Harbor City is a diverse neighborhood bordered by Carson, San Pedro, Torrance, and Lomita with a population of 36,040. Harbor City real estate values have gone up 7.5% over the past year and the median home value is $546,900.
Harbor City students are served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Within the city there are two high schools and seven other schools. Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy is a top 10 standout high school in California by Niche.com.
Next to Los Angeles Harbor College is Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park, which has barbecue pits, a lighted baseball diamond, a bicycle path, a kids’ play area, hiking trails, a jogging path, a lighted soccer field, and a lake. The Machado Youth Camp campground is also in the park.
Harbor City Park has the Harbor City Recreation Center and the Harbor City Childcare Center. The recreation center has a gymnasium, baseball diamond, indoor basketball courts, a community room, picnic tables, lighted soccer field, and senior center.
The Los Angeles Public Library operates the Harbor Gateway-Harbor City Branch Library. Harbor City also hosts a hospital and various medical buildings inside the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center.