Colfax County, New Mexico Population 2018

Colfax County, New Mexico's estimated population is 12,174 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colfax County, New Mexico is the 24th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,5223482.86%
201712,174-88-0.72%
201612,262-163-1.31%
201512,425-268-2.11%
201412,693-362-2.77%
201313,055-184-1.39%
201213,239-372-2.73%
201113,611-122-0.89%
201013,7338086.25%
199012,925-742-5.43%
198013,6671,49712.30%
197012,170-1,636-11.85%
196013,806-2,955-17.63%
195016,761-1,957-10.46%
194018,718-439-2.29%
193019,157-2,393-11.10%
192021,5505,09030.92%
191016,4606,31062.17%
190010,1502,17627.29%
18907,9744,576134.67%
18803,3981,40670.58%
18701,9920.00%

Colfax County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,037
Some Other Race745
Two or More Races358
American Indian and Alaska Native253
Black or African American86
Asian43

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

Colfax County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Colfax County, New Mexico Median Age

48.8


Total

47.4


Male

50.3


Female

Colfax County, New Mexico Adults

There are 10,178 adults, (3,109 of whom are seniors) in Colfax County, New Mexico.

Colfax County, New Mexico Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

44

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

6,205

49.55%

Male

6,317

50.45%

Colfax County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

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

Colfax County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All67.4%32.6%
Male65.3%34.7%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Female54.3%45.7%

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colfax County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5912.1567.4
Non Family2,4061.256.2
Married2,1442.7384.7
Female7383.0554.3
Male3033.3165.3

2.8

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colfax County, New Mexico Households

Colfax County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3253.52%
9th to 12th Grade7277.88%
High School Graduate3,02032.74%
Some College2,50427.15%
Associates Degree7588.22%
Bachelors Degree1,19412.95%
Graduate Degree6957.54%

Colfax County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,8404,6601,372
Hispanic4,0283,167389
Other Race64048826
Native American24419847
Multiple Races22022061
Black5653
Asian434330

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 69.77%.

Colfax County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,113$29,391$19,862
Less Than High School$13,125$16,375$12,240
High School Grad$21,232$25,909$16,607
Some College$25,572$30,461$19,277
Bachelors Degree$46,175$47,297$44,107
Graduate Degree$37,115$41,705$36,393

$25,113

Average Earnings

$29,391

Average Male

$19,862

Average Female

Colfax County, New Mexico Language

Colfax County, New Mexico Language by Age

Colfax County, New Mexico Language

77.62% of Colfax County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 22.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.85% of the population.

Colfax County, New Mexico Poverty

Colfax County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,8241,83031.42%
White5,75587215.15%
Other48314530.02%
Native23713858.23%
Multiple35310830.59%
Black521834.62%

23.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.36%

Male Poverty Rate

24.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax County, New Mexico is Native, with 58.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax County, New Mexico is White, with 15.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.83%.

Colfax County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.25%
High School21.39%
Some College16.54%
Bachelors or Greater12.71%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Unemployed43.65%
Female Employed18.87%
Male Employed12.63%

Colfax County, New Mexico Income

Colfax County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,042$46,296
Families$46,817$57,421
Married Families$55,813$
Non Families$20,136$29,859

Colfax County, New Mexico Marital Status

Colfax County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Colfax County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Colfax 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 45To54.

Colfax County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race


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

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by War

1,363

Number of Veterans

1,286

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam510
First Gulf War187
Second Gulf War95
Korea75
World War II13

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74461
75+328
35 to 54255
55 to 64251
18 to 3468

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,28514.49%
Hispanic4599.94%
2 or More3613.09%
Other253.67%
Indian176.72%

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

14.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax County, New Mexico Employment Status

Colfax County, New Mexico Employment by Age

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Colfax County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Colfax County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Colfax County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Raton68856103-782-11.36%
Angel Fire12161113-103-8.47%
Springer1047929-118-11.27%
Cimarron1019899-120-11.78%
Eagle Nest290257-33-11.38%
Maxwell253225-28-11.07%
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