Sierra County, New Mexico's estimated population is 10,317 with a growth rate of -1.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sierra County, New Mexico is the 26th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 12,041 and has seen a growth of -14.32% since this time.
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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 asian people with a rate of 89.66%.
78.43% of Sierra County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 21.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.56% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sierra County, New Mexico is Native, with 74.08% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sierra County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 4.89% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.14%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Sierra County, New Mexico
95.72% of Sierra County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 46.68% having been born in New Mexico. 2.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.