Carson is located in south California. Carson is part of Los Angeles County. Carson has 18.72 square miles of land area and 0.24 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Carson population is 92,475, which has grown 3.06% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Carson median household income is $71,420 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.60% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Carson median house value is $341,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 86.24% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Carson is worse than the state average in quality. The Carson area codes are 310, 562.