South Valley, New Mexico Population 2021

40,080
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South Valley is a city located in New Mexico. South Valley has a 2020 population of 40,080. South Valley is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40,976 in 2010. South Valley reached it's highest population of 42,330 in 2012.

The average household income in South Valley is $53,962 with a poverty rate of 23.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $147,400. The median age in South Valley is 40.9 years, 39.8 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

South Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 72.62%
  • Other race: 19.99%
  • Native American: 2.94%
  • Two or more races: 2.58%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of South Valley, New Mexico is 40,080 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 41,011.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 40,976.

South Valley, New Mexico Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,10772.62%
Some Other Race8,01119.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1782.94%
Two or More Races1,0352.58%
Black or African American5161.29%
Asian1930.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.10%
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South Valley Population by Race

South Valley Population Pyramid $2021

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South Valley Median Age

40.9


Total

39.8


Male

43.4


Female

South Valley Adults

There are 31,099 adults, (7,039 of whom are seniors) in South Valley.

South Valley Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

South Valley Sex Ratio

Female

19,909

49.67%

Male

20,171

50.33%

South Valley Population by Age

South Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All73.4%26.6%
Female71.4%28.6%
Non Family69.9%30.1%
Male54.5%45.5%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2562.7973.4
Married6,0503.6280.4
Non Family5,2111.2269.9
Female1,9483.9671.4
Male1,0473.5854.5

3.57

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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South Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,34612.06%
9th to 12th Grade3,39912.25%
High School Graduate9,68434.91%
Some College5,45719.67%
Associates Degree1,9837.15%
Bachelors Degree2,3978.64%
Graduate Degree1,4745.31%
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South Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic21,11314,8191,676
White5,6245,3121,974
Other Race5,0643,075183
Native American738649115
2+ Races55742755
Black34830431
Asian1159938
Islander18187

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 38.89%.

South Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,349$27,475$27,098
Less Than 9th Grade$19,219$20,819$13,750
High School Graduate$26,598$30,179$21,573
Some College$29,480$28,426$30,231
Bachelors Degree$36,458$42,292$34,712
Graduate Degree$55,129$69,250$53,563

$27,349

Average Earnings

$27,475

Average Male

$27,098

Average Female

South Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Valley Language by Age

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South Valley Language

49.59% of South Valley residents speak only English, while 50.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.90% of the population.

South Valley Language

South Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic32,0248,27625.84%
Other8,0012,74234.27%
White6,63580712.16%
Multiple1,03538136.81%
Native1,17830926.23%
Black50523546.53%
Asian19321.04%

23.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.26%

Male Poverty Rate

24.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Valley is Black, with 46.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Valley is Asian, with 1.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.77%.

South Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.35%
High School19.37%
Some College15.82%
Bachelors or Greater6.09%

South Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.49%
Male Unemployed30.85%
Female Employed14.28%
Male Employed10.48%

South Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,714$53,962
Families$50,682$63,613
Married Families$59,401-
Non Families$25,520$33,780
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Income by Household Type

South Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

South Valley Married by Age and Sex

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South Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

South Valley Marital Status by Race

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South Valley Marital Status

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2,527

Number of Veterans

2,283

Male Veterans

244

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,107
First Gulf War520
Second Gulf War348
Korea202
World War II136

South Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64661
65 to 74656
75+637
35 to 54502
18 to 3471

South Valley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1379.27%
Hispanic1,6686.95%
Other Race2133.55%
Black12132.35%
Native American374.75%
2+ Races192.85%

South Valley Veterans by Race

South Valley Veterans by Education

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13.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Valley Veterans by Education

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56%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

South Valley Employment by Age

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South Valley Employment by Race

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South Valley 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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66.63%

Born in South Valley

84.35%

Native Born

15.65%

Foreign Born

11.34%

Non Citizen

4.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.35% of South Valley residents were born in the United States, with 66.63% having been born in New Mexico. 11.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Valley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202140,0800.00%
202040,0800.00%
201940,080-931-2.27%
201841,011-380-0.92%
201741,391-6-0.01%
201641,397-263-0.63%
201541,660-100-0.24%
201441,760-296-0.70%
201342,056-274-0.65%
201242,3304761.14%
201141,8548782.14%
201040,9760.00%

South Valley Population by Year