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Population (year 2000): 89,730. Estimated population in July 2005: 93,955 (+4.7% change)
Males: 43,315 (48.3%), Females: 46,415 (51.7%)

Los Angeles County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $52,284 (year 2000)
Median house value: $183,200 (year 2000)

Carson, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Carson:

  • Hispanic (34.9%)
  • Black (25.4%)
  • Filipino (18.8%)
  • Other race (18.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (12.0%)
  • Two or more races (5.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (3.0%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Japanese (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (2.6%), Irish (1.9%), English (1.9%), United States (1.4%), Subsaharan African (1.4%), Italian (1.1%).California

Elevation: 37 feet

Land area: 18.8 square miles

Carson,

For population 25 years and over in Carson

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carson city

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

32.8% Foreign born (16.1% Asia, 15.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,515 (+6.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Beach, CA Long (7.4 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (18.8 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Carson, CA (2.4 miles West Compton, CA (3.8 miles West CA Compton, (4.6 miles CA (5.0 miles Gardena, CA (5.0 miles Lomita, CA (5.4 miles Willowbrook, CA Torrance, (5.6 miles Compton, CA (6.0 miles East


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2000: 158 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2001: 139 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2002: 154 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings

Latitude: 33.84 N, Longitude: 118.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 310

Carson, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.0%), Manufacturing (19.0%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,445 (+16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,635 (15.4%)

Crime in Carson by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 9 17 8 13 12 8
    per 100,000 10.0 18.9 8.9 14.5 13.4 8.9
Rapes 15 22 13 21 15 24
    per 100,000 16.7 24.5 14.5 23.4 16.7 26.7
Robberies 174 179 187 209 207 192
    per 100,000 193.9 199.5 208.4 232.9 230.7 214.0
Assaults 535 616 457 502 497 398
    per 100,000 596.2 686.5 509.3 559.5 553.9 443.6
Burglaries 598 552 551 606 509 598
    per 100,000 666.4 615.2 614.1 675.4 567.3 666.4
Thefts 1,435 1,385 1,475 1,392 1,453 1,422
    per 100,000 1599.2 1543.5 1643.8 1551.3 1619.3 1584.8
Auto thefts 625 627 748 703 723 638
    per 100,000 696.5 698.8 833.6 783.5 805.8 711.0
360.5 386.6 354.5 377.6 369.0 339.4

Average climate in Carson, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carson,

Carson-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Carson city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Bob Whitfield - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Oct 18, 1971), Eric Johnson - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Apr 30, 1976), Horacio Ramํrez - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Atlanta Braves, born: Nov 24, 1979), Kevin Burnett - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Dec 24, 1982), Stanley Wilson - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Nov 5, 1982), Anthony Coleman - College basketball player (Long Beach State 49ers), Ekene Ibekwe - College basketball player (Maryland Terrapins), Loree Moore - WNBA player (New York Liberty, born: Mar 21, 1983), Marcus Malone - College basketball player (DePaul Blue Demons), Ryan Walton - College basketball player (CS Northridge Matadors).

Main business address for: LEINER HEALTH PRODUCTS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Carson:
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; HARBOR CITY, CA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF GARDENA (about 5 miles; GARDENA, CA)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF GARDENA (about 5 miles; GARDENA, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Carson, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carson:
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 8 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • LOS ANGELES INTL (about 12 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; ID: LAX)
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 16 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carson:
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 4 miles; COMPTON, CA; ID: CPM)
  • ZAMPERINI FIELD (about 6 miles; TORRANCE, CA; ID: TOA)
  • JACK NORTHROP FIELD/HAWTHORNE MUNICIPAL (about 8 miles; HAWTHORNE, CA; ID: HHR)

