Torrance County, New Mexico Population 2018

Torrance County, New Mexico's estimated population is 15,506 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Torrance County, New Mexico is the 23rd largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,506-93-0.60%
201615,5991731.12%
201615,426-56-0.36%
201515,482-68-0.44%
201415,550-154-0.98%
201315,704-390-2.42%
201216,094-314-1.91%
201116,408110.07%
201016,3976,11259.43%
199010,2852,79437.30%
19807,4912,20141.61%
19705,290-1,207-18.58%
19606,497-1,515-18.91%
19508,012-3,014-27.34%
194011,0261,75718.96%
19309,269-462-4.75%
19209,731-388-3.83%
191010,1190.00%

Torrance County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,291
Two or More Races563
Black or African American287
American Indian and Alaska Native214
Some Other Race212
Asian32

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

Torrance County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Torrance County, New Mexico Median Age

43.7


Total

43.2


Male

44.8


Female

Torrance County, New Mexico Adults

There are 12,261 adults, (2,823 of which are seniors) in Torrance County, New Mexico.

Torrance County, New Mexico Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Torrance County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

7,501

48.09%

Male

8,098

51.91%

Torrance County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Torrance County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family78.8%21.2%
Male60.6%39.4%
Female56.2%43.8%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Torrance County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3732.7881.4
Married2,7443.4189.6
Non Family1,9161.2278.8
Female6094.2256.2
Male1046.260.6

3.44

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Torrance County, New Mexico Households

Torrance County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5254.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,40512.90%
High School Graduate3,47931.95%
Some College2,39622.00%
Associates Degree1,15810.63%
Bachelors Degree1,21111.12%
Graduate Degree7166.57%

Torrance County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3865,7061,520
Hispanic3,9172,731305
Multiple Races37634869
Black17314127
Other Race157937
Native American137966
Asian3232

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 23.80%.

Torrance County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,756$30,159$23,545
Less Than High School$22,692$23,077$22,000
High School Grad$19,799$22,357$13,945
Some College$25,778$28,750$21,992
Bachelors Degree$36,188$40,563$27,278
Graduate Degree$53,173$67,500$46,685

$26,756

Average Earnings

$30,159

Average Male

$23,545

Average Female

Torrance County, New Mexico Language

Torrance County, New Mexico Language by Age

Torrance County, New Mexico Language

75.48% of Torrance County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 24.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.88% of the population.

Torrance County, New Mexico Poverty

Torrance County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,8122,19937.84%
White8,2612,18926.50%
Multiple55516129.01%
Native1038279.61%
Other2085928.37%
Black2563814.84%
Asian322784.38%

31.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.53%

Male Poverty Rate

32.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Torrance County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Torrance County, New Mexico is Asian, with 84.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Torrance County, New Mexico is Black, with 14.84% 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 28.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.64%.

Torrance County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School38.25%
Less Than High School35.32%
Some College19.52%
Bachelors or Greater14.18%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.99%
Female Unemployed53.82%
Female Employed15.63%
Male Employed14.27%

Torrance County, New Mexico Income

Torrance County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,067$49,049
Families$46,360$61,312
Married Families$53,115$
Non Families$17,479$25,568

Torrance County, New Mexico Marital Status

Torrance County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Torrance County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Torrance 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 35To44.

Torrance County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by War

1,529

Number of Veterans

1,389

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam752
First Gulf War214
Second Gulf War173
World War II48
Korea47

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64529
65 to 74451
35 to 54253
75+186
18 to 34110

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,38712.45%
Hispanic3046.70%
2 or More10923.14%
Black279.41%
Other63.31%

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

19.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Torrance County, New Mexico Employment Status

Torrance County, New Mexico Employment by Age

47.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Torrance County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Torrance County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Torrance County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Moriarty19101786-124-6.49%
Estancia16551584-71-4.29%
Mountainair928866-62-6.68%
Willard253238-15-5.93%
Encino8277-5-6.10%
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