Torrance County, New Mexico Population 2019

Torrance County, New Mexico's estimated population is 15,506 with a growth rate of 0.52% 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
201715,506800.52%
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
White14,104
Two or More Races657
Some Other Race296
Black or African American268
American Indian and Alaska Native177
Asian32

Torrance County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2019

Torrance County, New Mexico Median Age

44


Total

43


Male

46


Female

Torrance County, New Mexico Adults

There are 12,285 adults, (2,981 of whom are seniors) in Torrance County, New Mexico.

Torrance County, New Mexico Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Torrance County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

7,408

47.69%

Male

8,126

52.31%

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
Married89.8%10.2%
All80.2%19.8%
Non Family78.8%21.2%
Female64.4%35.6%
Male40.8%59.2%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5982.6680.2
Married2,4793.2189.8
Non Family2,1001.2778.8
Female8084.0364.4
Male2114.8840.8

3.39

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Torrance County, New Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5044.58%
9th to 12th Grade1,26911.54%
High School Graduate3,60932.82%
Some College2,60823.72%
Associates Degree1,0619.65%
Bachelors Degree1,29911.81%
Graduate Degree6465.87%

Torrance County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2645,5901,445
Hispanic4,0543,002319
Multiple Races459426153
Other Race20811627
Black15212721
Native American1451147
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 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,090$31,124$25,366
Less Than High School$19,250$19,700$16,094
High School Grad$23,538$25,550$16,438
Some College$26,360$32,917$18,229
Bachelors Degree$41,411$41,006$42,202
Graduate Degree$55,385$83,958$49,020

$28,090

Average Earnings

$31,124

Average Male

$25,366

Average Female

Torrance County, New Mexico Language

Torrance County, New Mexico Language by Age

Torrance County, New Mexico Language

76.58% of Torrance County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 23.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.00% of the population.

Torrance County, New Mexico Poverty

Torrance County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,0461,97732.70%
White8,0611,72621.41%
Multiple65128744.09%
Other22210446.85%
Native897078.65%
Black2116430.33%
Asian322990.63%

27.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.48%

Male Poverty Rate

30.90%

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 90.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Torrance County, New Mexico is White, with 21.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.17%
High School31.48%
Some College20.04%
Bachelors or Greater18.34%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.28%
Female Unemployed64.84%
Female Employed15.27%
Male Employed11.61%

Torrance County, New Mexico Income

Torrance County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,543$47,010
Families$49,514$57,308
Married Families$54,438$
Non Families$18,238$28,563

Torrance County, New Mexico Marital Status

Torrance County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

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

Torrance County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans

1,538

Number of Veterans

1,377

Male Veterans

161

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam822
First Gulf War147
Second Gulf War144
Korea58
World War II40

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,37712.40%
Hispanic3727.97%
2 or More13024.30%
Black218.50%
Other104.52%

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

18.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Torrance County, New Mexico Employment Status

45.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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