Population density (sq mi)2,96825691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Carlsbad is 1059% 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
  • In Carlsbad 7.59% of the population is Asian

Compare Carlsbad, CA Demographics


      Carlsbad population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Carlsbad age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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