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Carlsbad residents pay sixth-highest bills in New Mexico

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Carlsbad residents’ utility bills are among the most expensive in New Mexico, according to a recent survey conducted by doxoINSIGHTS, a bill management service with over 6 million users throughout the U.S.

Carlsbad residents on average paid $1,558 a month on bills – rent or mortgage, utilities and car payments – in 2021, according to doxoINSIGHTS.

Residents that paid the most expensive bills were from Los Alamos at an average of $1,920 a month; Santa Fe at $1,737 a month; Roswell at $1,657 a month; Albuquerque at $1,657 a month and Hobbs at $1,577 a month. 

Albuquerque and the state’s capital, Santa Fe, are the most populous urban cities in the state. Albuquerque had a population of 564,559 and Santa Fe had a population of 87,505, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 Decennial Census.