Carson, California 

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Population

92,927

+1.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$71,420

Median Home Price

$553,500

Best Places to Live in Carson, California

National-center complex - Southern California Coast, south and west of the San Bernardino Mountains. September, July and June are the most pleasant months in Carson, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Entertainment
Coastline and beach areas
Big-city amenities
Cons
Overcrowding
Air quality
Cost of living
 $550,000 
441 E Lincoln St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1577 SqFt
 $799,000 
132 E Bilson St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2114 SqFt
 $800,000 
19403 Broadacres Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2647 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 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


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QUICK FACTS

City: Carson
Zip Codes: 90745 90746 90747
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Carson is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carson jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Carson's cost of living is 52.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Carson's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, July and June are the most pleasant months in Carson, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Los Angeles county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Carson's population is 92,927 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Carson is $553,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Carson public schools spend $12,807 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.6 students per teacher in Carson. More Education



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Housing Market in Carson

It's a good time to buy in Carson. Home Appreciation is up 5.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Carson Real Estate

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Reviews for Carson   5 Reviews
Something's Never Change - 2/9/2020
The city is going through "Urban Renewal", which means the poor,elderly and homeless can't afford the "NEW" Townhomes so this is what goes on if you fall under either... Read More

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Year Around Weather - 2/1/2015
The weather is very nice throughout the year. We could use more... Read More

Carson lacks in most important aspects for a good - 5/13/2013
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


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ZIP CODES IN CARSON, CALIFORNIA
90745 90746 90747

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NEW LISTINGS IN CARSON
$550,000
441 E Lincoln St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$799,000
132 E Bilson St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$800,000
19403 Broadacres Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$465,000
226 W 234th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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Bed 3 | Bath 3

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21925 S Embassy Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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