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Eddy County is in southeastern New Mexico with Texas to the south.
This is the home of Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Formed in 1889, Eddy County contains 4,182 square miles of land and 16 square miles of water.
The county seat is Carlsbad.
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 74%
Government Sector: 17%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 8%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 13 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Eddy County: 81.8
Median Resident Age: 36.4 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $40,340
Estimated Median Home Value: $92,000
Mining, Educational Services, Health Care, Government, Construction, Agriculture, Lodging & Food Services, Waste Management Services, Lodging & Food Services, Retail Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Social Services