Valencia County, New Mexico Population 2019

Valencia County, New Mexico's estimated population is 75,994 with a growth rate of 0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Valencia County, New Mexico is the 6th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201876,4564620.61%
201775,9943120.41%
201675,682-49-0.06%
201575,731-184-0.24%
201475,915-587-0.77%
201376,502-284-0.37%
201276,786-164-0.21%
201176,9501530.20%
201076,79731,56269.77%
199045,235-15,880-25.98%
198061,11520,57650.76%
197040,5391,4543.72%
196039,08516,60473.86%
195022,4812,23611.04%
194020,2454,05925.08%
193016,1862,39117.33%
192013,7954753.57%
191013,320-575-4.14%
190013,895190.14%
189013,8767815.96%
188013,0954,00244.01%
18709,093-2,228-19.68%
186011,321-2,868-20.21%
185014,1890.00%

Valencia County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,227
Some Other Race7,743
American Indian and Alaska Native3,302
Two or More Races2,271
Black or African American716
Asian586

Valencia County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2019

Valencia County, New Mexico Median Age

39


Total

37.9


Male

40.3


Female

Valencia County, New Mexico Adults

There are 57,346 adults, (12,118 of whom are seniors) in Valencia County, New Mexico.

Valencia County, New Mexico Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Valencia County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

37,832

49.88%

Male

38,013

50.12%

Valencia County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Valencia County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Male62.7%37.3%
Female62%38%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,9852.7680.5
Married13,6883.3190.2
Non Family8,2041.2575.7
Female3,8473.7462
Male1,2463.5762.7

3.31

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Valencia County, New Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3996.72%
9th to 12th Grade5,62111.12%
High School Graduate16,74733.12%
Some College12,30124.33%
Associates Degree4,2378.38%
Bachelors Degree5,30210.49%
Graduate Degree2,9575.85%

Valencia County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic27,60720,4382,956
White19,91518,3974,670
Other Race5,1813,429517
Native American1,9311,634223
Multiple Races1,065979230
Black524486111
Asian349339191

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,114$35,575$26,941
Less Than High School$17,957$21,106$13,549
High School Grad$29,024$34,714$19,185
Some College$31,061$37,014$25,655
Bachelors Degree$43,051$49,725$41,019
Graduate Degree$56,468$69,437$51,083

$31,114

Average Earnings

$35,575

Average Male

$26,941

Average Female

Valencia County, New Mexico Language

Valencia County, New Mexico Language by Age

Valencia County, New Mexico Language

67.07% of Valencia County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 32.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.54% of the population.

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic44,34712,15727.41%
White24,9033,09612.43%
Other7,5972,32530.60%
Native3,12582226.30%
Multiple2,22652923.76%
Black65510215.57%
Asian586162.73%

21.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.18%

Male Poverty Rate

23.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valencia County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valencia County, New Mexico is Other, with 30.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valencia County, New Mexico is Asian, with 2.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.72%
High School19.15%
Some College14.80%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.96%
Male Unemployed38.32%
Female Employed11.82%
Male Employed11.21%

Valencia County, New Mexico Income

Valencia County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,428$54,477
Families$50,513$61,969
Married Families$60,325-
Non Families$25,349$34,990

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Valencia County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans

6,289

Number of Veterans

5,770

Male Veterans

519

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,523
First Gulf War1,203
Second Gulf War758
Korea733
World War II185

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,60912.04%
Hispanic2,6018.03%
Other3185.27%
Indian1305.88%
2 or More1269.03%
Black10618.96%

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

10.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Employment Status

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Valencia County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Los Lunas14933154545213.49%
Belen72727122-150-2.06%
Rio Communities47294653-76-1.61%
Bosque Farms39073820-87-2.23%
Peralta36603565-95-2.60%
  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