Carson is located in southwest Iowa. Carson is part of Pottawattamie County. Carson has 0.71 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Carson population is 860, which has grown 28.74% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Carson median household income is $55,391 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.77% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 33.56% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Carson median house value is $110,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 34.88% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is lower 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 much better than the state average in quality. The Carson area code is 712.