Curry County NM Information


Curry County Subdivisions

Curry County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 53,289
Daytime Population: Workers 24,368
Daytime Population: Residents 30,154
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 54,522
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 51,805
Population in Familes 42,584
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,484
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $40,476
Average Household Income $55,068
Per Capita Income $20,686


Total Housing Units 21,853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,779 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,683 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,391 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $133,925
Average Home Value $156,287


Total Households 19,462
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 13,095
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.34% 0.88%
Households 1.07% 0.82%
Families 0.82% 0.66%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.78%


Curry County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Curry County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 67th
Population Density # 7 82nd
Diversity Index # 7 82nd
Median Household Income # 10 73rd
Per Capita Income # 21 39th

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