Chaves County, New Mexico Population 2019

Chaves County, New Mexico's estimated population is 64,866 with a growth rate of -0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chaves County, New Mexico is the 10th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201764,866-505-0.77%
201665,371-183-0.28%
201565,554-88-0.13%
201465,642-194-0.29%
201365,8361480.23%
201265,688210.03%
201165,667-62-0.09%
201065,7297,88013.62%
199057,8496,74613.20%
198051,1037,76817.93%
197043,335-14,314-24.83%
196057,64917,04441.98%
195040,60516,62569.33%
194023,9804,43122.67%
193019,5497,47461.90%
192012,075-4,775-28.34%
191016,85012,077253.03%
19004,7730.00%

Chaves County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White54,212
Some Other Race6,930
Two or More Races1,709
Black or African American1,093
American Indian and Alaska Native989
Asian490
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Chaves County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chaves County, New Mexico Median Age

35.3


Total

34.1


Male

36.8


Female

Chaves County, New Mexico Adults

There are 47,757 adults, (9,893 of whom are seniors) in Chaves County, New Mexico.

Chaves County, New Mexico Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chaves County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

32,918

50.29%

Male

32,536

49.71%

Chaves County, New Mexico Households and Families

Chaves County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Chaves County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All68%32%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Male59.3%40.7%
Female46.2%53.8%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chaves County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,3432.7268
Married10,8143.3481.6
Non Family7,2181.1661.1
Female3,8833.5346.2
Male1,4283.6759.3

3.31

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chaves County, New Mexico Households

Chaves County, New Mexico Education

Chaves County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,57811.12%
9th to 12th Grade4,37310.62%
High School Graduate11,19327.18%
Some College9,52923.14%
Associates Degree3,6948.97%
Bachelors Degree5,14912.50%
Graduate Degree2,6706.48%

Chaves County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,90112,8591,876
White19,68718,0745,464
Other Race3,9472,681320
Multiple Races794599171
Black706604126
Native American62440369
Asian314314251

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 79.94%.

Chaves County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,217$36,516$23,643
Less Than High School$18,590$25,140$11,875
High School Grad$26,174$31,709$19,136
Some College$30,613$38,125$23,724
Bachelors Degree$46,373$51,437$43,389
Graduate Degree$52,219$57,543$48,976

$31,217

Average Earnings

$36,516

Average Male

$23,643

Average Female

Chaves County, New Mexico Language

Chaves County, New Mexico Language by Age

Chaves County, New Mexico Language

63.93% of Chaves County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 36.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.48% of the population.

Chaves County, New Mexico Poverty

Chaves County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic35,5589,41226.47%
White25,7533,34012.97%
Other6,8511,47821.57%
Multiple1,67233820.22%
Black96833734.81%
Native90433737.28%
Asian42913230.77%

21.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.62%

Male Poverty Rate

22.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chaves County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chaves County, New Mexico is Native, with 37.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chaves County, New Mexico is White, with 12.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.28%.

Chaves County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.39%
High School17.16%
Some College12.83%
Bachelors or Greater6.09%

Chaves County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.21%
Male Unemployed32.37%
Female Employed11.79%
Male Employed8.83%

Chaves County, New Mexico Income

Chaves County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,177$56,718
Families$50,673$65,727
Married Families$67,052$80,603
Non Families$21,973$32,861

Chaves County, New Mexico Marital Status

Chaves County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chaves County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Chaves County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Chaves County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Chaves County, New Mexico Veterans

Chaves County, New Mexico Veterans by War

3,925

Number of Veterans

3,754

Male Veterans

171

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,677
First Gulf War637
Korea502
Second Gulf War482
World War II243

Chaves County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,105
75+1,007
55 to 64843
35 to 54715
18 to 34255

Chaves County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4388.69%
Hispanic1,2004.97%
Other2454.91%
Black15918.34%
Indian435.65%
2 or More403.71%

Chaves County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

11.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chaves County, New Mexico Employment Status

Chaves County, New Mexico Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chaves County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Chaves County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Chaves County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Roswell4841148184-227-0.47%
Dexter12661264-2-0.16%
Hagerman12511244-7-0.56%
Lake Arthur436433-3-0.69%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990