Carson, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 25,306 housing units in Carson. This represents a 3.5% growth from 24,441 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 25,306 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carson is about 78%. Carson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.7%. Average household size is 3.59 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carson were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.90%
One Bedroom12.70%
Two Bedrooms26%
Three Bedrooms33.90%
Four Bedrooms19.40%
Five Bedrooms or more3.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.56
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$183,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$194,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.67
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$832

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage16.10%
Home Equity Loan4.50%
Simple Mortgage62.80%
Debt Free16.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.5%