Carlsbad, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 33,717 housing units in Carlsbad. This represents a 23.8% growth from 27,235 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 33,007 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 710 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carlsbad is about 67.3%. Carlsbad's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.6%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carlsbad were built after 1982.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.50%
One Bedroom10%
Two Bedrooms30.20%
Three Bedrooms29.60%
Four Bedrooms22.30%
Five Bedrooms or more5.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.51
Median year structure was built1983
Median Value of occupied units$330,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$384,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.34
Median year structure was built1980
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,141

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage11.50%
Home Equity Loan9.10%
Simple Mortgage61%
Debt Free18.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.5%