City of Torrance

Seal of the City of Torrance

Charter City
Incorporated: May 12, 1921
City Hall: 3031 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, California 90503
City Telephone: (310) 328-5310
Website: www.torranceca.gov
Population (2010 Census): 145,438 (2000 Census: 137,946; 1990 Census: 133,107). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 7,102.2 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 14.9% (2000 Census: 14.1%; 1990 Census: 11.9%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 21.9% (2000 Census: 23.0%; 1990 Census: 20.4%)
Land Area: 20.48 square miles (53.04 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.08 square miles (0.19 square kilometers)

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City Government Officials

Planned as a model city by Frederick Law Olmsted, the great landscape architect, and named in 1911 by landowner Jared S. Torrance, a financier and philanthropist.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of Torrance