Carlsbad Real Estate Market Overview

Could Carlsbad, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Carlsbad. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Carlsbad such as Encin...itas and Oceanside. When you’re ready, Trulia has 292 resale and new homes in Carlsbad lined up for you, including 6 open houses, and 35 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$829,500

Median Sales Price

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$381

Price Per Sqft

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$3,399

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Carlsbad show a 13% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 3% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Carlsbad for Apr 13 to Jul 12 was $829,500 based on 500 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Carlsbad was $381, an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Carlsbad for Jun 13 to Jul 13 was $3,399.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Carlsbad can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1,114

Counts of Theft

573

Counts of Burglary

499

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Carlsbad

There are 57 schools in Carlsbad.

Elementary Schools
10

La Costa Meadows Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Pacific Rim Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

El Camino Creek Elementary School

Public, K-6

Middle Schools
10

San Elijo Middle School

Public, 6-8

10

Aviara Oaks Middle School

Public, 6-8

10

Diegueno Middle School

Public, 7-8

High Schools
10

Sage Creek High School

Public, 9-12

9

San Marcos High School

Public, 9-12

9

La Costa Canyon High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Carlsbad by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
30%
Single residents
Home owners
74%
Home owners
Median age
42
Median age
Household income
$87,513
Median household income
College educated
61%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Carlsbad commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
96% commute by car
0% commute by bike
3% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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