Carlsbad, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Carlsbad, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
29,278
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
14.7%
Median Home
$150,300
Median Income
$69,786
Median Rent
$1,050

Carlsbad SnackAbility

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

Carlsbad, NM Crime Report

1,234
Total Crimes
4,081.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
73.98%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Carlsbad
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,234 4,081.6 3,620.2 2,346.0
Violent Crime 195 645.0 778.3 387.8
Murder 4 13.2 7.8 6.5
Robbery 10 33.1 99.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 163 539.1 615.9 279.7
Property Crime 1,039 3,436.6 2,841.9 1,958.2
Burglary 175 578.8 648.8 314.2
Larceny 708 2,341.8 1,765.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 156 516.0 427.6 246.0

Carlsbad, NM Cost Of Living

89
Carlsbad's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Carlsbad New Mexico National Average
Overall 89 92 100
Services 95 92 100
Groceries 92 94 100
Health 100 98 100
Housing 71 87 100
Transportation 96 88 100
Utilities 98 91 100

Carlsbad, NM Photos

Carlsbad New Mexico Municipal Building
Source: Public Domain
Carlsbad New Mexico Public Library
Source: Public Domain
Carlsbad New Mexico Museum Art Center
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Carlsbad in New Mexico

Map Of Carlsbad, NM

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Population over time in Carlsbad

Year Population % Change
2020 29,278 1.5%
2019 28,838 1.6%
2018 28,393 1.1%
2017 28,079 1.8%
2016 27,592 2.2%
2015 26,996 1.5%
2014 26,591 1.7%
2013 26,158 0.9%
2012 25,917 0.9%
2011 25,698 -

Race / Ethnicity in Carlsbad

White
44.0% (12,885)
African American
2.0% (571)
American Indian
0.8% (225)
Asian
1.0% (290)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.0% (288)
Two Or More
0.5% (155)
Hispanic
50.8% (14,864)
Race Carlsbad NM USA
White 44.0% 36.7% 60.1%
African American 2.0% 1.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.8% 8.6% 0.6%
Asian 1.0% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 1.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 50.8% 49.2% 18.2%

Gender in Carlsbad

Female
48.1% (14,079)
Male
51.9% (15,199)
Gender Carlsbad NM USA
Female 48.1% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 51.9% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carlsbad for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,463)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (2,927)
High School / GED
32.0% (9,368)
Some College
25.0% (7,319)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,635)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (3,513)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,756)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (292)
Education Carlsbad NM USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Carlsbad, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
7.3% (213,353)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (118,559)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.9% (232,365)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.5% (221,010)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (289,136)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (507,770)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.6% (426,442)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.7% (518,860)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.2% (298,905)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (101,395)
Income Carlsbad NM USA
Less than $10,000 7.3% 8.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 5.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.9% 11.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.5% 10.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 17.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.6% 11.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.7% 12.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.2% 4.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 4.1% 8.3%

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