Socorro County, New Mexico Population 2018

Socorro County, New Mexico's estimated population is 16,798 with a growth rate of -3.04% 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
201716,798-526-3.04%
201617,3244052.39%
201616,919-157-0.92%
201517,076-144-0.84%
201417,220-257-1.47%
201317,477130.07%
201217,464-300-1.69%
201117,764-25-0.14%
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
White13,553
American Indian and Alaska Native2,134
Some Other Race841
Two or More Races574
Asian191
Black or African American31

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

Socorro 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

Socorro County, New Mexico Median Age

35.8


Total

34.9


Male

37.4


Female

Socorro County, New Mexico Adults

There are 12,802 adults, (2,893 of which are seniors) in Socorro County, New Mexico.

Socorro County, New Mexico Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Socorro County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

8,468

48.88%

Male

8,856

51.12%

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
Married89.2%10.8%
Male80%20%
All71.6%28.4%
Female60.7%39.3%
Non Family60.3%39.7%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Socorro County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7863.5171.6
Non Family2,0551.4960.3
Married1,7153.8589.2
Female8017.1460.7
Male2156.5480

4.83

Average Family Size

3.51

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Socorro County, New Mexico Households

Socorro County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8347.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,33612.49%
High School Graduate3,52132.92%
Some College2,37522.20%
Associates Degree5375.02%
Bachelors Degree1,30012.15%
Graduate Degree7947.42%

Socorro County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic5,2513,882498
White4,5034,1911,534
Native American97355514
Other Race54743735
Asian802927
Multiple Races333321
Black2018

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 63.64%.

Socorro County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,297$22,489$20,236
Less Than High School$17,956$18,812$14,432
High School Grad$18,464$18,355$18,523
Some College$25,844$30,665$22,455
Bachelors Degree$40,594$32,000$45,052
Graduate Degree$61,076$77,895$58,603

$21,297

Average Earnings

$22,489

Average Male

$20,236

Average Female

Socorro County, New Mexico Language

Socorro County, New Mexico Language by Age

Socorro County, New Mexico Language

59.64% of Socorro County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 40.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.11% of the population.

Socorro County, New Mexico Poverty

Socorro County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,4101,91422.76%
White5,8781,39023.65%
Native2,12638117.92%
Other81825330.93%
Multiple562519.07%
Asian1803821.11%
Black2929100.00%

22.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.22%

Male Poverty Rate

25.92%

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 Multiple, with 9.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.13%.

Socorro County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.43%
Some College17.20%
High School16.79%
Bachelors or Greater8.10%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed74.19%
Male Unemployed27.52%
Male Employed10.33%
Female Employed9.80%

Socorro County, New Mexico Income

Socorro County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,542$48,887
Families$42,481$56,729
Married Families$53,297$
Non Families$21,227$35,862

Socorro County, New Mexico Marital Status

Socorro County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.7%

Male Marriage Rate

29.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Socorro County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Socorro County, New Mexico Veterans

Socorro County, New Mexico Veterans by War

989

Number of Veterans

979

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam399
First Gulf War128
World War II112
Korea67
Second Gulf War40

Socorro County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74340
55 to 64254
75+220
35 to 54158
18 to 3417

Socorro County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9238.58%
Hispanic3906.27%
Other335.43%
Black1858.06%
Indian110.93%
2 or More44.44%

Socorro County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

7.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Socorro County, New Mexico Employment Status

Socorro County, New Mexico Employment by Age

46.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Socorro County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Socorro County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Socorro County, New Mexico

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