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Cost of Living Statistics
Utilities
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
Taxes
Gross receipts tax in Carlsbad is 7.5625% effective July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

Housing Costs
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%.

Rental Prices 
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

Median Income

The median household income as of 2015 for Eddy County is $60,407 (census)



Contact Information
Carlsbad Department of Development
400-2 Cascades Ave. Suite 201
• Carlsbad, NM 88220
Ph: (575) 887-6562 • Fax: (575) 885-0818
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