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What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana Metro Area

In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward.


Quick Facts About Torrance

    The unemployment rate in Torrance is 3.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Torrance jobs have Increased by 2.50 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Torrance's cost of living is 98.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Torrance's population is 145,443 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.45 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Torrance is $661,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 18.80 percent.
    Torrance public schools spend $12,346 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 22.9 students per teacher in Torrance.

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re: A great city to live in - 2/5/2010
Hi Tom, I am Aditya from India. Would be moving to Torrance around Dec. 2010/Jan 2011 for my job. Appreciate if you could share something about the apartment... (read more)
A great city to live in
Torrance is a diverse city, southwest of Los Angeles. It is a large city made up of Business and Residences in a unique group of neighborhoods that join the City of los... (read more)
re: Torrance --Hidden Gem - 9/2/2007
Ted, Are you still living in the Torrance area? I am considering a move to the area and wanted to get your advice on what "nice" area of Torrance I want to focus looking... (read more)
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