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Carlsbad Apartments
Last updated April 18 2024 at 1:01 AM

Carlsbad, CA
188 Apartments for Rent

Carlsbad Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 115,382
Population Density: 3,056.4 people/sq mile
Median Age: 46
Percentage of Family Households: 63%
Median Annual Income: $124,669 / year
Median Rent: $2,437 / month

What locals are saying

Home to just over 100,000,Carlsbad preserves its parks and coastline through careful planning and leaves space among its many apartment buildings for wildlife, surf, and sand. Residents enjoy the city's parks and beaches throughout the year, with annual temperatures ranging from 60-70 degrees and very light rainfall. The city offers an extensive hiking and bicycling trail system, golf courses, and athletic fields.

How much will it cost? A two-bedroom apartment will go for roughly about $1500 while three bedroom pads go for $1800

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Carlsbad Demographics


How diverse is Carlsbad?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Carlsbad is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Carlsbad are White (67.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (17.2%), Asian (7.4%), Two Or More (6.1%), Black Or African American (1.4%), Other (0.5%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.4%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Carlsbad residents?

The median age in Carlsbad is 46 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

How diverse is Carlsbad?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Carlsbad is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Carlsbad are White (67.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (17.2%), Asian (7.4%), Two Or More (6.1%), Black Or African American (1.4%), Other (0.5%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.4%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Carlsbad residents?

The median age in Carlsbad is 46 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

Carlsbad Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Carlsbad is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Carlsbad is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Carlsbad is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Carlsbad


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Aviara Oaks Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
675 Students
18 Reviews
675
Students
18 Reviews
9 /10
Kelly Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
491 Students
12 Reviews
491
Students
12 Reviews
9 /10
Magnolia Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
517 Students
10 Reviews
517
Students
10 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Aviara Oaks Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,050 Students
21 Reviews
1,050
Students
21 Reviews
8 /10
Valley Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,036 Students
4 Reviews
1,036
Students
4 Reviews
6 /10
Calavera Hills Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
601 Students
18 Reviews
601
Students
18 Reviews

High Schools

9 /10
Sage Creek High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,320 Students
30 Reviews
1,320
Students
30 Reviews
8 /10
Carlsbad High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,342 Students
20 Reviews
2,342
Students
20 Reviews
7 /10
La Costa Canyon High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,947 Students
14 Reviews
1,947
Students
14 Reviews

What Renters Say about Carlsbad


Apartment List has released the results for Carlsbad from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
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Weather
84%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
84%
Pet Friendliness
81%
Safety and Crime Rate
62%
Social Life
53%
Commute Time
52%
Quality of Schools
46%
Public Transit
44%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
29%
Dating
27%
State and Local Taxes
10%
Affordability
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Average rent in Carlsbad, California

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Carlsbad is $2,795, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,381. Rent rates updated 7 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Carlsbad, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Carlsbad, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 188 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Carlsbad. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Carlsbad is $2,212 for a studio, $2,795 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $3,381 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Carlsbad apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Carlsbad, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, the average rent is $2,212 for a studio, $2,795 for a 1-bedroom, $3,381 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,994 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Carlsbad, check out our monthly Carlsbad Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Carlsbad?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Carlsbad by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Carlsbad?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Carlsbad apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Carlsbad?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Carlsbad.

How can I find off-campus housing in Carlsbad?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Carlsbad. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include San Diego City College, Vanguard University of Southern California, Chapman University, University of California-San Diego, and California State University-Fullerton.