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Carlsbad is a city in San Diego County, in the San Diego-Carlsbad metro area.
The community was named for a Bohemian spa.
The latitude of Carlsbad is 33.158N. The longitude is -117.349W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 52 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 87,372.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carlsbad demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the San Diego County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, San Diego area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92008 ZIP code.
15% of Carlsbad residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carlsbad ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carlsbad was $34,863, compared with $21,587 nationally.
46% of Carlsbad residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Carlsbad, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $932. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,869.
Libraries in Carlsbad include Centro De Informacion, Dove Library, Georgina Cole Library ... View libraries
San Diego County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carlsbad political report.
Carlsbad restaurants taking online reservations include BlueFire Grill at La Costa Resort, Fresco Trattoria & Bar - Downtown Carlsbad, West Steak and Seafood ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Carlsbad workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 28 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carlsbad between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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