Fort Sumner is a city located in De Baca County New Mexico. Fort Sumner has a 2020 population of 852. Fort Sumner is currently declining at a rate of -1.73% annually and its population has decreased by -18.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,040 in 2010.
The average household income in Fort Sumner is $41,300 with a poverty rate of 12.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $399 per month, and the median house value is $89,300. The median age in Fort Sumner is 34.2 years, 26.8 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Sumnerwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.02%.
55.83% of Fort Sumner residents speak only English, while 44.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Sumner is White, with 1.67% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Sumner is Hispanic, with 16.84% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.78%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fort Sumner
98.85% of Fort Sumner residents were born in the United States, with 76.40% having been born in New Mexico. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.