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Torrance County, New Mexico Facts

Facts
State New Mexico
Land area 3,344.9 square miles
Population Density 4.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 15,717
Population change -4.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 22.8%
65 and over 17.2%
Females 47.9%
White 90.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 40.5
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 2.6%
Black or African American 2.1%
Native American 3.8%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
Had graduated from high school 81%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.7%
Veterans 1,679
Households and Housing
Households 5,638
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.1%
Median household income $31,161
The per capita income $18,675
Live below the poverty line. 28.6%
housing units 7,677
Multi-unit structures 2%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $105,200
Residents owning their homes. 81.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,170
Women-owned firms 27%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $157,502
Retail sales per capita $9,501
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $13,738