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Eddy County, New Mexico Facts

Facts
State New Mexico
Land area 4,175.7 square miles
Population Density 12.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 55,471
Population change 3.1%
Under 5 years of age 7.1%
Under 18 26.1%
65 and over 14%
Females 49.6%
White 93.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 45.7
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 1.9%
Native American 2.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 81%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.7%
Veterans 4,448
Households and Housing
Households 19,866
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 86%
Median household income $49,165
The per capita income $28,438
Live below the poverty line. 12.5%
housing units 23,108
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $110,400
Residents owning their homes. 72.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,498
Women-owned firms 28.4%
Asian-owned firms 0.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 16.2%
Black-owned firms 1.2%
Native American-owned firms 1.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $562,792
Retail sales per capita $10,980
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0