Carlsbad, New Mexico Population 2018

Carlsbad, New Mexico's estimated population is 28,774 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Carlsbad, New Mexico is the 10th largest city in New Mexico based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 985.36 people/mi² (380.45 people/km²), with a household density of 151.89 people/km² (393.40 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 36.3 years, 35 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 11,488 households in the city, with an average size of 2.67 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9.9%, with a median rent of $820/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $125,300.

The median income for households in Carlsbad, New Mexico is $58,292, while the mean household income is $66,735. The per capita income is $25,673, and 9.9% of families and 13.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 14.3% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.9% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201728,774310.11%
201628,743-52-0.18%
201528,7957282.59%
201428,0674481.62%
201327,6199243.46%
201226,6954091.56%
201126,286470.18%
201026,2396142.40%
200025,6256732.70%
199024,952-544-2.13%
198025,4964,19919.72%
197021,297-4,244-16.62%
196025,5417,56642.09%
195017,97510,859152.60%
19407,1163,40891.91%
19303,7080.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,567
Some Other Race929
Black or African American629
Two or More Races591
American Indian and Alaska Native286
Asian77
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Carlsbad Nm Population Pyramid 2018

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Carlsbad Nm Median Age

36.3


Total

35


Male

37.3


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 21,120 adults in Carlsbad Nm.

Carlsbad Nm Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Carlsbad Nm Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.4
Houses Without Mortgage
3,292
Houses With Mortgage
3,831
Vacancy Rate
9.9
Median Rent
820
Median Home Value
125,300
Renter-Occupied Units
3,222
Owner-Occupied Units
7,123
Total Housing Units
11,488

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Carlsbad Nm for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.4% and the labor force participation rate is 64.3%.

Carlsbad Nm Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.67
Average Family Size
3.15
Total Households
10345
Married Couple Households
4617
Male Householder (no wife) Families
999
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1385
Non Family Households
3344
Total Families
7001
Households With Own Children
3169
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
10.2
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Carlsbad Nm Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
701
$10,000 to $14,999
371
$15,000 to $24,999
1,078
$25,000 to $34,999
889
$35,000 to $49,999
1,614
$50,000 to $74,999
1,988
$75,000 to $99,999
1,561
$100,000 to $149,999
1,607
$150,000 to $199,999
317
Over $200,000
219

Carlsbad Nm Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Carlsbad Nm

New Mexico

$58,292

$45,674

$66,735

$63,057

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Carlsbad Nm Education Data

Carlsbad Nm Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
9385.18%
9th to 12th Grade
1,4898.22%
High School Graduate
6,65536.73%
Some College
4,10222.64%
Associates Degree
1,6379.03%
Bachelors Degree
1,6319.00%
Graduate Degree
1,6689.21%