In 2020, Otero County, NM had a population of 66.8k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $45,032. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Otero County, NM grew from 66,137 to 66,804, a 1.01% increase and its median household income grew from $41,988 to $45,032, a 7.25% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Otero County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.8%), White (Hispanic) (27.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.16%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.49%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.96%).
None of the households in Otero County, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
94.1% of the residents in Otero County, NM are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Otero County, NM was $120,800, and the homeownership rate was 65.9%.
Most people in Otero County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, NM was 2 cars per household.