Latest Data (2017)
Population 146,758
Nationwide Rank 178

Quick Facts

Torrance, California is the 178th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Torrance, California is a city.

Torrance, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Torrance had its largest population ever.

Torrance, California's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Torrance, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
168 Pasadena, Texas 153,520 8.1%
169 Clarksville, Tennessee 153,205 47.3%
170 Pomona, California 152,939 3.2%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 152,938 4.1%
172 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 152,663
173 Escondido, California 151,969 13.1%
174 Paterson, New Jersey 148,678 -0.4%
175 Joliet, Illinois 148,462 37.1%
176 Naperville, Illinois 147,682 14.1%
177 Rockford, Illinois 147,051 -3.1%
178 Torrance, California 146,758 6.1%
179 Bridgeport, Connecticut 146,579 4.9%
180 Savannah, Georgia 146,444 10.3%
181 Killeen, Texas 145,482 61.3%
182 Bellevue, Washington 144,444 28.4%
183 Mesquite, Texas 143,949 15.1%
184 Syracuse, New York 143,396 -1.8%
185 McAllen, Texas 142,696 33.3%
186 Pasadena, California 142,647 6.0%
187 Orange, California 140,560 8.1%
188 Fullerton, California 140,392 10.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
73 Irvine 277,453 89.1%
76 Chula Vista 270,471 54.0%
96 Fremont 234,962 15.0%
102 San Bernardino 216,995 14.8%
103 Modesto 214,221 12.6%
105 Fontana 211,815 44.3%
106 Santa Clarita 210,888 35.5%
108 Oxnard 210,037 22.3%
111 Moreno Valley 207,226 44.6%
112 Glendale 203,054 3.9%
114 Huntington Beach 201,874 6.2%
141 Rancho Cucamonga 177,452 37.4%
144 Oceanside 176,193 8.7%
145 Ontario 175,841 10.8%
147 Santa Rosa 175,269 17.4%
148 Garden Grove 174,226 5.3%
149 Elk Grove 171,844 110.3%
154 Corona 167,836 30.0%
159 Hayward 160,500 13.8%
160 Lancaster 160,316 34.5%
162 Salinas 157,596 9.8%
163 Palmdale 157,519 34.0%
166 Sunnyvale 153,656 16.5%
170 Pomona 152,939 3.2%
173 Escondido 151,969 13.1%
178 Torrance 146,758 6.1%
186 Pasadena 142,647 6.0%
187 Orange 140,560 8.1%
188 Fullerton 140,392 10.9%
199 Roseville 135,329 66.4%
206 Visalia 133,010 39.1%
213 Concord 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks 128,995 9.8%
216 Santa Clara 127,134 24.1%
217 Simi Valley 126,878 13.3%
224 Victorville 122,441 89.7%
226 Berkeley 122,324 18.7%
227 Vallejo 122,105 4.0%
242 Fairfield 116,266 20.0%
243 El Monte 116,109 0.0%
246 Carlsbad 115,330 45.2%
248 Temecula 114,327 66.4%
250 Costa Mesa 113,825 3.9%
254 Murrieta 113,326 118.7%
255 Downey 113,092 5.2%
259 Antioch 111,674 21.9%
267 San Buenaventura (Ventura) 110,790 9.4%
268 Inglewood 110,598 -1.8%
273 Richmond 110,040 10.4%
274 Clovis 109,691 56.8%
279 West Covina 107,598 2.1%
281 Daly City 107,074 3.3%
282 Santa Maria 107,014 37.0%
285 Norwalk 106,084 1.4%
286 Jurupa Valley 106,028
293 Burbank 104,834 4.3%
294 San Mateo 104,748 12.9%
296 El Cajon 103,894 9.2%
297 Rialto 103,562 11.5%
301 Vista 101,568 12.9%
307 Vacaville 100,032 11.8%
315 Compton 97,612 4.2%
322 San Marcos 96,198 72.1%
325 Mission Viejo 96,016 2.5%
328 South Gate 95,430 -1.1%
330 Hesperia 94,859 50.4%
344 Chico 93,293 21.0%
345 Carson 92,735 3.0%
347 Santa Monica 92,306 9.4%
350 Santa Barbara 92,101 2.8%
355 Redding 91,794 12.7%
356 Westminster 91,564 3.7%
357 Tracy 90,889 56.5%
359 Menifee 90,595 111.7%
360 San Leandro 90,553 13.5%
361 Livermore 90,295 22.1%
364 Chino 89,797 28.2%
365 Indio 89,793 78.4%
375 Citrus Heights 87,931 2.9%
376 Hawthorne 87,854 4.3%
381 Whittier 86,838 3.5%
382 Redwood City 86,685 14.8%
386 Newport Beach 86,160 9.0%
389 Alhambra 85,396 0.2%
392 Hemet 85,160 43.3%
401 Lake Forest 84,293 10.8%
406 Merced 83,081 28.5%
407 Buena Park 83,015 6.3%
408 Pleasanton 83,007 29.1%
416 Mountain View 81,438 15.2%
421 Lakewood 80,967 1.9%
426 Tustin 80,498 18.8%
427 Chino Hills 80,374 19.3%
432 Napa 79,774 9.4%
435 Manteca 79,268 57.2%
436 Alameda 79,177 9.2%
441 Milpitas 78,106 24.2%
442 Folsom 78,038 48.0%
444 Perris 77,879 113.9%
445 Bellflower 77,772 6.5%
450 Upland 76,999 11.8%
458 Baldwin Park 76,402 0.5%
461 San Ramon 75,931 69.0%
468 Union City 75,343 11.6%
479 Rancho Cordova 73,563 36.9%
480 Turlock 73,556 29.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 146,758 178
2016 147,195 176
2015 148,475 174
2014 148,495 172
2013 147,478 171
2012 147,027 167
2011 146,311 164
2010 145,438 165
2009 140,317 173
2008 139,664 173
2007 139,367 172
2006 139,873 167
2005 140,712 164
2004 140,977 163
2003 141,036 162
2002 140,175 161
2001 139,359 160
2000 138,231 159
1990 133,243 138