Catron County, New Mexico Population 2023

Catron County, New Mexico's estimated 2023 population is 3,534 with a growth rate of -0.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Catron County, New Mexico is the 30th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 population was 3,725 and has seen a growth of -5.13% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Catron County, New Mexico Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Catron County, New Mexico Population by Race

Catron County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2023

Catron County, New Mexico Median Age

59.4

Total

64.6

Male

57.7

Female

Catron County, New Mexico Adults

There are 3,037 adults, (1,474 of whom are seniors) in Catron County, New Mexico.

Catron County, New Mexico Age Dependency

126.9

Age Dependency Ratio

94.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Catron County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female1,72848.72%
Male1,81951.28%

Catron County, New Mexico Population by Age

Catron County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.85

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Catron County, New Mexico Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Catron County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Catron County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.46%.

Catron County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$23,939

Average Earnings

$26,875

Average Male

$23,434

Average Female

Catron County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Catron County, New Mexico Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Catron County, New Mexico Language

84.86% of Catron County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 15.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.73% of the population.

Catron County, New Mexico Language

Catron County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

rate

27.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.91%

Male Poverty Rate

30.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Catron County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Catron County, New Mexico is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Catron County, New Mexico is Other, with 22.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.22%.

Catron County, New Mexico Poverty

Catron County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Catron County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Catron County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Catron County, New Mexico Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Catron County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Catron County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Catron County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Catron County, New Mexico Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

459

Number of Veterans

454

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by War

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

count

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

28.1%

Labor Force Participation

26.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Catron County, New Mexico Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Catron County, New Mexico Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Catron County, New Mexico 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

37.94%

Born in Catron County, New Mexico

96.65%

Native Born

2.46%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

1.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.65% of Catron County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 37.94% having been born in New Mexico. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Catron County, New Mexico Place of Birth

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