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Best Places To Live In Torrance, CA

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  • Torrance, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 147,307
  • City maintenance of streets is ridiculous. Very unpleasant to drive in the city. This is compounded by the high density of the population. Further more underground water lines repeatedly fail and…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Manhattan Beach, CA
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,573
  • After living in and around Manhattan Beach for nearly a decade, I think that this beach city is filled with great things to do at all times of the year. The neighborhood features great restaurants and…[read more]
84
  • Marina del Rey, CA
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,782
  • I live near there and visit someone there a lot. It’s cool but small lol. A a a a a a a a a…[read more]
84
  • San Marino, CA
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,324
  • Living in San Marino, CA was very fast paced and a little stressful. I say stressful and past paced because of the cost of living. Living here was very expensive. The cost of living only continues to…[read more]
84
  • Hermosa Beach, CA
  • 3.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,726
  • I absolutely love almost everything about the beach city of Hermosa Beach. There are dozens of fantastic restaurants, with great attractions and opportunities to have a great time. This city is a family…[read more]
84
  • Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 42,412
  • For your Rancho Palos Verdes Real Estate needs visit www.SouthBay4Sale.com From the beautiful coastlines, Trump Golf Course, to Terranea Resort Rancho Palos Verdes how so much to see and do. he…[read more]
84
  • Palos Verdes Estates, CA
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,582
  • I have relatives that have lived in Palos Verdes Estates for a long time and have visited the city often and know it very well. This is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in California, perfect for…[read more]
83
  • Rolling Hills, CA
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,760
83
  • Redondo Beach, CA
  • 2.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 67,664
  • Redondo Beach is one of the most gorgeous cities in California. I absolutely adored my visit to this great city. The beach was one of the cleanest that I have ever visited. I was stunned by how glamorous…[read more]
83
  • Hollywood Riviera, Torrance, CA
  • 2.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,432
82
  • City College Area, Long Beach, CA
  • 12.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,097
81
  • Cypress, CA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 48,978
  • After I got out of the service I moved with my wife and kiddos to Cypress, California. It wasn't my first choice but I had a good job offer there and wanted to move closer to my in-laws who lived in…[read more]
81
  • South Pasadena, CA
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,936
  • Living in South Pasadena is a ton of fun as a young adult! There’s a ton of things to do, great shopping, and plenty of opportunities to make new friends every day. There’s about 25,000 of us so you…[read more]
81
  • Alamitos Heights, Long Beach, CA
  • 13.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,873
  • The Alamitos Heights Neighborhood of Long Beach is a great place to live. The streets are lined with mature Magnolia Trees. The homes are mix of may style , from original Ranch to new Contemporary. …[read more]
80
  • Rossmoor, CA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,933
  • Living in Rossmoor, CA was one of my greatest experiences. Even though I was only here for a short period of time, I was able to do a lot. This city is near the beaches, so there was plenty of tourist…[read more]
80
  • The Plaza, Long Beach, CA
  • 13.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 21,865
79
  • Ladera Heights, CA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,195
78
  • Park Estates, Long Beach, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,646
78
  • Beverly Hills, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,627
  • My home is Beverly Hills, CA, and I am overjoyed to live here. Yes, it is an enclave of the rich and famous, but it also has many great neighborhoods as well. My favorite place is Beverly Hills Park, a…[read more]
78
  • Bel Air, Los Angeles, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,746
78
  • Los Alamitos, CA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,661
  • The city of Los Alamitos is a medium sized suburb of Los Angeles. This is a great neighborhood for all types of families, including ones with kids that are going to school. The city's school districts…[read more]
78
  • La Palma, CA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,834
  • Living in La Palma, California provides me with the convenience of being close to Los Angeles, while giving me a good place to raise my family. This community is small and everyone seems to know…[read more]
77
  • City Of Signal Hill, Long Beach, CA
  • 10.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,207
77
  • Seal Beach, CA
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,510
  • Seal Beach is full of fun and engaging activities, as well as relaxing attractions that can make a day in the city one to remember. Seal Beach food tours are a wonderful way to experience the…[read more]
76
  • Walteria, Torrance, CA
