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Midland, Texas
Carlsbad, New Mexico
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Midland is 83% more densely populated than Carlsbad.
People are 5% more likely to be married in Carlsbad.
The Median Age is 4.4 years younger in Midland.

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PEOPLE
 Midland, TXCarlsbad, NMUnited States
 Population132,95028,957321,418,820
 Population - 2010107,55925,698308,745,538
 Population - 200094,99625,625285,036,114
 Population - 199089,44324,952251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now48.64%16.05%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now39.95%13.00%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,8301,00291
 Land Area73293,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age32.336.737.4
 Female Population50.98%49.27%50.81%
 Male Population49.02%50.73%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Midland, TXCarlsbad, NMUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.21%6.78%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.04%7.72%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.88%8.35%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.19%4.39%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.60%3.13%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.94%5.29%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.71%11.81%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.03%12.81%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.41%12.14%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.12%5.89%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.99%6.85%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.29%7.72%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.93%5.25%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.67%1.88%1.85%
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 RACE
 Midland, TXCarlsbad, NMUnited States
 White49.12%51.85%62.77%
 Black7.25%2.05%12.24%
 Asian1.59%0.50%4.95%
 Native American0.31%0.69%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.08%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.07%0.14%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.22%0.43%2.13%
 Hispanic40.38%44.34%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic59.62%55.66%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Midland, TXCarlsbad, NMUnited States
 Households42,01010,068116,211,000
 Family Households29,4096,75676,958,100
 Non Family Households12,6013,31239,253,000
 Household Size2.82.632.63
 Married Population53.73%49.07%50.58%
 Single Population46.28%50.93%49.42%
 Now Married51.59%46.80%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.14%2.27%2.17%
 Never Married30.15%26.71%32.55%
 Widowed5.21%8.02%5.95%
 Divorced10.91%16.21%10.92%
 Married, w/children33.70%32.18%31.68%
 Married, no children38.26%34.56%41.44%
 Single, w/children19.78%21.36%16.94%
 Single, no children8.26%11.90%9.95%
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