Eddy County, New Mexico Population 2018

Eddy County, New Mexico's estimated population is 56,997 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Eddy County, New Mexico is the 11th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201756,9976281.11%
201656,369-1,087-1.89%
201657,456-23-0.04%
201557,4799631.70%
201456,5169981.80%
201355,5181,1602.13%
201254,3583210.59%
201154,0371290.24%
201053,9085,30310.91%
199048,6057501.57%
198047,8556,73616.38%
197041,119-9,664-19.03%
196050,78310,14324.96%
195040,64016,32967.17%
194024,3118,46953.46%
193015,8426,72673.78%
19209,116-3,284-26.48%
191012,4009,171284.02%
19003,2290.00%

Eddy County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White51,182
Some Other Race2,595
Two or More Races790
Black or African American786
American Indian and Alaska Native704
Asian258
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander54

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

Eddy County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Eddy County, New Mexico Median Age

36.4


Total

35


Male

37.6


Female

Eddy County, New Mexico Adults

There are 41,600 adults, (7,948 of which are seniors) in Eddy County, New Mexico.

Eddy County, New Mexico Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Eddy County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

27,906

49.51%

Male

28,463

50.49%

Eddy County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Eddy County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Female53.8%46.2%
Male53%47%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Eddy County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,9412.6671.5
Married10,2933.1885
Non Family6,1841.2862.2
Female2,7343.4953.8
Male1,7303.2253

3.12

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Eddy County, New Mexico Households

Eddy County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0405.59%
9th to 12th Grade3,6229.93%
High School Graduate13,08735.86%
Some College8,49123.27%
Associates Degree3,0608.39%
Bachelors Degree3,65710.02%
Graduate Degree2,5366.95%

Eddy County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,12618,3464,514
Hispanic14,86911,1421,237
Other Race1,9611,192138
Black512468158
Native American451399120
Multiple Races449402120
Asian20216757
Islander3631

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 30.86%.

Eddy County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,323$54,837$26,742
Less Than High School$26,318$34,128$14,087
High School Grad$36,938$51,567$21,646
Some College$40,678$57,904$27,354
Bachelors Degree$53,730$72,533$41,395
Graduate Degree$56,833$64,934$52,875

$40,323

Average Earnings

$54,837

Average Male

$26,742

Average Female

Eddy County, New Mexico Language

Eddy County, New Mexico Language by Age

Eddy County, New Mexico Language

74.02% of Eddy County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 25.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.67% of the population.

Eddy County, New Mexico Poverty

Eddy County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic25,9674,35716.78%
White27,5353,00610.92%
Other2,56946818.22%
Native68714220.67%
Black7438211.04%
Multiple776546.96%
Asian25831.16%

13.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.43%

Male Poverty Rate

16.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eddy County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eddy County, New Mexico is Native, with 20.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eddy County, New Mexico is Asian, with 1.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.77%.

Eddy County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.73%
High School12.17%
Some College8.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.25%
Female Unemployed40.11%
Female Employed8.57%
Male Employed5.01%

Eddy County, New Mexico Income

Eddy County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,625$72,597
Families$68,384$81,956
Married Families$81,641$96,995
Non Families$34,052$44,316

Eddy County, New Mexico Marital Status

Eddy County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Eddy County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Eddy 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.

Eddy County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans by War

3,778

Number of Veterans

3,590

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,491
First Gulf War772
Second Gulf War556
Korea279
World War II162

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,117
65 to 741,095
55 to 64726
75+674
18 to 34166

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5229.37%
Hispanic1,1796.60%
Other974.37%
Black8114.09%
2 or More398.32%
Asian209.30%
Indian194.59%

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eddy County, New Mexico Employment Status

Eddy County, New Mexico Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Eddy County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Eddy County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Eddy County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Carlsbad2615928914275510.53%
Artesia11317122329158.09%
Loving13841395110.79%
Hope10510721.90%
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