Curry County, New Mexico Population 2018

Curry County, New Mexico's estimated population is 49,812 with a growth rate of -1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Curry County, New Mexico is the 12th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201749,812-732-1.45%
201650,5443760.75%
201650,1681000.20%
201550,068-806-1.58%
201450,8743800.75%
201350,494-158-0.31%
201250,6529421.89%
201149,7107461.52%
201048,9646,75716.01%
199042,2071880.45%
198042,0192,5026.33%
197039,5176,82620.88%
196032,6919,34040.00%
195023,3515,19228.59%
194018,1592,35014.86%
193015,8094,57340.70%
192011,236-207-1.81%
191011,4430.00%

Curry County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White35,557
Some Other Race8,717
Black or African American3,110
Two or More Races1,649
Asian815
American Indian and Alaska Native573
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander123

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

Curry County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Curry County, New Mexico Median Age

30.8


Total

29.4


Male

32.9


Female

Curry County, New Mexico Adults

There are 36,948 adults, (5,762 of which are seniors) in Curry County, New Mexico.

Curry County, New Mexico Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Curry County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

24,331

48.14%

Male

26,213

51.86%

Curry County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Curry County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.3%30.7%
Male61.2%38.8%
All58.9%41.1%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Female41.6%58.4%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Curry County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,2972.758.9
Married8,5983.3569.3
Non Family6,2381.2951.3
Female2,4983.7641.6
Male9633.3961.2

3.34

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Curry County, New Mexico Households

Curry County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2347.27%
9th to 12th Grade2,9389.56%
High School Graduate8,15326.54%
Some College8,28626.97%
Associates Degree3,0489.92%
Bachelors Degree3,68411.99%
Graduate Degree2,3787.74%

Curry County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,11515,8614,625
Hispanic10,6717,085885
Other Race4,6332,787140
Black1,6041,377199
Multiple Races63457097
Asian548481159
Native American443425134
Islander7777

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 30.25%.

Curry County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,004$35,780$20,964
Less Than High School$22,411$28,292$11,591
High School Grad$25,513$30,771$18,416
Some College$30,324$36,570$20,444
Bachelors Degree$43,502$51,747$34,773
Graduate Degree$51,370$66,016$38,989

$30,004

Average Earnings

$35,780

Average Male

$20,964

Average Female

Curry County, New Mexico Language

Curry County, New Mexico Language by Age

Curry County, New Mexico Language

72.88% of Curry County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 27.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.20% of the population.

Curry County, New Mexico Poverty

Curry County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,9026,55932.96%
Other8,5703,17737.07%
White24,6823,03812.31%
Black2,9701,04735.25%
Multiple1,61839924.66%
Asian77610513.53%
Native5289217.42%
Islander1236956.10%

21.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.06%

Male Poverty Rate

25.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Curry County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Curry County, New Mexico is Islander, with 56.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Curry County, New Mexico is White, with 12.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.99%.

Curry County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.89%
High School16.57%
Some College14.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.70%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.48%
Male Unemployed30.70%
Female Employed15.76%
Male Employed9.28%

Curry County, New Mexico Income

Curry County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,170$55,690
Families$48,551$63,249
Married Families$60,108$75,860
Non Families$26,041$37,453

Curry County, New Mexico Marital Status

Curry County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Curry County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Curry 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.

Curry County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Curry County, New Mexico Veterans

Curry County, New Mexico Veterans by War

5,983

Number of Veterans

5,421

Male Veterans

562

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War2,657
Vietnam1,636
First Gulf War1,602
Korea321
World War II112

Curry County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 342,043
35 to 541,422
55 to 641,005
65 to 74858
75+655

Curry County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,89719.50%
Hispanic1,0468.13%
Black51725.52%
Other3315.67%
Asian9616.81%
2 or More668.65%
Indian6612.79%
Hawaiian1010.64%

Curry County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

6.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Curry County, New Mexico Employment Status

Curry County, New Mexico Employment by Age

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Curry County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Curry County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Curry County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clovis377993937315744.16%
Texico11331110-23-2.03%
Melrose653642-11-1.68%
Grady107106-1-0.93%
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