West Carson, California Population 2020

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 44.5 years, 41 years for males, and 47.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

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

West Carson Ca Demographics

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

  • Asian: 34.08%
  • White: 32.32%
  • Other race: 17.85%
  • Black or African American: 10.88%
  • Two or more races: 4.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.15%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian7,68134.08%
White7,28332.32%
Some Other Race4,02317.85%
Black or African American2,45310.88%
Two or More Races9834.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander800.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.15%

West Carson Ca Population Pyramid 2020

West Carson Ca Median Age

44.5


Total

41


Male

47.9


Female

West Carson Ca Adults

There are 18,753 adults, (5,081 of whom are seniors) in West Carson Ca.

West Carson Ca Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West Carson Ca Sex Ratio

Female

11,336

50.30%

Male

11,201

49.70%

West Carson Ca Households and Families

West Carson Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Carson Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
Male70.8%29.2%
All68.1%31.9%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female58.4%41.6%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5222.8968.1
Married3,7493.4674.3
Non Family2,2461.461.8
Female1,0443.9258.4
Male4833.2470.8

3.37

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Carson Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5769.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,0976.38%
High School Graduate3,70521.54%
Some College3,45220.07%
Associates Degree1,4678.53%
Bachelors Degree4,58826.67%
Graduate Degree1,3197.67%

West Carson Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian6,1745,6273,319
Hispanic5,3653,692840
White3,4543,1141,012
Other Race2,3801,669291
Black1,7871,694541
Multiple Races549538283
Islander5344
Native American3426

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 98.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,696$41,215$39,901
Less Than High School$24,451$24,772$23,211
High School Grad$33,650$37,818$27,885
Some College$39,444$43,477$32,033
Bachelors Degree$46,611$46,893$46,432
Graduate Degree$59,722$73,894$54,155

$40,696

Average Earnings

$41,215

Average Male

$39,901

Average Female

West Carson Ca Language

West Carson Ca Language by Age

West Carson Ca Language

44.33% of West Carson Ca residents speak only English, while 55.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.80% of the population.

West Carson Ca Poverty

West Carson Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,8831,40317.80%
Other3,8731,11128.69%
Asian7,5375877.79%
White3,4212737.98%
Black2,2801124.91%
Multiple97010210.52%

11.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.59%

Male Poverty Rate

13.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Carson Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Carson Ca is Other, with 28.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Carson Ca is Black, with 4.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.57%
High School9.99%
Some College7.17%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.98%
Male Unemployed11.07%
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed3.29%

West Carson Ca Income

West Carson Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,583$95,244
Families$84,233$101,727
Married Families$92,146-
Non Families$43,226$71,901

West Carson Ca Marital Status

West Carson Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

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

1,130

Number of Veterans

1,109

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam370
First Gulf War230
Korea206
Second Gulf War191
World War II27

West Carson Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5107.66%
Asian2463.65%
Black1999.90%
Hispanic1662.77%
Other1124.26%
2 or More569.05%
Hawaiian713.21%

West Carson Ca Veterans by Education

7.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Carson Ca Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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

45.09%

Born in California

60.53%

Native Born

39.47%

Foreign Born

14.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

60.53% of West Carson Ca residents were born in the United States, with 45.09% having been born in California. 14.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.