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Torrance City, California Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Torrance City, California)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 19,471

Renter-occupied housing units : 10,097

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,206

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,056

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,142

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,645

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7,327

Renter-occupied housing units : 9,880


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Torrance City, California)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,196

Householder 35 to 44 years : 4,095

Householder 45 to 54 years : 7,085

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,131

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,337

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,295

Householder 75 years and over : 1,482

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 131

Householder 35 to 44 years : 217

Householder 45 to 54 years : 889

Householder 55 to 59 years : 672

Householder 60 to 64 years : 849

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,422

Householder 75 years and over : 4,345


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Torrance City, California)

Less than 10.0 percent : 678

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,872

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 2,878

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 3,350

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 3,033

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 2,280

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,566

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 2,122

50.0 percent or more : 5,651

Not computed : 1,248


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Torrance City, California)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $535,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $584,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $530,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $646,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $626,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $617,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $587,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $527,200


(updated 2013)



Housing Occupancy in Torrance City, California

Occupied

97.44%

Vacant

2.56%

(updated 2010)



Vacant Housing Units in Torrance City, California

Owner Occupied

55.98%

Renter Occupied

44.02%

(updated 2010)



Percentage of Family Households in Torrance City, California: 68.6%

Percentage of Family Households in California: 68.7%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Torrance City, California

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 5.41%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 50.44%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 44.15%


(updated 2010)



Workers who live and work in Torrance City, California: 20,319 (14.0%)


(updated 2010)



Average Household Size in Torrance City, California: 2.58
Average Household Size in California: 2.90


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Torrance City, California

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 110 110 $28,085,073
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

110 110 $28,085,073
2000        
  Single Family 124 124 $27,997,956
  Two Family 6 12 $1,640,750
  Three and Four Family 19 58 $3,893,922
  Five or More Family 1 10 $869,877
  Total

150 204 $34,402,505
2001        
  Single Family 150 150 $31,759,159
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

150 150 $31,759,159
2002        
  Single Family 181 181 $38,558,636
  Two Family 2 4 $612,973
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 91 $12,240,707
  Total

184 276 $51,412,316
2003        
  Single Family 117 117 $25,442,729
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $411,593
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

118 121 $25,854,322
2004        
  Single Family 185 185 $49,463,884
  Two Family 1 2 $329,635
  Three and Four Family 11 40 $6,216,381
  Five or More Family 4 132 $23,541,797
  Total

201 359 $79,551,697
2005        
  Single Family 84 84 $19,379,534
  Two Family 3 6 $539,150
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 12 216 $29,790,692
  Total

99 306 $49,709,376
2006        
  Single Family 115 115 $27,271,268
  Two Family 7 14 $1,340,918
  Three and Four Family 7 23 $2,349,023
  Five or More Family 11 209 $29,322,996
  Total

140 361 $60,284,205


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Torrance City, CA): $56,489
Median Household Income In 2000 (California): $47,493


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Torrance City): $308,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (California): $198,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Torrance City): $903
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (California): $747


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Torrance City, California

Utility Gas: 76.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.0%
Electricity: 22.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Torrance City, California

Institutionalized population

55.85%

Correctional facilities for adults

0.0%

Federal detention centers

0.0%

Federal prisons

0.0%

State prisons

0.0%

Local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

0.0%

Correctional residential facilities

0.0%

Military disciplinary barracks and jails

0.0%

Juvenile facilities

5.41%

Group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

1.05%

Residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

4.36%

Correctional facilities intended for juveniles

0.0%

Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities

50.44%

Other institutional facilities

0.0%

Mental (Psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

0.0%

Hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

0.0%

In-patient hospice facilities

0.0%

Military treatment facilities with assigned patients

0.0%

Residential schools for people with disabilities

0.0%

Noninstitutionalized population

44.15%

College/University student housing

0.0%

Military quarters

0.0%

Military barracks and dormitories (non-disciplinary)

0.0%

Military ships

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

44.15%

Emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

0.0%

Group homes intended for adults

24.87%

Residential treatment centers for adults

3.58%

Maritime/merchant vessels

0.0%

Workers' group living quarters and Job Corps centers

7.50%

Other noninstitutional facilities

8.20%


(updated 2010)





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