Roswell, New Mexico Population 2018

Roswell, New Mexico's estimated population is 47,775 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Roswell, New Mexico is the 5th largest city in New Mexico based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1609.46 people/mi² (621.41 people/km²), with a household density of 260.06 people/km² (673.56 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.3 years, 32.5 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 19,994 households in the city, with an average size of 2.66 people per household. The vacancy rate was 12%, with a median rent of $709/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $100,700.

The median income for households in Roswell, New Mexico is $41,465, while the mean household income is $55,946. The per capita income is $21,272, and 18.2% of families and 22.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 33.6% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 14.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201747,775-296-0.62%
201648,071-162-0.34%
201548,233-73-0.15%
201448,306-150-0.31%
201348,456960.20%
201248,360-34-0.07%
201148,394-63-0.13%
201048,4573,1646.99%
200045,2936391.43%
199044,6544,97812.55%
198039,6765,76817.01%
197033,908-5,685-14.36%
196039,59313,85553.83%
195025,73812,25690.91%
194013,4822,30920.67%
193011,1734,14058.87%
19207,03386113.95%
19106,1725,8721957.33%
19003000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White37,994
Some Other Race6,735
Two or More Races1,337
Black or African American1,039
American Indian and Alaska Native744
Asian518
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Roswell Nm Population Pyramid 2018

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Roswell Nm Median Age

34.3


Total

32.5


Male

36.3


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 34,780 adults in Roswell Nm.

Roswell Nm Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Roswell Nm Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.4
Houses Without Mortgage
5,549
Houses With Mortgage
5,647
Vacancy Rate
12
Median Rent
709
Median Home Value
100,700
Renter-Occupied Units
6,402
Owner-Occupied Units
11,196
Total Housing Units
19,994

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Roswell Nm for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.4% and the labor force participation rate is 57.6%.

Roswell Nm Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.66
Average Family Size
3.26
Total Households
17598
Married Couple Households
7606
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1066
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3270
Non Family Households
5656
Total Families
11942
Households With Own Children
5847
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.9
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Roswell Nm Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,996
$10,000 to $14,999
1,356
$15,000 to $24,999
2,282
$25,000 to $34,999
2,092
$35,000 to $49,999
2,484
$50,000 to $74,999
2,868
$75,000 to $99,999
2,173
$100,000 to $149,999
1,756
$150,000 to $199,999
266
Over $200,000
325

Roswell Nm Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Roswell Nm

New Mexico

$41,465

$45,674

$55,946

$63,057

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Roswell Nm Education Data

Roswell Nm Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,8119.35%
9th to 12th Grade
3,11010.34%
High School Graduate
7,96226.48%
Some College
7,41024.64%
Associates Degree
2,7509.14%
Bachelors Degree
4,10913.66%
Graduate Degree
1,9216.39%