Eddy County, New Mexico Population 2018

Eddy County, New Mexico's estimated population is 56,997 with a growth rate of -0.80% 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
201756,793-204-0.36%
201756,997-459-0.80%
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
White52,005
Some Other Race2,173
Black or African American843
American Indian and Alaska Native793
Two or More Races700
Asian256
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander23

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

Eddy County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Eddy County, New Mexico Median Age

35.9


Total

34.5


Male

37.2


Female

Eddy County, New Mexico Adults

There are 41,841 adults, (8,024 of whom are seniors) in Eddy County, New Mexico.

Eddy County, New Mexico Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Eddy County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

28,001

49.30%

Male

28,792

50.70%

Eddy County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

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

Eddy County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family62%38%
Male53.6%46.4%
Female53.4%46.6%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Eddy County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,2732.6470.6
Married10,5133.1783
Non Family6,2461.2662
Female2,7623.3853.4
Male1,7523.253.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.64

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 Grade1,9925.43%
9th to 12th Grade3,5689.73%
High School Graduate13,47936.75%
Some College8,33822.73%
Associates Degree3,3619.16%
Bachelors Degree3,6029.82%
Graduate Degree2,3386.37%

Eddy County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,88318,1814,249
Hispanic15,31911,5851,212
Other Race1,6471,09164
Black562513156
Native American469442191
Multiple Races33531497
Asian19616868
Islander2323

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 40.72%.

Eddy County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,785$56,524$26,697
Less Than High School$26,360$34,414$13,613
High School Grad$38,678$55,335$21,718
Some College$41,259$62,381$27,013
Bachelors Degree$51,745$73,738$40,774
Graduate Degree$61,332$67,419$57,287

$40,785

Average Earnings

$56,524

Average Male

$26,697

Average Female

Eddy County, New Mexico Language

Eddy County, New Mexico Language by Age

Eddy County, New Mexico Language

76.92% of Eddy County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 23.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.24% of the population.

Eddy County, New Mexico Poverty

Eddy County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic26,6224,50016.90%
White27,1663,38512.46%
Other2,15141019.06%
Native75812316.23%
Black803779.59%
Multiple689527.55%

14.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.93%

Male Poverty Rate

16.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eddy County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eddy County, New Mexico is Other, with 19.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eddy County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 7.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.77%.

Eddy County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.84%
High School10.98%
Some College9.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.35%
Female Unemployed35.82%
Female Employed9.54%
Male Employed5.26%

Eddy County, New Mexico Income

Eddy County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,703$73,566
Families$66,538$81,062
Married Families$81,194$94,620
Non Families$35,512$48,883

Eddy County, New Mexico Marital Status

Eddy County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

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


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

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans by War

3,618

Number of Veterans

3,367

Male Veterans

251

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,347
First Gulf War862
Second Gulf War709
Korea274
World War II182

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,105
65 to 74994
75+722
55 to 64611
18 to 34186

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3378.75%
Hispanic1,1526.29%
Black9214.89%
Other874.65%
Indian5213.07%
2 or More399.20%
Asian115.29%

Eddy County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eddy County, New Mexico Employment Status

Eddy County, New Mexico Employment by Age

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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