Ventura, New Mexico Population 2024

836

Ventura is a city located in Luna County New Mexico. Ventura has a 2024 population of 836. Ventura is currently growing at a rate of 1.7% annually and its population has increased by 7.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 780 in 2020.

The average household income in Ventura is $50,878 with a poverty rate of 56.68%. The median age in Ventura is 41.5 years: 41.6 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Ventura Demographics

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

  • White: 80.32%
  • Other race: 18.19%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
153.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.18% (56)
The current population of Ventura, New Mexico is 836 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 780.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White64980.32%
Other race14718.19%
Asian121.49%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Ventura Population by Race

Ventura Population Pyramid 2024

Ventura Median Age

41.5

Total

41.6

Male

41.3

Female

Ventura Adults

There are 591 adults, (178 of whom are seniors) in Ventura.

Ventura Age Dependency

95.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ventura Sex Ratio

Female48459.9%
Male32440.1%

Ventura Population by Age

Ventura Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2942.7584.715.3
Married1843.361000
Non Family761.3785.514.5
Female342.50100
Male0000

3.23

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ventura Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade18230.8%
Associates Degree7512.69%
Bachelors Degree111.86%
Graduate Degree477.95%
High School Graduate27646.7%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ventura Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ventura Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic32025036
White25914722
Other Race147770
Asian12120

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 11.25%.

Ventura Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$10,625$0$7,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$10,757$0$10,071
Some College$0$0$0

$10,757

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$10,071

Average Female

Ventura Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ventura Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ventura Language

48.89% of Ventura residents speak only English, while 51.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.63% of the population.

Ventura Language

Ventura Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic53739673.74%
White2595019.31%
Other1473423.13%
Asian1212100%

56.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.36%

Male Poverty Rate

66.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ventura

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ventura is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ventura is White, with 19.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 50.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 83.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.34%.

Ventura Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School74.28%
Bachelors or Greater62.07%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Ventura Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed57.63%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed83.33%
Female Unemployed0%

Ventura Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ventura Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$50,306
Households-$50,878
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,064$52,518

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ventura Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ventura Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ventura 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.

Ventura Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ventura Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War28
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Ventura Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6428
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740
75+0

Ventura Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White286.48%
Hispanic288.75%

Ventura Veterans by Race

Ventura Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ventura Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

18.9%

Labor Force Participation

18.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ventura Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ventura Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ventura 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

61.76%

Born in Ventura

94.31%

Native Born

5.69%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.31% of Ventura residents were born in the United States, with 61.76% having been born in New Mexico. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ventura Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024836141.7%
2023822141.73%
2022808567.45%
2021752-28-3.59%
2020780669.24%
201971431177.17%
2018403153.87%
201738816473.21%
20162244122.4%
2015183-102-35.79%
2014285217.95%
2013264-154-36.84%
2012418122.96%
2011406-62-13.25%
201046800%

Ventura Population by Year