Valencia County, New Mexico Population 2018

Valencia County, New Mexico's estimated population is 75,940 with a growth rate of -0.07% 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
201775,940-53-0.07%
201675,9933540.47%
201675,639590.08%
201575,580-170-0.22%
201475,750-564-0.74%
201376,314-379-0.49%
201276,693-201-0.26%
201176,8941050.14%
201076,78931,55469.76%
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
White58,741
Some Other Race10,499
American Indian and Alaska Native3,272
Two or More Races2,257
Black or African American843
Asian381

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

Valencia County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Valencia County, New Mexico Median Age

38.9


Total

38.1


Male

40.1


Female

Valencia County, New Mexico Adults

There are 57,223 adults, (11,627 of which are seniors) in Valencia County, New Mexico.

Valencia County, New Mexico Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Valencia County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

37,815

49.76%

Male

38,178

50.24%

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
Married88.1%11.9%
All79.1%20.9%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Male66%34%
Female57.9%42.1%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valencia County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,8412.7779.1
Married13,7713.2888.1
Non Family7,9831.2475.7
Female3,8323.8857.9
Male1,2553.5666

3.31

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Valencia County, New Mexico Households

Valencia County, New Mexico Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4906.93%
9th to 12th Grade5,72611.37%
High School Graduate16,47832.73%
Some College12,00623.85%
Associates Degree4,0268.00%
Bachelors Degree5,66011.24%
Graduate Degree2,9615.88%

Valencia County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic27,22019,8423,116
White20,17618,6874,794
Other Race6,5584,508674
Native American1,9781,706212
Multiple Races1,100944238
Black503457189
Asian244216151

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 61.89%.

Valencia County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,562$36,063$25,624
Less Than High School$15,859$20,328$11,681
High School Grad$27,882$35,187$18,528
Some College$30,915$40,098$26,383
Bachelors Degree$42,406$52,010$40,705
Graduate Degree$55,929$75,926$48,393

$30,562

Average Earnings

$36,063

Average Male

$25,624

Average Female

Valencia County, New Mexico Language

Valencia County, New Mexico Language by Age

Valencia County, New Mexico Language

65.23% of Valencia County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 34.77% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.96% of the population.

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic44,09212,72128.85%
Other10,2963,56934.66%
White25,4053,44413.56%
Native3,05672923.85%
Multiple2,19255125.14%
Black70910414.67%
Asian3814110.76%

23.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.10%

Male Poverty Rate

24.33%

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 34.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valencia County, New Mexico is Asian, with 10.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.83%.

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.51%
High School19.76%
Some College15.57%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed34.03%
Female Employed12.93%
Male Employed10.20%

Valencia County, New Mexico Income

Valencia County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,788$53,040
Families$48,554$59,655
Married Families$58,413$68,313
Non Families$23,990$34,633

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by War

6,660

Number of Veterans

6,095

Male Veterans

565

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,770
First Gulf War1,318
Second Gulf War822
Korea772
World War II224

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,744
55 to 641,525
35 to 541,524
75+1,363
18 to 34504

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,89713.12%
Hispanic2,7238.51%
Other4275.65%
Indian1406.41%
Black12218.32%
2 or More745.10%

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

9.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Employment Status

Valencia County, New Mexico Employment by Age

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Valencia County, New Mexico Employment by Education

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%
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