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Sierra County, New Mexico Facts

Facts
State New Mexico
Land area 4,179.0 square miles
Population Density 2.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 11,572
Population change -3.5%
Under 5 years of age 4.2%
Under 18 15.6%
65 and over 32.9%
Females 49.9%
White 93.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 29.4
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 2.8%
Black or African American 0.8%
Native American 2.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 21.1%
Veterans 1,834
Households and Housing
Households 4,350
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.2%
Median household income $27,430
The per capita income $17,752
Live below the poverty line. 22.6%
housing units 8,224
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $93,900
Residents owning their homes. 73.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 832
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 12.4%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $82,782
Retail sales per capita $6,634
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0