Luna County, New Mexico's estimated population is 25,493 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Luna County, New Mexico is the 17th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 25,095 and has seen a growth of 1.59% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.57%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.03%.
49.97% of Luna County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 50.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.04% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Luna County, New Mexico is Black, with 48.98% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Luna 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 7.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.09%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Luna County, New Mexico
83.78% of Luna County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 49.64% having been born in New Mexico. 10.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.