Carlsbad employment information

IndexCarlsbadNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$25,673$24,459$29,829
Median household income$58,292$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,837$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,772$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$45,288$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$21,411$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level13.6%20.9%15.1%
The Carlsbad, NM employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Carlsbad is $25,673, which is 5% higher than than the New Mexico average and 14% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $58,292, which is 28% higher than than the New Mexico average and 5% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Carlsbad is 3%, which is 26% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Carlsbad is 14% which is 10% lower than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$38,857$58,292$116,584
City
$30,446$45,674$91,348
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Carlsbad is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carlsbad is 5% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carlsbad is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carlsbad is 10% lower than the national average.

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Carlsbad median earnings by income bracket

Carlsbad employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.7%2.2%
Manufacturing sector5.0%2.1%
Financial & insurance services0.1%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%18.6%
Public administration7.4%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%3.3%
Education, health & social services6.8%37.1%
Other43.9%28.4%

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Malaga, NM68$23,61157%
Carlsbad, NM28,079$58,2925%

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American Fork, UT28,127$69,49326%
Enterprise, AL28,025$54,2172%
Carlsbad, NM28,079$58,2925%
Source: The Carlsbad, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).