Torrance employment information

Income per capita$36,876$29,906$28,555
Median household income$78,286$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$97,952$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$59,199$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$51,890$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$37,667$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level6.9%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Torrance is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Torrance is 46% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Torrance is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Torrance is 56% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Torrance median earnings by income bracket

Torrance employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.2%0.6%
Manufacturing sector18.5%0.2%
Financial & insurance services3.2%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%13.1%
Public administration4.4%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%3.3%
Education, health & social services10.4%31.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rolling Hills, CA1,689$218,583309%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,568$171,328220%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,534$142,071166%
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,184$136,477155%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,282$120,697126%
Torrance, CA147,181$78,28646%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kansas City, KS147,598$38,07329%
Escondido, CA147,603$49,4098%
Bridgeport, CT146,680$41,20423%
Joliet, IL147,786$62,00816%
Alexandria, VA146,422$87,31963%
Torrance, CA147,181$78,28646%
Source: The Torrance, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.