Roosevelt County, NM

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2021 Population
19,223
2.67% 1-year growth
US Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ben Ray Luján
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
30.6
0.99% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
22.8%
5.49% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$47,897
11.6% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$117,600
5.28% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
8,283
5.85% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Roosevelt County, NM had a population of 19.2k people with a median age of 30.6 and a median household income of $47,897. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Roosevelt County, NM grew from 18,723 to 19,223, a 2.67% increase and its median household income grew from $42,917 to $47,897, a 11.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Roosevelt County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.9%), White (Hispanic) (20.1%), Other (Hispanic) (16.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.94%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.79%).

None of the households in Roosevelt 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.

92.3% of the residents in Roosevelt County, NM are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Roosevelt County, NM are Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (1,286 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Roosevelt County, NM was $117,600, and the homeownership rate was 59.1%.

Most people in Roosevelt County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Roosevelt County, NM was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Roosevelt County, NM is home to a population of 19.2k people, from which 92.3% are citizens. As of 2021, 10.6% of Roosevelt County, NM residents were born outside of the country (2.04k people).

In 2021, there were 2.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.58k people) in Roosevelt County, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.87k White (Hispanic) and 3.09k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.3%
2021 Citizenship
91.2%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 92.3% of Roosevelt County, NM residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Roosevelt County, NM was 91.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Roosevelt County, NM
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.58k ± 90
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.87k ± 613
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    3.09k ± 640
43.6%
Hispanic Population
8.39k people

In 2021, there were 2.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.58k people) in Roosevelt County, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.87k White (Hispanic) and 3.09k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

43.6% of the people in Roosevelt County, NM are hispanic (8.39k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Roosevelt County, NM as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    129,550 ± 8,561 people
  2. Philippines
    5,729 ± 1,856 people
  3. Germany
    4,401 ± 1,627 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Mexico was Mexico, the natal country of 129,550 New Mexico residents, followed by Philippines with 5,729 and Germany with 4,401.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.04k people
11.7%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.18k people

As of 2021, 10.6% of Roosevelt County, NM residents (2.04k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Roosevelt County, NM was 11.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    429 ± 146
  2. Vietnam
    255 ± 89
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    103 ± 61

Roosevelt County, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.68 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Roosevelt County, NM employs 8.28k people. The largest industries in Roosevelt County, NM are Educational Services (1,260 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (898 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (844 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,031), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($46,643).

Males in New Mexico have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,045. The income inequality in New Mexico (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

8.28k
2021 Value
± 761
5.85%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Roosevelt County, NM grew at a rate of 5.85%, from 7.83k employees to 8.28k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Roosevelt County, NM, are Transportation Occupations (842 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (819 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (675 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Roosevelt County, NM.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.28k
2021 Value
± 761
5.85%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Roosevelt County, NM grew at a rate of 5.85%, from 7.83k employees to 8.28k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Roosevelt County, NM, are Educational Services (1,260 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (898 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (844 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Roosevelt County, NM, though some of these residents may live in Roosevelt County, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$32,911
Median earning men ± $4,028
$20,339
Median earning women ± $5,811

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,583), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,125), and Public Administration ($49,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,792), Construction ($52,546), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($37,083).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in New Mexico. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Mexico.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 101
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 73
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 56
    Retail Trade

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $33.4k
    Manufacturing
  2. $27.6k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $18.9k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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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. $16.8B
  2. $13.8B
  3. $12.8B

In 2020, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Electronics with $16.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($13.8B) and Crude petroleum ($12.8B).

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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$79.7B
2020 Value in New Mexico
$117B
Projected 2050 Value in New Mexico
46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Mexico trade was $79.7B. This is expected to increase 46.3% to $117B by 2050.

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. $22.3B
  2. $6.67B
  3. $4.69B

In 2020, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $22.3B, followed by Arizona with $6.67B and Louisiana and $4.69B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Roosevelt County, NM went to Donald J. Trump with 70.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.09%).

