Tatum, New Mexico Population 2022

871
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Tatum is a city located in Lea County New Mexico. Tatum has a 2020 population of 871. Tatum is currently growing at a rate of 1.63% annually and its population has increased by 9.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 793 in 2010.

The average household income in Tatum is $66,807 with a poverty rate of 15.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $771 per month, and the median house value is $80,900. The median age in Tatum is 34.3 years, 40.5 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

Tatum Demographics

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

  • White: 79.30%
  • Other race: 9.57%
  • Two or more races: 8.80%
  • Black or African American: 2.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tatum, New Mexico is 871 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 871.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 793.

Tatum, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61379.30%
Black or African American182.33%
Some Other Race749.57%
Two or More Races688.80%
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Tatum Population by Race

Tatum Population Pyramid 2022

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Tatum Median Age

32.8


Total

32.9


Male

32.3


Female

Tatum Adults

There are 604 adults, (73 of whom are seniors) in Tatum.

Tatum Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tatum Sex Ratio

Female

411

53.17%

Male

362

46.83%

Tatum Population by Age

Tatum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tatum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family87.3%12.7%
Married84%16%
All65.5%34.5%
Male45.5%54.5%
Female23.5%76.5%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tatum Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3252.3865.5
Married1063.5784
Male112.8245.5
Female982.4323.5
Non Family1101.1587.3

2.63

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Tatum Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade254.47%
9th to 12th Grade356.26%
High School Graduate23942.75%
Some College10919.50%
Associates Degree478.41%
Bachelors Degree9817.53%
Graduate Degree61.07%
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Tatum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tatum Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White339319104
Black55
2+ Races6464
Other Race4841
Hispanic215175

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 white people with a rate of 30.68%.

Tatum Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,569$71,094$
Less Than 9th Grade$32,679$38,250$
High School Graduate$71,523$$
Some College$47,788$70,625$34,792
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$47,569

Average Earnings

$71,094

Average Male

$

Average Female

Tatum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tatum Language by Age

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Tatum Language

67.23% of Tatum residents speak only English, while 32.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.77% of the population.

Tatum Language

Tatum Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1818100.00%
White3967719.44%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic370359.46%
Multiple6822.94%

15.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.08%

Male Poverty Rate

23.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tatum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tatum is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tatum is Multiple, with 2.94% 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 54.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.11%.

Tatum Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.33%
High School5.02%
Some College5.13%
Bachelors or Greater59.62%

Tatum Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.07%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed33.54%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Tatum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tatum Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,708$59,517
Families$40,481$48,196
Married Families$70,556-
Non Families$50,714$51,074
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Income by Household Type

Tatum Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Tatum Married by Age and Sex

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Tatum 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.

Tatum Marital Status by Race

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Tatum Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Tatum Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

Tatum Veterans by Age

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Tatum Veterans by Race

Tatum Veterans by Education

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NaN%

Veteran Poverty Rate

NaN%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tatum Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Tatum Employment by Age

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Tatum Employment by Race

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Tatum 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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49.03%

Born in Tatum

87.19%

Native Born

12.81%

Foreign Born

6.08%

Non Citizen

6.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.19% of Tatum residents were born in the United States, with 49.03% having been born in New Mexico. 6.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tatum Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107930.00%
201179960.76%
2012814151.88%
2013841273.32%
2014859182.14%
2015858-1-0.12%
2016831-27-3.15%
2017810-21-2.53%
201881550.62%
2019829141.72%
2020843141.69%
2021857141.66%
2022871141.63%

Tatum Population by Year