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2023 Carson State of the City

Updated: Apr 5, 2023

On Thursday, March 30, Mayor Lula Davis-Holmes delivered the 2023 State of the City Address at the Carson Events Center. The event was hosted by the the Carson Chamber of Commerce. The Mayor's speech can be viewed below:


 

Business in Carson

Category

Number of Businesses

Percent

Number of Employees

Percent

Manufacturing

286

5.63%

9,486

15.70%

Retail Trade

496

9.76%

6,358

10.52%

Professional, Scientific & Tech Services

387

7.61%

4,647

7.69%

Wholesale Trade

234

4.6%

4,272

7.07%

​Transportation & Warehousing

316

6.22%

3,547

5.87%

Accommodation & Food Services

267

5.25%

3,488

5.77%

Food Services & Drinking Places

256

5.04%

3,267

5.41%

Other Services except Public Administration

422

8.3%

2,692

4.46%

Educational Services

70

1.38%

2,432

4.02%

Administrative & Support & Waste Management & Remediation Services

145

2.85%

2,420

4.01%

 

Key Demographic Stats:

  • Population: 96,124

  • Median Household Income: $96,754

  • White Collar Jobs: 59.3%

  • Blue Collar Jobs: 24.7%

  • Unemployment Rate: 8.1%

 

Key Amenities:

  • 256 Restaurants

  • 94 Spiritual Centers

  • 86 Grocery Outlets and Food Sources

  • 86 Local Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

  • 77 Schools and Places for Education

 

Population Trends:

  • Number of Households: 27,360

  • Median Home Value: $587,419

  • Generation with Largest Population: Millennial (24.6%)

  • Median Age: 39.5

 

Employment Overview:

  • Total Businesses: 4,058

  • Total Employees: 49,361

  • Median Net worth: $268,831

  • Median Disposable Income: $77,979

  • Spend 7+ hours commuting to and from work per week: 18%

  • Average Education Level: Bachelor's/Grad/Prof Degree (32%)

 

Market Summary:

  • Largest Age Group: Females Ages 30-34

  • Smallest Age Group: Males Ages 85+

  • Category of Largest Annual Lifestyle Spending: Travel ($3,474)


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