Valencia County, New Mexico Population 2024

79,774

Valencia County, New Mexico's estimated 2024 population is 79,774 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Valencia County, New Mexico is the 6th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 population was 76,805 and has seen a growth of 3.87% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202984,0098471.02%
202883,1628471.03%
202782,3158471.04%
202681,4688471.05%
202580,6218471.06%
202479,7748471.07%
202378,9278471.08%
202278,0808471.1%
202177,2338641.13%
202076,369-584-0.76%
201976,9535010.66%
201876,4524820.63%
201775,9703310.44%
201675,639-26-0.03%
201575,665-227-0.3%
201475,892-607-0.79%
201376,499-299-0.39%
201276,798-175-0.23%
201176,9731680.22%
201076,805
199045,235-15,880-25.98%
198061,11520,57650.76%
197040,5391,4543.72%
196039,08516,60473.86%
195022,4812,23611.04%
194020,2454,05925.08%
193016,1862,39117.33%
192013,7954753.57%
191013,320-575-4.14%
190013,895190.14%
189013,8767815.96%
188013,0954,00244.01%
18709,093-2,228-19.68%
186011,321-2,868-20.21%
185014,189-69,820-83.11%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.07% (847)
County Website
Valencia County
County Seat
2010 Population
76,805
Area
1066 mi²
Density
75 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
3.87% (2,969)
Founded
January 9, 1852

Valencia County, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48,32163.07%
Two or more races15,19719.84%
Other race8,23410.75%
Native American3,1214.07%
Black or African American1,1211.46%
Asian5890.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander300.04%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Valencia County, New Mexico Population by Race

Valencia County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2024

Valencia County, New Mexico Median Age

38.8

Total

38.3

Male

39.5

Female

Valencia County, New Mexico Adults

There are 59,019 adults, (14,074 of whom are seniors) in Valencia County, New Mexico.

Valencia County, New Mexico Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Valencia County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female38,00949.61%
Male38,60450.39%

Valencia County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,2722.8682.717.3
Married11,8123.4789.510.5
Non Family8,9371.2280.319.7
Female3,8694.2768.331.7
Male1,6544.018020
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3.56

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Valencia County, New Mexico Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Valencia County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valencia County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.63%.

Valencia County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,035

Average Earnings

$42,870

Average Male

$37,247

Average Female

Valencia County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valencia County, New Mexico Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Valencia County, New Mexico Language

71.35% of Valencia County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 28.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.54% of the population.

Valencia County, New Mexico Language

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic45,8969,53020.76%
Multiple14,9813,90926.09%
White23,2832,90212.46%
Other8,0671,81722.52%
Native3,07136311.82%
Black92824025.86%
Asian58918431.24%
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17.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.01%

Male Poverty Rate

20.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valencia County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valencia County, New Mexico is Asian, with 31.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valencia County, New Mexico is Native, with 11.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.21%.

Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.42%
High School17.35%
Some College15.19%
Bachelors or Greater7.72%
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Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.41%
Male Unemployed21.51%
Female Employed9.12%
Male Employed6.41%
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Valencia County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valencia County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Valencia County, New Mexico Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,193

Number of Veterans

5,655

Male Veterans

538

Female Veterans

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Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Valencia County, New Mexico Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Valencia County, New Mexico Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Valencia County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.05%

Born in Valencia County, New Mexico

92.55%

Native Born

7.45%

Foreign Born

4.7%

Non Citizen

2.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.55% of Valencia County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 64.05% having been born in New Mexico. 4.7% 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

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