Mescalero is a city located in Otero County New Mexico. Mescalero has a 2020 population of 1,244. Mescalero is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -7.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,338 in 2010.
The average household income in Mescalero is $47,087 with a poverty rate of 30.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $348 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mescalero is 35.5 years, 32.8 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mescalerowas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 31.25%.
69.71% of Mescalero residents speak only English, while 30.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 27.42% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mescalero is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mescalero is Hispanic, with 17.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.85%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mescalero
99.38% of Mescalero residents were born in the United States, with 89.00% having been born in New Mexico. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.