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Carlsbad, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Carlsbad,CA index of house prices

Total population: 112,299 (Urban population: 76,317, Rural population: 1,681 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 46,537 (41,640 occupied: 27,480 owner occupied, 14,160 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

46%

Housing density: 1,243 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $702,900.

Median contract rent in 2016: $932 (lower quartile is $741, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,732


Median gross rent in Carlsbad, CA in 2016: $989

Housing units in Carlsbad with a mortgage: 22,403 (908 second mortgage, 4,057 home equity loan, 186 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,077

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $166,196

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $67,589

Median monthly housing costs: $2,410


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Carlsbad, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $804,100 (it was $308,800 in 2000)
Carlsbad:

$804,100
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $585,200 - $964,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $885,344
Here:

$885,344
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $545,795
Here:

$545,795
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $479,470
Here:

$479,470
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $878,262
Here:

$878,262
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $473,221
Here:

$473,221
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $326,008
Here:

$326,008
State:

$109,501
Median year house/condo built: 1988

Median year apartment built: 1982

Household type by relationship:

Households: 113,957
  • In family households: 99,400 (16,548 male householders, 14,392 female householders)
    23,959 spouses, 36,987 children (35,445 natural, 1,025 adopted, 517 stepchildren), 1,392 grandchildren, 1,041 brothers or sisters, 1,609 parents, 1,792 other relatives, 1,680 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,048 (4,594 male householders (3,597 living alone)), 6,106 female householders (5,059 living alone)), 3,348 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 509

Size of family households: 13,614 2-persons, 6,911 3-persons, 7,058 4-persons, 2,637 5-persons, 671 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,656 1-person, 1,571 2-persons, 473 3-persons.

18,579 married couples with children.
4,666 single-parent households (1,833 men, 2,833 women).

80.6% of residents of Carlsbad speak English at home.
9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 16,653 (14.6%)
(72.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Carlsbad, California:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1911 bedroom
  • 5,2462 bedrooms
  • 8,0493 bedrooms
  • 9,8284 bedrooms
  • 4,1665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Carlsbad population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carlsbad, California:

  • 952no bedroom
  • 2,2131 bedroom
  • 6,9752 bedrooms
  • 2,3143 bedrooms
  • 1,5374 bedrooms
  • 1695+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Carlsbad population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Carlsbad in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 265no vehicle
  • 5,9841 vehicle
  • 12,6982 vehicles
  • 5,6013 vehicles
  • 1,8804 vehicles
  • 1,0525+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Carlsbad population

Cars and other vehicles available in Carlsbad in renter-occupied apartments

  • 988no vehicle
  • 5,7021 vehicle
  • 6,0612 vehicles
  • 9393 vehicles
  • 2354 vehicles
  • 2355+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Carlsbad population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carlsbad, California:

  • 01 room
  • 1532 rooms
  • 6163 rooms
  • 2,4504 rooms
  • 3,4425 rooms
  • 5,3156 rooms
  • 5,1007 rooms
  • 5,7788 rooms
  • 4,6269+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Carlsbad population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carlsbad, California:

  • 9521 room
  • 1,0432 rooms
  • 2,0283 rooms
  • 4,9984 rooms
  • 2,1105 rooms
  • 2,0026 rooms
  • 5557 rooms
  • 2538 rooms
  • 2199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Carlsbad population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Carlsbad, CA household income distribution

