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Carlsbad, Texas - Basic Facts

The Carlsbad Census Designated Place had a population of 754 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Carlsbad, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 754
Daytime Population: Workers 637
Daytime Population: Residents 401
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,038
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.38
Population in Households 695
Population in Familes 599
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 486
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $47,670
Average Household Income $65,554
Per Capita Income $25,318


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $101,250
Average Home Value $146,141


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 3.76
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.66% 2.78%
Households 0.38% 2.86%
Families 3.0% 2.83%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 2017 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 # 1102 37th
Population Density # 1179 33rd
Diversity Index # 827 53rd
Median Household Income # 819 53rd
Per Capita Income # 744 58th

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