Valencia County, New Mexico Population 2022

Valencia County, New Mexico's estimated population is 77,837 with a growth rate of 0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Valencia County, New Mexico is the 7th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 76,800 and has seen a growth of 1.35% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
185014,1890.00%
186011,321-2,868-20.21%
18709,093-2,228-19.68%
188013,0954,00244.01%
189013,8767815.96%
190013,895190.14%
191013,320-575-4.14%
192013,7954753.57%
193016,1862,39117.33%
194020,2454,05925.08%
195022,4812,23611.04%
196039,08516,60473.86%
197040,5391,4543.72%
198061,11520,57650.76%
199045,235-15,880-25.98%
201076,80031,56569.78%
201176,9601600.21%
201276,789-171-0.22%
201376,491-298-0.39%
201475,892-599-0.78%
201575,661-231-0.30%
201675,599-62-0.08%
201775,8842850.38%
201876,3054210.55%
201976,6883830.50%
202077,0713830.50%
202177,4543830.50%
202277,8373830.49%
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Valencia County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58,30076.19%
Black or African American1,0501.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,1054.06%
Asian8021.05%
Some Other Race6,8188.91%
Two or More Races6,4438.42%
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Valencia County, New Mexico Population by Race

Valencia County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Valencia County, New Mexico Median Age

38.7


Total

37.7


Male

40.2


Female

Valencia County, New Mexico Adults

There are 58,611 adults, (13,609 of whom are seniors) in Valencia County, New Mexico.

Valencia County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Valencia County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

38,024

49.69%

Male

38,494

50.31%

Valencia County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Valencia County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family76.8%23.2%
Male66.5%33.5%
Female63.7%36.3%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valencia County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,4562.8380.6
Married13,1433.3889.2
Male1,3603.3966.5
Female3,6124.2163.7
Non Family8,3411.2876.8

3.45

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Valencia County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8815.56%
9th to 12th Grade5,0709.78%
High School Graduate16,76232.33%
Some College12,43123.98%
Associates Degree4,4018.49%
Bachelors Degree5,81911.22%
Graduate Degree4,4838.65%
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Valencia County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valencia County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian511466258
White19,57918,1305,444
2+ Races3,7743,259922
Native American1,9121,526417
Hispanic28,86422,7644,152
Black68064289
Other Race4,5283,000440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.49%.

Valencia County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,342$39,809$31,473
Less Than 9th Grade$23,849$29,512$15,188
High School Graduate$31,276$40,705$22,772
Some College$31,740$37,714$27,287
Bachelors Degree$49,187$54,688$45,233
Graduate Degree$56,675$95,258$53,099

$36,342

Average Earnings

$39,809

Average Male

$31,473

Average Female

Valencia County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valencia County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Valencia County, New Mexico Language

71.00% of Valencia County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 29.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.33% of the population.

Valencia County, New Mexico Language

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple6,3131,54624.49%
Hispanic45,5969,32820.46%
Native3,05555518.17%
Black85413315.57%
White24,0202,3639.84%
Asian802617.61%
Other1,900NaN%

16.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.49%

Male Poverty Rate

19.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valencia County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valencia County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 24.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valencia 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 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.74%.

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.59%
High School16.32%
Some College13.34%
Bachelors or Greater6.92%

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.86%
Male Unemployed24.51%
Female Employed11.04%
Female Unemployed43.73%

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

Valencia County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,801$65,402
Families$57,231$72,558
Married Families$66,557$81,318
Non Families$31,538$46,064
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Income by Household Type

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Valencia 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 35-44.

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status

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6,452

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War938
First Gulf War1,065
Vietnam3,157
Korea579
World War II110

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34418
35 to 541,036
55 to 641,216
65 to 742,155
75+1,627

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,15911.36%
Black10913.13%
Native American23510.09%
Other Race58411.28%
2+ Races3658.77%
Hispanic2,8508.46%

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Valencia County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Valencia 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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64.66%

Born in Valencia County, New Mexico

93.29%

Native Born

6.71%

Foreign Born

4.21%

Non Citizen

2.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.29% of Valencia County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 64.66% having been born in New Mexico. 4.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Valencia 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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