Roosevelt County, New Mexico Population 2018

Roosevelt County, New Mexico's estimated population is 18,847 with a growth rate of -3.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roosevelt County, New Mexico is the 20th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,847-771-3.93%
201619,6185362.81%
201619,082180.09%
201519,064-538-2.74%
201419,602-367-1.84%
201319,969-331-1.63%
201220,300-115-0.56%
201120,4153931.96%
201020,0223,32019.88%
199016,7021,0076.42%
198015,695-784-4.76%
197016,4792811.73%
196016,198-211-1.29%
195016,4091,86012.78%
194014,5493,44030.97%
193011,1094,56169.65%
19206,548-5,516-45.72%
191012,0640.00%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,543
Some Other Race3,507
Two or More Races778
Black or African American516
American Indian and Alaska Native193
Asian75
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

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

Roosevelt 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

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Median Age

29.7


Total

28.4


Male

30.6


Female

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Adults

There are 14,694 adults, (2,472 of which are seniors) in Roosevelt County, New Mexico.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

9,775

49.83%

Male

9,843

50.17%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
Male65.1%34.9%
All60.7%39.3%
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family47.7%52.3%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1102.5960.7
Married3,1563.3274.1
Non Family2,7161.3147.7
Female9233.2851.5
Male3154.3165.1

3.29

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Households

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0179.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,22611.03%
High School Graduate2,95326.56%
Some College2,58923.29%
Associates Degree8137.31%
Bachelors Degree1,39412.54%
Graduate Degree1,12610.13%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,7736,2232,162
Hispanic3,8702,216270
Other Race1,928979113
Multiple Races27319343
Black20720767
Native American11610137
Asian1717

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 32.37%.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,536$29,827$21,896
Less Than High School$20,274$23,832$12,874
High School Grad$24,254$25,338$20,357
Some College$26,408$35,506$19,792
Bachelors Degree$35,652$38,606$31,815
Graduate Degree$47,500$51,957$46,284

$26,536

Average Earnings

$29,827

Average Male

$21,896

Average Female

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Language

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Language by Age

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Language

70.38% of Roosevelt County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 29.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.48% of the population.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Poverty

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,4402,93239.41%
White10,0571,53915.30%
Other3,3791,02630.36%
Black38314437.60%
Multiple66610115.17%
Native1517449.01%

25.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.68%

Male Poverty Rate

28.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roosevelt County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roosevelt County, New Mexico is Native, with 49.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roosevelt County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 15.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.45%.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.97%
Some College20.51%
High School19.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.44%
Male Unemployed38.34%
Female Employed24.68%
Male Employed14.20%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Income

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,933$48,345
Families$41,939$55,518
Married Families$52,083$
Non Families$20,329$35,272

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marital Status

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by War

1,121

Number of Veterans

925

Male Veterans

196

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam373
Second Gulf War369
First Gulf War211
Korea110
World War II88

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 34270
75+257
65 to 74234
35 to 54221
55 to 64139

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8998.38%
Hispanic1142.16%
2 or More8719.00%
Black5712.36%
Other512.04%
Indian2717.65%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

15.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Employment Status

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Employment by Age

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Roosevelt County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Portales1226511989-276-2.25%
Elida197185-12-6.09%
Dora133125-8-6.02%
Floyd121114-7-5.79%
Causey10498-6-5.77%
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