Carson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,95523291
Median age38.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%46%43%
Speak English46%56%79%
Speak Spanish32%29%13%
Carson, CA has a population of 92,780 and is the 347th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,955 per sq mi which is 2032% higher than the California average and 5370% higher than the national average. The median age in Carson is 38 which is approximately 6% higher than the California average of 36. In Carson, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 46% speak English and 32% speak Spanish. 52% of Carson residents were born in California, 11% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 35% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Carson is 2032% higher than California.
  • The median age in Carson is 6% higher than California.
  • In Carson 29.41% of the population is White.
  • In Carson 21.37% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Carson 25.83% of the population is Asian.

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Carson population breakdown by race

Black or African American21.37%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.77%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian2.25%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race7.79%4.62%3.06%
Other race12.59%13.28%4.75%
In Carson, 39.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Carson, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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