Select Census Data for Carson
- Median Home Value: $341,200
- Median Year Houses were Built: 1965
- Total Housing Units: 25,598
- Vacant Housing Units: 3.4%
- Owner-occupied: 74.7%
- Renter-occupied: 25.3%
- Population: 92,475
- Median Age: 37.2
- Median Income: $71,420
- Income per Capita: $23,622
Education Level of the Population
- High School Education: 13.4%
- College Education: 11.8%
- Professional Education: 0.7%
- Total Work Force: 47,854
- Number Employed: 85.3%
- Number Unemployed: 14.6%
- Homeowner Vacancy Rate: 0.9%
- Owner-occupied units with a mortgage: 75.3%
- Owner-occupied units without a mortgage: 24.7%
- Rental Vacancy Rate: 1.5%
- Median Gross Rent: $1,388
Information about the city and real estate tools
Signage Ordinances in Torrance
Real Estate Signs:
A. One (1) unlighted real estate sign is permitted, not to exceed three (3) square feet in area and four
(4) feet in height if on a straight stake or stakes or six (6) square feet in area and six (6) feet in height if
on a colonial post.
B. Information may be printed on both sides of the sign, but it shall be restricted to the sale, lease or
rental of the premises on which the sign is located.
C. Such sign shall be situated not less than ten (10) feet from the inside line of the sidewalk, or if there
is no sidewalk, from the property line, except if the building setback on such premises is less than ten
(10) feet, such sign shall be situated not less than one-half (1/2) the setback from the inside line of the
sidewalk or property line.
D. Two (2) riders, not larger than six (6) by twenty-four (24) inches containing advertising matter
pertinent to the premises, is permitted to be placed under the real estate advertising sign. Information
may be printed on
both sides of the riders.
E. Real estate advertising signs shall be removed from the premises at the close of escrow.
F. No more than five (5) lead-in signs, not to exceed four (4) square feet in area each, shall be
permitted for a single or multi-unit development.
G. No more than four (4) real estate flags, pennants or banners, in any combination, shall be permitted
per street frontage on single or multi-unit property being sold, leased or financed.
Open House Signs:
A. One (1) “open house” sign, not to exceed four (4) square feet in area, shall be permitted on the
B. All on-site flags, pennants, banners, “open house” signs, and all lead-in signs shall be permitted only
between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and dusk; provided, that a representative of the real estate firm or the
property owner is present at all times while such signage is displayed.
For Condominium Developments:
A. Only one (1) master post shall be permitted for all real estate advertising signs, open house signs,
B. The height of the master post shall not exceed eight (8) feet.
C. A placard not over two (2) square feet in area may be placed in the window of a residential building
indicating a unit is available for sale, rent or lease.
A. For each multiple dwelling or rooming house, or permitted agricultural use in the RA Zone, one (1)
unlighted sign not exceeding six (6) square feet in area and four (4) feet in any dimension may be
placed on the wall of the building providing it does not extend above or out from the front wall.
B. Sign may only indicate the name and address of the premises.
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