Torrance City PUMA, CA

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Population

127,455

0.145% growth

Median Household Income

$82,567

4.33% growth

Number of Employees

59,496

1.09% decline

Median Property Value

$660,000

4.83% growth

About

In 2017, Torrance City PUMA, CA had a population of 127k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $82,567. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Torrance City PUMA, CA grew from 127,271 to 127,455, a 0.145% increase and its median household income grew from $79,140 to $82,567, a 4.33% increase.

The population of Torrance City PUMA, CA is 36.9% Asian Alone, 36.3% White Alone, and 18.4% Hispanic or Latino. 40.8% of the people in Torrance City PUMA, CA speak a non-English language, and 86.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Torrance City PUMA, CA are Homestead Schools (94 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Torrance City PUMA, CA is $660,000, and the homeownership rate is 53.2%. Most people in Torrance City PUMA, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Torrance City PUMA, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Torrance City PUMA, CA employs 59.5k people. The largest industries in Torrance City PUMA, CA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,136 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,940 people), and Hospitals (2,750 people), and the highest paying industries are Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems ($130,609), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($121,109), and Motion pictures & video industries ($117,327).

Median household income in Torrance City PUMA, CA is $82,567. Males in Torrance City PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,074. The income inequality in Torrance City PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$82,567

2017 value

± $2,720

4.33%

1 Year Growth

± 4.7%

Households in Torrance City PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $82,567, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $79,140 in 2016, which represents a 4.33% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$79,129

Average Male Salary

± $9,258

$65,074

Average Female Salary

± $8,244

In 2017, full-time male employees in Torrance City PUMA, CA made 1.22 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,892 ± $8,655

  2. American Indian

    $65,209 ± $52,238

  3. White

    $64,621 ± $8,974

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Torrance City PUMA, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.437

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Torrance City PUMA, CA was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.7% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Torrance City PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Torrance City PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Torrance City PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $163,392, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $157,988 and $152,433.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Torrance City PUMA, CA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,247 ± 453

  2. Asian

    3,970 ± 528

  3. Hispanic

    2,047 ± 348

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Torrance City PUMA, CA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

59.5k

2017 Value

-1.09%

1 Year decline

± -1.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Torrance City PUMA, CA declined at a rate of -1.09%, from 60.1k employees to 59.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Torrance City PUMA, CA, are Miscellaneous managers (2,636 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (1,746 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,710 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Torrance City PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Torrance City PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,636 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (1,746 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,710 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Torrance City PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Aerospace engineers (14.1 times higher than expected), Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors (6.31 times), and Tax preparers (4.09 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Torrance City PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Architectural & engineering managers ($185,459), Physicians & surgeons ($141,460), and Sales representatives, services, all other ($136,155).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

59.5k

2017 Value

-1.09%

1 Year decline

± -1.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Torrance City PUMA, CA declined at a rate of -1.09%, from 60.1k employees to 59.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Torrance City PUMA, CA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,136 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,940 people), and Hospitals (2,750 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Torrance City PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Torrance City PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Torrance City PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,136 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,940 people), and Hospitals (2,750 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Torrance City PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Aerospace products & parts manufacturing (16.1 times higher than expected), Aircraft & parts manufacturing (8.53 times), and Sporting & athletic goods, & doll, toy & game manufacturing (4.84 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Torrance City PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems ($130,609), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($121,109), and Motion pictures & video industries ($117,327).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight ($157B) and Gasoline ($127B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.1% of the population of Torrance City PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 58.3% on employee plans, 9.21% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 0.694% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Torrance City PUMA, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Torrance City PUMA, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.88%

