Colfax County, New Mexico Population 2022

Colfax County, New Mexico's estimated population is 11,551 with a growth rate of -1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colfax County, New Mexico is the 25th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 13,725 and has seen a growth of -15.84% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18701,9920.00%
18803,3981,40670.58%
18907,9744,576134.67%
190010,1502,17627.29%
191016,4606,31062.17%
192021,5505,09030.92%
193019,157-2,393-11.10%
194018,718-439-2.29%
195016,761-1,957-10.46%
196013,806-2,955-17.63%
197012,170-1,636-11.85%
198013,6671,49712.30%
199012,925-742-5.43%
201013,7258006.19%
201113,618-107-0.78%
201213,246-372-2.73%
201313,068-178-1.34%
201412,703-365-2.79%
201512,429-274-2.16%
201612,250-179-1.44%
201712,151-99-0.81%
201812,071-80-0.66%
201911,941-130-1.08%
202011,811-130-1.09%
202111,681-130-1.10%
202211,551-130-1.11%
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Colfax County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,07183.19%
Black or African American830.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native3102.56%
Asian380.31%
Some Other Race9738.04%
Two or More Races6315.21%
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Colfax County, New Mexico Population by Race

Colfax County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Colfax County, New Mexico Median Age

50.3


Total

47


Male

52.6


Female

Colfax County, New Mexico Adults

There are 9,912 adults, (3,351 of whom are seniors) in Colfax County, New Mexico.

Colfax County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

5,978

49.38%

Male

6,128

50.62%

Colfax County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Colfax County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All67.8%32.2%
Male66.1%33.9%
Female56.1%43.9%
Non Family53.4%46.6%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colfax County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9461.9467.8
Married2,3922.5586.7
Male3302.6666.1
Female6172.5756.1
Non Family2,6071.1453.4

2.48

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Colfax County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3153.45%
9th to 12th Grade8249.03%
High School Graduate2,77130.38%
Some College2,38126.10%
Associates Degree8769.60%
Bachelors Degree1,18913.04%
Graduate Degree7658.39%
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Colfax County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colfax County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian383838
Black655724
White4,7134,5361,438
Native American25015259
2+ Races51938186
Hispanic4,0123,135333
Other Race81858523

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Colfax County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,172$30,978$21,590
Less Than 9th Grade$14,345$14,640$13,125
High School Graduate$22,772$24,770$17,004
Some College$25,208$34,531$19,901
Bachelors Degree$41,934$44,583$41,139
Graduate Degree$50,329$58,833$41,250

$25,172

Average Earnings

$30,978

Average Male

$21,590

Average Female

Colfax County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colfax County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Colfax County, New Mexico Language

76.93% of Colfax County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 23.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.04% of the population.

Colfax County, New Mexico Language

Colfax County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,6611,76031.09%
Multiple60115225.29%
Native2785820.86%
White5,44666812.27%
Black6046.67%
Other147NaN%

21.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.21%

Male Poverty Rate

22.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax County, New Mexico is Hispanic, with 31.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax 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 10.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.43%.

Colfax County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.57%
High School18.12%
Some College14.67%
Bachelors or Greater8.34%

Colfax County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.31%
Male Unemployed41.28%
Female Employed20.80%
Female Unemployed65.67%

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

Colfax County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,937$51,239
Families$49,984$62,671
Married Families$59,521-
Non Families$24,838$34,846
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Income by Household Type

Colfax County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Colfax County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Colfax 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.

Colfax County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Colfax County, New Mexico Marital Status

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1,015

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War70
First Gulf War174
Vietnam491
Korea93
World War II10

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 54189
55 to 64221
65 to 74267
75+333

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White94711.70%
Native American124.36%
Other Race323.65%
2+ Races244.40%
Hispanic3858.50%

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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4.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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50.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Colfax County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Colfax County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Colfax 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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56.65%

Born in Colfax County, New Mexico

96.08%

Native Born

3.92%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

2.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.08% of Colfax County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 56.65% having been born in New Mexico. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colfax 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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