Carlsbad, Texas

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Population in 2010: 719.
Males: 305  (42.5%)
Females: 414  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

29.9 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years

Zip codes: 76901, 76934.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $59,853
Carlsbad:

$59,853
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $34,301

Carlsbad CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $193,800
Carlsbad:

$193,800
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $243,628; detached houses: $254,357; townhouses or other attached units: $187,757; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $501,290; mobile homes: $78,601; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $95,654

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,029.

March 2022 cost of living index in Carlsbad: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 30.3%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Carlsbad, TX (2022)
    • 44264.1%White alone
    • 11616.8%Hispanic
    • 487.0%Black alone
    • 355.1%American Indian alone

Races in Carlsbad detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Carlsbad, Texas as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carlsbad is 59 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (19.8%), Scottish (5.5%), Nigerian (2.2%), English (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2017 feet

15 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Africa).

This place:

2.2%
Texas:

17.1%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Angelo, TX (15.4 miles , pop. 88,439).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (194.0 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (195.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Grape Creek, TX (2.5 miles ),
West Tom Green, TX (3.6 miles ),
San Angelo, TX (3.9 miles ),
Robert Lee, TX (4.7 miles ),
East Tom Green, TX (5.0 miles ),
Sterling City, TX (5.1 miles ),
Mertzon, TX (5.1 miles ),
Miles, TX (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 31.61 N, Longitude: 100.64 W

Area code: 325

Distribution of median household income in Carlsbad, TX in 2022
Distribution of house value in Carlsbad, TX in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

3.5%

Tornado activity:

Carlsbad-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Carlsbad place center killed 13 people and injured 159 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carlsbad-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 300% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 351.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/11/2011 at 12:27:44, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from Carlsbad center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tom Green County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Carlsbad:

  • SAN ANGELO STATE SCHOOL (HIGHWAY 87)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Carlsbad:

  • BLUEBONNET HOMES 1 (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SAN ANGELO, TX)
  • RIVER CREST HOSP (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SAN ANGELO, TX)
  • PARK PLAZA LTC PARTNERS, INC. (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAN ANGELO, TX)
  • BAKER BRAME SKILLED NSG AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAN ANGELO, TX)
  • WEST TEXAS LTC PARTNERS INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAN ANGELO, TX)
  • CASA DE MIMOSA (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SAN ANGELO, TX)
  • LAKEVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SAN ANGELO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carlsbad:

  • Angelo State University (about 16 miles; San Angelo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,019)
  • Howard College (about 66 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 82 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Midland College (about 91 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 102 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Odessa College (about 104 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Cisco College (about 112 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)

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Notable location: Carlsbad Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tom Green County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Carlsbad in 2010:

  • 146 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 60 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 31 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

For population 15 years and over in Carlsbad:

Marital status in Carlsbad, TX
  • Never married: 63.5%
  • Now married: 22.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Carlsbad:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carlsbad, TX (based on Tom Green County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,916100
Catholic16,0009
Mainline Protestant7,67521
Other1,9577
Black Protestant8486
Orthodox771
None43,751-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Tom Green County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Tom Green County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
This county:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Tom Green County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Tom Green County:

26.6%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
Texas:

15.7%

7.07% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($51,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Texas average:

8.12%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($710 average AGI)
Tom Green County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Midland County, TX  0.24% ($88,120 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.24% ($45,879)
from Taylor County, TX  0.18% ($44,407)


8.20% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($47,126 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Texas average:

7.40%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($964 average AGI)
Tom Green County:

0.18%
Texas average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Bexar County, TX  0.45% ($44,214 average AGI)
to Midland County, TX  0.22% ($45,931)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.21% ($44,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carlsbad:

  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KCRN (1340 AM; 1 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER OF BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KKSA (1260 AM; 1 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: FOSTER COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carlsbad:

  • KUTX (90.1 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KWFR (101.9 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: FOSTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSJT-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: LA UNICA B/CNG CO.)
  • KDCD (92.9 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: REGENCY BROADCASTING)
  • KCSE (96.5 FM; STERLING CITY, TX; Owner: GRAHAM BROTHERS COMM., L.L.C..)
  • KMDX (106.1 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: REGENCY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRN-FM (93.9 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KYZZ (100.1 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: AUDREY EILEEN CARVER LUNA)
  • KGKL-FM (97.5 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KIXY-FM (94.7 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: FOSTER COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KELI (98.7 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • K218CW (91.5 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Carlsbad:

