Carlsbad, NM
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Carlsbad is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 31,888 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Carlsbad is the ninth largest community in New Mexico.

The education level of Carlsbad citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.98% of adults 25 and older in Carlsbad have a college degree.

The per capita income in Carlsbad in 2018 was $32,907, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,628 for a family of four. However, Carlsbad contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Carlsbad is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Carlsbad home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Carlsbad, accounting for 52.35% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Carlsbad residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Carlsbad include English, German, Irish, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Carlsbad is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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