Velarde, New Mexico Population 2024

379

Velarde is a city located in Rio Arriba County New Mexico. Velarde has a 2024 population of 379. Velarde is currently growing at a rate of 13.81% annually and its population has increased by 100.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 189 in 2020.

The average household income in Velarde is $57,118 with a poverty rate of 45.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Velarde is 47.9 years, 47.9 years for males, and 49 years for females.

Velarde Demographics

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

  • White: 61.32%
  • Two or more races: 38.68%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
148.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
100.53% (190)
The current population of Velarde, New Mexico is 379 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 189.

Velarde, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17661.32%
Two or more races11138.68%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Velarde Population by Race

Velarde Population Pyramid 2024

Velarde Median Age

47.9

Total

47.9

Male

49

Female

Velarde Adults

There are 222 adults, (57 of whom are seniors) in Velarde.

Velarde Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Velarde Sex Ratio

Female7225.09%
Male21574.91%

Velarde Population by Age

Velarde Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1691.74258
Non Family155036.863.2
Married149.431000
Male0000
Female0000

9.43

Average Family Size

1.7

Average Household Size

42.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Velarde Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade146.31%
High School Graduate3616.22%
Some College9844.14%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree177.66%
Graduate Degree5725.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Velarde Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Velarde Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic22220874
2+ Races11111157

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 51.35%.

Velarde Educational Attainment by Race

Velarde Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Velarde Language

31.15% of Velarde residents speak only English, while 68.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 68.85% of the population.

Velarde Language

Velarde Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic28713245.99%

45.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.91%

Male Poverty Rate

100%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Velarde

The race most likely to be in poverty in Velarde is Hispanic, with 45.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Velarde is Hispanic, with 45.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 100%.

Velarde Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School100%
Bachelors or Greater22.97%
Some College0%

Velarde Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.88%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Velarde Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Velarde Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$61,227$57,118
Families-$-999,999,999
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,551$61,129

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Velarde Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

14.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

9.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Velarde Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Velarde 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 20-34.

Velarde Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Velarde Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War57
Vietnam57
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Velarde Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7457
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Velarde Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
2+ Races5751.35%
Hispanic5725.68%

Velarde Veterans by Race

Velarde Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Velarde Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.5%

Labor Force Participation

77.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Velarde Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Velarde Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Velarde 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

94.08%

Born in Velarde

94.08%

Native Born

5.92%

Foreign Born

5.92%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.08% of Velarde residents were born in the United States, with 94.08% having been born in New Mexico. 5.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Velarde Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243794613.81%
20233334616.03%
20222874619.09%
20212415227.51%
2020189-113-37.42%
2019302183153.78%
2018119-232-66.1%
2017351-1-0.28%
2016352-57-13.94%
201540915862.95%
2014251-51-16.89%
2013302-58-16.11%
2012360-49-11.98%
2011409-93-18.53%
201050200%

Velarde Population by Year