Mora County, New Mexico Population 2022

Mora County, New Mexico's estimated population is 4,623 with a growth rate of 0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mora County, New Mexico is the 28th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 4,893 and has seen a growth of -5.52% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18605,5660.00%
18708,0562,49044.74%
18809,7511,69521.04%
189010,6188678.89%
190010,304-314-2.96%
191012,6112,30722.39%
192013,9151,30410.34%
193010,322-3,593-25.82%
194010,9816596.38%
19508,720-2,261-20.59%
19606,028-2,692-30.87%
19704,673-1,355-22.48%
19804,205-468-10.01%
19904,264591.40%
20104,89362914.75%
20114,781-112-2.29%
20124,684-97-2.03%
20134,695110.23%
20144,613-82-1.75%
20154,609-4-0.09%
20164,533-76-1.65%
20174,530-3-0.07%
20184,487-43-0.95%
20194,521340.76%
20204,555340.75%
20214,589340.75%
20224,623340.74%
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Mora County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,50855.73%
Black or African American20.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.53%
Some Other Race1,47832.84%
Two or More Races48810.84%
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Mora County, New Mexico Population by Race

Mora County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Mora County, New Mexico Median Age

56.6


Total

55.9


Male

57.4


Female

Mora County, New Mexico Adults

There are 3,910 adults, (1,393 of whom are seniors) in Mora County, New Mexico.

Mora County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

55.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mora County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

2,464

54.76%

Male

2,036

45.24%

Mora County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Mora County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All88.4%11.6%
Non Family87.9%12.1%
Female86.7%13.3%
Male86.5%13.5%

88.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mora County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2781.9788.4
Married6452.7890.5
Male1632.7486.5
Female3392.6486.7
Non Family1,1311.287.9

2.62

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

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Mora County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1383.86%
9th to 12th Grade1664.65%
High School Graduate1,39639.07%
Some College98127.46%
Associates Degree2647.39%
Bachelors Degree2236.24%
Graduate Degree40511.34%
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Mora County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mora County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black222
2+ Races209182155
Native American161411
White725692314
Hispanic2,8092,538312
Other Race1,4001,26167

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mora County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,625$36,513$31,950
Less Than 9th Grade$42,759$$
High School Graduate$22,083$35,114$14,971
Some College$29,722$28,264$30,500
Bachelors Degree$$53,447$
Graduate Degree$44,644$86,719$44,149

$32,625

Average Earnings

$36,513

Average Male

$31,950

Average Female

Mora County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mora County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Mora County, New Mexico Language

39.06% of Mora County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 60.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.85% of the population.

Mora County, New Mexico Language

Mora County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native24520.83%
White76410914.27%
Other382NaN%
Hispanic3,65882922.66%
Multiple488397.99%

20.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.18%

Male Poverty Rate

19.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mora County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mora County, New Mexico is Native, with 20.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mora County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 7.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.36%.

Mora County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.78%
High School34.96%
Some College22.09%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%

Mora County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.40%
Male Unemployed20.25%
Female Employed1.52%
Female Unemployed27.12%

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

Mora County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,458$40,234
Families$44,036$52,884
Married Families$50,649-
Non Families$15,981$26,278
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Income by Household Type

Mora County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mora County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Mora County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mora County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Mora County, New Mexico Marital Status

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475

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War127
Vietnam229
Korea23
World War II4

Mora County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5469
55 to 64123
65 to 74194
75+89

Mora County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28812.84%
Other Race17612.22%
2+ Races115.26%
Hispanic39612.71%

Mora County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Mora County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mora County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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37.7%

Labor Force Participation

34.2%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mora County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Mora County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Mora 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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77.22%

Born in Mora County, New Mexico

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Mora County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 77.22% having been born in New Mexico. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mora 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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