NM

National Population : 333,590,059
New Mexico State Population : 1,875,810

About Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad, NM is located in Eddy County in the state of New Mexico.

The total City Population for Carlsbad is about 34,031 with about 368 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 37,375.

The Average Home Value is $139,600.00, which is roughly 9% higher than the Average Home Value of $126,359.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 26% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $67,588.00, which is roughly 48% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 15% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Carlsbad is about 4%.

New Mexico is ranked #13 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 67.89 out of 100.

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Voting

Eddy County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 68.92% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 75.16%
Democratic: 23.36%
Libertarian: 1.03%
Other: 0.26%
Green: 0.19%


Nearby Locations

Loving, NM (11.52 mi.)
Artesia, NM (31.82 mi.)
Hope, NM (38.24 mi.)
Maljamar, NM (41.70 mi.)
Lake Arthur, NM (41.97 mi.)
Hagerman, NM (49.94 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 88220
Latitude : 32.312153
Longitude : -104.287489
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 3326 ft.
Area Code(s) : 575

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.53
Male Population Estimate : 44.78%
Female Population Estimate : 45.45%
Median Age : 38.4
Male Median Age : 37.1
Female Median Age : 39.7

White Population Estimate : 73.42%
Black Population Estimate : 2.00%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 36.80%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.05%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.00%
Other Population Estimate : 14.51%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Carlsbad specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Eddy County: About 9 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Eddy County: About 567 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Eddy County is about 56% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 49% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.