Union County, New Mexico Population 2018

Union County, New Mexico's estimated population is 4,187 with a growth rate of -2.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, New Mexico is the 30th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,187-105-2.45%
20164,2921393.35%
20164,153-4-0.10%
20154,157-84-1.98%
20144,241-100-2.30%
20134,341-56-1.27%
20124,397-10-0.23%
20114,407-135-2.97%
20104,54241810.14%
19904,124-601-12.72%
19804,725-200-4.06%
19704,925-1,143-18.84%
19606,068-1,304-17.69%
19507,372-1,723-18.94%
19409,095-1,941-17.59%
193011,036-5,644-33.84%
192016,6805,27646.26%
191011,4046,876151.86%
19004,5280.00%

Union County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White3,348
Some Other Race579
Two or More Races143
American Indian and Alaska Native141
Black or African American76
Asian5

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

Union 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

Union County, New Mexico Median Age

40.4


Total

38.1


Male

45.1


Female

Union County, New Mexico Adults

There are 3,438 adults, (828 of which are seniors) in Union County, New Mexico.

Union County, New Mexico Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

1,894

44.13%

Male

2,398

55.87%

Union County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Union County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.9%9.1%
Married70%30%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family56.6%43.4%
Female40.3%59.7%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5452.3761.4
Married6673.1570
Non Family6481.1456.6
Female1863.6340.3
Male443.3290.9

3.18

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, New Mexico Households

Union County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2568.35%
9th to 12th Grade40613.25%
High School Graduate1,12036.54%
Some College63320.65%
Associates Degree1625.29%
Bachelors Degree3039.89%
Graduate Degree1856.04%

Union County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7341,578435
Hispanic1,18175643
Other Race4042267
Native American10268
Multiple Races88263
Black3316
Asian55

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 25.09%.

Union County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,627$28,274$23,456
Less Than High School$14,787$15,000$14,663
High School Grad$21,466$28,333$17,188
Some College$33,500$34,625$31,094
Bachelors Degree$36,736$42,273$26,250
Graduate Degree$48,333$$50,625

$26,627

Average Earnings

$28,274

Average Male

$23,456

Average Female

Union County, New Mexico Language

Union County, New Mexico Language by Age

Union County, New Mexico Language

73.90% of Union County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 26.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.40% of the population.

Union County, New Mexico Poverty

Union County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,31237028.20%
White2,12921310.00%
Other3418123.75%
Black323196.88%
Multiple10321.94%

16.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.18%

Male Poverty Rate

21.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, New Mexico is Black, with 96.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 1.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.88%.

Union County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.64%
High School19.45%
Some College10.55%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.22%
Female Employed15.59%
Male Employed5.06%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Union County, New Mexico Income

Union County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,420$52,848
Families$50,804$67,579
Married Families$61,375$
Non Families$25,714$31,355

Union County, New Mexico Marital Status

Union County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Union 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 55To64.

Union County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Union County, New Mexico Veterans

Union County, New Mexico Veterans by War

355

Number of Veterans

334

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam111
First Gulf War51
Korea48
Second Gulf War39
World War II32

Union County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7493
75+85
55 to 6479
35 to 5450
18 to 3448

Union County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White30411.29%
Hispanic16712.02%
Other408.47%
Black714.00%
Indian43.92%

Union County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

24.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, New Mexico Employment Status

Union County, New Mexico Employment by Age

45%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Union County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Union County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clayton29822763-219-7.34%
Des Moines141128-13-9.22%
Folsom5954-5-8.47%
Grenville3834-4-10.53%
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