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Average Rent in Carlsbad, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Carlsbad Studio - $2,159-41%
Carlsbad 1 Bed - $3,017+3%
Carlsbad 2 Beds - $4,327+17%
Last updated 6/12/2024

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See what Carlsbad, CA has to offer.

Local Reviews

Our uniqueness derives from being in a community setting. Mostly corporate businesses, unfortunately!

Neighbors are friendly, houses are well maintained. I am comfortable having friends and family over.

The people is good around me and also loyalty people they are good people there behaviors, talking, and people bonding is so good

No crime in our area. Close to schools. Great walking area. Lots of families . Everyone watches out for each other.

Our neighborhood has a nice, slightly distant view of the ocean, and we can see a gorgeous sunset most days. We have great eclectic restaurants nearby with yummy Italian and Mexican cuisine.

Our neighborhood is near the beach which is nice and for the most part it's sunny year round. A lot of nice restaurants nearby but wish there were more.

Demographics

Education

High School

16%

Associate's

27%

Bachelor's

36%

Master's

18%

Doctorate

4%

Family Size

2 people

45%

3 people

24%

4 people

20%

5 people

8%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

20%

50-100k

24%

100-150k

19%

150-200k

13%

200k+

24%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

14%

20-45

28%

45-65

30%

65+

17%

Affordability

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/12/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Carlsbad, CA

In Carlsbad, CA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,159 to $4,327. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Carlsbad, CA is $2,159. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $3,017. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $4,327.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-41%

Changed from $3,659 to $2,159
1 Bed

+3%

Changed from $2,929 to $3,017
2 Beds

+17%

Changed from $3,698 to $4,327
Last updated 6/12/2024

Rent Ranges

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2%
97%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Tustin$2,937-3%
Laguna Beach$2,450+23%
San Diego$2,349-1%
Mission Viejo$2,246+6%
Costa Mesa$2,133+1%
La Jolla$2,095-9%
Vista$2,050+20%
Newport Beach$2,036-3%
Encinitas$2,000-37%
Oceanside$1,995+11%
Chula Vista$1,995-11%
Murrieta$1,957+2%
Fallbrook$1,950--
La Mesa$1,860+33%
Escondido$1,8250%
El Cajon$1,700--
Hemet$1,500-15%
Santee$1,500-22%
Menifee$1,300--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Newport Beach$4,445+8%
Laguna Beach$4,000+33%
La Jolla$3,775+21%
Tustin$3,555-5%
Irvine$3,4570%
Oceanside$3,052+26%
San Diego$2,887+1%
Costa Mesa$2,624+3%
Encinitas$2,589+10%
Vista$2,548+4%
Mission Viejo$2,502+4%
Chula Vista$2,435-1%
La Mesa$2,212-4%
Santee$2,195-4%
Temecula$2,1350%
Murrieta$2,115-6%
Menifee$2,0370%
Escondido$1,972-2%
Lake Elsinore$1,925-5%
El Cajon$1,804+1%
Hemet$1,620+1%
San Jacinto$1,150--
Fallbrook$950-5%
Perris$700-15%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Laguna Beach$5,500-4%
Newport Beach$5,125+3%
La Jolla$4,852-12%
Irvine$4,2720%
Tustin$4,197+2%
San Diego$3,771+3%
Costa Mesa$3,451+12%
Chula Vista$3,223+10%
Vista$3,170+17%
Mission Viejo$3,078+3%
Encinitas$2,863-2%
Oceanside$2,781-8%
La Mesa$2,709-4%
Murrieta$2,669+9%
Escondido$2,653+1%
Santee$2,595+4%
Fallbrook$2,495+19%
Temecula$2,442+7%
Lake Elsinore$2,358+1%
Perris$2,250--
Menifee$2,225+1%
El Cajon$2,211-6%
Hemet$1,885-5%
San Jacinto$1,650--

Compare Neighborhoods

Rancho la Costa

$1,350

1 Bed Avg. Rent

The Barrio

$2,095

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Olde Carlsbad

$2,195

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Carlsbad, CA?

For renters in Carlsbad seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Rancho la Costa, The Barrio, and Olde Carlsbad, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,350, $2,095, and $2,195 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Carlsbad Village and South Beach, where the rents are $2,295 and $2,695, a favorable comparison to Carlsbad's overall 1-bedroom average of $3,017.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Carlsbad, CA?

In Carlsbad, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Robertson Ranch, Tamarack Point, and Poinsetta. A 1-bedroom apartment in Robertson Ranch averages at $5,187, in Tamarack Point it averages $4,062, and in Poinsetta, the average is $3,687. For additional high-end living options, North Beach offers 1-bedroom apartments at $3,150, and Downtown at $2,995. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $3,017 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carlsbad, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Carlsbad, CA?

In Carlsbad, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Tamarack Point, Olde Carlsbad, and Robertson Ranch. In Tamarack Point, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $4,062. Olde Carlsbad sees average rents of $2,195 for a 1-bedroom unit. Robertson Ranch offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $5,187. For those seeking other popular areas, Carlsbad Village presents 1-bedroom apartments at $2,295, and Poinsetta at $3,687. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $3,017 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carlsbad, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Olde Carlsbad$2,500--
North Beach$2,460+6%
Downtown$2,159-41%
Robertson Ranch$1,900--
Carlsbad Village$1,895-48%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Robertson Ranch$5,187+13%
Tamarack Point$4,062+28%
Poinsetta$3,687+14%
North Beach$3,150+5%
Downtown$2,995+18%
South Beach$2,695--
Carlsbad Village$2,295--
Olde Carlsbad$2,195--
The Barrio$2,095--
Rancho la Costa$1,350-10%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Robertson Ranch$5,881+6%
Poinsetta$4,195+14%
Tamarack Point$4,102+18%
North Beach$3,950+7%
The Barrio$3,495--
Downtown$2,995-19%
Carlsbad Village$2,995--
Olde Carlsbad$2,650--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

22%

15-30 Mins

33%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

18%

60+ Mins

9%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4545

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 24 of 43 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 27 of 43 renters

Percentage: 4141

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 28 of 43 renters

Percentage: 2727

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 27 of 43 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 33 of 43 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Health and Fitness

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A strong score for fitness in Carlsbad.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 70% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll labra-adore Carlsbad.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 22% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is no sight for sore eyes. Plenty of docs in Carlsbad.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 41% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The perfect place to paint the town red.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 49% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 74% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You can shop till you drop in Carlsbad.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 6% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking up, there's supermarkets to be found 'round here.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 37% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Carlsbad gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 28% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 31% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 16% more parks than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 52% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 43 of 43 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 42 of 43 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 38 of 43 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 37 of 43 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 37 of 43 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 36 of 43 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 34 of 43 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 34 of 43 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 33 of 43 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 32 of 43 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 29 of 43 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 28 of 43 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 25 of 43 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 25 of 43 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 25 of 43 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 22 of 43 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 22 of 43 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 23 of 43 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 25 of 43 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 39 of 43 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Carlsbad

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