The median income of Carlsbad residents was an inflation-adjusted $28,899 per year. Carlsbad had 10,708 households in 2017, with a population of 28,393.
The city with the highest median resident income in the state was La Cueva. La Cueva's median income was $67,500 per year after adjusting for inflation – $38,601 more than Carlsbad. It had 89 households in 2017 and a population of 137.
Villanueva had the lowest annual resident income among cities in New Mexico, with a median income of only $4,840 per year. That was $24,059 less than the median income in Carlsbad at the time. Villanueva had 65 households in 2017 and a population of 111.
The table below shows the top 100 cities ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.