Las Vegas, New Mexico Population 2024

12,925

Las Vegas is a city located in San Miguel County New Mexico. Las Vegas has a 2024 population of 12,925. Las Vegas is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -1.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,181 in 2020.

The average household income in Las Vegas is $53,475 with a poverty rate of 31.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Las Vegas is 40.1 years, 37.9 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Las Vegas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Las Vegas was:

  • White: 53.21%
  • Other race: 21.37%
  • Two or more races: 19.79%
  • Native American: 3.04%
  • Black or African American: 1.79%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,499.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.94% (-256)
The current population of Las Vegas, New Mexico is 12,925 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,181.

Las Vegas, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,02153.21%
Other race2,81921.37%
Two or more races2,61119.79%
Native American4013.04%
Black or African American2361.79%
Asian1060.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Las Vegas Population by Race

Las Vegas Population Pyramid 2024

Las Vegas Median Age

40.1

Total

37.9

Male

40.9

Female

Las Vegas Adults

There are 10,917 adults, (2,443 of whom are seniors) in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Las Vegas Sex Ratio

Female6,36548.24%
Male6,82951.76%

Las Vegas Population by Age

Las Vegas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,6582.1258.541.5
Non Family2,7951.1844.955.1
Married1,3273.148317
Female9482.7957.742.3
Male5883.2169.230.8

2.77

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Las Vegas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4645.21%
9th to 12th Grade8699.76%
High School Graduate2,42127.19%
Some College2,24125.17%
Associates Degree6727.55%
Bachelors Degree1,43016.06%
Graduate Degree8069.05%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Las Vegas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Las Vegas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic6,8565,7351,503
Other Race2,0931,491351
2+ Races1,7901,654487
White1,5261,461680
Native American21817334
Asian73735
Black424227

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 64.29%.

Las Vegas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,875$28,026$33,374
Less Than 9th Grade$19,653$23,452$0
High School Graduate$24,506$24,491$25,250
Some College$33,853$36,750$32,983
Bachelors Degree$42,996$0$45,000
Graduate Degree$47,159$0$60,341

$29,875

Average Earnings

$28,026

Average Male

$33,374

Average Female

Las Vegas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Las Vegas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Las Vegas Language

53.95% of Las Vegas residents speak only English, while 46.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.28% of the population.

Las Vegas Language

Las Vegas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,0323,29432.83%
Other2,76393533.84%
Multiple2,50173829.51%
Native31323073.48%
White1,55623014.78%
Black3825.26%

31.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.97%

Male Poverty Rate

29.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Las Vegas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Las Vegas is Native, with 73.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Las Vegas is Black, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.31%.

Las Vegas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.19%
High School36.61%
Bachelors or Greater18.2%
Some College17.77%

Las Vegas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed78.05%
Male Unemployed40.85%
Male Employed19.52%
Female Employed19.05%

Las Vegas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Las Vegas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$39,558$53,475
Families$47,991$59,092
Married Families$68,092$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,281$36,469

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Las Vegas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Las Vegas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Las Vegas 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 45-54.

Las Vegas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Las Vegas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

847

Number of Veterans

767

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam336
First Gulf War168
Second Gulf War93
Korea47
World War II24

Las Vegas Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74295
55 to 64272
35 to 54136
75+132
18 to 3412

Las Vegas Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic5766.96%
White5579.56%
2+ Races1607.91%
Other Race1275.33%
Native American30.76%

Las Vegas Veterans by Race

Las Vegas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Las Vegas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Las Vegas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Las Vegas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Las Vegas 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

75.07%

Born in Las Vegas

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

2.16%

Non Citizen

0.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Las Vegas residents were born in the United States, with 75.07% having been born in New Mexico. 2.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Las Vegas Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,605-64-0.51%
202812,669-64-0.5%
202712,733-64-0.5%
202612,797-64-0.5%
202512,861-64-0.5%
202412,925-64-0.49%
202312,989-64-0.49%
202213,053-130-0.99%
202113,18320.02%
202013,1812451.89%
201912,936-104-0.8%
201813,040-125-0.95%
201713,165-138-1.04%
201613,303-121-0.9%
201513,424-148-1.09%
201413,572-172-1.25%
201313,744-134-0.97%
201213,878-133-0.95%
201114,011-29-0.21%
201014,040-525-3.6%
200014,565-188-1.27%
199014,7534313.01%
198014,3226,79490.25%
19707,528-262-3.36%
19607,7902963.95%
19507,4941,55326.14%
19405,9411,22225.9%
19304,7194159.64%
19204,30454914.62%
19103,7552035.72%
19003,55200%
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Las Vegas Population by Year