Community Demographics

Economic Trends for the City of Carlsbad, New Mexico Updated December 2023  

Median Household Income
(US Census)


Year Ending: FY 2012/2013FY 2013/2014FY 2014/2015FY 2015/2016FY 2016/2017FY 2017/2018
City of Carlsbad Gross Receipts Tax Revenues $38,993,769$41,052,482$45,777,837$42,801,691 $35,254,010$42,250,424
Unemployment Rate US
(Sources: NMDWS, USDOL)
6.7%5.6%4.9%4.7%4.1% 3.9%
Unemployment Rate Carlsbad
(Sources: NMDWS, USDOL)
4.6%3.8%4.5%6.8%4.0% 3.4%
Average Potash Shipped $/ton
(Current Intrepid Potash Quarterly Report,