Socorro County, New Mexico Population 2019

Socorro County, New Mexico's estimated population is 16,885 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Socorro County, New Mexico is the 22nd largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201816,735-150-0.89%
201716,885-82-0.48%
201616,967-179-1.04%
201517,146-121-0.70%
201417,267-247-1.41%
201317,514330.19%
201217,481-295-1.66%
201117,776-13-0.07%
201017,7893,02520.49%
199014,7642,19817.49%
198012,5662,80328.71%
19709,763-405-3.98%
196010,1684985.15%
19509,670-1,752-15.34%
194011,4221,81118.84%
19309,611-4,450-31.65%
192014,061-700-4.74%
191014,7612,56621.04%
190012,1952,60027.10%
18909,5951,72021.84%
18807,8751,27219.26%
18706,60381614.10%
18605,7870.00%

Socorro County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,233
American Indian and Alaska Native1,950
Two or More Races860
Some Other Race667
Asian374
Black or African American14

Socorro County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2019

Socorro County, New Mexico Median Age

40


Total

35.4


Male

42.2


Female

Socorro County, New Mexico Adults

There are 13,112 adults, (3,021 of whom are seniors) in Socorro County, New Mexico.

Socorro County, New Mexico Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Socorro County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

8,032

46.98%

Male

9,066

53.02%

Socorro County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Socorro County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.8%7.2%
Married91.5%8.5%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Female62.4%37.6%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6983.5376.1
Non Family2,1701.766.2
Married1,6903.9191.5
Female6176.8162.4
Male2219.3892.8

4.91

Average Family Size

3.53

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Socorro County, New Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8327.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,71215.62%
High School Graduate3,71733.91%
Some College1,97718.04%
Associates Degree5845.33%
Bachelors Degree1,30911.94%
Graduate Degree8317.58%

Socorro County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic5,2814,042583
White4,2853,8631,399
Native American1,42773930
Other Race38431261
Asian278100100
Multiple Races494430
Black64

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 61.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,834$21,385$26,027
Less Than High School$17,797$18,458$15,337
High School Grad$16,779$18,344$14,900
Some College$27,933$31,772$25,919
Bachelors Degree$38,625$20,729$47,000
Graduate Degree$53,750$78,618$51,320

$23,834

Average Earnings

$21,385

Average Male

$26,027

Average Female

Socorro County, New Mexico Language

Socorro County, New Mexico Language by Age

Socorro County, New Mexico Language

61.14% of Socorro County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 38.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.29% of the population.

Socorro County, New Mexico Poverty

Socorro County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,3722,14325.60%
White5,6751,45225.59%
Native1,94262532.18%
Other65821432.52%
Multiple79216620.96%
Asian3683810.33%
Black1010100.00%

26.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.27%

Male Poverty Rate

29.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Socorro County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Socorro County, New Mexico is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Socorro County, New Mexico is Asian, with 10.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.64%
Some College16.15%
High School15.42%
Bachelors or Greater8.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed83.87%
Male Unemployed43.56%
Male Employed16.77%
Female Employed14.98%

Socorro County, New Mexico Income

Socorro County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,008$47,599
Families$44,145$58,196
Married Families$52,612-
Non Families$21,174$32,436

Socorro County, New Mexico Marital Status

Socorro County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Socorro County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Socorro County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Socorro County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Socorro County, New Mexico Veterans

1,000

Number of Veterans

972

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam419
First Gulf War120
World War II118
Korea72
Second Gulf War35

Socorro County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9098.66%
Hispanic4226.83%
Other5912.58%
Indian241.49%
2 or More83.88%

Socorro County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

5.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Socorro County, New Mexico Employment Status

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Socorro County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Socorro90438612-431-4.77%
Magdalena940898-42-4.47%
  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