San Miguel County, New Mexico Population 2022

San Miguel County, New Mexico's estimated population is 26,668 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Miguel County, New Mexico is the 16th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 29,393 and has seen a growth of -9.27% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18507,0740.00%
186013,7146,64093.86%
187016,0582,34417.09%
188020,6384,58028.52%
189024,2043,56617.28%
190022,053-2,151-8.89%
191022,9308773.98%
192022,867-63-0.27%
193023,6367693.36%
194027,9104,27418.08%
195026,512-1,398-5.01%
196023,468-3,044-11.48%
197021,951-1,517-6.46%
198022,7518003.64%
199025,7432,99213.15%
201029,3933,65014.18%
201129,352-41-0.14%
201229,091-261-0.89%
201328,819-272-0.93%
201428,493-326-1.13%
201528,215-278-0.98%
201628,005-210-0.74%
201727,715-290-1.04%
201827,480-235-0.85%
201927,277-203-0.74%
202027,074-203-0.74%
202126,871-203-0.75%
202226,668-203-0.76%
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San Miguel County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,11758.51%
Black or African American4041.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native4531.64%
Asian3541.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.17%
Some Other Race8,14729.58%
Two or More Races2,0257.35%
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San Miguel County, New Mexico Population by Race

San Miguel County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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San Miguel County, New Mexico Median Age

44.6


Total

43.5


Male

45.1


Female

San Miguel County, New Mexico Adults

There are 22,461 adults, (5,925 of whom are seniors) in San Miguel County, New Mexico.

San Miguel County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

San Miguel County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

13,864

50.33%

Male

13,682

49.67%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Population by Age

San Miguel County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Miguel County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
Male80.8%19.2%
All69.9%30.1%
Female58.5%41.5%
Non Family56.4%43.6%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Miguel County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9422.1769.9
Married3,9532.9591.6
Male7803.480.8
Female1,8712.9858.5
Non Family5,3381.1356.4

2.82

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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San Miguel County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1936.05%
9th to 12th Grade2,10410.67%
High School Graduate4,95725.14%
Some College5,27426.75%
Associates Degree1,8459.36%
Bachelors Degree2,19811.15%
Graduate Degree2,14810.89%
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San Miguel County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Miguel County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black159159130
White3,8763,6511,429
Asian20015269
2+ Races1,2491,023370
Hispanic15,07012,1622,680
Native American34026556
Other Race6,3054,903699
Islander3636

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 81.76%.

San Miguel County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,792$27,922$25,388
Less Than 9th Grade$23,441$24,500$22,071
High School Graduate$21,050$25,711$17,618
Some College$29,694$33,382$25,441
Bachelors Degree$26,500$15,725$29,854
Graduate Degree$50,363$46,944$50,677

$26,792

Average Earnings

$27,922

Average Male

$25,388

Average Female

San Miguel County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Miguel County, New Mexico Language by Age

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San Miguel County, New Mexico Language

44.58% of San Miguel County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 55.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.80% of the population.

San Miguel County, New Mexico Language

San Miguel County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native35213638.64%
Hispanic20,8026,05129.09%
Multiple1,93150826.31%
Black1932713.99%
White4,20949811.83%
Other2,486NaN%

25.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.44%

Male Poverty Rate

26.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Miguel County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Miguel County, New Mexico is Native, with 38.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Miguel 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 6.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.45%.

San Miguel County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.32%
High School28.39%
Some College17.28%
Bachelors or Greater11.29%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.01%
Male Unemployed39.05%
Female Employed17.48%
Female Unemployed53.74%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Miguel County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,310$50,435
Families$44,205$59,046
Married Families$62,762-
Non Families$21,271$33,135
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Income by Household Type

San Miguel County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

San Miguel County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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San Miguel County, New Mexico Marriage

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

San Miguel County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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San Miguel County, New Mexico Marital Status

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1,758

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War201
First Gulf War296
Vietnam846
Korea197
World War II37

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3435
35 to 54238
55 to 64521
65 to 74558
75+406

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1779.00%
Native American20.45%
Other Race4196.02%
2+ Races16011.72%
Hispanic1,1366.62%

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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5.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Miguel County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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47.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

San Miguel County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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San Miguel County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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San Miguel 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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73.86%

Born in San Miguel County, New Mexico

96.44%

Native Born

3.56%

Foreign Born

2.10%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.44% of San Miguel County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 73.86% having been born in New Mexico. 2.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

San Miguel 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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