Carlsbad SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

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Carlsbad, New Mexico Info Snack

Carlsbad (/krlzbęd/ KARLZ-bad) is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 26,138. Carlsbad is centered at the intersection of U.S. Routes 62/180 and 285, and is the principal city of the Carlsbad-Artesia Micropolitan Statistical Area, which has a total population of 55,435. Located in the southeastern part of New Mexico, Carlsbad straddles the Pecos River and sits at the eastern edge of the Guadalupe Mountains.
Population
28,393
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
15.0%
Median Home
$133,000
Median Income
$62,932
Median Rent
$908

Rankings for Carlsbad in New Mexico

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Population 11,817

Map Of Carlsbad, NM

Population over time in Carlsbad

Year Population % Change
2017 28,393 1.1%
2016 28,079 1.8%
2015 27,592 2.2%
2014 26,996 1.5%
2013 26,591 1.7%
2012 26,158 0.9%
2011 25,917 0.9%
2010 25,698 -

Crime in Carlsbad Per 100k

Crime Carlsbad NM USA
Violent Crime 476.2 783.5 382.9
Murder 13.6 7.1 5.3
Robbery 47.6 178.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 353.8 537.8 248.9
Property Crime 4116.1 3941.7 2362.0
Burglary 612.3 858.1 430.4
Larceny 3102.4 2519.9 1694.0
Car Theft 401.4 563.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Carlsbad

White
48.8% (13,856)
African American
2.1% (583)
American Indian
0.5% (132)
Asian
0.3% (85)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (28)
Two Or More
1.1% (307)
Hispanic
47.2% (13,402)
Race Carlsbad NM USA
White 48.8% 38.2% 61.5%
African American 2.1% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 47.2% 48.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Carlsbad, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
6.6% (187,393)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (79,500)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.7% (275,412)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (210,108)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.7% (474,163)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.8% (533,788)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.5% (411,698)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.6% (471,323)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.3% (122,089)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (73,821)
Income Carlsbad NM USA
Less than $10,000 6.6% 9.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 6.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.7% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.7% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.8% 17.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.5% 11.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.6% 11.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.3% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Carlsbad

Female
49.0% (13,907)
Male
51.0% (14,485)
Gender Carlsbad NM USA
Female 49.0% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 51.0% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carlsbad for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.7% (1,338)
9-12th Grade
8.1% (2,287)
High School / GED
37.4% (10,622)
Some College
23.0% (6,520)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,554)
Bachelor's Degree
9.8% (2,774)
Master's Degree
6.6% (1,883)
Professional Degree
0.6% (169)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (241)
Education Carlsbad NM USA
< 9th Grade 4.7% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.1% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 37.4% 26.4% 27.3%
Some College 23.0% 23.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 9.8% 15.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.6% 8.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.6% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.8% 1.4%

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