Union County, New Mexico Population 2018

Union County, New Mexico's estimated population is 4,187 with a growth rate of 0.82% 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
20174,216290.69%
20174,187340.82%
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
White3,534
Some Other Race313
American Indian and Alaska Native158
Two or More Races155
Black or African American55
Asian1

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Union County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250 Male Population50100150200250 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Union County, New Mexico Median Age

40.2


Total

38.4


Male

44.2


Female

Union County, New Mexico Adults

There are 3,354 adults, (801 of whom are seniors) in Union County, New Mexico.

Union County, New Mexico Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

1,931

45.80%

Male

2,285

54.20%

Union County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Union County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81.5%18.5%
Married76.3%23.7%
All65.8%34.2%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Female46.1%53.9%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4242.5365.8
Non Family6071.1559.5
Married5963.2976.3
Female1674.5946.1
Male543.2681.5

3.44

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.8%

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 Grade2909.70%
9th to 12th Grade35912.01%
High School Graduate1,19239.88%
Some College49616.59%
Associates Degree1765.89%
Bachelors Degree2969.90%
Graduate Degree1806.02%

Union County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6491,484425
Hispanic1,18379438
Other Race2259911
Native American11275
Multiple Races87202
Black2314
Asian1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.77%.

Union County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,394$31,442$27,411
Less Than High School$14,680$22,763$13,750
High School Grad$27,833$31,442$21,667
Some College$35,476$34,813$37,567
Bachelors Degree$36,985$43,125$33,125
Graduate Degree$47,250$$48,929

$30,394

Average Earnings

$31,442

Average Male

$27,411

Average Female

Union County, New Mexico Language

Union County, New Mexico Language by Age

Union County, New Mexico Language

75.42% of Union County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 24.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.85% of the population.

Union County, New Mexico Poverty

Union County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,32130523.09%
White2,0381638.00%
Black403792.50%
Other1691911.24%
Multiple12832.34%
Native12232.46%

14.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.92%

Male Poverty Rate

17.96%

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 92.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 2.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.25%.

Union County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School13.42%
Less Than High School12.59%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater1.26%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.86%
Female Employed6.16%
Male Employed4.57%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Union County, New Mexico Income

Union County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,240$59,240
Families$42,461$76,750
Married Families$59,643$
Non Families$27,188$33,855

Union County, New Mexico Marital Status

Union County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

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 45To54.

Union County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Union County, New Mexico Veterans

Union County, New Mexico Veterans by War

295

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam81
Korea63
First Gulf War50
World War II23
Second Gulf War5

Union County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7496
75+91
55 to 6457
35 to 5451
18 to 34

Union County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2759.63%
Hispanic1057.60%
Black1147.83%
Other62.48%
Indian32.68%

Union County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

7.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, New Mexico Employment Status

Union County, New Mexico Employment by Age

46%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

2.5%

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