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing the state of New Mexico. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Mexico

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Martin Heinrich
Senator from New Mexico1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Ray Luján
Senator from New Mexico2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing New Mexico.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Mexico

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Mexico have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Roosevelt County, NM awarded 1,286 degrees. The student population of Roosevelt County, NM in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 1,780 male students and 3,211 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Roosevelt County, NM are White (598 and 47.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (499 and 40%), Black or African American (41 and 3.28%), and Two or More Races (36 and 2.88%).

The largest universities in Roosevelt County, NM by number of degrees awarded are Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (1,286 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Roosevelt County, NM are Liberal Arts & Sciences (327 and 25.4%), General Business Administration & Management (126 and 9.8%), and Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology (104 and 8.09%).

The median tuition cost in Roosevelt County, NM for a public four year colleges is $4,074 for in-state students and $6,114 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2021 in Roosevelt County, NM, the percentage of applicants admitted was 32.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 72.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 4,991 (35.7% men and 64.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 4,991 students enrolled in Roosevelt County, NM, 35.7% men and 64.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,820 records, of which 66.9% were women and 33.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 71 degrees awarded
  2. 66 degrees awarded
  3. 59 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Roosevelt County, NM was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 71 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,286 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus with 1,286 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 433 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Roosevelt County, NM, which is 0.508 times less than the 853 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 598 degrees mean that there were 1.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 499 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($4,074) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,454) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($950) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.978% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.849% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (447k), Some college (401k), and Secondary Education (262k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Roosevelt County, NM was $117,600 in 2021, which is 0.48 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $111,700 to $117,600, a 5.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Roosevelt County, NM is 59.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Roosevelt County, NM have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Roosevelt County, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Roosevelt County, NM is $47,897. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Roosevelt County, NM was Census Tract 4.02 with a value of $70,139, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 4.01, with respective values of $61,543 and $47,426.

In 2022, 20.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Roosevelt County, NM. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.89%.

Property

$117,600
Median Property Value 2021
±$16,969
$4,078
Median Property Taxes
±$452

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Roosevelt County, NM the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Roosevelt County, NM compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.1%
Homeownership
2021
63.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 59.1% of the housing units in Roosevelt County, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4.02
  2. Census Tract 3
  3. Census Tract 4.01

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Roosevelt County, NM was Census Tract 4.02 with a value of $70,139, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 4.01, with respective values of $61,543 and $47,426.

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

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Household Income

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$47,897
Median Household Income
± $5,495
63.1k
Number of Households
± 1,700

In 2021, the median household income of the 63.1k households in Roosevelt County, NM grew to $47,897 from the previous year's value of $42,917.

The following chart displays the households in Roosevelt 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Roosevelt County, NM is from New Mexico.
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in New Mexico
0.461
2020 Wage GINI in New Mexico

In 2021, the income inequality in New Mexico was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.346% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Mexico was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Mexico in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (78.3%)
  2. Carpooled (12.2%)
  3. Walked (4.45%)

In 2021, 78.3% of workers in Roosevelt County, NM drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.2%) and those who walked to work (4.45%).

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Commute Time

17 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Roosevelt County, NM have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.69% of the workforce in Roosevelt County, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 20.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Roosevelt County, NM. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.89%.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Roosevelt County, NM (4.12k out of 18.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 24.1% of the children was living in poverty in Roosevelt County, NM. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 478 in Roosevelt County, NM. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 38.8 per 100,000 population.

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85.5% of the population of Roosevelt County, NM has health coverage, with 27.5% on employee plans, 32.7% on Medicaid, 9.69% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.73% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Roosevelt County, NM see 2312 patients per year on average, which represents a 13.7% decrease from the previous year (2678 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2621 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 346 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.8% were men and 53.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,312 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Roosevelt County, NM

Primary care physicians in Roosevelt County, NM see an average of 2,312 patients per year. This represents a 13.7% decrease from the previous year (2,678 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.6% under 18 years, 27.7% between 18 and 34 years, 31.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.8% were men and 53.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.5%
Uninsured
27.5%
Employer Coverage
32.7%
Medicaid
9.69%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
2.73%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Roosevelt County, NM declined by 0.877% from 14.7% to 14.5%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 88.9 in Roosevelt County, NM.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.9% in Roosevelt County, NM.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.1% in Roosevelt County, NM.

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