Uninsured

58.3%

Employer Coverage

9.21%

Medicaid

11.7%

Medicare

12.2%

Non-Group

0.694%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Torrance City PUMA, CA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 7.88%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Torrance City PUMA, CA is home to a population of 127k people, from which 86.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Torrance City PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Torrance City PUMA, CA is composed of 47.1k Asian Alone residents (36.9%), 46.3k White Alone residents (36.3%), 23.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (18.4%), 5.81k Two or More Races residents (4.56%), 3.32k Black or African American Alone residents (2.6%), 729 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.572%), 422 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.331%), and 385 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.302%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Torrance City PUMA, CA are Spanish (13,411 speakers), Korean (7,272 speakers), and Japanese (6,660 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In N/A, the median age of all people in Torrance City PUMA, CA was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Torrance City PUMA, CA are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Torrance City PUMA, CA residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

29.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

37.7k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Torrance City PUMA, CA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Torrance City PUMA, CA was 29.6%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Japan

    5,844 ± 1,833 people

  2. Korea

    5,833 ± 1,832 people

  3. India

    4,378 ± 1,596 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Torrance City PUMA, CA was Japan, the natal country of 5,844 Torrance City PUMA, CA residents, followed by Korea with 5,833 and India with 4,378.

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Citizenship

86.7%

2017 Citizenship

87.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 86.7% of Torrance City PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Torrance City PUMA, CA was 87.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Asian Alone

    47.1k ± 1.33k

  2. White Alone

    46.3k ± 1.27k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    23.5k ± 1.59k

In 2017, there were 1.02 times more Asian Alone residents (47.1k people) in Torrance City PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46.3k White Alone and 23.5k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Torrance City PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    13,411 speakers (11.2%)

  2. Korean

    7,272 speakers (6.06%)

  3. Japanese

    6,660 speakers (5.55%)

40.8% of Torrance City PUMA, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Torrance City PUMA, CA was Spanish. 11.2% of the overall population of Torrance City PUMA, CA are native Spanish speakers. 6.06% speak Korean and 5.55% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,963 ± 287

  2. Korea

    924 ± 235

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    801 ± 194

Torrance City PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Torrance City PUMA, CA awarded 94 degrees. The student population of Torrance City PUMA, CA is skewed towards women, with 23 male students and 69 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Torrance City PUMA, CA are Black or African American (38 and 40.4%), followed by Asian (36 and 38.3%), Hispanic or Latino (15 and 16%), and White (5 and 5.32%).

The largest universities in Torrance City PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Homestead Schools (94 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Torrance City PUMA, CA are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (78 and 83%), Registered Nursing (12 and 12.8%), and Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services (4 and 4.26%).

The median tuition costs in Torrance City PUMA, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. 78 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Torrance City PUMA, CA was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Torrance City PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

94 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Torrance City PUMA, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Homestead Schools with 94 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

21

Degrees Awarded to Men

73

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 21 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Torrance City PUMA, CA, which is 0.288 times less than the 73 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    38 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    36 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Torrance City PUMA, CA were to Black or African American students. These 38 degrees mean that there were 1.06 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 36 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Torrance City PUMA, CA was $660,000 in 2017, which is 3.03 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $629,600 to $660,000, a 4.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Torrance City PUMA, CA is 53.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Torrance City PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Torrance City PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$82,567

Median Household Income

± $2,720

46.8k

Number of Households

± 1,355

In 2017, the median household income of the 46.8k households in Torrance City PUMA, CA grew to $82,567 from the previous year's value of $79,140.

The following chart displays the households in Torrance City PUMA, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$660,000

2017 Median

± $6,948

$629,600

2016 Median

± $5,547

In 2017, the median property value in Torrance City PUMA, CA grew to to $660,000 from the previous year's value of $629,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Torrance City PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Torrance City PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Torrance City PUMA, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Torrance City PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

53.2%

2017 Homeownership

53.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53.2% of the housing units in Torrance City PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 53.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Torrance City PUMA, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Torrance City PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Torrance City PUMA, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Torrance City PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.6% of the workforce in Torrance City PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.2%

  2. Carpooled

    7.73%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.71%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Torrance City PUMA, CA was Drove Alone (81.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.73%) and those who Worked At Home (4.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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