Hidalgo County, New Mexico Population 2018

Hidalgo County, New Mexico's estimated population is 4,305 with a growth rate of -4.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hidalgo County, New Mexico is the 29th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,305-226-4.99%
20164,5312014.64%
20164,330-103-2.32%
20154,433-112-2.46%
20144,545-74-1.60%
20134,619-157-3.29%
20124,776-65-1.34%
20114,841-23-0.47%
20104,864-1,094-18.36%
19905,958-91-1.50%
19806,0491,31527.78%
19704,734-227-4.58%
19604,961-134-2.63%
19505,0952745.68%
19404,821-202-4.02%
19305,02368515.79%
19204,3380.00%

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,253
Two or More Races139
Some Other Race119
Black or African American15
American Indian and Alaska Native5

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

Hidalgo 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

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Median Age

42.3


Total

40.8


Male

42.5


Female

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Adults

There are 3,480 adults, (884 of which are seniors) in Hidalgo County, New Mexico.

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

2,304

50.85%

Male

2,227

49.15%

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All69.1%30.9%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Male50%50%
Female46%54%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7632.5169.1
Married8313.2180.3
Non Family5591.1267.4
Female3113.1646
Male622.3250

3.12

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Households

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34011.08%
9th to 12th Grade36811.99%
High School Graduate91229.72%
Some College73724.01%
Associates Degree2387.75%
Bachelors Degree2929.51%
Graduate Degree1825.93%

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,5781,041111
White1,4521,281344
Other Race73629
Multiple Races684014
Black66
Native American555

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,705$30,791$17,419
Less Than High School$16,790$25,938$13,750
High School Grad$24,400$30,678$18,370
Some College$25,795$31,250$17,264
Bachelors Degree$30,078$$18,750
Graduate Degree$51,083$51,442$47,250

$24,705

Average Earnings

$30,791

Average Male

$17,419

Average Female

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Language

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Language by Age

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Language

58.64% of Hidalgo County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 41.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.16% of the population.

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Poverty

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,55470527.60%
White1,83437020.17%
Multiple1394834.53%
Other1061312.26%

24.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.84%

Male Poverty Rate

28.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hidalgo County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hidalgo County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 34.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hidalgo County, New Mexico is Other, with 12.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.92%.

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.58%
High School17.57%
Some College16.68%
Bachelors or Greater9.65%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed88.24%
Male Unemployed37.25%
Female Employed19.49%
Male Employed12.06%

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Income

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,528$44,160
Families$41,176$50,478
Married Families$54,688$
Non Families$23,639$29,363

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Marital Status

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Veterans

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Veterans by War

326

Number of Veterans

326

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam114
Second Gulf War90
First Gulf War65
World War II27
Korea14

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 6495
35 to 5474
75+71
65 to 7469
18 to 3417

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3019.28%
Hispanic19710.36%
Other1715.74%
Indian5100.00%
2 or More34.41%

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Employment Status

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Employment by Age

55%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hidalgo County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lordsburg27972463-334-11.94%
Virden151133-18-11.92%
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