Roosevelt County, New Mexico Population 2018

Roosevelt County, New Mexico's estimated population is 18,847 with a growth rate of -1.23% 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
201719,3134662.47%
201718,847-235-1.23%
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
White13,964
Some Other Race3,704
Two or More Races778
Black or African American623
American Indian and Alaska Native144
Asian94
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

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

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Male Population2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Median Age

29.7


Total

28.6


Male

30.5


Female

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Adults

There are 14,562 adults, (2,508 of whom are seniors) in Roosevelt County, New Mexico.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

9,648

49.96%

Male

9,665

50.04%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

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

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.4%24.6%
Married73.7%26.3%
All61.2%38.8%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Female49%51%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1252.5461.2
Married3,1253.3773.7
Non Family2,7881.3149.5
Female907349
Male3054.0375.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade1,11210.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,14810.43%
High School Graduate2,95726.87%
Some College2,42021.99%
Associates Degree6736.12%
Bachelors Degree1,48813.52%
Graduate Degree1,20610.96%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,6166,0272,207
Hispanic3,9542,322372
Other Race2,1481,045177
Multiple Races24018344
Black202198108
Native American887630
Asian2828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.47%.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,992$31,468$21,645
Less Than High School$19,493$25,046$13,159
High School Grad$21,039$24,115$18,482
Some College$26,906$40,625$19,792
Bachelors Degree$36,373$37,444$34,659
Graduate Degree$49,940$60,348$45,768

$26,992

Average Earnings

$31,468

Average Male

$21,645

Average Female

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Language

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Language by Age

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Language

70.42% of Roosevelt County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 29.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.79% of the population.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Poverty

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,4342,98840.19%
White9,7841,63116.67%
Other3,5731,18033.03%
Multiple66917626.31%
Black47517336.42%
Native1044341.35%
Asian34617.65%

27.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.96%

Male Poverty Rate

31.06%

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 41.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roosevelt County, New Mexico is White, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.04%.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.76%
High School23.30%
Some College21.80%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed79.12%
Male Unemployed43.29%
Female Employed27.22%
Male Employed13.58%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Income

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,928$49,966
Families$44,263$57,756
Married Families$53,931$
Non Families$20,279$35,962

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marital Status

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

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


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

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by War

1,162

Number of Veterans

999

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam429
Second Gulf War378
First Gulf War211
World War II92
Korea74

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 34271
75+250
65 to 74245
35 to 54226
55 to 64170

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9619.32%
Hispanic1312.47%
Black11120.75%
2 or More4010.00%
Other301.09%
Indian2017.09%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

17.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Employment Status

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Employment by Age

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

10.7%

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