Carson is a very small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,338 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carson is the 180th largest community in Washington.
Carson is a blue-collar town, with 39.38% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Carson is a town of service providers, managers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carson who work in management occupations (10.24%), food service (9.18%), and office and administrative support (7.59%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Carson has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Carson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Carson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Carson may be for you.
One downside of living in Carson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.44 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Carson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Carson with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.13% of adults in Carson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carson in 2018 was $25,132, which is lower middle income relative to Washington, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,528 for a family of four. However, Carson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Carson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Carson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carson residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Carson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.31% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carson include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Carson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.