Carson, CA

92,821 Population
18.7 square miles 4,957.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 82nd Highest in CA
Population Density
4,957.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.3%
was 46.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
32.8%
was 36.3%
Ranked 44th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
21.2%
was 19.4%
Ranked 95th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
16.5%
was 17.1%
Ranked 29th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.3
was 8.6
Ranked 25th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
8.5%
was 8.2%
Ranked 38th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$73,829
was $77,162
Ranked 46th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
37.9
38.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7.5
was 3.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
462.2
was 428.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,290.9
was 2,409.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
26,550
was 25,382
Ranked 110th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,472
was $1,464
Ranked 65th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
44
 
Occupied Housing Units
25,790
was 24,956
 
Homeownership Rate
73.8%
was 75.4%
Ranked 4th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
4
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,418.1
was 1,355.7
Ranked 83rd Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.1%
was 6.5%
Ranked 64th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
40
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.6
was 3.7
Ranked 22nd Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.1%
was 97.7%
Ranked 116th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.2%
Ranked 90th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.6%
was 97.3%
Ranked 64th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.2%
was 79.1%
Ranked 90th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.1%
was 26.8%
Ranked 75th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
92.6%
was 93.9%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0%
 
Revenue
$85,526,314
was $85,024,863
 
Expenditure
$85,055,996
was $78,048,925
 
Revenue per Capita
$917
was $918
 
Expenditure per Capita
$912
was $843
 

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