Cibola County, NM

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Population

27,049

1.18% decline

Median Age

36.4


Median Household Income

$36,089

0.196% decline

Poverty Rate

28.5%


Number of Employees

9,600

0.408% growth

Median Property Value

$89,800

3.34% growth

About

In 2017, Cibola County, NM had a population of 27k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $36,089. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cibola County, NM declined from 27,373 to 27,049, a -1.18% decrease and its median household income declined from $36,160 to $36,089, a -0.196% decrease.

The population of Cibola County, NM is 39.2% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, 38% Hispanic or Latino, and 20% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Cibola County, NM speak a non-English language, and 95.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cibola County, NM are New Mexico State University-Grants (95 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Cibola County, NM is $89,800, and the homeownership rate is 71.1%. Most people in Cibola County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Cibola County, NM is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Cibola County, NM employs 9.6k people. The largest industries in Cibola County, NM are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,766 people), Public Administration (1,068 people), and Retail Trade (1,022 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,750), Utilities ($69,926), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,107).

Median household income in Cibola County, NM is $36,089. Males in Cibola County, NM have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,925. The income inequality in Cibola County, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,089

2017 value

± $1,706

-0.196%

1 Year Growth

± 7.68%

Households in Cibola County, NM have a median annual income of $36,089, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,160 in 2016, which represents a -0.196% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,854

Average Male Salary

± $2,038

$41,925

Average Female Salary

± $1,598

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Mexico made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $52,566 ± $11,622

  2. White

    $43,679 ± $1,381

  3. Black

    $41,055 ± $8,510

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Mexico workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cibola County, NM is from New Mexico.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.463

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Mexico was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Mexico was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Mexico in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Mexico across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9742.02

  2. Census Tract 9747

  3. Census Tract 9415

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cibola County, NM was Census Tract 9742.02 with a value of $46,617, followed by Census Tract 9747 and Census Tract 9415, with respective values of $35,865 and $35,068.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Cibola County, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

28.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cibola County, NM (7.2k out of 25.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Native American

    4,043 ± 286

  2. Hispanic

    2,382 ± 348

  3. White

    2,315 ± 342

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cibola County, NM is Native American, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

9.6k

2017 Value

± 656

0.408%

1 Year growth

± 9.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cibola County, NM grew at a rate of 0.408%, from 9.56k employees to 9.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cibola County, NM, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,188 people), Sales & Related Occupations (971 people), and Management Occupations (809 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cibola County, NM.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cibola County, NM, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,188 people), Sales & Related Occupations (971 people), and Management Occupations (809 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cibola County, NM has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.41 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.77 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.69 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cibola County, NM, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($74,231), Material Moving Occupations ($62,738), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($60,060).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.6k

2017 Value

± 656

0.408%

1 Year growth

± 9.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cibola County, NM grew at a rate of 0.408%, from 9.56k employees to 9.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cibola County, NM, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,766 people), Public Administration (1,068 people), and Retail Trade (1,022 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cibola County, NM, though some of these residents may live in Cibola County, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Cibola County, NM, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,766 people), Public Administration (1,068 people), and Retail Trade (1,022 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cibola County, NM has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (7.52 times higher than expected), Utilities (3.68 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (3.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cibola County, NM, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,750), Utilities ($69,926), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,107).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $12.9B

  2. $12.8B

  3. $7.72B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $12.9B, followed by Crude petroleum ($12.8B) and Electronics ($7.72B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Mexico products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$69.2B

2015 Value

$110B

Projected 2045 Value

59.8% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Mexico trade was $69.2B. This is expected to increase 59.8% to $110B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Mexico trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $9.94B

  2. $8.59B

  3. $5.67B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $9.94B, followed by Arizona with $8.59B and Oregon and $5.67B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Mexico shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

85.3% of the population of Cibola County, NM has health coverage, with 24.7% on employee plans, 38.6% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 8.6% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Cibola County, NM was $7,214 in 2014. This is a 5.16% increase from the previous year ($6,860).

