Living in Carlsbad, NM

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Carlsbad, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
29,158
Unemployment
3.8%
Poverty
14.0%
Median Home
$141,300
Median Income
$69,193
Median Rent
$1,012

Carlsbad SnackAbility

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

Carlsbad, NM Crime Report

992
Total Crimes
3,402.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
37.37%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Carlsbad
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 992 3,402.2 3,945.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 148 507.6 832.2 366.7
Murder 4 13.7 8.6 5.0
Robbery 14 48.0 111.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 108 370.4 650.5 250.2
Property Crime 844 2,894.6 3,112.7 2,109.9
Burglary 99 339.5 696.8 340.5
Larceny 635 2,177.8 1,988.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 110 377.3 427.2 219.9

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 89 99 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 73 86 100
Transportation 99 97 100
Utilities 99 87 100

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
2019 29,158 1.1%
2018 28,838 1.6%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Carlsbad

White
44.5% (12,962)
African American
1.8% (512)
American Indian
0.8% (228)
Asian
0.8% (230)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (14)
Two Or More
1.1% (316)
Hispanic
51.1% (14,896)
Race Carlsbad NM USA
White 44.5% 37.4% 60.7%
African American 1.8% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 51.1% 48.8% 18.0%

Gender in Carlsbad

Female
48.6% (14,182)
Male
51.4% (14,975)
Gender Carlsbad NM USA
Female 48.6% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 51.4% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carlsbad for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,457)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (2,624)
High School / GED
36.0% (10,496)
Some College
24.0% (6,997)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,332)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (3,207)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,749)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (291)
Education Carlsbad NM USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 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
6.5% (190,429)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (96,726)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.3% (212,687)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (215,160)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (414,658)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (490,775)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.8% (519,078)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.6% (483,630)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.8% (197,024)
$200,000 or more
3.3% (95,627)
Income Carlsbad NM USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 8.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 5.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.3% 11.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 10.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.8% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.6% 12.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.8% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.3% 4.1% 7.7%

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