Torrance, CA 90505 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90505: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Torrance, CA 90505

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,778
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,542
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,009
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.809, Longitude -118.349
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Torrance, CA 90505 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,923
Population in Households 36,602
Population in Familes 30,857
Population in Group Qrtrs 321
Population Density1 6,406
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 14,184
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 9,873
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,734 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,450 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 598 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $760,608
Average Home Value $767,672


Median Household Income $80,154
Average Household Income $103,200
Per Capita Income $40,018
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.47%
Households 0.15% 0.37%
Families 0.18% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Torrance, CA 90505 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90505 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 438 75th
Population Density1 # 337 81st
Diversity Index2 # 886 49th
Median Household Income # 405 77th
Per Capita Income # 430 76th

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