|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Carlsbad is 31,888. Carlsbad, New Mexico is the 1,241st largest city in the US.
Carlsbad is located entirely in Eddy County.
The peak population of Carlsbad was in 2020, when its population was 32,248. In 2020, Carlsbad was the 1,222nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,241st largest city in the US. Carlsbad is currently 1.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Carlsbad has grown 24.5% since the 2000. Carlsbad, New Mexico is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Carlsbad has a population density of 903.3 people per square mile.
|1235||Juneau city and, Alaska||31,973||4.2%|
|1236||Garner, North Carolina||31,935||69.5%|
|1239||Beverly Hills, California||31,896||-5.9%|
|1240||Aiken, South Carolina||31,895||21.8%|
|1241||Carlsbad, New Mexico||31,888||24.5%|
|1243||Poughkeepsie, New York||31,850||5.6%|
|1244||Oak Ridge, Tennessee||31,824||16.5%|
|1245||San Pablo, California||31,773||5.0%|
|1246||El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), California||31,759||28.7%|
|1247||West Bend, Wisconsin||31,727||11.8%|
The total voting age population of Carlsbad, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,144. The voting age population is 51.0% male and 49.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Carlsbad are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Carlsbad are 88.8% White, 5.4% Other, 1.8% Black, 1.8% Two or more races, 1.3% American Indian and 0.8% Asian. Additionally, 51.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Carlsbad, 14.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.2%. On a per-household basis, 9.4% of families are below the poverty line in Carlsbad.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.4% of Carlsbad residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.2% of Carlsbad residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.8% have a bachelor's degree and 7.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Carlsbad residents aged 5 and older, 17.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Carlsbad is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Carlsbad, 15.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Carlsbad is $69,193.
In Carlsbad, 67.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.2% of housing units in Carlsbad.
Of all the housing units in Carlsbad, 4.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Carlsbad, 17.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Carlsbad is $1,012.
In Carlsbad, 82.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.