West Carson, California Population 2019

West Carson, California's estimated population is according to the most recent United States census estimates. West Carson, California is the -th largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 0.00 people/mi² (0.00 people/km²).

The overall median age is 44.8 years, 41.3 years for males, and 47.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 7,889 households in the city, with an average size of 2.88 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.9%, with a median rent of $1396/month. The median house has 5 rooms, and has a value of $416,800.

The median income for households in West Carson, California is $68,496, while the mean household income is $83,247.

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,553
Asian7,150
Some Other Race3,853
Black or African American2,516
Two or More Races1,033
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander82
American Indian and Alaska Native73

West Carson Ca Population Pyramid 2019

West Carson Ca Median Age

44.8


Total

41.3


Male

47.5


Female

West Carson Ca Adults

There are 18,438 adults, (4,775 of whom are seniors) in West Carson Ca.

West Carson Ca Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

West Carson Ca Sex Ratio

Female

11,084

49.79%

Male

11,176

50.21%

West Carson Ca Households and Families

West Carson Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Carson Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
Male70.9%29.1%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female52.2%47.8%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4582.8870.1
Married3,6973.4576.4
Non Family2,2081.3267.6
Female1,0133.9652.2
Male5403.370.9

3.4

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Carson Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,77910.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,0326.09%
High School Graduate3,68721.74%
Some College3,41520.14%
Associates Degree1,5799.31%
Bachelors Degree4,17324.61%
Graduate Degree1,2927.62%

West Carson Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian5,7555,2412,902
Hispanic5,5173,702858
White3,4913,114961
Other Race2,2311,387269
Black1,8231,738560
Multiple Races529496283
Native American73509
Islander4538

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 53.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,247$39,482$38,947
Less Than High School$21,476$21,748$18,824
High School Grad$32,061$32,731$30,719
Some College$37,365$42,089$32,074
Bachelors Degree$47,976$51,467$45,931
Graduate Degree$61,139$68,906$60,167

$39,247

Average Earnings

$39,482

Average Male

$38,947

Average Female

West Carson Ca Language

West Carson Ca Language by Age

West Carson Ca Language

44.95% of West Carson Ca residents speak only English, while 55.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.28% of the population.

West Carson Ca Poverty

West Carson Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,0281,14814.30%
Other3,72395925.76%
Asian7,0434055.75%
White3,4611985.72%
Black2,3551325.61%
Multiple1,007484.77%

8.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.98%

Male Poverty Rate

9.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Carson Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Carson Ca is Other, with 25.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Carson Ca is Multiple, with 4.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.30%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.95%
High School8.50%
Some College6.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed16.78%
Female Unemployed13.53%
Female Employed5.18%
Male Employed2.63%

West Carson Ca Income

West Carson Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,496$83,247
Families$78,356$91,839
Married Families$91,399-
Non Families$42,262$55,648

West Carson Ca Marital Status

West Carson Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Carson Ca Married by Age and Sex

West Carson Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Carson Ca Marital Status by Race

West Carson Ca Veterans

1,238

Number of Veterans

1,220

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam398
Korea240
First Gulf War205
Second Gulf War193
World War II55

West Carson Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5888.48%
Asian3255.21%
Black20510.00%
Hispanic1933.14%
Other823.34%
2 or More325.10%
Hawaiian613.33%

West Carson Ca Veterans by Education

9.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Carson Ca Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

West Carson Ca Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

45.91%

Born in California

61.45%

Native Born

38.55%

Foreign Born

15.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

61.45% of West Carson Ca residents were born in the United States, with 45.91% having been born in California. 15.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.