Torrance (California)

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Coordinates 33°50′05″N 118°20′29″W
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Incorporated May 12, 1921
Named for Jared Sidney Torrance
Elevation 89 ft (27 m)
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific)
ZIP Codes 90277, 90501–90510
Area codes 310/424
FIPS code 06-80000
GNIS feature IDs 1652802, 2412087
Government (Type) Council-manager
Government (Mayor) Patrick J. Furey
Government (City council) Heidi Ann AshcraftGeorge K. ChenMike GriffithsSharon KalaniAurelio MattucciJack Walser
Government (City treasurer) Dana Cortez
Government (City clerk) Rebecca Poirier
Government (Total) 20.53 sq mi (53.18 km2)
Government (Land) 20.50 sq mi (53.10 km2)
Government (Water) 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2) 0.37%
Area (Total) 20.53 sq mi (53.18 km2)
Area (Land) 20.50 sq mi (53.10 km2)
Area (Water) 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2) 0.37%
Population (2020) (Total) 147,067
Population (2020) (Rank) 8th in Los Angeles County 40th in California 187th in the United States
Population (2020) (Density) 7,200/sq mi (2,800/km2)

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Torrance is a city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The city is part of what is known as the South Bay region of the metropolitan area. Torrance has 1.5 miles (2.4 km) of beachfront on the Pacific Ocean and a moderate year-round climate with an average rainfall of 12 inches (300 mm) per year. Torrance was incorporated in 1921, and as of the 2020 census has a population of 147,067 residents. The city has 30 parks. The city consistently ranks among the safest cities in Los Angeles County. Torrance is the birthplace of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO).

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