El Cerro Mission, New Mexico Population 2024

5,190

El Cerro Mission is a city located in Valencia County New Mexico. El Cerro Mission has a 2024 population of 5,190. El Cerro Mission is currently growing at a rate of 1.88% annually and its population has increased by 7.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,808 in 2020.

The average household income in El Cerro Mission is $52,915 with a poverty rate of 31.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in El Cerro Mission is 34.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

El Cerro Mission Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of El Cerro Mission was:

  • White: 44.97%
  • Two or more races: 40.51%
  • Other race: 14.52%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
882.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.95% (382)
The current population of El Cerro Mission, New Mexico is 5,190 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,808.

El Cerro Mission, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,24844.97%
Two or more races2,02540.51%
Other race72614.52%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

El Cerro Mission Population by Race

El Cerro Mission Population Pyramid 2024

El Cerro Mission Median Age

34.2

Total

33.9

Male

34.3

Female

El Cerro Mission Adults

There are 3,521 adults, (410 of whom are seniors) in El Cerro Mission.

El Cerro Mission Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

El Cerro Mission Sex Ratio

Female2,31246.25%
Male2,68753.75%

El Cerro Mission Population by Age

El Cerro Mission Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4273.587.712.3
Married8184.3283.916.1
Non Family32701000
Male1763.831000
Female1064.3759.440.6

4.15

Average Family Size

3.5

Average Household Size

87.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

El Cerro Mission Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40813.35%
9th to 12th Grade57718.87%
High School Graduate96331.5%
Some College62720.51%
Associates Degree30610.01%
Bachelors Degree1324.32%
Graduate Degree441.44%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

El Cerro Mission Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Cerro Mission Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic2,2431,354116
2+ Races1,03458630
White67060160
Other Race44830218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.7%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.96%.

El Cerro Mission Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,078$33,414$21,800
Less Than 9th Grade$32,615$33,020$0
High School Graduate$0$36,875$0
Some College$27,741$29,347$25,360
Bachelors Degree$54,260$54,153$54,444
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$29,078

Average Earnings

$33,414

Average Male

$21,800

Average Female

El Cerro Mission Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Cerro Mission Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

El Cerro Mission Language

44.34% of El Cerro Mission residents speak only English, while 55.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.66% of the population.

El Cerro Mission Language

El Cerro Mission Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,1141,35632.96%
Multiple2,02599949.33%
Other72630642.15%
White74111916.06%

31.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.95%

Male Poverty Rate

36.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Cerro Mission

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Cerro Mission is Multiple, with 49.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Cerro Mission is White, with 16.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.54%.

El Cerro Mission Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.61%
High School30.63%
Some College18.86%
Bachelors or Greater0%

El Cerro Mission Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70%
Male Unemployed23%
Female Employed16%
Male Employed9.39%

El Cerro Mission Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Cerro Mission Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$45,264$52,915
Families$47,070$58,915
Married Families$47,175$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,428$29,224

mean

median

Income by Household Type

El Cerro Mission Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.4%

Female Marriage Rate

El Cerro Mission Married by Age and Sex

male

female

El Cerro Mission Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

El Cerro Mission Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

El Cerro Mission Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

184

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam82
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War23
Korea0
World War II0

El Cerro Mission Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7482
18 to 3442
55 to 6437
35 to 5423
75+0

El Cerro Mission Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1247.07%
Hispanic833.09%
2+ Races605.1%

El Cerro Mission Veterans by Race

El Cerro Mission Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Cerro Mission Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

15.9%

Unemployment Rate

El Cerro Mission Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

El Cerro Mission Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

El Cerro Mission Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.93%

Born in El Cerro Mission

73.59%

Native Born

26.41%

Foreign Born

19.9%

Non Citizen

6.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.59% of El Cerro Mission residents were born in the United States, with 52.93% having been born in New Mexico. 19.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

El Cerro Mission Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,190961.88%
20235,094951.9%
20224,999-104-2.04%
20215,1032956.14%
20204,80863815.3%
20194,170-564-11.91%
20184,734501.07%
20174,684781.69%
20164,606591.3%
20154,547280.62%
20144,519721.62%
20134,4471964.61%
20124,2513519%
20113,900-757-16.26%
20104,65700%

El Cerro Mission Population by Year