In 2017, Otero County, NM had a population of 65.1k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $43,533. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Otero County, NM declined from 65,333 to 65,130, a -0.311% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,502 to $43,533, a 4.89% increase.
The population of Otero County, NM is 49.8% White Alone, 37.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.18% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 27.6% of the people in Otero County, NM speak a non-English language, and 91.5% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Otero County, NM is $106,300, and the homeownership rate is 64.1%. Most people in Otero County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, NM is 2 cars per household.