Catron County, New Mexico Population 2022

Catron County, New Mexico's estimated population is 3,446 with a growth rate of -0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Catron County, New Mexico is the 32nd largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 3,748 and has seen a growth of -8.06% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,2820.00%
19404,8811,59948.72%
19503,533-1,348-27.62%
19602,773-760-21.51%
19702,198-575-20.74%
19802,72052223.75%
19902,563-157-5.77%
20103,7481,18546.23%
20113,716-32-0.85%
20123,635-81-2.18%
20133,586-49-1.35%
20143,547-39-1.09%
20153,476-71-2.00%
20163,518421.21%
20173,553350.99%
20183,55410.03%
20193,527-27-0.76%
20203,500-27-0.77%
20213,473-27-0.77%
20223,446-27-0.78%
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Catron County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,33894.11%
Black or African American140.39%
Some Other Race621.75%
Two or More Races1333.75%
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Catron County, New Mexico Population by Race

Catron County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

94.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Catron County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

1,728

48.72%

Male

1,819

51.28%

Catron County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Catron County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
All87.5%12.5%
Non Family85%15%
Female73.9%26.1%
Male0%0%

87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Catron County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5462.2287.5
Married7592.791.7
Male00
Female1154.9773.9
Non Family6721.285

2.85

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Catron County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1294.51%
9th to 12th Grade802.80%
High School Graduate1,20041.99%
Some College77227.01%
Associates Degree2017.03%
Bachelors Degree28610.01%
Graduate Degree1906.65%
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Catron County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Catron County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4152,264460
Other Race48484
Hispanic42937116
Black1414
2+ Races133133

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 19.05%.

Catron County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,939$26,875$23,434
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$2,500$
High School Graduate$23,385$$23,498
Some College$34,179$38,545$22,721
Bachelors Degree$37,333$36,667$40,833
Graduate Degree$$$

$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

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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

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1414100.00%
Multiple1335541.35%
Hispanic59915225.38%
White2,89269924.17%
Other11NaN%

24.68%

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 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Catron County, New Mexico is Other, with NaN% 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

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.29%
High School24.29%
Some College15.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

Catron County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.38%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed34.01%
Female Unemployed0.00%

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

Catron County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,607$44,878
Families$46,264$53,864
Married Families$47,284-
Non Families$24,531$31,120
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Income by Household Type

Catron County, New Mexico Marital Status

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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

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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

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Catron County, New Mexico Marital Status

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459

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War106
First Gulf War44
Vietnam245
Korea56
World War II

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 54102
55 to 6462
65 to 74163
75+128

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White45516.01%
Other Race48.33%
Hispanic6513.71%

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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3.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Catron County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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28.1%

Labor Force Participation

26.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Catron County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Catron County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Catron County, New Mexico 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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38.29%

Born in Catron County, New Mexico

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.52% of Catron County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 38.29% having been born in New Mexico. 0.93% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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