Carson, Minnesota Population 2024

263

Carson is a city located in Cottonwood County and Jackson County Minnesota. Carson has a 2024 population of 263. Carson is currently declining at a rate of -2.23% annually and its population has decreased by -5.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 279 in 2020.

The average household income in Carson is $88,343 with a poverty rate of 8.39%. The median age in Carson is 41.5 years: 49 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Carson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carson was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.73% (-16)
The current population of Carson, Minnesota is 263 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 279.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White274100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Carson Population by Race

Carson Population Pyramid 2024

Carson Median Age

41.5

Total

49

Male

36.1

Female

Carson Adults

There are 215 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Carson.

Carson Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Carson Sex Ratio

Female13047.45%
Male14452.55%

Carson Population by Age

Carson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1252.1991.28.8
Non Family611.2396.73.3
Married523.1386.513.5
Female83.257525
Male42.51000

3.08

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

91.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade105.13%
Associates Degree2512.82%
Bachelors Degree178.72%
Graduate Degree199.74%
High School Graduate8443.08%
Less Than 9th Grade63.08%
Some College3417.44%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White19417836
Hispanic110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.56%.

Carson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$68,125$0
Graduate Degree$82,500$0$82,500
High School Graduate$39,375$55,625$30,000
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$0$0
Overall$39,688$54,375$32,083
Some College$41,250$51,250$30,000

$39,688

Average Earnings

$54,375

Average Male

$32,083

Average Female

Carson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carson Language

100% of Carson residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Carson Language

Carson Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White270197.04%
Hispanic44100%

8.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.81%

Male Poverty Rate

4.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carson is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carson is White, with 7.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.76%.

Carson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.86%
Bachelors or Greater8.33%
Less Than 9th Grade6.25%
Some College1.69%

Carson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.2%
Female Employed1.72%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Carson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,250$109,792
Households$79,297$88,343
Married Families$98,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$78,304$65,548

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Carson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Carson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Carson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 548
75+6
65 to 743
18 to 340
55 to 640

Carson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White177.91%

Carson Veterans by Race

Carson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Carson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.23%

Born in Carson

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Carson residents were born in the United States, with 87.23% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029233-6-2.51%
2028239-6-2.45%
2027245-6-2.39%
2026251-6-2.33%
2025257-6-2.28%
2024263-6-2.23%
2023269-6-2.18%
2022275-6-2.14%
202128120.72%
202027972.57%
2019272-1-0.37%
201827300%
2017273-1-0.36%
2016274-1-0.36%
2015275-2-0.72%
2014277-1-0.36%
201327800%
2012278-3-1.07%
201128100%
201028100%

Carson Population by Year