Colfax County, New Mexico Population 2018

Colfax County, New Mexico's estimated population is 12,174 with a growth rate of -4.26% 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
201712,174-542-4.26%
201612,7164543.70%
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
White10,840
Some Other Race1,048
Two or More Races426
American Indian and Alaska Native275
Asian67
Black or African American60

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

Colfax County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Colfax County, New Mexico Median Age

48.3


Total

47.3


Male

49.3


Female

Colfax County, New Mexico Adults

There are 10,325 adults, (2,988 of which are seniors) in Colfax County, New Mexico.

Colfax County, New Mexico Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

6,285

49.43%

Male

6,431

50.57%

Colfax County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Colfax County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All68.6%31.4%
Male66.8%33.2%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female50%50%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colfax County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3832.2768.6
Non Family2,3211.258.3
Married2,2722.9384
Female5883.3350
Male2024.0266.8

3.03

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

5.3%

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 Grade2853.04%
9th to 12th Grade7738.26%
High School Graduate3,19734.15%
Some College2,37525.37%
Associates Degree6607.05%
Bachelors Degree1,42915.26%
Graduate Degree6436.87%

Colfax County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9504,7411,509
Hispanic4,0533,216448
Other Race73457173
Multiple Races27427451
Native American26821743
Asian545443
Black3229

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 79.63%.

Colfax County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,291$31,052$22,688
Less Than High School$15,306$12,332$15,726
High School Grad$22,857$26,798$19,000
Some College$25,795$32,457$23,410
Bachelors Degree$42,674$45,602$38,017
Graduate Degree$35,313$40,455$32,500

$26,291

Average Earnings

$31,052

Average Male

$22,688

Average Female

Colfax County, New Mexico Language

Colfax County, New Mexico Language by Age

Colfax County, New Mexico Language

78.49% of Colfax County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 21.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.96% of the population.

Colfax County, New Mexico Poverty

Colfax County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,9451,55526.16%
White5,86596816.50%
Native26613651.13%
Other82313115.92%
Multiple42111527.32%
Black271348.15%

21.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.76%

Male Poverty Rate

22.11%

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 51.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax County, New Mexico is Other, with 15.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.68%.

Colfax County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.19%
High School19.87%
Some College15.57%
Bachelors or Greater13.41%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.53%
Female Unemployed44.14%
Female Employed12.97%
Male Employed12.49%

Colfax County, New Mexico Income

Colfax County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,693$46,615
Families$47,614$59,102
Married Families$56,774$
Non Families$15,881$28,440

Colfax County, New Mexico Marital Status

Colfax County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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 55To64.

Colfax County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by War

1,303

Number of Veterans

1,229

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam471
First Gulf War188
Korea80
Second Gulf War71
World War II28

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74445
75+299
55 to 64259
35 to 54246
18 to 3454

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,23414.05%
Hispanic48510.43%
2 or More4512.71%
Other172.08%
Indian72.55%

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

12.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax County, New Mexico Employment Status

Colfax County, New Mexico Employment by Age

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

11.5%

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