StatisticCarsonCaliforniaNational
Population92,78039,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,95525691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Carson is 1836% 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
  • In Carson 25.83% of the population is Asian

Compare Carson, CA Demographics

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      Carson population breakdown by race

      RaceCarsonCaliforniaNational
      White29.41%61.26%73.35%
      Black21.37%5.85%12.63%
      Asian25.83%13.85%5.22%
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Carson age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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