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    MAPPING L.A. > South Bay

    Torrance

    Population

    Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Income

    Household income in thousands of 2000 dollars

    Education

    Education level

    Age

    Age

    Housing

    Occupied housing units

    Families

    Males
    Females

    Military

    Military era
    • There are 11,485 veterans, or 10.8% of the population, about average for South Bay but high for the county overall
    • The percentage of veterans who served during WWII or Korea is among the county's highest.

    Ancestry and immigration

    • Japanese (9.8%) and German (8.4%) are the most common ancestries.
    • 38,074 (27.6%) of residents are foreign born, about average for South Bay and about average for the county. Korea (16.7%) and Japan (14.0%) are the most common foreign places of birth.

    Torrance

    is a city in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County.
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    About This Project
    Torrance is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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    Source: Census 2000, SCAG, Los Angeles Department of City Planning