West Carson demographics profile

StatisticWest CarsonCaliforniaNational
Population21,92938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9,67823291
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%
West Carson, CA has a population of 21,929 and is the 1,987th largest city in the United States. The population density is 9,678 per sq mi which is 4065% higher than the California average and 10582% higher than the national average. The median age in West Carson is 44 which is approximately 22% higher than the California average of 36. In West Carson, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 45% speak English and 26% speak Spanish. 46% of West Carson residents were born in California, 14% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 38% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in West Carson is 4065% 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 or African American.
  • In West Carson 32.45% of the population is Asian.

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West Carson population breakdown by race

RaceWest CarsonCaliforniaNational
White34.15%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American12.34%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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Source: The West Carson, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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