Peralta, New Mexico Population 2022

3,608
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Peralta is a city located in Valencia County New Mexico. Peralta has a 2020 population of 3,608. Peralta is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually but its population has decreased by -1.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,661 in 2010.

The average household income in Peralta is $85,608 with a poverty rate of 9.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $541 per month, and the median house value is $195,900. The median age in Peralta is 45 years, 43.3 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Peralta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Peraltawas:

  • White: 82.16%
  • Other race: 12.56%
  • Two or more races: 3.89%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Peralta, New Mexico is 3,608 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,608.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,661.

Peralta, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,95782.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.61%
Asian280.78%
Some Other Race45212.56%
Two or More Races1403.89%
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Peralta Population by Race

Peralta Population Pyramid 2022

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Peralta Median Age

47.4


Total

46.2


Male

50.2


Female

Peralta Adults

There are 2,971 adults, (675 of whom are seniors) in Peralta.

Peralta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Peralta Sex Ratio

Female

1,726

47.96%

Male

1,873

52.04%

Peralta Population by Age

Peralta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peralta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.1%4.9%
Non Family92.5%7.5%
All86%14%
Female13.3%86.7%

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peralta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4332.5186
Married7802.9895.1
Male743.59100
Female1502.6813.3
Non Family4291.4292.5

2.98

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Peralta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1967.61%
9th to 12th Grade27310.60%
High School Graduate73628.58%
Some College38715.03%
Associates Degree39715.42%
Bachelors Degree39015.15%
Graduate Degree1967.61%
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Peralta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peralta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American222222
Asian151510
White1,2431,222432
Other Race27914242
Hispanic1,317869144
2+ Races7070

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Peralta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,507$62,188$47,535
Less Than 9th Grade$$26,250$
High School Graduate$28,354$29,630$9,199
Some College$73,750$$35,924
Bachelors Degree$51,291$$51,793
Graduate Degree$92,529$107,772$

$48,507

Average Earnings

$62,188

Average Male

$47,535

Average Female

Peralta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peralta Language by Age

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Peralta Language

71.67% of Peralta residents speak only English, while 28.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.02% of the population.

Peralta Language

Peralta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,566271.72%
Other22NaN%
Hispanic2,00532216.06%

9.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.01%

Male Poverty Rate

11.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peralta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peralta is White, with 1.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peralta is Hispanic, with 16.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.21%.

Peralta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.67%
High School3.67%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Peralta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed9.15%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Peralta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peralta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,375$91,071
Families$72,546$109,892
Married Families$74,292-
Non Families$35,576$47,026
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Income by Household Type

Peralta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Peralta Married by Age and Sex

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Peralta 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 35-44.

Peralta Marital Status by Race

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Peralta Marital Status

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364

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War124
Vietnam103
Korea46
World War II

Peralta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 54124
55 to 6484
65 to 7414
75+135

Peralta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White36414.83%
Hispanic25516.43%

Peralta Veterans by Race

Peralta Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peralta Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Peralta Employment by Age

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Peralta Employment by Race

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Peralta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.13%

Born in Peralta

94.61%

Native Born

5.39%

Foreign Born

3.20%

Non Citizen

2.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.61% of Peralta residents were born in the United States, with 68.13% having been born in New Mexico. 3.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Peralta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103,6610.00%
20113,657-4-0.11%
20123,644-13-0.36%
20133,627-17-0.47%
20143,592-35-0.96%
20153,575-17-0.47%
20163,561-14-0.39%
20173,56540.11%
20183,576110.31%
20193,58480.22%
20203,59280.22%
20213,60080.22%
20223,60880.22%

Peralta Population by Year