Pecos, New Mexico Population 2024

1,372

Pecos is a city located in San Miguel County New Mexico. Pecos has a 2024 population of 1,372. Pecos is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -1.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,386 in 2020.

The average household income in Pecos is $64,212 with a poverty rate of 16.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pecos is 53.3 years, 42.9 years for males, and 55.1 years for females.

Pecos Demographics

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

  • White: 49.27%
  • Other race: 26.44%
  • Two or more races: 23.16%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
772.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.01% (-14)
The current population of Pecos, New Mexico is 1,372 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,386.

Pecos, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43649.27%
Other race23426.44%
Two or more races20523.16%
Native American101.13%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pecos Population by Race

Pecos Population Pyramid 2024

Pecos Median Age

53.3

Total

42.9

Male

55.1

Female

Pecos Adults

There are 717 adults, (241 of whom are seniors) in Pecos.

Pecos Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pecos Sex Ratio

Female44149.83%
Male44450.17%

Pecos Population by Age

Pecos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3862.2971.228.8
Married2212.777624
Non Family1291.1282.917.1
Female363.560100
Male0000

2.88

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pecos Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade537.64%
9th to 12th Grade507.2%
High School Graduate24635.45%
Some College16523.78%
Associates Degree659.37%
Bachelors Degree7010.09%
Graduate Degree456.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pecos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pecos Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic59249882
Other Race1991664
2+ Races13111227
White585823
Native American101010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Pecos Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,750$35,000$30,833
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$46,250$0
Some College$31,761$31,477$37,784
Bachelors Degree$22,841$24,773$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$59,531

$33,750

Average Earnings

$35,000

Average Male

$30,833

Average Female

Pecos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pecos Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pecos Language

38.75% of Pecos residents speak only English, while 61.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 61.25% of the population.

Pecos Language

Pecos Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic75213818.35%
Multiple2053919.02%
White651218.46%
Other234114.7%

16.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.24%

Male Poverty Rate

15.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pecos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pecos is Multiple, with 19.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pecos is Other, with 4.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.29%.

Pecos Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.66%
High School18.7%
Some College11.74%
Bachelors or Greater9.57%

Pecos Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed14.62%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed7.74%
Female Unemployed0%

Pecos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pecos Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$42,105$64,212
Families$45,739$77,189
Married Families$52,772$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,375$38,358

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pecos Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pecos Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pecos Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pecos Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pecos Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

68

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea23
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War10
Vietnam0
World War II0

Pecos Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+26
55 to 6419
18 to 3412
35 to 5411
65 to 740

Pecos Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic6110.03%
White277.16%
Other Race2311.56%
2+ Races1813.74%

Pecos Veterans by Race

Pecos Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pecos Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pecos Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pecos Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pecos 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

71.3%

Born in Pecos

91.86%

Native Born

8.14%

Foreign Born

5.54%

Non Citizen

2.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.86% of Pecos residents were born in the United States, with 71.3% having been born in New Mexico. 5.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pecos Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,354-4-0.29%
20281,358-3-0.22%
20271,361-4-0.29%
20261,365-3-0.22%
20251,368-4-0.29%
20241,372-3-0.22%
20231,375-4-0.29%
20221,379-9-0.65%
20211,38820.14%
20201,386675.08%
20191,319-5-0.38%
20181,324-10-0.75%
20171,334-11-0.82%
20161,345-7-0.52%
20151,352-11-0.81%
20141,363-14-1.02%
20131,377-13-0.94%
20121,390-10-0.71%
20111,40010.07%
20101,39900%

Pecos Population by Year