Roswell, New Mexico Population 2019

Roswell Nm Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Roswell Nm was:

  • White: 81.08%
  • Other race: 11.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Black or African American: 2.00%
  • Native American: 1.67%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201847,635-358-0.75%
201747,993-329-0.68%
201648,322-160-0.33%
201548,482-8-0.02%
201448,490-140-0.29%
201348,6301780.37%
201248,452-5-0.01%
201148,457-8-0.02%
201048,4653,1720.68%
200045,2936390.14%
199044,6544,9781.19%
198039,6765,7681.58%
197033,908-5,685-1.54%
196039,59313,8554.40%
195025,73812,2566.68%
194013,4822,3091.90%
193011,1734,1404.74%
19207,0338611.31%
19106,1725,87235.31%
19003000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,051
Some Other Race5,495
Two or More Races1,337
Black or African American962
American Indian and Alaska Native803
Asian484
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31

Roswell Nm Population Pyramid 2019

Roswell Nm Median Age

34.3


Total

32.7


Male

36


Female

Roswell Nm Adults

There are 35,006 adults, (7,533 of whom are seniors) in Roswell Nm.

Roswell Nm Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Roswell Nm Sex Ratio

Female

24,814

51.52%

Male

23,349

48.48%

Roswell Nm Households and Families

Roswell Nm Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Roswell Nm Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All64.7%35.3%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Male56%44%
Female42.9%57.1%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,5562.6564.7
Married7,4203.3180.4
Non Family5,7521.1458.5
Female3,2763.5142.9
Male1,1083.5856

3.26

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Roswell Nm Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8809.61%
9th to 12th Grade3,05010.18%
High School Graduate8,04426.85%
Some College7,11823.76%
Associates Degree2,9159.73%
Bachelors Degree3,93613.14%
Graduate Degree2,0166.73%

Roswell Nm Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic14,72710,0651,564
White13,88512,8133,936
Other Race3,0722,145254
Black626547122
Multiple Races553413130
Native American47634869
Asian308308245

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,537$37,313$23,185
Less Than High School$16,836$24,286$11,178
High School Grad$26,436$32,085$20,939
Some College$30,585$39,980$22,672
Bachelors Degree$45,971$51,184$43,841
Graduate Degree$52,944$57,471$50,331

$31,537

Average Earnings

$37,313

Average Male

$23,185

Average Female

Roswell Nm Language

Roswell Nm Language by Age

Roswell Nm Language

65.68% of Roswell Nm residents speak only English, while 34.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.32% of the population.

Roswell Nm Poverty

Roswell Nm Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic26,8307,00326.10%
White17,8382,12611.92%
Other5,4571,24822.87%
Native75033044.00%
Black87031536.21%
Multiple1,31125319.30%
Asian42313231.21%

21.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.04%

Male Poverty Rate

21.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roswell Nm

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roswell Nm is Native, with 44.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roswell Nm is White, with 11.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.13%
High School17.88%
Some College12.12%
Bachelors or Greater6.56%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.88%
Male Unemployed32.06%
Female Employed12.13%
Male Employed9.10%

Roswell Nm Income

Roswell Nm Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,417$55,093
Families$50,656$64,558
Married Families$70,245-
Non Families$22,343$31,506

Roswell Nm Marital Status

Roswell Nm Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Roswell Nm Married by Age and Sex

Roswell Nm Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Roswell Nm Marital Status by Race

Roswell Nm Veterans

2,813

Number of Veterans

2,666

Male Veterans

147

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,177
First Gulf War426
Korea405
Second Gulf War402
World War II151

Roswell Nm Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4508.60%
Hispanic9035.04%
Other1794.61%
Black15519.80%
2 or More293.64%

Roswell Nm Veterans by Education

9.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roswell Nm Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Roswell Nm Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.04%

Born in New Mexico

87.83%

Native Born

12.17%

Foreign Born

7.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.83% of Roswell Nm residents were born in the United States, with 59.04% having been born in New Mexico. 7.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.