Torrance, CA has a population of 147,307 and is the 178th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7,194 per sq mi which is 2996% higher than the California average and 7840% higher than the national average. The median age in Torrance is 42 which is approximately 16% higher than the California average of 36. In Torrance, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 61% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 51% of Torrance residents were born in California, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 29% were foreign born.