Torrance, CA 90501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Torrance, CA 90501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,238
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,812
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,395
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.83, Longitude -118.315
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Torrance, CA 90501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44,882
Daytime Population: Workers 43,647
Daytime Population: Residents 23,063
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 66,710
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.49
Population in Households 44,601
Population in Familes 37,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density2 8,498
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $61,991
Average Household Income $83,350
Per Capita Income $28,248


Total Housing Units 15,750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,580 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,487 (53.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 683 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $604,883
Average Home Value $615,388


Total Households 15,067
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 10,607
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.56% 0.59%
Households 0.45% 0.53%
Families 0.46% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Torrance, CA 90501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90501 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 306 83rd
Population Density # 231 87th
Diversity Index # 134 93rd
Median Household Income # 784 56th
Per Capita Income # 976 45th

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