Carlsbad SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
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
28,079
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
13.6%
Median Home
$125,300
Median Income
$58,292
Median Rent
$820

Rankings for Carlsbad in New Mexico

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Map Of Carlsbad, NM

Population over time in Carlsbad

Year Population % Change
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 450.3 702.5 386.3
Murder 3.4 6.7 5.3
Robbery 64.3 131.5 102.8
Aggravated Assault 331.8 491.0 248.5
Property Crime 3917.0 3937.1 2450.7
Burglary 572.1 830.4 468.9
Larceny 2918.3 2542.4 1745.0
Car Theft 426.6 564.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Carlsbad

White
47.6% (13,379)
African American
2.2% (629)
American Indian
0.9% (251)
Asian
0.3% (77)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (12)
Two Or More
1.2% (338)
Hispanic
47.7% (13,393)
Race Carlsbad NM USA
White 47.6% 38.7% 60.6%
African American 2.2% 1.8% 10.4%
American Indian 0.9% 8.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 1.3% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.5% 2.5%
Hispanic 47.7% 47.8% 17.3%

Household Income For Carlsbad, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
6.8% (1,909)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (1,010)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.4% (2,920)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.6% (2,414)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.6% (4,380)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (5,391)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.1% (4,239)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.5% (4,352)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (870)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (589)
Income Carlsbad NM USA
Less than $10,000 6.8% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 6.5% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.4% 12.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.6% 11.0% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.6% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 17.1% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.1% 11.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.5% 11.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 3.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 3.1% 5.7%

Gender in Carlsbad

Female
49.6% (13,920)
Male
50.4% (14,158)
Gender Carlsbad NM USA
Female 49.6% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carlsbad for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.2% (1,453)
9-12th Grade
8.2% (2,307)
High School / GED
36.7% (10,312)
Some College
22.6% (6,356)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,536)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (2,527)
Master's Degree
7.3% (2,051)
Professional Degree
0.9% (252)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (280)
Education Carlsbad NM USA
< 9th Grade 5.2% 6.8% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 8.2% 8.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 36.7% 26.4% 27.5%
Some College 22.6% 23.5% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.1% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 15.0% 18.8%
Master's Degree 7.3% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.9% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.8% 1.3%

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