  • 2.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,348
76
  • West Torrance, Torrance, CA
  • 0.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 68,889
  • I lived in the West Torrance neighborhood of Torrance, California for several years after graduating from college. I relocated to West Torrance from Costa Mesa in Orange County. I adore the convenience,…[read more]
76
  • El Segundo, CA
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,901
  • I have lived near El Segundo for my entire life and know all the things that a tourist or new resident would want to know about the city. El Segundo is right next to the Los Angeles Airport and there…[read more]
76
  • Los Altos, Long Beach, CA
  • 12.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 13,766
76
  • Westwood, Los Angeles, CA
  • 16.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 55,285
75
  • Los Cerritos Area, Long Beach, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,391
75
  • Huntington Beach, CA
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 198,724
  • I've lived in Huntington Beach, CA (Orange County) for almost 5 years. I like the suburbs because it's a better alternative to living in LA County (Santa Monica). Orange County is extremely beautiful and…[read more]
75
  • Temple City, CA
  • 24.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,084
  • Temple City is perfect for when you're looking for a small city that's still packed with amenities and opportunities. Temple City is a short drive from Los Angeles. I've been living in Temple City and I…[read more]
74
  • Century City, Los Angeles, CA
  • 15.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,574
74
  • La Mirada, CA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,130
  • I was born just down the road from La Merida, California. My parents moved several times while I was young but we always stayed in this part of the state. Southern California has so much to offer with…[read more]
74
  • South East Torrance, Torrance, CA
  • 2.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,108
74
  • Topanga, CA
  • 23.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,858
73
  • Beverly Glen, Los Angeles, CA
  • 19.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 52,653
73
  • Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA
  • 19.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 23,965
73
  • Rose Hills, CA
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,033
73
  • East San Gabriel, CA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,787
  • Some of the best areas in East San Gabriel CA include the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, Bonelli Park and Turnbull Canyon. These are fun places to visit and offer magnificent scenery. When you…[read more]
72
  • West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • 15 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 42,797
72
  • West Hollywood, CA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,661
  • I've lived in a few different cities in southern California and West Hollywood certainly places near the top of the list. It's close enough to both the ocean and downtown LA that you can easily enjoy…[read more]
71
  • Los Feliz, Los Angeles, CA
  • 19.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 32,513
  • I'm a current visitor of Los Feliz, Los Angeles. I walk all the way to Los Feliz from Glendale, CA; of which people would think that it's a crazy idea but its a good amount of walking and workout to stay…[read more]
71
  • Alhambra, CA
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 84,866
  • Each year I spend Christmas and parts of my summer in Alhambra. Alhambra borders the City of Pasadena off of Interstate 10 and is within 20 minutes of downtown Los Angeles. My mother lives in Alhambra…[read more]
71
  • State College Area, Long Beach, CA
  • 14 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,427
71
  • Belmont Shore, Long Beach, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,093
  • I am from Sydney, Australia and is currently visiting Belmont Shore, Long Beach with my 17 year old daughter and I have to say that this place is a real hidden gem! We have been here for a month and…[read more]
70
  • El Dorado Park, Long Beach, CA
  • 15.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,378
70
  • North Torrance, Torrance, CA
  • 2.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 34,684
  • North Torrance is a simple middle class Southern California neighborhood that was very typical all over the region in the 50’s -70’s, with nicely maintained simple homes, basic shopping, schools,…[read more]
70
  • Naples-Marina Area, Long Beach, CA
  • 14.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,881
70
  • Cerritos, CA
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,797
  • I lived in Cerritos for two years while on a work assignment, and the experience was unforgettable. The city is filled with so many fun things to see and do. I miss the diverse restaurant availability.…[read more]
70
  • Culver City, CA
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39,395
  • I enjoyed living in Culver City, there are many positives to living in this area of California. There are great recreational areas, such as biking routes that go on for several miles. There are also…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Torrance, CA for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Torrance, CA, followed by the best places to live near Torrance, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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