A city of over 91,000 located in Los Angeles County, Carson, California, is a suburb that is about 13 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. This is a culturally diverse city with an industrial center and access to transportation to take one anywhere in the region with ease.The city of Carson maintains 12 parks that total over 120 acres in size, a sports and recreation facility, and two mini-parks. These facilities, in addition to the Carson Community Center, allows residents here to enjoy a good quality of life. Carson is home to 47 church organizations, with many denominations represented.Two libraries operate in Carson, the Dr. Martin Luther King Library and the Carson Regional Library. This is a dynamic place to live for all ages with the white sand beaches of the Pacific Ocean nearby and all of the exciting nightlife and entertainment of Los Angeles just a short drive away. Public transportation is available six days a week for those who prefer not to deal with the area traffic, which can be some of the worst in the nation.