Carson, WA

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2020 Population
2,800
1.06% 1-year decline
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.3
4.78% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
14.6%
29.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$59,023
5.74% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$260,900
14.3% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
1,252
5.01% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Carson, WA had a population of 2.8k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $59,023. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Carson, WA declined from 2,830 to 2,800, a −1.06% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,819 to $59,023, a 5.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carson, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (85%), White (Hispanic) (7.39%), Other (Hispanic) (2.75%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.61%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.29%).

None of the households in Carson, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.4% of the residents in Carson, WA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Carson, WA was $260,900, and the homeownership rate was 70.5%. Most people in Carson, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Carson, WA was 3 cars per household.

Diversity

Carson, WA is home to a population of 2.8k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.46% of Carson, WA residents were born outside of the country (125 people).

In 2020, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.38k people) in Carson, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 207 White (Hispanic) and 77 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carson, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.38k ± 373
  2. White (Hispanic)
    207 ± 168
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    77 ± 114
10.1%
Hispanic Population
284 people

In 2020, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.38k people) in Carson, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 207 White (Hispanic) and 77 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.1% of the people in Carson, WA are hispanic (284 people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.46%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
125 people
4.63%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
131 people

As of 2020, 4.46% of Carson, WA residents (125 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carson, WA was 4.63%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 11
34
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Carson, WA was 37.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 34. But people in Carson, WA are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Carson, WA residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    245,459 ± 11,963 people
  2. India
    87,443 ± 7,218 people
  3. China
    77,854 ± 6,815 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 245,459 Washington residents, followed by India with 87,443 and China with 77,854.

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Citizenship

96.4%
2020 Citizenship
96.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.4% of Carson, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Carson, WA was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    70 ± 50
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    31 ± 36
  3. Korea
    20 ± 35

Carson, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Washington (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Washington have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,193. The income inequality in Washington (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Carson, WA employs 1.25k people. The largest industries in Carson, WA are Manufacturing (238 people), Accommodation & Food Services (204 people), and Construction (190 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($95,469), Transportation & Warehousing ($95,469), and Construction ($80,179).

Wages

Median Household Income

$59,023
2020 value
± $8,185
5.74%
1 Year Growth
± 35.2%

Households in Carson, WA have a median annual income of $59,023, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,819 in 2019, which represents a 5.74% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$82,611
Average Male Salary in Washington
± $1,547
$61,193
Average Female Salary in Washington
± $1,257

In 2020, full-time male employees in Washington made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Washington by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Washington
  1. Asian
    $80,218 ± $3,539
  2. White
    $65,319 ± $1,078
  3. Two or More Races
    $53,715 ± $3,170

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Washington workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.23 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Washington.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carson, WA is from Washington.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2020, the income inequality in Washington was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.301% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Washington across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9504
  2. Census Tract 9505

The following map shows all of the places in Carson, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carson, WA (410 out of 2.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    410 ± 147
  2. Black
    0 ± 66
  3. Native American
    0 ± 66

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carson, WA is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.25k
2020 Value
± 240
−5.01%
1 Year decline
± 27.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Carson, WA declined at a rate of −5.01%, from 1.32k employees to 1.25k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carson, WA, are Management Occupations (185 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (154 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (117 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carson, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Carson, WA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (185 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (154 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (117 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carson, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.23 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.63 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Carson, WA, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($81,838), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($78,203), and Management Occupations ($77,715).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.25k
2020 Value
± 240
−5.01%
1 Year decline
± 27.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Carson, WA declined at a rate of −5.01%, from 1.32k employees to 1.25k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carson, WA, are Manufacturing (238 people), Accommodation & Food Services (204 people), and Construction (190 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carson, WA, though some of these residents may live in Carson, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Carson, WA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (238 people), Accommodation & Food Services (204 people), and Construction (190 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carson, WA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.54 times higher than expected), Construction (2.27 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (2.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Carson, WA, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($95,469), Transportation & Warehousing ($95,469), and Construction ($80,179).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 75% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Washington
58% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 75% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 73.7% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 73.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 75% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carson, WA was $260,900 in 2020, which is 1.14 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $228,300 to $260,900, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Carson, WA is 70.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Carson, WA have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carson, WA is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$260,900
2020 Median
± $44,506
$228,300
2019 Median
± $39,153

In 2020, the median property value in Carson, WA grew to to $260,900 from the previous year's value of $228,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Carson, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carson, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$59,023
Median Household Income
± $8,185
1.09k
Number of Households
± 216

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.09k households in Carson, WA grew to $59,023 from the previous year's value of $55,819.

The following chart displays the households in Carson, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Carson, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carson, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.5%
2020 Homeownership
62.4%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 70.5% of the housing units in Carson, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Carson, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carson, WA have a shorter commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Carson, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.52%)
  3. Walked (5.38%)

In 2020, 80.5% of workers in Carson, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.52%) and those who walked to work (5.38%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Carson, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carson, WA have 3 cars, followed by false.

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Health

94.2% of the population of Carson, WA has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 25.7% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 4.39% on non-group plans, and 3.14% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$4,328
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,851
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,997
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.82%
Uninsured
45.3%
Employer Coverage
25.7%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
4.39%
Non-Group
3.14%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carson, WA grew by 142% from 2.4% to 5.82%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Carson, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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