Torrance County, New Mexico Population 2022

Torrance County, New Mexico's estimated population is 15,308 with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Torrance County, New Mexico is the 24th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 16,404 and has seen a growth of -6.68% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
191010,1190.00%
19209,731-388-3.83%
19309,269-462-4.75%
194011,0261,75718.96%
19508,012-3,014-27.34%
19606,497-1,515-18.91%
19705,290-1,207-18.58%
19807,4912,20141.61%
199010,2852,79437.30%
201016,4046,11959.49%
201116,447430.26%
201216,155-292-1.78%
201315,825-330-2.04%
201415,666-159-1.00%
201515,596-70-0.45%
201615,491-105-0.67%
201715,535440.28%
201815,512-23-0.15%
201915,461-51-0.33%
202015,410-51-0.33%
202115,359-51-0.33%
202215,308-51-0.33%
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Torrance County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,64781.71%
Black or African American2631.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native1951.26%
Asian1911.23%
Some Other Race1,4329.25%
Two or More Races7494.84%
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Torrance County, New Mexico Population by Race

Torrance County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Torrance County, New Mexico Median Age

42.9


Total

42.3


Male

44.1


Female

Torrance County, New Mexico Adults

There are 12,175 adults, (3,193 of whom are seniors) in Torrance County, New Mexico.

Torrance County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Torrance County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

7,596

49.08%

Male

7,881

50.92%

Torrance County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Torrance County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All82.4%17.6%
Male75.9%24.1%
Non Family73%27%
Female70.8%29.2%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Torrance County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9572.5682.4
Married2,8623.1792.3
Male6732.7475.9
Female5543.570.8
Non Family1,8681.2973

3.01

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Torrance County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3653.43%
9th to 12th Grade1,17911.08%
High School Graduate3,81535.85%
Some College2,95227.74%
Associates Degree6736.32%
Bachelors Degree1,0599.95%
Graduate Degree6005.64%
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Torrance County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Torrance County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black15013577
Asian444421
2+ Races504502155
White5,8675,2401,187
Hispanic4,2053,319286
Other Race1,03567041
Native American180166

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 51.33%.

Torrance County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,639$37,285$27,080
Less Than 9th Grade$23,010$23,750$10,337
High School Graduate$31,882$40,109$21,094
Some College$29,306$41,013$24,833
Bachelors Degree$44,477$47,875$44,000
Graduate Degree$52,141$70,795$51,672

$32,639

Average Earnings

$37,285

Average Male

$27,080

Average Female

Torrance County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Torrance County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Torrance County, New Mexico Language

76.68% of Torrance County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 23.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.62% of the population.

Torrance County, New Mexico Language

Torrance County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian19117089.01%
Black21010951.90%
Hispanic6,5651,84628.12%
Native1783519.66%
White7,7171,36417.68%
Other358NaN%
Multiple73714119.13%

24.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.51%

Male Poverty Rate

25.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Torrance County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Torrance County, New Mexico is Asian, with 89.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Torrance County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 19.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.57%.

Torrance County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.22%
High School24.81%
Some College13.81%
Bachelors or Greater14.89%

Torrance County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.73%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed16.48%
Female Unemployed15.25%

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

Torrance County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,240$53,711
Families$55,472$60,328
Married Families$62,851-
Non Families$22,721$33,549
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Income by Household Type

Torrance County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Torrance County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Torrance County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Torrance County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Torrance County, New Mexico Marital Status

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1,663

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War277
First Gulf War261
Vietnam673
Korea95
World War II23

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3431
35 to 54507
55 to 64404
65 to 74466
75+255

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,44414.31%
Black2310.36%
Other Race272.52%
2+ Races16930.73%
Hispanic50110.17%

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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12.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Torrance County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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47%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Torrance County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Torrance County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Torrance 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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61.87%

Born in Torrance County, New Mexico

94.20%

Native Born

5.80%

Foreign Born

3.70%

Non Citizen

2.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.20% of Torrance County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 61.87% having been born in New Mexico. 3.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Torrance 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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