Carlsbad, CA 92009 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 92009: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carlsbad, CA 92009

Acceptable Alternative
La Costa, CA 92009

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rancho La Costa, CA 92009

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 410
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,478
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,237
  • County: San Diego County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.099, Longitude -117.271
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Carlsbad, CA 92009 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44,938
Daytime Population: Workers 11,597
Daytime Population: Residents 24,903
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,500
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 44,849
Population in Familes 38,373
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 3,719
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $109,722
Average Household Income $149,902
Per Capita Income $55,282


Total Housing Units 17,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,319 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,228 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 716 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $770,319
Average Home Value $804,436


Total Households 16,547
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 12,219
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.38% 1.15%
Households 1.21% 1.06%
Families 1.16% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Carlsbad, CA 92009 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92009 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 305 83rd
Population Density # 545 69th
Diversity Index # 1332 24th
Median Household Income # 131 93rd
Per Capita Income # 201 89th

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