Carlsbad

Carlsbad is known for its beautiful beaches, three lagoons, and world-class golf courses. The city is also home to a number of attractions, including LEGOLAND California, the Flower Fields, and the Carlsbad Premium Outlets.

Carlsbad is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. The city is located on the Pacific coast, approximately 35 miles (56 km) north of downtown San Diego. As of the 2020 census, the population was 114,746. 

Carlsbad is known for its beautiful beaches, three lagoons, and world-class golf courses. The city is also home to a number of attractions, including LEGOLAND California, the Flower Fields, and the Carlsbad Premium Outlets.

Some of the most popular things to do in Carlsbad include:

  • Visit LEGOLAND California: LEGOLAND California is a theme park with rides, shows, and attractions based on the LEGO brick.
  • See the Flower Fields: The Flower Fields are a 50-acre field of flowers that bloom in the springtime.
  • Go shopping at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets: The Carlsbad Premium Outlets is a shopping mall with over 150 stores
  • Play golf: Carlsbad is home to several world-class golf courses, including the La Costa Resort and Spa.
  • Visit the Carlsbad State Beach: The Carlsbad State Beach is a beautiful beach with tide pools and a pier
  • Hike in the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve: The Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is a 1,200-acre reserve with hiking trails, stunning views, and two golf courses.

Carlsbad is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. The city has a mild climate, beautiful beaches, and a variety of amenities. If you are looking for a place to relax and enjoy the outdoors, Carlsbad is a great option.

Overview for Carlsbad , CA

148,780 people live in Carlsbad , where the median age is 41.5 and the average individual income is $56,129.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

148,780

Total Population

41.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$56,129.61

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Carlsbad , CA

Carlsbad has 55,848 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Carlsbad do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 148,780 people call Carlsbad home. The population density is 2,890.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

148,780

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.5

Median Age

49.16 / 50.84%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
55,848

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$56,129.61

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Carlsbad , CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Carlsbad . The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
La Costa Valley Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
La Costa Canyon High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
El Camino Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Mission Estancia Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
La Costa Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Discovery Isle - Carlsbad
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Carlsbad Village Academy
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Leport School - Carlsbad Village
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Aspirations School Of Learning
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Carlsbad Seaside Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Poinsettia Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Beautiful Saviour Lutheran School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Patrick Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Carlsbad Country Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Aviara Oaks Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Calavera Hills Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
La Costa Meadows Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Pacific Ridge School
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Redeemer By The Sea Lutheran Kindergarten&preschl
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Buena Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Jefferson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Calavera Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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