Carson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Carson Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Skamania County at latitude 45.7254 and longitude -121.8192. Skamania County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 469 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Carson Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.Photos of the local Carson, WA area
Also See: Carson, WA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||2,409|
|Population in Familes||1,918|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,086 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||706 (65.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||284 (26.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||96 ( 8.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$170,227|
|Average Home Value||$189,023|
|Median Household Income||$45,640|
|Average Household Income||$52,027|
|Per Capita Income||$21,060|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.09%|
|Per Capita Income||2.0%|
The table below compares Carson to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 287||54th|
|Population Density1||# 422||33rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 325||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 417||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 479||24th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.