StatisticWest CarsonCaliforniaNational
Population21,92939,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9,67825691
Median age44.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1833%46%43%
Speak English45%56%79%
Speak Spanish26%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Carson is 3680% higher than California
  • The median age in West Carson is 22% higher than California
  • In West Carson 34.15% of the population is White
  • In West Carson 12.34% of the population is Black
  • In West Carson 32.45% of the population is Asian

Compare West Carson, CA Demographics

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      West Carson population breakdown by race

      RaceWest CarsonCaliforniaNational
      White34.15%61.26%73.35%
      Black12.34%5.85%12.63%
      Asian32.45%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.31%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.42%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.91%4.62%3.06%
      Other race15.42%13.28%4.75%
      In West Carson, 35.4% 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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      West Carson age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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