Sunland Park, New Mexico Population 2022

17,222
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Sunland Park is a city located in Doña Ana County New Mexico. With a 2020 population of 17,222, it is the 14th largest city in New Mexico and the 2619th largest city in the United States. Sunland Park is currently growing at a rate of 1.53% annually but its population has decreased by -2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,581 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, Sunland Park has a population density of 1,323 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunland Park is $46,289 with a poverty rate of 32.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $573 per month, and the median house value is $130,200. The median age in Sunland Park is 30.9 years, 29.1 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Sunland Park Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sunland Parkwas:

  • White: 76.37%
  • Two or more races: 11.18%
  • Other race: 10.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sunland Park, New Mexico is 17,222 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,581.

Sunland Park, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

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Sunland Park Population by Race

Sunland Park Population Pyramid 2022

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Sunland Park Median Age

31.3


Total

31


Male

31.7


Female

Sunland Park Adults

There are 11,804 adults, (2,233 of whom are seniors) in Sunland Park.

Sunland Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunland Park Sex Ratio

Female

9,396

53.44%

Male

8,185

46.56%

Sunland Park Population by Age

Sunland Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sunland Park Household Types

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sunland Park Households and Families

3.59

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Sunland Park Households by Type

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Sunland Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sunland Park Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 96.45%.

Sunland Park Educational Attainment by Race

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$27,167

Average Earnings

$27,775

Average Male

$24,828

Average Female

Sunland Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunland Park Language by Age

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Sunland Park Language

12.31% of Sunland Park residents speak only English, while 87.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 86.29% of the population.

Sunland Park Language

Sunland Park Poverty by Race

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32.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.41%

Male Poverty Rate

34.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunland Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunland Park is White, with 34.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunland Park is Multiple, with 2.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.88%.

Sunland Park Poverty

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Sunland Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Sunland Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunland Park Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Sunland Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunland Park Married by Age and Sex

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Sunland Park 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.

Sunland Park Marital Status by Race

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Sunland Park Marital Status

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282

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Sunland Park Veterans by War

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Sunland Park Veterans by Age

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Sunland Park Veterans by Race

Sunland Park Veterans by Education

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14.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunland Park Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sunland Park Employment by Age

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Sunland Park Employment by Race

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Sunland Park 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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8.04%

Born in Sunland Park

65.88%

Native Born

34.12%

Foreign Born

15.68%

Non Citizen

18.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.88% of Sunland Park residents were born in the United States, with 8.04% having been born in New Mexico. 15.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sunland Park Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Sunland Park Population by Year