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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: $815,758.

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: $2,406


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: $884,940
Here:

$884,940
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $539,091
Here:

$539,091
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $410,480
Here:

$410,480
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $859,883
Here:

$859,883
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $498,247
Here:

$498,247
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $329,789
Here:

$329,789
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.

19,494 married couples with children.
4,770 single-parent households (1,147 men, 3,623 women).

80.7% of residents of Carlsbad speak English at home.
9.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

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
  • 106Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 39$40,000 to $49,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 49$60,000 to $69,999
  • 46$70,000 to $79,999
  • 22$80,000 to $89,999
  • 89$90,000 to $99,999
  • 40$100,000 to $124,999
  • 23$125,000 to $149,999
  • 82$150,000 to $174,999
  • 55$175,000 to $199,999
  • 182$200,000 to $249,999
  • 268$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,850$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,003$400,000 to $499,999
  • 11,849$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10,110$750,000 to $999,999
  • 3,236$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 597$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 263$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Carlsbad, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Carlsbad, CA
  • 15Less than $100
  • 32$150 to $199
  • 94$200 to $249
  • 16$250 to $299
  • 19$300 to $349
  • 23$400 to $449
  • 11$450 to $499
  • 35$500 to $549
  • 12$600 to $649
  • 9$650 to $699
  • 80$700 to $749
  • 36$750 to $799
  • 164$800 to $899
  • 367$900 to $999
  • 1,771$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,413$1,250 to $1,499
  • 5,392$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,444$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,491$2,500 to $2,999
  • 1,059$3,000 to $3,499
  • 444$3,500 or more
  • 365No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,7592010 or later
  • 3,7722000 to 2009
  • 3,8951990 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: 6,629 (12.0% of all workers)

Carlsbad mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 58,856 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 5,459 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 469 (1%)
  • Railroad: 121 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,312 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 234 (0%)
  • Walked: 876 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 6,629 (9%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 4,696
 German: 4,181
 English: 3,550
 American: 2,955
 Italian: 2,722
 European: 1,904
 Polish: 1,162
 Scottish: 1,018
 Norwegian: 812
 French (except Basque): 788
 Russian: 774
 Iranian: 693
 Swedish: 582
 British: 515
 Brazilian: 475
 Hungarian: 405
 Welsh: 392
 Dutch: 387
 Eastern European: 327
 Northern European: 244
 Greek: 244
 Scotch-Irish: 240
 Portuguese: 236
 Canadian: 231
 Jamaican: 210
 French Canadian: 201
 Croatian: 182
 Armenian: 172
 Turkish: 167
 Ukrainian: 144
 South African: 135
 Slovak: 134
 Swiss: 119
 Serbian: 118
 Arab: 110
 Danish: 106
 Romanian: 98
 Czech: 97
 Lithuanian: 96
 Ghanaian: 95
 African: 95
 Australian: 91
 Nigerian: 85
 Austrian: 81
 Lebanese: 80
 Belgian: 73
 Czechoslovakian: 69
 Scandinavian: 64
 Finnish: 59
 Estonian: 57
 Egyptian: 52
 Bulgarian: 29
 Yugoslavian: 25
 Israeli: 20
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 16
 Moroccan: 15
 Basque: 13
 Latvian: 11
 Pennsylvania German: 11
 Slovene: 11
 Guyanese: 10
 Slavic: 8
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 8
 Iraqi: 3
 Macedonian: 1

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

  • 18%Mexico
  • 9%India
  • 6%Canada
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 4%Philippines
  • 4%Japan

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
  • 8.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 13.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 6.1%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 (78.3%)
  • Electricity (17.8%)
  • Solar energy (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (51.6%)
  • Electricity (42.7%)
  • No fuel used (3.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.4%)

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)