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 145,438. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 143,592 inhabitants.

The city was created 100 years ago in 1921.


Torrance is located at 33°50'9"N 118°20'26"W (33.8358500, -118.3406300).

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Torrance Quick Facts

Population : 143,592 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Los Angeles County
Postal code : 90501–90510
Phone Area Codes : 310
Water as percent of area : 0.37%
Land as percent of area : 99.63%
Named for : Jared Sidney Torrance
Altitude : 89 feet / 27 meters
Establishment : May 05, 1921 (100 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 08:26:32 (5th August 2021)
Population growth : -1.29% (2010-2019)
Weather : 63℉ Clear 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Torrance decreased by 1.29% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 145,438 - census
2011 145,769 0.23% estimation process
2012 146,257 0.33% estimation process
2013 146,671 0.28% estimation process
2014 146,845 0.12% estimation process
2015 146,950 0.07% estimation process
2016 146,416 -0.36% estimation process
2017 145,781 -0.44% estimation process
2018 144,706 -0.74% estimation process
2019 143,592 -0.78% estimation process

Torrance zip code is 90501. County name: Los Angeles, County fips: 06037

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People born in Torrance (199)

People born in Torrance, including retired Major League Baseball pitcher Ted Lilly, musician Bill Stevenson, figure skater Michelle Kwan, you can see a list of people who born in Torrance.


College & universities near Torrance

Code Name City ZIP
457086 Homestead Schools Torrance (CA) 90505
491899 Victory Career College Torrance (CA) 90502-4434
114637 Redondo Beach Beauty College Redondo Beach (CA) 90278-3111
459161 Trinity School of Health and Allied Sciences Gardena (CA) 90248
113980 El Camino Community College District Torrance (CA) 90506

Stations (41)

Amtrak & bus stations near Torrance

Code Name Address Type
TOA Torrance, CA 20575 Hamilton Avenue BUS
ESG El Segundo, CA 700 South Douglas Street BUS
SPD San Pedro (Catalina Terminal), California 1st Stop: N.Front & Swinford, Berth 95, Catalina BUS
SPO San Pedro (Downtown), California 931 S. Gaffey St. BUS
LBC Long Beach, California 601 North Long Beach Blvd. BUS

Other cities in Los Angeles County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Los Angeles County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Los Angeles 3,979,576 County seat of Los Angeles County, California; second largest city in the United States by population
Long Beach 462,628 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Santa Clarita 212,979 City in Los Angeles County, California, USA
Glendale 199,303 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Hollywood 167,664 District in Los Angeles, California, United States
Lancaster 157,601 City in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Palmdale 155,079 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Pomona 151,691 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Valencia 148,456
Pasadena 141,029 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
East Los Angeles 126,496 Census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States
El Monte 115,487 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Downey 111,126 City located in southeast Los Angeles County
Inglewood 108,151 City in California
Santa Maria 107,263 City in southern California, U.
West Covina 105,101 City in California, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Torrance distances to largest California cities

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