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Population (year 2000): 21,138
Males: 10,157 (48.1%), Females: 10,981 (51.9%)

Los Angeles County

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Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $49,118 (year 2000)
Median house value: $198,100 (year 2000)

West Carson, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in West Carson:

  • Hispanic (29.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (29.3%)
  • Other race (13.9%)
  • Black (11.7%)
  • Filipino (11.1%)
  • Two or more races (5.4%)
  • Korean (4.4%)
  • Japanese (4.3%)
  • Chinese (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Other Asian (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (1.2%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (5.4%), English (4.7%), Irish (4.2%), Subsaharan African (2.7%), Italian (2.5%), United States (2.1%).

New! Carson, California forum

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

West

For population 25 years and over in West Carson

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Carson CDP

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

34.2% Foreign born (15.9% Asia, 13.0% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CA (2.4 miles Carson, pop. 89,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Beach, CA Long (9.4 miles LosAngelesCollegeDirectory.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (18.9 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA (2.4 miles Carson, CA (2.8 miles Lomita, CA Torrance, (3.4 miles CA (4.8 miles Gardena, Compton, CA (5.0 miles West Park, CA (5.3 miles Alondra Hills, CA (5.7 miles Rolling CA (5.9 miles Lawndale,

Latitude: 33.83 N, Longitude: 118.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 310


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.8%), Manufacturing (18.6%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,703 (-12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 626 (6.6%)

Average climate in West Carson, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Carson-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the West Carson city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 tornado 5.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near West Carson:
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; HARBOR CITY, CA)
  • BROTMAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; CULVER CITY, CA)
  • VERDUGO HILLS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; GLENDALE, CA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Carson:
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 10 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • LOS ANGELES INTL (about 11 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; ID: LAX)
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 18 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Carson:
  • ZAMPERINI FIELD (about 4 miles; TORRANCE, CA; ID: TOA)
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 6 miles; COMPTON, CA; ID: CPM)
  • JACK NORTHROP FIELD/HAWTHORNE MUNICIPAL (about 7 miles; HAWTHORNE, CA; ID: HHR)

Amtrak stations near West Carson:
  • 6 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.
  • 9 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.
  • 17 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Carson:
  • CITY UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES (about 3 miles; INGLEWOOD, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,342)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (about 3 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; FT enrollment: 26,718)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-NORTHRIDGE (about 3 miles; NORTHRIDGE, CA; FT enrollment: 23,133)
  • EL CAMINO COLLEGE (about 3 miles; TORRANCE, CA; FT enrollment: 12,627)
  • LOS ANGELES PIERCE COLLEGE (about 3 miles; WOODLAND HILLS, CA; FT enrollment: 8,497)
  • LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE (about 4 miles; WILMINGTON, CA; FT enrollment: 4,574)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-DOMINGUEZ HILLS (about 4 miles; CARSON, CA; FT enrollment: 8,672)

Shopping Center: Alpine Village Shopping Center (1).


West Carson compared to California state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West 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.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, 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)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KFRN (1280 AM; 1 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Carson:
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZAB (93.5 FM; REDONDO BEACH, CA; Owner: KZAB LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, 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.)
  • 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 West Carson:
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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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