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Carlsbad, Texas - Basic Facts

The Carlsbad Census Designated Place had a population of 734 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Carlsbad is located at latitude 31.6112 and longitude -100.6406 in Tom Green County. The formal boundaries for the Carlsbad Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tom Green County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,024 feet.

The Carlsbad Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586917) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Carlsbad Census Designated Place is located within West Tom Green Division of Tom Green County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carlsbad population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Carlsbad, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 734
Population in Households 676
Population in Familes 583
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density1 473
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 182
Average Household Size 3.71
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $98,214
Average Home Value $139,796


Median Household Income $45,831
Average Household Income $62,351
Per Capita Income $24,301
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 2.83%
Households 0.18% 3.0%
Families 3.25% 3.0%
Median Household Income   -0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Carlsbad, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlsbad to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1109 37th
Population Density1 # 1193 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 839 52nd
Median Household Income # 797 54th
Per Capita Income # 730 58th

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