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Community Profile

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  • Demographics
    The City of Torrance is located in southwest Los Angeles County in a region known as the South Bay. Torrance is the eighth largest municipality in Los Angeles County. Torrance is bordered by 1.5 miles of beach and the City of Redondo Beach to the West, the communities of Gardena and Lawndale to the North, City of Los Angeles' Harbor Gateway and Lomita to the East, and the communities of the Palos Verdes Peninsula to the south.

Median Home Price
2002 $360,000
2003 $401,500
2004  $527,000 
Employment by  Industry
Construction                                                              4.0
Manufacturing                                                         17.5
Wholesale Trade                                                       5.0
Retail Trade                                                              11.4
Transportation and warehousing                              6.7
Finance, insurance, real estate                                 7.1
Professional, management, administrative               12.1
Educational, health and social services                   17.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, food services          6.4
Public Administration                                                  3.6
Other                                                                          8.4
Census Data
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