Curry County, New Mexico's estimated population is 47,802 with a growth rate of -0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Curry County, New Mexico is the 13th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 48,971 and has seen a growth of -2.39% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.22%.
72.53% of Curry County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 27.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.75% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Curry County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 29.47% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Curry 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 4.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.02%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Curry County, New Mexico
90.26% of Curry County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 45.84% having been born in New Mexico. 6.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.