Select Census Data for Lomita


  • Median Home Value: $467,900
  • Median Year Houses were Built: 1963
  • Total Housing Units: 8,580
  • Vacant Housing Units: 7.0%
  • Owner-occupied: 41.4%
  • Renter-occupied: 58.6%
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Population Data

  • Population: 20,539
  • Median Age: 40.3
  • Median Income: $57,245
  • Income per Capita: $28,593

Education Level of the Population

  • High School Education: 16.1%
  • College Education: 13.3%
  • Professional Education: 0.8%

Work Force

  • Total Work Force: 11,859
  • Number Employed: 90.9%
  • Number Unemployed: 9.1%


  • Homeowner Vacancy Rate: 3.6%
  • Owner-occupied units with a mortgage: 69.1%
  • Owner-occupied units without a mortgage: 30.9%

Rental Housing

  • Rental Vacancy Rate: 1.9%
  • Median Gross Rent: $1,239
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Quick Reference

Information about the city and real estate tools

City Address
24300 Narbonne Avenue
Lomita, CA
City Phone
(310) 325-7110
Mayor and City Council
Meeting Agendas

City Council meets on the first and third Monday of the month. Planning Commission meets on the second Monday of the month.

Agendas are available here.

City Transfer Tax
County Transfer Tax
$0.275 for each $500.00 or fractional part thereof (LMC Sec. 7-3.02)
Inspection at Sale
Residential Property Report is required; optional on-site inspection included. Certificate of Compliance for Water Conservation is required.
Building Report at Sale
Residential Property Report is required; optional on-site inspection included. Certificate of Compliance for Water Conservation is required.
Business License for Agents
Broker's license required to complete Residential Property Report
Rent Control
Special Development Restrictions
City-Mandated Deed Provisions
Home Improvement Programs
Go Green Lomita! - residential rebates

Signage Ordinances in Lomita

Real Estate Signage Restrictions
Lomita, CA

R-1 Zone, Single-family Residential:

A. One (1) unlighted real estate sign not to exceed four (4) square feet in area, offering the premises for sale, rental, lease, or for inspection by the public.

B. One (1) additional square foot of sign area for riders attached to the sign. Sign to be removed within ten (10) days of sale, lease or rental of property.

R-V Zone, Residential Variable:

A. On a lot or parcel containing three (3) or less dwelling units, only those signs permitted in the R-1 Zone.

B. On a lot or parcel containing four (4) or more dwelling units, one (1) building identification sign flush against the wall of the building and not projecting above the parapet wall. Signs may be illuminated only by spotlighting or silhouette lighting directed toward the face of the building. Interior illuminated signs shall not be permitted. Real estate sign: One (1) unlighted sign of a maximum area of twelve (12) square feet and with a maximum of four (4) feet in any dimension, offering the premises for sale, lease, rental, or for inspection by the public.

Directional signs:

A. Directional signs are intended to provide directions for motorists entering a site from a public right-of way to on-site parking or loading.

B. Directional signs shall not contain any advertising message but may contain the name of business.

C. The maximum sign area shall be two (2) square feet and the maximum height shall be four (4) feet.

Printable version of sign ordinance available here

News Stories about Lomita

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-Year Data, 2010-2014. This product uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau. For more recent housing data, see SBAOR's monthly releases of market statistics at www.SouthBayAOR.com.