West Carson, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,406 housing units in West Carson. This represents a 3.8% growth from 7,137 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,406 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Carson is about 75%. West Carson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.4%. Average household size is 2.85 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Carson were built after 1970.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.60%
One Bedroom17.20%
Two Bedrooms32.10%
Three Bedrooms30.70%
Four Bedrooms11.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.79
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$198,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$181,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.01
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$904

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage11.30%
Home Equity Loan4.50%
Simple Mortgage67.40%
Debt Free16.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.5%