Carson, CA Demographics

The total population of Carson is estimated to be 94,475 with 46,942 males (49.69%) and 47,533 females (50.31%). There are 591 more females than males in Carson.
The median household income in Carson was $100,036 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,541(2.61%) from $97,495 in 2020. This income is 134.09% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Carson sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of under 25 years old, at $144,224. Overall, the median household income for the city of Carson stands at $98,862.
In Carson, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $38,500 for males and $39,231 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $54,683 for males and $60,377 for females.
In Carson, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander households have the highest median household income at $166,273, while White households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $73,944.
In 2022, the population of Carson was 92,388, a 0.96% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Carson's population was 93,285, a decline of 2.10% compared to a population of 95,286 in 2020.
The median age in Carson, CA is 40.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.28% were under the age of 15, 20.36% aged 15 to 29, 46.56% aged 30 to 64, 14.61% aged 65 to 84, and 2.18% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Carson population: 22.48% are White, 22.44% are Black or African American, 0.36% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 27.70% are Asian, 1.58% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 13.90% are some other race and 11.54% are multiracial.