  • KIDY (Channel 6; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K44FJ (Channel 44; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPKS-LP (Channel 51; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KANG-CA (Channel 41; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KACB-TV (Channel 3; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEUS-LP (Channel 31; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTXE-LP (Channel 38; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLST (Channel 8; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: JEWELL TELEVISION CORPORATION)

Carlsbad fatal accident list:

Feb 11, 2021 08:45 AM, Us-87, Lat: 31.599886, Lon: -100.635600, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 2, 1998 00:07 AM, Us-87, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Apr 6, 1992 11:50 AM, 87, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 20, 1981 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1979 12:05 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 13, 1979 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.4mTotal length
  • $231,000Total costs
  • 37,577Total average daily traffic
  • 6,230Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,000Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Carlsbad, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Carlsbad, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carlsbad)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 16.5 Mi Nw Of San Angelo (Lat: 31.613222 Lon: -100.651500), Call Sign: KZV334, Licensee ID: L00033991,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.025 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2003, Expiration Date: 08/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Registrant: State Of Texas, San Angelo State School, Carlsbad, TX 76934, Phone: (915) 465-4391

  • 8.2 Miles Ne Of Carlsbad, Tx (Lat: 31.648333 Lon: -100.514444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: KAR832,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, 159.270 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2022, Expiration Date: 07/15/2032, Registrant: Texas Parks And Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Rd Bldg D, Austin, TX 78744, Phone: (512) 389-8096, Fax: (512) 389-8081, Email:

  • 16.5 Mi Nw Of San Angelo (Lat: 31.613222 Lon: -100.651500), Call Sign: KZQ750, Licensee ID: L00033991,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2003, Expiration Date: 08/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Registrant: State Of Texas, San Angelo State School, Carlsbad, TX 76934, Phone: (915) 465-4391

  • 6 Mi Wsw (Lat: 31.584056 Lon: -100.739278), Call Sign: KVX225, Licensee ID: L00731124,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.2800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2013, Expiration Date: 08/10/2023, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2023, Registrant: Tim R Turner, San Angelo, TX 76907, Phone: (325) 655-1430, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, 8 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 31.648194 Lon: -100.514528), Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WNTV349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.550 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2019, Expiration Date: 05/13/2029, Registrant: Texas Department Of Public Safety, 5805 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78773-0259, Phone: (512) 424-7134, Fax: (512) 424-5320, Email:

  • CARLSBAD, 8 Miles Northeast Of Carlsbad (Lat: 31.648194 Lon: -100.514528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.5 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WQAU336,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.550 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2014, Expiration Date: 08/06/2024, Certifier: Daniel Stang, Registrant: Texas Department Of Public Safety, 5805 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78773-0259, Phone: (512) 424-7134, Fax: (512) 424-5320, Email:

  • 1232975, 13877 Old Us Highway 87 North (Lat: 31.639667 Lon: -100.688000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQLH646,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21885.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2020, Expiration Date: 01/22/2030, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2023, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 5301 77 Center Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

  • CARLSBAD, 12925 4th Street (Lat: 31.600194 Lon: -100.634306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQZ485,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2023, Expiration Date: 03/29/2033, Certifier: Mike Higgins, Registrant: Herman & Whiteaker, LLC, 6720-B Rockledge Drive, Suite 150, Bethesda, MD 20817, Phone: (202) 600-7273, Email:

  • Taylor Ranch, 3.6 Miles From Rm 652 (Lat: 31.841694 Lon: -104.365361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WRDG594,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2019, Expiration Date: 04/24/2029, Certifier: John Mcgehee, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

  • CARLSBAD TWR, 11159 Main St (Lat: 31.602333 Lon: -100.633139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44 m, Call Sign: WRFV489,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2020, Expiration Date: 05/12/2030, Certifier: John W Grant, Registrant: Colorado River Municipal Water District, 400 E. 24th Street, Big Spring, TX 79721, Phone: (432) 267-6341, Email:

  • CLB, 12924 4th St (Lat: 31.600194 Lon: -100.634306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WRWL873, Licensee ID: L02412770,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2023, Expiration Date: 03/07/2033, Certifier: Michael Strain, Registrant: Powernet Wireless, 3029 W Beauregard Ave, San Angelo, TX 76901, Phone: (325) 866-1500, Email:


Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carlsbad, TX
  • 55.4%Utility gas
  • 44.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carlsbad, TX
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 22.2%Utility gas


Carlsbad compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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