Searching for an apartment in Torrance, CA? Welcome to Northwest Torrance, a densely populated neighborhood in Torrance, CA. Residents of Northwest Torrance may prefer to have access to a car, since 95% of locals use their vehicles to get around. The average commute in Northwest Torrance takes about 25 minutes. Only 42% of households have children, so it's a good fit for renters looking for a calm neighborhood.