West Carson, California

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Population in 2010: 21,699.
Population change since 2000: +2.7%
Males: 10,897  (50.2%)
Females: 10,802  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

45.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90502.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,976 (it was $49,118 in 2000)
West Carson:

$72,976
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,328 (it was $21,023 in 2000)

West Carson CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $494,897 (it was $175,300 in 2000)
West Carson:

$494,897
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $446,991; detached houses: $549,141; townhouses or other attached units: $400,974; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $373,299; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $273,989; mobile homes: $103,205

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,480.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Carson: 138.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.9%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.6% for Black residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for other race residents, 4.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Carson, CA (2017)
    • 8,33837.2%Hispanic
    • 7,30832.6%Asian alone
    • 3,68116.4%White alone
    • 2,46411.0%Black alone
    • 5512.5%Two or more races
    • 800.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 490.2%American Indian alone
    • 200.09%Other race alone

Races in West Carson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Italian (2.1%), American (1.7%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 2.26 square miles.

Population density: 9,604 people per square mile   (high).

West Carson, California map

8,590 residents are foreign born (15.0% Asia, 13.6% Latin America).

This place:

38.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,094 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,048 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson, CA (2.1 miles , pop. 89,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (7.9 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (18.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Carson, CA (1.5 miles ),
Lomita, CA (1.6 miles ),
Torrance, CA (1.7 miles ),
Gardena, CA (2.2 miles ),
West Rancho Dominguez, CA (2.2 miles ),
West Compton, CA (2.2 miles ),
Alondra Park, CA (2.3 miles ),
Redondo Beach, CA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.83 N, Longitude: 118.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,214 (-5.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 608 (5.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 310

Distribution of median household income in West Carson, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Carson, CA in 2017

Property values in West Carson, CA

West Carson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in West Carson, CA
Historical housing units in West Carson, CA
Most common industries in West Carson, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (8.8%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in West Carson, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in West Carson, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 124. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

124
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.389. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.389
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.661. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.661
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00829. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00829
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

West Carson-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 701% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from West Carson center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 103.9 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from West Carson center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 173.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 28.0 miles away from West Carson center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Carson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Carson:

  • VERMONT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • DAVITA-HARBOR UCLA (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • HARBOR UCLA MEDICAL FOUNDATION INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • HARBOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • LAC/HARBOR-UCLA MED CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • HERITAGE REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; TORRANCE, CA)
  • K AND S GROUP HOME # 2 (Hospital, about 1 miles away; CARSON, CA)

Amtrak stations near West Carson:

  • 6 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 7 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Carson:

  • Los Angeles Harbor College (about 3 miles; Wilmington, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,285)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 4 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 9,862)
  • El Camino Community College District (about 5 miles; Torrance, CA; FT enrollment: 13,952)
  • Wyotech-Long Beach (about 5 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 2,453)
  • El Camino College-Compton Center (about 6 miles; Compton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Los Angeles Southwest College (about 8 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,247)
  • Long Beach City College (about 10 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 15,602)

Points of interest:

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Shopping Center: Alpine Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in West Carson: Iglesia Bautista Horeb (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in West Carson in 2010:

  • 654 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 343 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 122 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 33 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in West Carson in 2000:

  • 667 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

For population 15 years and over in West Carson:

Marital status in West Carson, CA
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in West Carson:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West Carson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Carson, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Here:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Los Angeles County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Carson:

51.5%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Carson:

48.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
West Carson:

27.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Carson:

14.8%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Carson:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.9%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.2%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
West Carson:

80.7%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Carson, CA Residents

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)

Businesses in West Carson, CA

  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Carson:

  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFRN (1280 AM; 1 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Carson:

  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZAB (93.5 FM; REDONDO BEACH, CA; Owner: KZAB LICENSING, INC.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around West Carson:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of West Carson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.3mTotal length
  • $287,000Total costs
  • 119,103Total average daily traffic
  • 2,687Total average daily truck traffic
  • 142,284Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CA-LOS2066A, 24180 S. Vermont (Lat: 33.805889 Lon: -118.288944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQLN608,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2010, Expiration Date: 03/16/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED73$338,479108$253,454303$253,65312$142,08332$210,0946$67,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$264,60010$190,50052$309,2505$173,2003$188,3334$78,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$323,16729$180,759157$296,9946$166,00020$234,1508$86,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$296,53815$267,53369$289,0295$187,2006$308,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$337,5006$225,66726$260,2311$165,0005$193,4000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5435.02 , 5435.03, 5436.02, 5436.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$289,6843$290,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$336,3332$295,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$292,7502$386,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$298,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$168,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5435.02 , 5435.03, 5436.02, 5436.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Carson, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Carson, CA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Carson, CA
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Electricity
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Carson, CA
  • 63.4%Utility gas
  • 25.5%Electricity
  • 9.6%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


West Carson compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

West Carson on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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