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
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.83, Longitude -118.315
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,261
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,233
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,401
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,832

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 90501 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 90501 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Torrance, CA 90501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 44,973
Population in Households 44,693
Population in Familes 37,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 280
Population Density2 8,397
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $67,350
Average Household Income $89,079
Per Capita Income $30,149


Total Housing Units 15,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,535 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,552 (54.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 684 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $645,053
Average Home Value $679,969


Total Households 15,087
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 10,655
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.92%
Households 0.34% 0.72%
Families 0.39% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Torrance, CA 90501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90501 to the other 1,763 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 309 83rd
Population Density # 234 87th
Diversity Index # 134 92nd
Median Household Income # 734 58th
Per Capita Income # 949 46th

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