Primary care physicians in Cibola County, NM see 2102 patients per year on average, which represents a 15.3% increase from the previous year (1823 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2291 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 316 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, McKinley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,102 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cibola County, NM see an average of 2,102 patients per year. This represents a 15.3% increase from the previous year (1,823 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cibola County, NM in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,214

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,155

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,445

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,663

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Mexico (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.16%, from $6,860 to $7,214.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.7%

Uninsured

24.7%

Employer Coverage

38.6%

Medicaid

11.6%

Medicare

8.6%

Non-Group

1.77%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cibola County, NM declined by 22.7% from 19% to 14.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cibola County, NM changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.7% prevalence

  2. 13.3% prevalence

  3. 10.9% prevalence

Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico, at 13.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Cibola County, NM is home to a population of 27k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.96% of Cibola County, NM residents were born outside of the country (1.61k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Cibola County, NM is composed of 10.6k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (39.2%), 10.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (38%), 5.41k White Alone residents (20%), 312 Two or More Races residents (1.15%), 271 Black or African American Alone residents (1%), 121 Asian Alone residents (0.447%), 71 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.262%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cibola County, NM are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cibola County, NM was 36.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Cibola County, NM are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Cibola County, NM residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.96%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.61k people

6.62%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.81k people

As of 2017, 5.96% of Cibola County, NM residents (1.61k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cibola County, NM was 6.62%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    145,710 ± 9,038 people

  2. Germany

    5,026 ± 1,738 people

  3. Philippines

    3,772 ± 1,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Mexico was Mexico, the natal country of 145,710 New Mexico residents, followed by Germany with 5,026 and Philippines with 3,772.

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Citizenship

95.6%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.6% of Cibola County, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cibola County, NM was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    10.6k ± 172

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    10.3k ± 792

  3. White Alone

    5.41k ± 22

In 2017, there were 1.03 times more American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (10.6k people) in Cibola County, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Hispanic or Latino and 5.41k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Cibola County, NM as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Cibola County, NM citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Cibola County, NM was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Cibola County, NM are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    594 ± 144

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    318 ± 140

  3. Korea

    237 ± 92

Cibola County, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Cibola County, NM awarded 95 degrees. The student population of Cibola County, NM is skewed towards women, with 329 male students and 621 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cibola County, NM are Hispanic or Latino (41 and 43.2%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (32 and 33.7%), White (18 and 18.9%), and Two or More Races (2 and 2.11%).

The largest universities in Cibola County, NM by number of degrees awarded are New Mexico State University-Grants (95 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Cibola County, NM are General Studies (35 and 36.8%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (26 and 27.4%), and General Business (6 and 6.32%).

The median tuition costs in Cibola County, NM are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 35 degrees awarded

  2. 6 degrees awarded

  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Cibola County, NM was General Studies with 35 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Cibola County, NM according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

95 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Cibola County, NM institution with the largest number of graduating students was New Mexico State University-Grants with 95 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

21

Degrees Awarded to Men

74

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 21 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cibola County, NM, which is 0.284 times less than the 74 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    41 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    32 degrees awarded

  3. White

    18 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cibola County, NM were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 41 degrees mean that there were 1.28 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 32 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cibola County, NM was $89,800 in 2017, which is 0.413 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $86,900 to $89,800, a 3.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Cibola County, NM is 71.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cibola County, NM have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cibola County, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$36,089

Median Household Income

± $1,706

9.07k

Number of Households

± 590

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.07k households in Cibola County, NM declined from $36,089 from the previous year's value of $36,160.

The following chart displays the households in Cibola County, NM distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$89,800

2017 Median

± $8,858

$86,900

2016 Median

± $3,695

In 2017, the median property value in Cibola County, NM grew to to $89,800 from the previous year's value of $86,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cibola County, NM compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cibola County, NM the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cibola County, NM distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cibola County, NM the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.1%

2017 Homeownership

72.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.1% of the housing units in Cibola County, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cibola County, NM compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cibola County, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cibola County, NM have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cibola County, NM have a shorter commute time (21.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.75% of the workforce in Cibola County, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69.7%

  2. Carpooled

    13.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.53%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cibola County, NM was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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