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Carlsbad is a city in Eddy County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from German word for "bath."
The latitude of Carlsbad is 32.420N. The longitude is -104.228W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,100 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,303.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carlsbad demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Eddy County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 88220 ZIP code.
11% of Carlsbad residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carlsbad ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carlsbad was $16,496, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Carlsbad residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Carlsbad include Rattlesnake Springs Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Carlsbad, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $343. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.
Libraries in Carlsbad include Carlsbad Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Carlsbad include Carlsbad Current-Argus
TV stations in Carlsbad include KOCT, KTEL.
Eddy County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carlsbad political report.
The average commute time for Carlsbad workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carlsbad between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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