Carson SnackAbility

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Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
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Carson, California Info Snack

Carson is a city in Los Angeles County, California. As of the 2010 census, Carson had a population of 91,714. Located 13 miles (21 km) south of downtown Los Angeles and approximately 14 miles away from the Los Angeles International Airport. Incorporated on February 20, 1968, Carson is the youngest municipality in the South Bay region of Metropolitan Los Angeles. The city is generally a working class city with some middle-class neighborhoods.
Population
92,927
Unemployment
9.1%
Poverty
10.6%
Median Home
$402,500
Median Income
$75,517
Median Rent
$1,445

1 Reviews & Comments About Carson

Overall User Rating
2.0
/5

07/15/2018

There are too many people here which makes traffic terrible. The area isn't generally safe, as there are gang members in many neighborhoods. I find that there is a lot of noise at any given point throughout the day, such as fireworks on a Tuesday night. It's really disturbing for those who want peace and quiet, if I have work the next morning.

What I like is the variety of different spanish and filipino foods and restaurants out here.

Rankings for Carson in California

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Map Of Carson, CA

Population over time in Carson

Year Population % Change
2017 92,927 0.2%
2016 92,780 0.1%
2015 92,691 0.2%
2014 92,475 0.5%
2013 91,994 0.1%
2012 91,937 0.5%
2011 91,508 0.2%
2010 91,299 -

Crime in Carson Per 100k

Crime Carson CA USA
Violent Crime 510.8 449.3 382.9
Murder 8.6 4.6 5.3
Robbery 178.5 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 302.2 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 2419.6 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 515.1 446.9 430.4
Larceny 1356.0 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 548.4 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Carson

White
7.3% (6,756)
African American
22.8% (21,145)
American Indian
0.2% (155)
Asian
26.4% (24,549)
Hawaiian
2.0% (1,891)
Other
0.2% (177)
Two Or More
3.3% (3,034)
Hispanic
37.9% (35,220)
Race Carson CA USA
White 7.3% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 22.8% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 26.4% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 2.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 37.9% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Carson, California

Less than $10,000
3.4% (315,951)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (343,829)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.7% (715,537)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (520,391)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (1,068,660)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (1,644,807)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.2% (1,412,490)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.3% (1,979,345)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.0% (743,416)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (548,269)
Income Carson CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.4% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.7% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.2% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.3% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.0% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Carson

Female
51.5% (47,896)
Male
48.5% (45,030)
Gender Carson CA USA
Female 51.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.6% (10,741)
9-12th Grade
8.4% (7,776)
High School / GED
21.9% (20,386)
Some College
23.2% (21,514)
Associate's Degree
9.3% (8,646)
Bachelor's Degree
18.7% (17,416)
Master's Degree
5.6% (5,199)
Professional Degree
0.8% (753)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (492)
Education Carson CA USA
< 9th Grade 11.6% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.4% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 21.9% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 23.2% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.3% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 18.7% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.6% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.8% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.6% 1.4%

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