Roy, New Mexico Population 2024

182

Roy is a city located in Harding County New Mexico. Roy has a 2024 population of 182. Roy is currently declining at a rate of -1.62% annually and its population has decreased by -5.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 193 in 2020.

The average household income in Roy is $240,211 with a poverty rate of 17.99%. The median age in Roy is 42.9 years: 49.5 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Roy Demographics

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

  • Other race: 59.35%
  • White: 28.06%
  • Two or more races: 12.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
89.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.7% (-11)
The current population of Roy, New Mexico is 182 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 193.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race16559.35%
White7828.06%
Two or more races3412.23%
Black or African American10.36%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Other race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Roy Population by Race

Roy Population Pyramid 2024

Roy Median Age

42.9

Total

49.5

Male

37.5

Female

Roy Adults

There are 265 adults, (50 of whom are seniors) in Roy.

Roy Age Dependency

29.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

6

Child Dependency Ratio

Roy Sex Ratio

Female14451.8%
Male13448.2%

Roy Population by Age

Roy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1132.4660.239.8
Non Family591.155.944.1
Married493.861.238.8
Male441000
Female1111000

3.94

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Roy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade146.48%
Associates Degree188.33%
Bachelors Degree2210.19%
Graduate Degree5425%
High School Graduate7132.87%
Less Than 9th Grade167.41%
Some College219.72%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Roy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Other Race12010354
Hispanic114909
White464017
2+ Races34312
Black111

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 100%.

Roy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,250$48,250$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$38,333$2,499$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$67,742$0$68,083
Some College$70,227$0$70,795

$67,742

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$68,083

Average Female

Roy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Roy Language

58.27% of Roy residents speak only English, while 41.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.37% of the population.

Roy Language

Roy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1604326.88%
Other1652917.58%
Multiple341852.94%
White4912.04%

17.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.63%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roy is Multiple, with 52.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roy is White, with 2.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.25%.

Roy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.67%
High School28.17%
Some College23.08%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Roy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Roy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$468,350
Households$38,693$240,211
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,188$31,407

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Roy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Roy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Roy Marriage

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

Roy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Roy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War10
Vietnam9
Korea1
World War II0

Roy Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5415
55 to 6411
65 to 749
75+7
18 to 340

Roy Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic2516.67%
2+ Races2058.82%
White1114.67%
Other Race117.1%

Roy Veterans by Race

Roy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

54.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

Roy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Roy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Roy 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

58.27%

Born in Roy

92.45%

Native Born

7.55%

Foreign Born

5.4%

Non Citizen

2.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.45% of Roy residents were born in the United States, with 58.27% having been born in New Mexico. 5.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Roy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029169-2-1.17%
2028171-3-1.72%
2027174-3-1.69%
2026177-2-1.12%
2025179-3-1.65%
2024182-3-1.62%
202318510.54%
2022184-3-1.6%
2021187-6-3.11%
2020193-22-10.23%
2019215-5-2.27%
2018220-11-4.76%
201723100%
2016231-11-4.55%
201524293.86%
201423310.43%
2013232-4-1.69%
2012236-4-1.67%
201124083.45%
201023200%

Roy Population by Year