  • Carlsbad, CA household income distribution
  • 953Less than $10,000
  • 489$10,000 to $14,999
  • 707$15,000 to $19,999
  • 885$20,000 to $24,999
  • 934$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,463$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,336$35,000 to $39,999
  • 979$40,000 to $44,999
  • 557$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,847$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,151$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,622$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4,919$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,888$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,617$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10,293$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Carlsbad, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Carlsbad, CA
  • 97Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 22$40,000 to $49,999
  • 58$50,000 to $59,999
  • 39$60,000 to $69,999
  • 50$70,000 to $79,999
  • 30$80,000 to $89,999
  • 42$90,000 to $99,999
  • 42$100,000 to $124,999
  • 23$125,000 to $149,999
  • 95$150,000 to $174,999
  • 52$175,000 to $199,999
  • 145$200,000 to $249,999
  • 256$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,918$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,248$400,000 to $499,999
  • 13,700$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9,941$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2,955$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 360$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 334$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Carlsbad, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Carlsbad, CA
  • 26Less than $100
  • 32$150 to $199
  • 102$200 to $249
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 26$400 to $449
  • 27$450 to $499
  • 37$500 to $549
  • 8$600 to $649
  • 119$650 to $699
  • 74$700 to $749
  • 55$750 to $799
  • 180$800 to $899
  • 464$900 to $999
  • 2,008$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,621$1,250 to $1,499
  • 6,084$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,634$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,601$2,500 to $2,999
  • 998$3,000 to $3,499
  • 457$3,500 or more
  • 322No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,1272010 or later
  • 3,6772000 to 2009
  • 3,5851990 to 1999
  • 2,3951980 to 1989
  • 1,5321970 to 1979
  • 2,638Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Carlsbad population
Carlsbad commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 469
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,679
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 7,825
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8,009
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,725
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,780
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8,453
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 840
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,838
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,642
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,441
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,875
Carlsbad, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.1%
Number of people working at home: 6,282 (11.5% of all workers)

Carlsbad mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 62,800 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 5,264 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 744 (1%)
  • Railroad: 185 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,048 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 255 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,168 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 8,462 (11%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 4,744
 German: 4,105
 English: 3,603
 Italian: 2,884
 American: 2,780
 European: 1,819
 Polish: 995
 Scottish: 861
 Norwegian: 790
 Russian: 760
 French (except Basque): 727
 Iranian: 724
 British: 618
 Swedish: 567
 Welsh: 433
 Hungarian: 361
 Dutch: 356
 Northern European: 346
 Greek: 294
 Scotch-Irish: 269
 Eastern European: 236
 Brazilian: 223
 Jamaican: 222
 Canadian: 218
 French Canadian: 213
 Ukrainian: 185
 Croatian: 169
 Portuguese: 168
 Ghanaian: 157
 Romanian: 135
 Nigerian: 134
 Serbian: 126
 Lebanese: 121
 Armenian: 117
 Danish: 117
 Scandinavian: 113
 Arab: 101
 African: 101
 Czech: 101
 Swiss: 100
 Slovak: 96
 Lithuanian: 95
 Austrian: 94
 Australian: 79
 Belgian: 75
 Finnish: 66
 Turkish: 57
 South African: 46
 Czechoslovakian: 46
 Jordanian: 39
 Egyptian: 38
 Estonian: 35
 Moroccan: 25
 Bulgarian: 25
 Yugoslavian: 16
 Basque: 16
 Latvian: 13
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 10
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 10
 Guyanese: 9
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Slavic: 7
 Slovene: 4
 Iraqi: 3
 Macedonian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 17%Mexico
  • 10%India
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%Canada
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Iran
  • 4%Philippines

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 54,207
  • Other state: 40,554
  • Northeast: 11,455
  • Midwest: 13,556
  • South: 8,757
  • West: 6,786

87% of Carlsbad residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in California.

Carlsbad:

87.4%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 233
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 79
  • 5th and 6th grade: 299
  • 7th and 8th grade: 161
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 411
  • 11th grade: 398
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 87
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,816
  • Less than 1 year of college: 881
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,797
  • Associate degree: 2,093
  • Bachelor's degree: 13,498
  • Master's degree: 5,604
  • Professional school degree: 3,145
  • Doctorate degree: 1,956

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 388
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 78
  • 5th and 6th grade: 274
  • 7th and 8th grade: 119
  • 9th grade: 48
  • 10th grade: 334
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 482
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,385
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,081
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,691
  • Associate degree: 3,171
  • Bachelor's degree: 13,507
  • Master's degree: 6,674
  • Professional school degree: 2,313
  • Doctorate degree: 1,248

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 13.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.0%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 4.4%Females
Carlsbad marital status for males
Carlsbad marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 25,868
  • One, attached: 6,426
  • Two: 622
  • 3 or 4: 1,034
  • 5 to 9: 3,173
  • 10 to 19: 3,404
  • 20 to 49: 2,133
  • 50 or more: 2,253
  • Mobile homes: 1,624

Median worth of mobile homes: $339,200

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Carlsbad:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carlsbad
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (78.9%)
  • Electricity (16.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (50.8%)
  • Electricity (43.2%)
  • No fuel used (3.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,802
Here:

14.0%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 635
Here:

9.9%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 771
Here:

13.3%
California:

15.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)