Carlsbad, California Census Data & Community Profile

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Carlsbad GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Carlsbad, CA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Carlsbad, CA was 78,247.

Carlsbad Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Carlsbad was 38,291, which represents 48.9 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Carlsbad, CA
There are an estimated 17,949 married men in the town. 59.5 percent of men over 15 years old in Carlsbad are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Carlsbad is 39,956 which is 51.1 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Carlsbad, California
There are an estimated 18,140 married women in the community. 56.1 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Carlsbad, CA
The median age of people living in Carlsbad, CA was 38.9 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Carlsbad was 5,028. There were 60,007 people above the age of 18, which represents 76.7 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 14 percent of the population (10,980) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Carlsbad, CA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Carlsbad, CA was 75,911.

White Population in Carlsbad, CA
The estimated White population in the Carlsbad community is 67,723, which is 86.6 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Carlsbad, California
The estimated Black/African American population is 753, which is 1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Carlsbad, CA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Carlsbad, CA was 329.

Asian Population in Carlsbad, California
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 3,315.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Carlsbad, CA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Carlsbad was an estimated 155.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 3,636, while those of “two or more races” was 2,336 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Carlsbad community was 9,170, or 11.7 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Carlsbad, CA
The household population number in Carlsbad was 77,460.

Group Quarters Population in Carlsbad, CA
Group Quarters population in the community was 787.

Average Household Size in Carlsbad, CA
The average household size in Carlsbad is 2.46 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.96 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Carlsbad, CA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 33,798 total housing units in Carlsbad.

The number of occupied housing units was 31,521, or 93.3 of the total units in town. Of these, 21,241 were owner-occupied (67.4), and 10,280 were renter-occupied (32.6, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 2,277 vacant homes in Carlsbad at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Carlsbad, California
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 18,018, with a median value in dollars of 330,100.

Monthly Owner Costs in Carlsbad, CA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,869 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Carlsbad, average costs per month were $380 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 50,866 people in the community had a high school degree, or 93.1 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Carlsbad, California
24,956 people in Carlsbad also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 45.7 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Carlsbad, CA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Carlsbad was 8,346, or 14.1 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Carlsbad, CA
In 2000, there were 9,913 people in Carlsbad, CA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Carlsbad, CA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 12,416 people in Carlsbad who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 17 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Carlsbad, California
There were 40,913 in the labor force in Carlsbad at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 66.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Carlsbad was 28.7 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Carlsbad, CA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $65,145. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Carlsbad, CA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $77,151. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Carlsbad, California
Per capita income in Carlsbad in the last full census was 34,863. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Carlsbad numbered 717, or 3.4 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Carlsbad, CA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 4,576, or 5.9 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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