Cost of Living Statistics
The average utilities bill in Carlsbad is $31.31. The following are average utility costs in Carlsbad:
- Water - $13.60 (based on a 10,000 gallon average use)
- Waste Disposal - $19.00
- Electricity - $0.05665
- Gas - $0.9661
Gross receipts tax in Carlsbad is 7.5625% effective July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.
The median housing cost as of October 2017 for Eddy County is $170,000, which is up from $130,000 in 2009, which is an increase of 31%.
Average rents for more than 70 percent of the apartment units Carlsbad in 2017 are:
- $900 for a one-bedroom
- $1,177 for a two-bedroom
- $1,328 for a three-bedroom
The median household income as of 2018 for Eddy County is $63,000 (census)