Lomita

Lomita is a city in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County with a population of 20,256 bordered by Rolling Hills Estates, Torrance, and Harbor City in an area of 1.9 square miles. Lomita real estate values have gone up 7.3% over the past year and the median home value in Lomita is $658,600.

Lomita residents are served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Elementary schools include Eshelman Avenue Elementary School, Lomita Math & Science Magnet School, and President Avenue Elementary School.

The Lomita Railroad Museum has been devoted to the steam engine period of railroading since it opened in 1966. The museum is open Thursday through Sunday, and engines in the museum have appeared in numerous films.

Lomita Park spans more than seven acres and has a gymnasium, community room, softball diamond, outdoor basketball court, multi-purpose field, senior walking path, children’s play area, and two tennis courts.