Carlsbad employment information

IndexCarlsbadNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$24,472$23,948$28,555
Median household income$48,058$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,665$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,360$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$39,310$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$22,048$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level13.8%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carlsbad is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carlsbad is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carlsbad is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carlsbad is 11% lower than the national average.

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Carlsbad median earnings by income bracket

Carlsbad employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%0.8%
Manufacturing sector4.4%2.4%
Financial & insurance services0.6%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%17.9%
Public administration9.9%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%2.6%
Education, health & social services9.9%40.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
La Huerta, NM1,467$80,83351%
Livingston Wheeler, NM444$78,10546%
Happy Valley, NM930$64,30820%
Loving, NM1,524$32,58939%
Malaga, NM63$23,22957%
Carlsbad, NM26,996$48,05810%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Saratoga Springs, NY26,998$67,30326%
Stockbridge, GA26,992$54,8643%
Redmond, OR27,002$39,00827%
Aberdeen, SD26,979$47,54011%
Easton, PA26,977$39,77326%
Carlsbad, NM26,996$48,05810%
Source: The Carlsbad, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.