Location Profile

Carlsbad, New Mexico

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Offering multiple services to its patients including home health and hospice, the facility takes pride in being one of the trusted sources of care in the area.

Community Overview

The city of Carlsbad is sunny more than 300 days a year, and as such, people love to be outdoors. With the river running through Carlsbad and the city’s location in the mountains, it’s a splendid place often called an oasis in a valley. Home to the world-famous Carlsbad Caverns, the city also offers culture, recreation, and other fun. Carlsbad is a city full of adventure and has been growing over the years. The city offers a downtown scene but there’s more to see throughout the area. You can travel through the city via the Carlsbad Municipal Transit System.

Learn more about Carlsbad at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Carlsbad Municipal School district serves Carlsbad. The district has a range of schools to meet the educational needs of its residents. The campuses include 2 pre-K programs, 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools. A charter academy, Jefferson Montessori Academy, as well as an online learning institution, Pecos Connections Academy, are available. A low student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1 is present in the district. There is also a private school in the area.

Click here to read more about public schools in Carlsbad.
Click here to read more about private schools in Carlsbad.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Carlsbad’s shopping and specialty retail are diverse, with unique options for furniture, gifts, home decor, and more. The city also has a Walmart so you can find most anything you need in terms of general merchandise. Carlsbad has a growing performing arts scene with live music and theatre events throughout the year. Carlsbad Concerts is a chance to see world-class musicians in a variety of genres. Each season the musicians perform at the P.R. Leyva Auditorium and tickets are available for individual concerts or as a season subscription. The city also maintains The Carlsbad Museum & Art Center with artifacts for Carlsbad and surrounding New Mexico community. The museum also features Native American and Southwestern art, crafts and historical displays. Admission is free. You may also just opt for a movie during a night out and luckily, the city has the La Cueva 6, where you can see all of the latest box office releases.

However, Carlsbad is also known for its outdoors recreation thanks to its location alongside the Pecos River and at the edge of the Guadalupe Mountains. One of the most famous areas of Carlsbad is the Carlsbad Caverns. Found in Carlsbad Caverns National Park in the Guadalupe Mountains, the caverns are a must-see. The park has more than 100 caves and you can embark in 3 of them on a self-guided or ranger-led tour. See bats, stalactite, limestone formations, and much more on this incredible destination. From April to October, the Caverns offers the National Park Bat Flight Program, where visitors can meet at the Bat Flight Amphitheater to learn about bats then watch thousands of them fly into the night sky.  There are also 8 hiking trails that will take you through the Chihuahuan Desert. On the outskirts of Carlsbad, you’ll find the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, a sprawling 1,200-acre state park with multiple animal habitats. The park includes 1.3 miles of trails through cacti, a pine forest, sand dunes, and other terrain, providing a great place to see the diversity of nature. Animals at the zoo include cougars, kit foxes, elk, bison, and multiple birds can be seen in the aviary. In the summer months, children and adults cool down at the Carlsbad Water Park. The park features a lazy river, waterslides, speed slides, a children’s play area, and more.

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Crime Rate

Safe for families, Carlsbad’s crime rate has decreased by 12% over the last year. The city is safer than 18% of the country. Carlsbad’s police department is dedicated to reducing crime and improving the quality of life for all who live and visit the area. They accomplish this through active community engagement and crime prevention programs like neighborhood watch, business security, and volunteer opportunities.

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