Chaves County, New Mexico's estimated population is 64,798 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chaves County, New Mexico is the 11th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 65,720 and has seen a growth of -1.40% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.19%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.42%.
66.05% of Chaves County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 33.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.23% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Chaves County, New Mexico is Native, with 39.74% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Chaves 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 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.86%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Chaves County, New Mexico
87.39% of Chaves County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 58.86% having been born in New Mexico. 6.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.