San Miguel County, New Mexico Population 2018

San Miguel County, New Mexico's estimated population is 27,748 with a growth rate of -2.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Miguel County, New Mexico is the 15th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,748-602-2.12%
201628,3503941.41%
201627,956-188-0.67%
201528,144-274-0.96%
201428,418-331-1.15%
201328,749-309-1.06%
201229,058-274-0.93%
201129,332-72-0.24%
201029,4043,66114.22%
199025,7432,99213.15%
198022,7518003.64%
197021,951-1,517-6.46%
196023,468-3,044-11.48%
195026,512-1,398-5.01%
194027,9104,27418.08%
193023,6367693.36%
192022,867-63-0.27%
191022,9308773.98%
190022,053-2,151-8.89%
189024,2043,56617.28%
188020,6384,58028.52%
187016,0582,34417.09%
186013,7146,64093.86%
18507,0740.00%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,188
Some Other Race12,015
Two or More Races870
Black or African American549
American Indian and Alaska Native380
Asian293
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander55

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

San Miguel 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

San Miguel County, New Mexico Median Age

42.2


Total

40.8


Male

43.9


Female

San Miguel County, New Mexico Adults

There are 22,567 adults, (5,103 of which are seniors) in San Miguel County, New Mexico.

San Miguel County, New Mexico Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

San Miguel County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

14,082

49.67%

Male

14,268

50.33%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Households and Families

San Miguel County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

San Miguel County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
Male71.1%28.9%
All70.7%29.3%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Female54.3%45.7%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Miguel County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6302.5170.7
Non Family5,3151.2162.6
Married3,1883.3991.9
Female1,5194.4754.3
Male6084.3571.1

3.65

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

San Miguel County, New Mexico Households

San Miguel County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1756.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,34812.16%
High School Graduate5,66929.36%
Some College4,94725.62%
Associates Degree1,4427.47%
Bachelors Degree1,98410.27%
Graduate Degree1,7469.04%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic14,72711,5531,863
Other Race8,1976,490760
White4,2043,9091,749
Multiple Races494395105
Native American17711451
Asian1486126
Black95635
Islander4242

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 41.60%.

San Miguel County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,729$30,874$24,974
Less Than High School$15,000$16,250$11,642
High School Grad$22,928$30,080$19,854
Some College$26,417$33,512$23,933
Bachelors Degree$32,313$36,800$29,254
Graduate Degree$49,650$52,188$47,272

$26,729

Average Earnings

$30,874

Average Male

$24,974

Average Female

San Miguel County, New Mexico Language

San Miguel County, New Mexico Language by Age

San Miguel County, New Mexico Language

42.33% of San Miguel County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 57.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 54.93% of the population.

San Miguel County, New Mexico Poverty

San Miguel County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic21,4006,42630.03%
Other11,6524,20036.05%
White4,7571,38729.16%
Multiple77817822.88%
Native30117658.47%
Black35213538.35%
Asian1562516.03%

30.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.42%

Male Poverty Rate

32.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Miguel County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Miguel County, New Mexico is Native, with 58.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Miguel County, New Mexico is Asian, with 16.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.61%.

San Miguel County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.87%
High School32.13%
Some College24.57%
Bachelors or Greater11.68%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.68%
Male Unemployed21.09%
Female Employed15.73%
Male Employed14.09%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Income

San Miguel County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,000$39,719
Families$42,841$52,436
Married Families$55,605$
Non Families$15,435$25,600

San Miguel County, New Mexico Marital Status

San Miguel County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

San Miguel County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

San Miguel 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 45To54.

San Miguel County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans by War

2,035

Number of Veterans

1,899

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam928
First Gulf War279
Korea162
World War II150
Second Gulf War102

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74594
35 to 54500
75+494
55 to 64422
18 to 3425

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic1,3858.09%
White1,21310.60%
Other7247.51%
2 or More8314.41%
Asian93.50%
Black62.28%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

19.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Miguel County, New Mexico Employment Status

San Miguel County, New Mexico Employment by Age

41.7%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

San Miguel County, New Mexico Employment by Race

San Miguel County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in San Miguel County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Las Vegas1405513285-770-5.48%
Pecos13921313-79-5.68%
Mosquero 9389-4-4.30%
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