Roosevelt County, New Mexico Population 2022

Roosevelt County, New Mexico's estimated population is 17,723 with a growth rate of -1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roosevelt County, New Mexico is the 22nd largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 20,018 and has seen a growth of -11.46% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
191012,0640.00%
19206,548-5,516-45.72%
193011,1094,56169.65%
194014,5493,44030.97%
195016,4091,86012.78%
196016,198-211-1.29%
197016,4792811.73%
198015,695-784-4.76%
199016,7021,0076.42%
201020,0183,31619.85%
201120,4304122.06%
201220,318-112-0.55%
201320,021-297-1.46%
201419,647-374-1.87%
201519,137-510-2.60%
201619,14580.04%
201718,900-245-1.28%
201818,759-141-0.75%
201918,500-259-1.38%
202018,241-259-1.40%
202117,982-259-1.42%
202217,723-259-1.44%
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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,68573.09%
Black or African American4642.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native1570.84%
Asian790.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.13%
Some Other Race2,99916.02%
Two or More Races1,3157.02%
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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Population by Race

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Median Age

30.3


Total

28.8


Male

32.2


Female

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Adults

There are 14,221 adults, (2,680 of whom are seniors) in Roosevelt County, New Mexico.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

9,272

49.52%

Male

9,451

50.48%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
Male67.4%32.6%
All58.4%41.6%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Female36.2%63.8%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7852.658.4
Married3,0293.3576.5
Male1904.8467.4
Female9463.1836.2
Non Family2,6201.3544.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8297.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,23611.37%
High School Graduate3,45931.82%
Some College2,42522.31%
Associates Degree5445.00%
Bachelors Degree1,60314.75%
Graduate Degree7757.13%
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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian211717
Black958435
Native American1299944
White6,3045,8861,934
2+ Races61356268
Hispanic4,0792,478296
Other Race1,8751,03856
Islander2424

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 asian people with a rate of 80.95%.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,269$34,477$25,309
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$27,825$6,637
High School Graduate$31,036$35,784$24,063
Some College$29,162$34,045$25,039
Bachelors Degree$36,250$39,550$29,500
Graduate Degree$53,945$66,143$42,917

$30,269

Average Earnings

$34,477

Average Male

$25,309

Average Female

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Language

71.66% of Roosevelt County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 28.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.97% of the population.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Language

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25318071.15%
Native1505637.33%
Asian471634.04%
Hispanic7,6282,33330.58%
White9,0161,35315.01%
Other892NaN%
Multiple1,19532226.95%

24.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.47%

Male Poverty Rate

25.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roosevelt County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roosevelt County, New Mexico is Black, with 71.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roosevelt County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 26.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.02%.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.34%
High School14.22%
Some College12.36%
Bachelors or Greater6.96%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.09%
Male Unemployed64.68%
Female Employed17.79%
Female Unemployed63.18%

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

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,917$56,517
Families$55,673$67,409
Married Families$73,844-
Non Families$27,626$37,908
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Income by Household Type

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Marital Status

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898

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War419
First Gulf War244
Vietnam238
Korea57
World War II8

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34204
35 to 54252
55 to 64160
65 to 74134
75+148

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7958.00%
Black6115.97%
Native American21.46%
Other Race140.56%
2+ Races263.00%
Hispanic941.72%

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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12.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Roosevelt County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Roosevelt County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Roosevelt 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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51.26%

Born in Roosevelt County, New Mexico

88.34%

Native Born

11.66%

Foreign Born

8.81%

Non Citizen

2.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.34% of Roosevelt County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 51.26% having been born in New Mexico. 8.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Roosevelt 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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