Carson is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Carson is located 13 miles south of downtown Los Angeles are and approximately 14 miles away from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Carson is a city generally with working class and some middle-class neighborhoods.
Carson has developed based on a history with oil starting from 1921, during the Mexican - American War. Oil led to an increase in jobs in the community and a subsequent post-war population surge.
Carson has Mediterranean climate, which is similar to that of Los Angeles Basin with cooler temperature and scarce rainfall during the summer. The city has a feature called "June Gloom", which is late spring/early summer weather, and it tends to cause foggy skies in the early morning.