West Carson is built around convenience, and it has more than one shopping center located immediately within the neighborhood. Whether it's a new look or something particular for your home, it can be found here. West Carson is a densely populated part of Torrance. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Torrance market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Pacific Coast Highway and Lomita Pines.
Conveniences Around the Apartments for Rent in West Carson, Torrance
The neighborhood contains a diverse group of services ranging from spas to misc services. Monty's Photography and Raj Photography both provide photography services in West Carson. Other services in West Carson include Lynda's Fashion & Boutique, providing apparel and clothing services, at Berendo Ave.
Cost of Living and Demographics
West Carson is more affordable than other urban areas in Torrance, such as Pacific Coast Highway, though it offers a similar city lifestyle. Nevertheless, in annual household spending, West Carson reports an average of $56.8K/year, while Pacific Coast Highway spends an average of $63.3K/year.
West Carson is distinct from neighboring Pacific Coast Highway by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 3.62 people per household in West Carson and 2.39 people per household in Pacific Coast Highway. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 42% have children in West Carson and in Pacific Coast Highway it's 32% of households with children.
Nearby School Information
Some of the schools near the apartments in West Carson are Carson Senior High School, Stephen M. White Middle School and Meyler Street Elementary School. Due to the fact that school district boundaries do not necessarily line up with county lines, you should contact local school district representatives for more information on exactly which schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested.
The Torrance Unified district has 17 elementary schools, nine middle schools and six high schools, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Los Angeles Unified. Torrance Unified district also has a smaller population of students than Los Angeles Unified. Los Angeles Unified district has more blue ribbons than Torrance Unified district and a higher Great Schools score.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in West Carson. To help focus your search, the streets of S Western Ave. and W Carson St. are two of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. On these streets you can find something worthwhile to do, dine out or have a drink. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in West Carson at Fantasy Gold Club. Restaurants in West Carson offer a range of cuisines, including pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like Michoacan Entertainment or Club Zero Entertainment. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Wienerschnitzel and Arby's are both located in the neighborhood.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in West Carson, browse the Yelp page.