Virden, New Mexico Population 2024

118

Virden is a city located in Grant County and Hidalgo County New Mexico. Virden has a 2024 population of 118. Virden is currently declining at a rate of -1.67% annually and its population has decreased by -6.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 126 in 2020.

The average household income in Virden is $141,874 with a poverty rate of 9.9%. The median age in Virden is 49.5 years: 44.9 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Virden Demographics

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

  • White: 94.79%
  • Black or African American: 3.65%
  • Other race: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
558.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.35% (-8)
The current population of Virden, New Mexico is 118 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 126.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18294.79%
Black or African American73.65%
Other race31.56%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Virden Population by Race

Virden Population Pyramid 2024

Virden Median Age

49.5

Total

44.9

Male

49.7

Female

Virden Adults

There are 144 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Virden.

Virden Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Virden Sex Ratio

Female13168.23%
Male6131.77%

Virden Population by Age

Virden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All96288.511.5
Married752.088812
Female15286.713.3
Non Family601000
Male0000

2.07

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

88.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Virden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade21.47%
Associates Degree118.09%
Bachelors Degree5842.65%
Graduate Degree10.74%
High School Graduate2921.32%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College3525.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Virden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Virden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13513359
Other Race110
Hispanic110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.7%.

Virden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$2,499$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$30,833$0$30,729
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$0$106,250$2,499
Some College$71,563$118,750$0

$0

Average Earnings

$106,250

Average Male

$2,499

Average Female

Virden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Virden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Virden Language

96.34% of Virden residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.66% of the population.

Virden Language

Virden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White182126.59%
Black77100%

9.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.28%

Male Poverty Rate

12.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Virden

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Virden is White, with 6.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

Virden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.24%
Some College6.52%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Virden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed1.54%
Female Unemployed0%

Virden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Virden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$150,119$149,202
Households$118,750$141,874
Married Families$150,565$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,333$31,950

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Virden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

72.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.4%

Male Marriage Rate

73.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Virden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Virden 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 45-54.

Virden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Virden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam6
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Virden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 746
35 to 544
18 to 340
55 to 640
75+0

Virden Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White106.99%

Virden Veterans by Race

Virden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Virden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Virden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Virden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Virden 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

20.83%

Born in Virden

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Virden residents were born in the United States, with 20.83% having been born in New Mexico. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Virden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029108-2-1.82%
2028110-2-1.79%
2027112-2-1.75%
2026114-2-1.72%
2025116-2-1.69%
2024118-2-1.67%
2023120-1-0.83%
2022121-3-2.42%
2021124-2-1.59%
2020126-3-2.33%
2019129-1-0.77%
2018130-1-0.76%
2017131-1-0.76%
2016132-4-2.94%
2015136-4-2.86%
2014140-1-0.71%
2013141-5-3.42%
2012146-2-1.35%
201114800%
201014800%

Virden Population by Year