In 2019, Otero County, NM had a population of 66.1k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $41,988. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Otero County, NM grew from 65,745 to 66,137, a 0.596% increase and its median household income declined from $42,752 to $41,988, a −1.79% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Otero County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (48.9%), White (Hispanic) (30.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.07%), Other (Hispanic) (5.52%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.23%). 0% of the households in Otero County, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
92.8% of the residents in Otero County, NM are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Otero County, NM was $112,400, and the homeownership rate was 64.2%. Most people in Otero County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, NM was 2 cars per household.