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What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana Metro Area

In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward.


Quick Facts About Carson

    The unemployment rate in Carson is 7.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carson jobs have Increased by 2.50 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Carson's cost of living is 43.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Carson's population is 91,937 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.84 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Carson is $368,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 20.00 percent.
    Carson public schools spend $12,346 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 22.6 students per teacher in Carson.

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Carson lacks in most important aspects for a good
I've lived in Carson all my life and the only thing special here is the weather. Summers are great, as it is in the 70s for most of the time. However, this is a... (read more)
Very crowded
Since it is LA county it is very crowded and hard to find a job. The good thing is that it is close Redondo Beach besides that nothing... (read more)
Unique distinction
Carson is a middle-middle class, industrial city between Long Beach and the South Bay. In the 80s & 90s it was one of the most evenly diverse cities in the country.... (read more)
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