Amtrak stations near Carson:
  • 7 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station. Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 7 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Transit 11 $22,164 $24,178 9 $8,717
Other and Unallocable 68 $226,129 $39,905 28 $27,029
Natural Resources 6 $27,790 $55,580 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 30 $122,080 $48,832 0 $0
Streets and Highways 58 $245,010 $50,691 4 $2,365
Other Government Administration 52 $223,463 $51,568 11 $6,443
Police - Other 27 $128,762 $57,227 28 $21,281
Solid Waste Management 2 $7,534 $45,204 1 $897
Financial Administration 45 $139,216 $37,124 8 $9,381
Parks and Recreation 61 $256,888 $50,535 321 $429,346
Totals for Government 360 $1,399,038 $46,634 410 $505,456
Colleges/Universities in Carson:
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-DOMINGUEZ HILLS (Full-time enrollment: 8,672; Location: 1000 E VICTORIA ST; Public; Website: www.csudh.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • COMPUTER EDUCATION INSTITUTE-CARSON (FT enrollment: 422; Location: 20700 AVALON BLVD.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.computer-education.com)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Carson:
  • LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE (about 4 miles; WILMINGTON, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,574)
  • CITY UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES (about 5 miles; INGLEWOOD, CA; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (about 5 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; FT enrollment: 26,718)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-NORTHRIDGE (about 5 miles; NORTHRIDGE, CA; FT enrollment: 23,133)
  • EL CAMINO COLLEGE (about 5 miles; TORRANCE, CA; FT enrollment: 12,627)
  • LOS ANGELES PIERCE COLLEGE (about 5 miles; WOODLAND HILLS, CA; FT enrollment: 8,497)
  • COMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; COMPTON, CA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
Public high schools in Carson:
  • CARSON SENIOR HIGH (Students: 3,543; Location: 22328 S. MAIN ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF MATHEMATICS & SCIENCE (Students: 605; Location: 1000 E. VICTORIA ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EAGLE TREE CONTINUATION (Students: 86; Location: 22628 S. MAIN ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Carson:
  • CARSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 104; Location: 655 E UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PROGRESSIVE ACHIEVEMENT CENTER (Students: 36; Location: 21521 S. AVALON BLVD.; Grades: 3 - 12; Boys only)
  • INTERNATIONAL CHILDRENS INSTIT (Students: 6; Location: 330 E CARSON ST; Grades: 4 - 12)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN (Students: 5; Location: 21818 DOLORES ST.; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Carson:
  • CARNEGIE (ANDREW) MIDDLE (Students: 1,986; Location: 21820 BONITA ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WHITE (STEPHEN M.) MIDDLE (Students: 1,932; Location: 22102 S. FIGUEROA ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CURTISS (GLENN HAMMOND) MIDDLE (Students: 1,499; Location: 1254 E. HELMICK ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CAROLDALE AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,086; Location: 22424 CAROLDALE AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • CATSKILL AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 883; Location: 23536 CATSKILL AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CARSON STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 834; Location: 161 E. CARSON ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DOLORES STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 774; Location: 22526 DOLORES ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DOMINGUEZ ELEMENTARY (Students: 762; Location: 21250 SANTA FE AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BONITA STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 735; Location: 21929 BONITA ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • AMBLER AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 687; Location: 319 E. SHERMAN DR.; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Carson:
  • ST PHILOMENA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 21832 S MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CARSON MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 128; Location: 812 E CARSON; Grades: PK - 5)
  • PENINSULA CHRISTIAN (Students: 101; Location: 22507 S FIGUEROA; Grades: KG - 8)

Notable locations in Carson: Victoria Golf Course (A), Dominguez Golf Course (B), Carson City Hall (C), Carson Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (D), Victoria Park Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (E).

Shopping Center: South Bay Pavilion at Carson Shopping Center (1).

Cemeteries: Pat Cemetery (1), Lincoln Memorial Park (2).

Parks in Carson include: Stevenson Park (1), Anderson Park (2), Victoria Park (3), Veterans Park (4), Vernon Hemingway Memorial Park (5), Calas Park (6), Del Amo Park (7), Carriage Crest Park (8), Scott Park (9).


Carson compared to California state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Carson:
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFRN (1280 AM; 1 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Carson:
  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKJZ (88.1 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: CALIF. STATE UNIV LONG BEACH FOUND.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Carson:
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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