Carlsbad, NM Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,515 housing units in Carlsbad. This represents a 8.9% growth from 10,575 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,151 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 364 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carlsbad is about 71.3%. Carlsbad's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.6%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carlsbad were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom12.70%
Two Bedrooms34%
Three Bedrooms42.80%
Four Bedrooms8.20%
Five Bedrooms or more0.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1960
Median Value of occupied units$61,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$337

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.80%
Home Equity Loan3.30%
Simple Mortgage48.90%
Debt Free44%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.5%