Carlsbad demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,96823291
Median age42.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%46%43%
Speak English82%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%
Carlsbad, CA has a population of 112,008 and is the 254th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,968 per sq mi which is 1177% higher than the California average and 3176% higher than the national average. The median age in Carlsbad is 42 which is approximately 18% higher than the California average of 36. In Carlsbad, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 47% of Carlsbad residents were born in California, 36% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Carlsbad is 1177% higher than California.
  • The median age in Carlsbad is 18% higher than California.
  • In Carlsbad 84.41% of the population is White.
  • In Carlsbad 1.11% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Carlsbad 7.59% of the population is Asian.

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Carlsbad population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.11%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.26%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.15%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.15%4.62%3.06%
Other race2.32%13.28%4.75%
In Carlsbad, 14.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Carlsbad, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).