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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Seaside is a neighborhood in Torrance, California with a population of 6,597. Seaside is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Seaside offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Seaside there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Seaside tend to be liberal. The public schools in Seaside are highly rated.
About Seaside...
Population
6,597

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$946,928
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,122
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Seaside Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$127,863
National
$62,843
Families with Children
30%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    12%
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Seaside Reviews

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I can't wait to get out of here, however I could see how some people would like it. It's too crowded and it's just building after building, house after house. The best part of this town is the weather and beach.
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It's very safe here. If you go a couple miles east or southwest, it gets a worse, but overall I feel safe and never have to worry about break-ins or criminals.
The neighborhood seems fairly safe. No major crimes.