84 Luxury Apartments for rent in Carlsbad, CA

Last updated November 22 at 8:03pm UTC
2825 Carrillo Way
Rancho Carillo
Carlsbad, CA
Updated October 21 at 9:20am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$4,300
7509 Jerez Ct.
Rancho La Costa
Carlsbad, CA
Updated September 21 at 11:10am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,000
138 Chestnut Ave.
North Beach
Carlsbad, CA
Updated October 6 at 11:00am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$7,950
2867 Rancho Diamonte
Rancho Carillo
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 21 at 6:11pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$6,500
6169 Paseo Granito
Rancho Carillo
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 16 at 5:55pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,495
6735 Russelia Court
Poinsetta
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 19 at 9:38am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,500
7081 Murillo Ln
Rancho La Costa
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 16 at 12:22pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$3,500
2310 Via Villegas
Rancho La Costa
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 3 at 6:53pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,200
2923 Austin Terrace
Olde Carlsbad
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 16 at 11:43am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,450
7572 Gibraltar St
Rancho La Costa
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:15am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,700
2718 SOCORRO LANE
Rancho La Costa
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 12 at 7:09pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$4,200
6725 Clover Court
Poinsetta
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 15 at 1:38am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,500
916 Caminito Estrada
Poinsetta
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 15 at 1:38am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,600
1038 Turnstone Rd.
Poinsetta
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 22 at 12:02pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,900
140 Acacia Ave. #10
North Beach
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 16 at 12:04pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,750
6731 Hyacinth Circle
Poinsetta
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 15 at 1:38am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,500
3715 Longview Drive
Tamarack Point
Carlsbad, CA
Updated September 28 at 2:13am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,900
3117 Calle Fuego
Rancho La Costa
Carlsbad, CA
Updated November 17 at 1:52am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
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November 2017 Carlsbad Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2017 Carlsbad Rent Report. Carlsbad rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Carlsbad rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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November 2017 Carlsbad Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2017 Carlsbad Rent Report. Carlsbad rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Carlsbad rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Carlsbad rents declined over the past month

Carlsbad rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but are up moderately by 2.4% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Carlsbad stand at $1,850 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,400 for a two-bedroom. Carlsbad's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 4.3%, as well as the national average of 2.7%.

Rents rising across the San Diego Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Carlsbad, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the San Diego metro, all of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • El Cajon has the least expensive rents in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,650; the city has also experienced the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 8.8%.
  • Carlsbad has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,400; rents went down 0.1% over the past month but rose 2.4% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Carlsbad

As rents have increased moderately in Carlsbad, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Carlsbad is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased significantly in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 4.3% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.9% in Los Angeles, 3.0% in San Jose, and 1.8% in San Francisco.
  • Carlsbad's median two-bedroom rent of $2,400 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year compared to the 2.4% rise in Carlsbad.
  • While Carlsbad's rents rose moderately over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including DC (-0.6%) and New York (-0.2%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Carlsbad than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,020, where Carlsbad is more than twice that price.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
San Diego $1,550 $2,010 -0.3% 4.0%
Chula Vista $1,600 $2,070 -1.0% 5.6%
Oceanside $1,740 $2,260 -0.5% 4.3%
Escondido $1,410 $1,830 -0.4% 3.7%
Carlsbad $1,850 $2,400 -0.1% 2.4%
El Cajon $1,270 $1,650 -0.5% 8.8%
Vista $1,400 $1,810 0.2% 6.4%
San Marcos $1,500 $1,940 -0.4% 1.7%
Encinitas $1,830 $2,380 0.9% 1.1%
La Mesa $1,400 $1,820 -0.3% 5.5%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.