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Socorro County, New Mexico Facts

Facts
State New Mexico
Land area 6,646.7 square miles
Population Density 2.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,584
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 23.5%
65 and over 16.1%
Females 48.9%
White 82.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 49.3
Asian 1.5%
Two or more races 2.3%
Black or African American 1.3%
Native American 12.7%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.4%
Veterans 1,295
Households and Housing
Households 5,329
Persons per household 3.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 93.5%
Median household income $34,036
The per capita income $18,104
Live below the poverty line. 25.1%
housing units 7,945
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $122,800
Residents owning their homes. 71.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,035
Women-owned firms 35.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 30.1%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $126,228
Retail sales per capita $6,955
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0