Santa Teresa, New Mexico Population 2022

5,515
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Santa Teresa is a city located in Doña Ana County New Mexico. Santa Teresa has a 2020 population of 5,515. Santa Teresa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 29.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,258 in 2010.

The average household income in Santa Teresa is $66,278 with a poverty rate of 32.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $867 per month, and the median house value is $185,400. The median age in Santa Teresa is 33.5 years, 34 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Santa Teresa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Teresawas:

  • White: 71.56%
  • Two or more races: 20.91%
  • Other race: 5.88%
  • Asian: 1.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Santa Teresa, New Mexico is 5,515 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,515.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,258.

Santa Teresa, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,68971.56%
Black or African American230.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.17%
Asian751.14%
Some Other Race3855.88%
Two or More Races1,37020.91%
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Santa Teresa Population by Race

Santa Teresa Population Pyramid 2022

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Santa Teresa Median Age

33


Total

27.3


Male

34.5


Female

Santa Teresa Adults

There are 4,677 adults, (937 of whom are seniors) in Santa Teresa.

Santa Teresa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Teresa Sex Ratio

Female

3,202

48.86%

Male

3,351

51.14%

Santa Teresa Population by Age

Santa Teresa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Teresa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82.8%17.2%
All72.4%27.6%
Non Family65.4%34.6%
Female20.7%79.3%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Teresa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,181372.4
Married1,2163.5882.8
Male784.41100
Female1934.5920.7
Non Family6941.4165.4

3.64

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Santa Teresa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1143.06%
9th to 12th Grade2356.30%
High School Graduate55314.83%
Some College78020.92%
Associates Degree45212.12%
Bachelors Degree91924.65%
Graduate Degree67518.11%
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Santa Teresa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Teresa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races912912531
Black232311
Hispanic2,7202,4011,168
White985955415
Other Race17814573
Asian4646
Native American11

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 2+ races people with a rate of 58.22%.

Santa Teresa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,476$47,352$30,540
Less Than 9th Grade$21,080$35,909$15,563
High School Graduate$30,100$$31,500
Some College$45,023$47,466$17,425
Bachelors Degree$33,304$83,949$30,053
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,476

Average Earnings

$47,352

Average Male

$30,540

Average Female

Santa Teresa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Teresa Language by Age

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Santa Teresa Language

35.38% of Santa Teresa residents speak only English, while 64.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 63.98% of the population.

Santa Teresa Language

Santa Teresa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian7575100.00%
Multiple1,37077856.79%
Hispanic5,3972,10839.06%
White1,133403.53%
Other240NaN%

32.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.32%

Male Poverty Rate

31.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Teresa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Teresa is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Teresa is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.08%.

Santa Teresa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.82%
High School0.00%
Some College27.11%
Bachelors or Greater15.75%

Santa Teresa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed26.90%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.32%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Santa Teresa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Teresa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,726$69,447
Families$53,121$76,164
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$37,232$51,652
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Income by Household Type

Santa Teresa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Teresa Married by Age and Sex

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Santa Teresa 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 55-64.

Santa Teresa Marital Status by Race

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Santa Teresa Marital Status

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479

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War26
Vietnam104
Korea29
World War II31

Santa Teresa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3475
35 to 5443
55 to 64181
65 to 74107
75+73

Santa Teresa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3078.89%
Black1252.17%
Other Race10.52%
2+ Races15917.43%
Hispanic2907.96%

Santa Teresa Veterans by Race

Santa Teresa Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Teresa Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Teresa Employment by Age

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Santa Teresa Employment by Race

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Santa Teresa 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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6.59%

Born in Santa Teresa

82.12%

Native Born

17.88%

Foreign Born

8.38%

Non Citizen

9.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.12% of Santa Teresa residents were born in the United States, with 6.59% having been born in New Mexico. 8.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Teresa Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104,2580.00%
20114,6834259.98%
20124,584-99-2.11%
20134,230-354-7.72%
20144,271410.97%
20154,71043910.28%
20164,388-322-6.84%
20174,7843969.02%
20185,69691219.06%
20195,515-181-3.18%
20205,5150.00%
20215,5150.00%
20225,5150.00%

Santa Teresa Population by Year