West Carson employment information

IndexWest CarsonCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$28,307$29,906$28,555
Median household income$62,414$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,976$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$51,761$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$36,245$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$35,916$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level9.4%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Carson is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Carson is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Carson is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Carson is 40% lower than the national average.

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West Carson median earnings by income bracket

West Carson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.2%1.0%
Manufacturing sector16.2%0.4%
Financial & insurance services3.9%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services13.1%11.9%
Public administration6.6%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%3.9%
Education, health & social services14.8%40.6%

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Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,282$120,697126%
West Carson, CA20,766$62,41417%

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Ensley, FL20,784$41,78222%
Lealman, FL20,740$30,26343%
Clinton, UT20,796$71,86534%
Patterson, CA20,736$54,4222%
Morrisville, NC20,728$84,30158%
West Carson, CA20,766$62,41417%
Source: The West Carson, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.